LEGION SPRING ACTIVITIES
Tuesday -Wednesday - Thursday - Friday 2:00 pm. - 8:00 pm.
Friday - Saturday 12:00
Noon - 8:00 pm
All Public Health & Safety Protocols to be followed
LAST DARTS FOR
2023 DARTS SEASON
is held on TUESDAY NIGHTS
pm. Join the Team
each for an enjoyable Evening
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DARTS FOR SEASON
ZOOMERS Are ZOOMING
SENIORS ARE WELCOME
We Are Having A good
turnout But More Are Welcome
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Details 10:00 am - 12;00 Noon
- Lunch is available
THE ACE DRAW
available thru the regular individuals of the Lions and Optimist Clubs
as well as the Legion
Wednesday, Thursday 2:00 -
Friday - Saturday 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm
every Friday 7:00 pm at the Legion
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As Required by the Ontario Lottery &
Gaming Commission scroll to the bottom of this page for the Catch The
Ace General Rules
Registration 11:30 am
Start Time 12:00 Noon
All funds returned as prizes
EVERYONE IS WELCOME
- 7:30 pm
Attend & Support
your 2023-2024 President & Executive
As part of
your Membership Oath you are required to observe the Rules and
By-Laws and Promote the works of the Legion
FRIDAY 09 JUNE
8 0z Steak Loin -
Caesar Salad - Baked Potato
Poster for Details
At the Erin Legion 12 Dundas St. East
JOIN US & YOUR
FRIENDS FOR OUR ANNUAL
DINNER & SOCIAL
Sunday, June 11th, 2023
Doors open 2:00 p.m.
Entertainment 3:00 p.m. Dinner 5:00 p.m.
RSVP by June 2nd by calling the branch at 519-833-2212
Dine in or pick up also - Delivery to those who need
Sponsored by Erin Legion Branch 442 And The Erin Lions Club
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ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE &
Erin Legion Decoration Day
Sunday 25 June
2023 at 2:15 pm
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New Date to be confirmed
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Catch The Ace General Rules of Play
Catch the Ace General Rules
All draws will be held at the Royal
Canadian Legion Branch 442, 12 Dundas Street East, Erin, ON. Draws every
Friday at 7:00PM.
By purchasing a ticket the purchaser agrees
to the Catch the Ace Erin Legion Br 442 rules and regulations
Any winner who is paid a
prize agrees to grant the Catch the Ace Erin Legion Br 442 an
irrevocable right to publish, through all types of media broadcasting,
including the internet, for the purposes of promoting the win, their
full name, hometown and photograph without any claim for broadcasting,
printing, or other rights. The winner who is paid a prize also gives to
the Catch the Ace Erin Legion Br 442 the right to publish any additional
information that they voluntarily provide. The winner shall have no
claim against the Catch the Ace Erin Legion BR 442 for invasion of
privacy or any other ground(s) by reason of the publication or
broadcasting of their name, hometown, or photograph, or information
voluntarily provided by the winner.
The raffle operates under the terms and
conditions of the Town of Erin and the Alcohol and gaming commission of
By purchasing a ticket the purchaser agrees
to the Catch the Ace Legion Br 442 rules and regulations
Prizes and Distribution
Weekly prizes is in
relation to the income from same-week ticket sales:
20% will be awarded to the winning ticket holder
30% will be added to a rising Progressive Jackpot.
50% of the net proceeds (less allowable expenses) will go to support
Erin Legion, Erin Lions Club, and Erin Optimist
ALL prizes will be paid by cheque. The Erin Legion will be responsible
to ensure that the winnings are made available to the winner within 5
business days of winner verification. Cheques for prizes can be picked
up in person at Erin Legion, 12 Dundas St E., Erin, ON. Photo ID may be
Sales and Tickets
Ticket sales outlets will include the Erin
Legion Branch 442 as well as other committee members in Erin as arranged
by the licensee. Sales at the Legion and other members will be cut off
at 8 PM each Thursday. Ticket sales for the next week will commence
after the draw as soon as feasible as determined by the licensee, at all
purchaser's information to be utilized for the current week's draw and
the second part is the ticket stub. Ticket purchasers must be over 18
years of age to play. Tickets cannot be purchased on behalf of a person
who is under 18 years of age and if the winning ticket holder is under
age 18, they will be disqualified from winning and funds will go to the
charity. Photo ID may be requested for Proof of Age.
Two-part numbered tickets will be sold at a cost of $5.00 per ticket,
one part is the ticket
Each purchaser is responsible for checking their purchased ticket(s)
at the time of purchase to ensure tickets have been properly separated,
numbers and names are printed and that they have chosen an available
envelope number. Tickets must not be folded and if they are, they will
The name of a real person or a maximum of 2 persons must appear on all
tickets. In the case of 2 names on any winning ticket, all prize amounts
will be equally divided.
The licensee reserves the right to limit the number of tickets sold to
anyone per weekly draw.
