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Cars for Christmas Mega Lottery
PO BOX 1281
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 4Z1

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How can tickets be purchased?
Phone: 780.532.0506 or Toll Free 1.888.217.1888
Online: carsforchristmas.com
In Person: Ticket Kiosk at Prairie Mall by Garage Clothing (Oct 27 – Dec 30)

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What is the mailing address to purchase tickets?
P.O. Box 1281
Grande Prairie AB T8V 4Z1
Where can tickets be purchased?
Our ticket kiosk is located in the Prairie Mall by Garage Clothing.
11801 100 St., Grande Prairie, AB

Mall Kiosk Hours

October 27 – November 29
Monday ‐ Wednesday 9:30am – 6pm
Thursday & Friday 9:30am – 9pm
Saturday 9:30am – 6pm
Sunday 12 Noon – 5pm
Black Friday (November 27) 9:30am ‐ 11pm
November 30 – December 24
Monday ‐ Friday 9:30am – 9pm
Saturday 9:30am – 8pm
Sunday 11 Noon – 5pm
Christmas Eve 9:30am – 4pm
December 26 – December 28
Wednesday 9:30am – 6pm
Thursday & Friday 9:30am – 9pm
CHRISTMAS DAY (Dec 25) CLOSED
What methods of payment are accepted?
MasterCard, Visa, cheque or debit (Kiosk only)
**** CASH & CHEQUE’S ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THE KIOSK****
Must the ticket purchaser and the name on the ticket be over the age of 18 years?
Yes.
How do I receive my tickets?
Both E‐Tickets (sent by email) and mailed tickets (sent by mail) are available. The customer must choose one or the other, they cannot receive both. E‐Tickets will be issued and emailed to the customer within the business day. Tickets sent by mail will be received within 2 ‐3 weeks.
What if I did not receive my tickets?
Tickets are issued by either email or mail depending on delivery method selected. You do not need your tickets in hand to win. Should your ticket be chosen as a winner we will inform you after the draw. If you would like to follow up on your ticket order please call the lottery line at 1‐888‐217‐1888 and leave your contact info and brief message and your call will be returned within 24 hours.
What do I do if I lost my tickets?
You do not need your tickets in hand to win. Should your ticket be chosen as a winner we will inform you after the draw.
Can I put different names on my tickets?
Ticket packages must have the same name on all tickets. (Ex: 3/$100 package will have the same name on all 3 tickets ) However you may place separate orders. (Ex: Order 3/$25 in one name. Separate order placed for 3/$25 in another name)
Can I gift tickets to others?
Ticket packages must have the same name on all tickets. To gift a ticket you have 2 options:

1. Add that person’s name to all of the tickets in the package and assign who will claim which ticket numbers using the giftee form.

2. Go to www.carsforchristmas.com and choose “Send as a Gift” when ordering. This selection means that we will require the purchaser’s information as the Ticket Buyer, this information will be used only to process the credit card payment. The Ticket Owner’s (Giftee) information will be stored in our database and this information will remain as the only official name listed on the ticket and all draw entries will contain this information. All prize winners will be notified by the licensee and said prizes will be awarded to the Ticket Owner. You may also schedule to ticket to be emailed to the recipient on a day of your choosing like Christmas Day or their birthday!
Where do lottery proceeds go?
Proceeds from this lottery will help fund projects for 13 non‐profit groups in the Grande Prairie area and 8 regional food banks. See brochure or website for a list of groups and their use of proceeds.
What do my Cars for Christmas Tickets enter me to win?
Cars for Christmas Tickets will enter you to win prizes in the main lottery draw including the bonus and 2 Early Bird cash draws, Cars, Trucks, SUV’s, ATV’s, and cash prizes. A total of 23 prizes awarded to 23 winners. Retail value of all prizes: $411,523
What is the Christmas Cash Bonus Draw lottery Prize?
A 50/50 style draw where ONE winner will receive half of the lottery jackpot. A minimum payout of $70,000 is guaranteed or 50% of ticket sales (whichever is greater). Maximum payout is $175,000
How can I find out the current jackpot for the Christmas Cash Bonus Draw?
Go to carsforchristmas.com and view the Jackpot tracker
What is the 12 days of Christmas Lottery Draw?
Just like the song the prize will grow bigger and bigger each day and see a total of 12 winners take home over a retail value of $80,363 in prize packages including: Cash, Grocery GC’s, fuel GC’s, Mall GC’s, Canadian Tire GC’s, Ernie’s Sports Experts GC’s, Sound bars, and more!
Do I have to purchase a ticket in all 3 lotteries?
No. Purchasers are able to buy tickets in any or all lotteries without having to purchase in all 3. It is up to the customer on which tickets they would like to purchase.
When are the draws and when will the winners be published?
DRAW DRAW DATE
Bonus Draw November 12th, 2020
Early Bird #1 December 9th, 2020
Early Bird #2 December 22nd, 2020
Final Draw January 12th, 2021
Winners will be published on the website within 12 days following the draw dates.
Is the ticket tax deductible/do you get a tax receipt?
No there is no tax receipt issued and the ticket is not tax deductible.
How many years has the lottery been active?
This is the 21st year of the Cars for Christmas Mega Lottery.
Can tickets be put in the name of a corporation or business?
Yes. Should the ticket be a winner, the prize is then awarded to the corporation or business and the person who claims the prize must be able to prove they are an authorized officer of that company.
How many names can be put on a ticket?
Should a purchaser want to put more than 2 names on a ticket it is recommended that the purchaser keep record of who is involved with the purchase. The licensee will not be responsible for any conflict between joint ticket purchases. In the event of a winning ticket stub having more than one name the lottery will award the prize to any individual whose name is listed on the stub. The licensee is not responsible for resolving any disputes, which may arise from the different individuals.
How are prizes awarded?
Once draws have been completed prize letters will be mailed out within 3‐4 weeks following the draw. The prize letter informs the winner of what they have won and where and when to pick up their prize. They must have the prize letter and picture I.D. to claim the prize. All prizes must be accepted as awarded there will be no cash substitutions.
Can people order from outside the province of Alberta?
Any purchaser who RESIDES OUTSIDE ALBERTA BUT IS PHYSICALLY WITHIN ALBERTA AT TIME OF PURCHASE may purchase a ticket. The ticket can be mailed to any address (even out of Alberta). The Cars for Christmas Mega Lottery is not responsible for provincial or state taxes imposed on a prize exported out of Alberta.
Who cannot purchase tickets?
The Lottery Manager, Financial Controller, and employees of Stride Management Corp. will not be eligible to purchase tickets. All members of the Swan City Rotary Club are eligible to purchase tickets.
What is the licence number for the Cars for Christmas Mega Lottery?
#563814
What is the licence number for the Cash for Christmas Bonus Draw?
#563815
What is the licence number for the 12 Days of Christmas Draw?
#563816
Have you recieved a call or email from any of our lotteries asking for a store gift card,payment, or credit card number in order to cover taxes or shipping costs?
This situation is an example of a fraud attempt. Please be aware the we do not collect any funds for taxes or shipping of any prizes. In order to verify your winning status please call our call centre at 1‐888‐217‐1888 and to report the fraud attempt please call the Government of Canada Anti‐Fraud Centre at 1‐888‐495‐8501.