FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE THE MAIN TICKET PRICES?
- 1 ticket for $60
- 2 tickets for $100
- 6 tickets for $250
- 12 tickets for $375
What are the LUCKY STARS 50/50 ticket prices?
- 1 ticket for $10
- 5 tickets for $25
- 15 tickets for $50
- 30 tickets for $75
How can I purchase tickets?
Phone from anywhere in Saskatchewan, toll free: 1-844-STARS-SK (1-844 782-7775)
Online at starslottery.ca
- Saskatoon – 2475 Airport Rd.; Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Regina – 2640 Airport Rd.; Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lottery show homes:
- Saskatoon area – 144 Greenbryre St., Greenbryre Estates
- Regina area - 316 Spruce Creek Cres., Spruce Creek Estates, Pilot Butte
NOTE: Lottery show homes are closed until further notice. Please check back with www.starslottery.ca for updated information, photos, and virtual tours.
What methods of payment can I use?
VISA and MasterCard. Direct debit is available at base locations. No cash.
How long does it take to receive my ticket in the mail?
If you requested a printed ticket, please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.
How long does it take to receive an e-ticket confirmation by e-mail?
Please allow 72 hours for the email to arrive. If you have not received your e-ticket within 72 hours, please check your junk folder, then email email@example.com. If you choose e-ticket you will not receive a printed ticket by mail.
How many tickets in total are available to be sold for STARS Lottery?
224,250 tickets are available for STARS lottery, as follows:
- 15,000 @ $60
- 30,000 @ 2/$100
- 4,775 @ 6/$250
- 10,050 @ 12/$375
How many tickets in total are available to be sold for LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
1,634,250 tickets are available for LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery, as follows:
- 10,500 @ $10
- 36,750 @ 5/$25
- 31,500 @ 15/$50
- 32,250 @ 30/$75
What is the mailing address to purchase tickets?
STARS Lottery SK 2021, PO Box 1515 Regina, SK S4P 3C2
How many names can be put on a ticket?
Up to two names can be placed on a ticket. In the event of a winning ticket stub having more than one name, the prize will be awarded to only one of the individuals on the ticket. STARS and Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) are not responsible for resolving any disputes which may arise between different individuals whose names appear on the ticket.
Is there an age restriction to purchase tickets?
Yes. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years of age or older.
If I am not a resident of Saskatchewan can I still purchase a ticket?
Yes, however you must be in Saskatchewan at time of purchase.
Is my purchase tax deductible / do I get a tax receipt?
No, a tax receipt is not issued, as Canada Revenue Agency does not deem the purchase of a raffle (lottery) ticket is not a donation. All lottery winnings are tax free.
Are lottery winnings taxable?
Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada. For details regarding the sale of the show home, please seek professional counsel. Show home winners are responsible for property tax from the day of possession.
Can a ticket be refunded?
Yes. However, if any ticket purchased has been entered in any draw, no refund will be issued after the draw has taken place.
Who is prohibited from purchasing tickets?
Contest rules prohibit the following people from purchasing tickets:
- Board members and senior executive of STARS
- Staff of Stride Management Corp. and their Immediate family members
What is done with my personal information?
Stride Management Corp. and STARS respect your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. The personal information collected by STARS Lottery and LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery will be used to process ticket orders, notify winners, send out lottery information, and to contact you about future events and programs. You may opt out of our mailing/email lists at any time.
CUT-OFF DATES AND DRAW DATES
What are the deadline dates and draw dates?
- Loyalty ticket sales deadline 11:59 p.m., May 11, 2021
- Loyalty draw date 11:00 a.m., May 27, 2021
- Early Bird ticket sales deadline 11:59 p.m., June 24, 2021
- Early Bird draw date 11:00 a.m., July 8, 2021
- Final ticket sales deadline 11:59 p.m., July 15, 2021
- Final draw date 11:00 a.m., July 29, 2021
- LUCKY STARS 50/50 ticket sales deadline 11:59 p.m., July 15, 2021
- LUCKY STARS 50/50 draw date 11:00 a.m., July 29, 2021
Should all tickets be sold by 11:59 p.m. June 24, 2021, drawing for all remaining prizes will begin on July 8, 2021 with SLGA approval.
Where will the draws take place?
All draws (Loyalty, Early Bird, Final and LUCKY STARS 50/50) will be under the supervision of Stride Management Corp. and will take place at the STARS Saskatoon base: 2475 Airport Rd., Saskatoon, SK. Any person wishing to view the draws may do so by attending at the above location on the draw date(s).
How many prizes can be won?
2,061 total prizes will be awarded
What is the total retail value of all the prizes?
What is the Early Bird prize package?
This year’s Early Bird prize package is worth $339,175.54 retail:
- 2021 Ford F-350 Lariat Crew Cab 4X4 diesel pick-up
- 2020 Cougar 353SRX toy hauler 5th wheel trailer with hitch
- Camping accessory package including 1 Bear Buddy double chair, 2 EI Capitan director chairs, 1 Snowbird awning mat, 1 Faulkner gas & multi-colored patio globe lights
- 2021 Polaris RZR XP 1000 Premium with 2 helmets
- Plus $100,000 cash
What are the grand prizes?
