50/50 House Rules


House Rules of Play

Cape Breton Minor Hockey Partners 50/50 Draw

(Formerly called Sydney Minor Hockey 50/50 Draw)


  1. There is one 50/50 prize. The 50/50 prize value will be equal to half the 50/50 ticket sales revenue.
  2. Tickets for the 50/50 raffle are priced as follows: 1 paper ticket for $1.00. 
  3. SMHA will administer the 50/50 draw.
  4. SMHA and partner teams* will distribute 50/50 tickets.
  5. SMHA will collect and track all monies in a separate bank account for 50/50 revenue.
  6. All unsold tickets must be returned at the end of the fundraiser.
  7. A valid ticket for any draw is a ticket:
  1. issued by SMHA and partners* for the purpose of the 50/50 draw;
  2. with the proper name and telephone number on the ticket written in a clear and concise manner so that it can be easily read;
  3. Is paid for in full.

8. One 50/50 ticket will be drawn randomly by Cape Breton Regional Police or someone not associated with SMHA and/or partner teams. Two other people will be present to witness the draw. The name and ticket number of the winning ticket holder will be posted on the SMHA and team partners Facebook page and website (http://sydney.goalline.ca & https://capebretonblizzardhockey.teamsnapsites.com).

9. If a blank ticket is drawn, another ticket will be chosen in its place. If there is no phone number or no functioning phone number, another ticket will be chosen.

10. The winner will be contacted by telephone and given instructions on how to claim the prize.

11. The prize draw will be held weekly at the Membertou Health and Wellness Centre, Membertou, NS, starting on September 24, 2023 and each consecutive Sunday thereafter until April 1, 2024 at 4:00pm. With the exception of two draw dates that will take place on statutory holidays, a close alternate date will be selected.

12. If a draw must be postponed due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control, the public will be notified of an alternate draw date.  

13. The winner need not be present to claim his/her prize.

14. There are no refunds on tickets.

15. Cape Breton Minor Hockey Partners will comply with key protocols of the current HPO for the NS Department of Health.


*Sydney Minor Hockey Association partners include: Sydney Steelers MHA, Cape Breton Blizzard FMA, Cape Breton County MHA, Cape Breton Lynx, Cape Breton Jets, Joneljim Cougars, Mitsubishi Rush, Kameron Jr. Miners