Tickets will be valid only for the weekly draw that they were
All tickets shall be sequentially numbered with no duplicate numbers.
Tickets will include space for name, town and phone number and the
number of the envelope they would like opened if their ticket is drawn,
with all information clearly printed.
The available/remaining envelope numbers will be prominently displayed
in the lounge at the Legion.
Tickets are only good for the week they are purchased for.
The name on the ticket will be deemed the Ticket Holder. Any / All
prizes will be awarded to the Ticket Holder.
Tickets must be purchased with cash ONLY. No credit card, bank card or
cheques may be accepted.
The ticket sequence used each week and the
winning ticket number will be entered into a "Ticket Log".
All draws will be
held at Erin Legion Branch 442, 12 Dundas St E., Erin, ON every Friday
at 7 PM
Legion Hours for ticket sales are
Tuesday to Thursday 2PM to 8PM and Sat. 1PM to 8 PM at the bar or a
person will be selling them in the lounge
Draws will made for 46 consecutive weeks commencing October (or when
the progressive pot has hit the maximum amount of $30,000)
All aspects of the draw will be video recorded to ensure a record of
the stub draw, confirmation of winning stub, selection of the envelope
and subsequent destruction of the card in the selected envelope.
After the close of ticket sales, just prior to the draw, the following
will be announced:
Number of tickets sold that week
Current week prize amount (20% of current / same-week sales.)
Catch The Ace accumulated Progressive Jackpot (including 30% of
Once all tickets have been placed in the draw box, the box will be
agitated sufficiently and at least 3 times to ensure complete mixing of
One winning ticket will be drawn under the supervision of a draw
chairperson. The chairperson or the person drawing the ticket will not
have a ticket in their name or an interest in any ticket for this draw.
Once the winning ticket is drawn, the envelope indicated on it will be
opened (in clear view of the public) to reveal the enclosed card.
Only the envelope number stated on the ticket shall be opened.
In the case that the ticket drawn does not have an envelope selected,
the number is illegible or ambiguous, the lowest numbered available
envelope will be opened.
In the case that the envelope selected on the drawn ticket has already
been opened, the lowest numbered available envelope will be opened.
If the Ace of Spades is not revealed in the envelope selected, the
ticket holder will be awarded only the 20% of the current weeks' prize.
In the event the Ace of Spades is revealed in the envelope selected,
the winner will be awarded both the current rounds same-week prize
amount and the Progressive Jackpot. The event and the license are then
The selected card/envelope will be destroyed by the draw chairperson
and a log
kept of all destroyed cards.
Only the envelope number stated on the
ticket shall be opened if still available.
The purchaser of the winning ticket is not required to be in
attendance at the draw.
All winners are contacted by telephone or in person.
For each round the original deck of 52 cards will be used.
The "deck" (this refers to unselected envelopes/cards) will be secured
and locked. This will continue weekly until the Ace of Spades is chosen.
Once the draw is complete, the non-winning tickets are removed from
the draw container and retained in a secured area for a minimum of 30
days. Winning tickets will be retained until 30 days after the
conclusion of the license. A new series of tickets will be sold for the
next draw date.
Catch the Ace - DRAW PREPEARATION:
A standard deck of 52 playing cards will be
placed in drum and agitated sufficiently to ensure complete mixing of
the cards, then one card at a time will be placed in identical envelopes
and sealed. The envelopes will then be placed back in the drum and
agitated again. Then the envelopes will be pulled out one by one and
numbered from one (1) to fifty-two (52). The envelopes will then be
placed in numerical order in a secure display case (the draw board).
The entire procedure will be video recorded and the recording retained
for 30 days after conclusion of the lottery.
The draw board will be under the care of a member of the Royal
Canadian Legion Erin branch and will be on display for every draw.
DRAW RULES WEEK
If after 45 weeks, the Ace of Spades is not revealed, The progressive
Jackpot will be awarded on the 46th week of the raffle.
The winning ticketholder will win the 20%of the weekly ticket sales
and the chance to win the progressive pot.
If the selected envelope does not contain the Ace of Spades, another
ticket will be drawn. This and all subsequent tickets drawn after
the first ticket, will not win the Weekly Prize but the envelope number
shown on the ticket will be eligible for the Progressive Jackpot.
If the drawn ticket does not have an
envelope number or has an invalid number, the lowest remaining envelope
number is selected by the draw chairperson.
ticket holder that
reveals the Ace of Spades will be declared the Progressive Jackpot
Catch the Ace - Special Circumstances:
the event of storms, power outages or other catastrophic event(s) which
cause a delay, the raffle will continue as usual on the next available
If it is deemed that at any point during the lottery, bona fide
members who are conducting and managing the draw cannot ensure the
safety of participants, staff, volunteers, and the public though every
reasonable measure has been taken, those bona fide members will conclude
the current lottery on the following Friday
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