There are two grand prizes worth more than $3.1 million retail:
- 1 fully-furnished 2,532 sq. ft. Saskatoon-area show home worth $1,632,700 retail
- 1 fully-furnished 2,098 sq. ft. Regina-area show home worth $1,558,900 retail
What are the Loyalty draw prizes?
There are four cash Loyalty draw prizes worth $67,500 retail:
- Loyalty Prize 1: $50,000 cash
- Loyalty Prize 2: $10,000 cash
- Loyalty Prize 3: $5,000 cash
- Loyalty Prize 4: $2,500 Cash
What are the other 2,054 prizes?
The remaining prizes include three vehicles (or cash alternatives), six vacations (or cash alternatives), 320 cash prizes, 175 luggage prizes, 200 lotto prizes, 185 home/outdoor prizes, 100 Cabela’s gift cards, 200 STARS merchandise gift cards and 865 electronics and home appliances.
What is the LUCKY STARS 50/50 prize?
The cash value of the LUCKY STARS 50/50 prize is 50 per cent of ticket sales, to a maximum of $2,508,750.
Do I have to purchase a ticket for STARS Lottery to purchase a ticket for LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
NEW: No, LUCKY STARS 50/50 tickets can be ordered at the same time as your STARS Lottery Saskatchewan ticket(s) or they can be ordered on their own.
What is the licence number for STARS Lottery?
STARS Lottery licence number is LR20-0088.
What is the licence number for LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery?
LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery licence number is LR20-0087.
Does STARS Lottery or LUCKY STARS 50/50 Lottery contact prize winners to request payment of any kind to cover taxes, shipping, etc.?
No, you are not required to pay fees or shipping to claim a prize. If you do receive a call and are asked for payment, please do the following:
- Document as much information as possible regarding the call
- Call the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 to report the fraud attempt
- For more information on how to protect yourself from a lottery scam, click here.
How and when will the winners’ names be available?
A full list of lottery winners will be posted on the STARS Lottery website (starslottery.ca) no later than 10 days after the final draw.
How will winners be notified?
A STARS representative will attempt to contact major prize winners (Early Bird prize, LUCKY STARS 50/50, three show homes and two luxury vehicles by phone. All winners will be notified in writing. If a winner cannot be notified after a period of one year from the draw date, their prize will be donated to a charitable beneficiary approved by Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority.
Are ticket purchasers eligible for all prizes?
Ticket purchasers are eligible for all 2,061 prizes, provided their purchase was completed before the applicable draw deadline.
How are the draws conducted?
The lottery draws will be conducted using an RNG (Random Number Generation) system. The winning raffle draw number shall be determined from the pool of sold lottery ticket numbers.
Do prizes have to be accepted “as is”?
Prizes must be accepted as awarded, with no substitutes, unless otherwise stated. All winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize(s), with the following exceptions/restrictions:
- All grand prize show home winners must claim their prize by the stipulated possession date.
- Vehicle winners have seven days from the draw date to choose the cash option or 45 days from the draw date to claim the vehicle.
- All travel prizes are valid for two year from the draw date. Extensions will be granted upon request, and blackout dates may apply. In the event that winners of travel prizes do not wish to travel to the destination they won, they will have an option to take cash as advertised.
Lottery prizes are tax free, and winners are not obligated to live in the show home. Any costs associated with the delivery of a prize due to distance or unique circumstances will be covered by STARS.
SHOW HOME INFORMATION
What hours are the show homes open?
NOTE: The STARS lottery show homes are closed until further notice. Please check back with starslotterysaskatchewan.ca for future open hours.
Saskatoon area show home – 144 Greenbryre St., Greenbryre Estates
Regina area show home – 316 Spruce Creek Cres., Spruce Creek Estates, Pilot Butte
Who is the project manager?
Dean Faithfull, President, Stride Management Corp., 3950 – 12 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8H9, 403-508-7313
Who provides operational support for STARS Lottery?
Stride Management Corp., 3950 – 12 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8H9 is responsible for the processing of all ticket requests, issuing and mailing of tickets to ticket purchasers, supervising the draws and notifying all winners in writing. They also manage the call centre at the address above.
How many years has STARS Lottery Saskatchewan been operating?
2021 marks the 10th lottery STARS has held in Saskatchewan
How will the proceeds from STARS Lottery be used?
The net proceeds from the 2021 STARS Lottery Saskatchewan will help cover direct costs of providing air ambulance services from our two STARS bases in Regina and Saskatoon.
How do I contact STARS if I have questions about STARS events or any fundraising programs?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call, visit or write us:
STARS Regina base
2640 Airport Rd., Regina, SK S4W 1A3
STARS Saskatoon base
2475 Airport Rd., Saskatoon, SK S7L 1M4
How do I contact STARS for information about the STARS calendar campaign?
Phone: 403-216-1040 or 1-877-778-8288
Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7
How do I contact STARS for information about the STARS direct mail program?
Mail: STARS Head Office, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 8M7
Who should I contact for further information about STARS Lottery?
Please contact Stride Management Corp. at (403) 508-7313.