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CMFSC 2021 RAFFLE INFORMATION

What is the 2021 CMFSC Raffle?

For the 2021 – 2022 soccer season, Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club, in conjunction with its sponsors, its teams and players will be once again undertaking a fundraising raffle in which 48,000 tickets will be produced and sold at a price point of $5.00 per ticket.  Our Club’s primary sponsor, Metro Motors has sponsored a 2021 Ford Ecosport, which will be the raffle prize.  We are grateful for the support of Metro Motors for its ongoing support of our Club.

Why is CMFSC Holding a Raffle?

CMFSC is committed to developing and offering more programs and playing opportunities to support the continued development of its membership and players at all ages and levels of play.  As operating costs across all programs continue to escalate, the Club continues to explore methods of generating incremental funds, rather than passing these cost increases directly onto its membership.  The fall 2019 raffle generated approximately $120,000 in net revenue that was applied directly to CMFSC programs and expenses. The expectation and goal for the 2021 raffle is to generate in excess of $240,000 for the CMFSC’s 2021 – 2022programs.  

What is the Price of the Raffle Tickets?

Tickets for the 2021 raffle remain priced at $5.00 per ticket. (Note that each $50 book has 10 tickets) Based on the volume of positive feedback we received in 2019, and given the high dollar value of the prizes the Club awarded in 2019 (and the prize we will award this season), tickets should remain a very easy sell.  In addition, the raffle tickets represent extremely good value with great odds of winning.  

What is the Raffle Prize?

CFMSC sponsors and suppliers have continued to support the Club in a big way.  As such, the major prizefor this season’s raffle will include the following: 

  • Raffle Prize -  2021 Ford Ecosport. Due to the increased value of the vehicle this year, we will only be having one prize. 

Are Team Seller Prizes Being Offered?

Team “Early Bird” Prizes:

Teams have a chance to win “Early Bird” prizes.  The first fifteen (15) teams (5 from each of the Initiation Academy, Mini’s and Youth/Adult teams) selling and returning all of their assigned ticket books, monies and control sheet on or before the Friday, October 8th deadline (Friday, October 15th for IA) will win a $200.00 cheque per team.

Also, the first nine (9) teams (3 from the Initiation Academy, Mini’s and Youth/Adult teams) which sell the most tickets (availability limited to extra printed tickets) will win $250/$150/$75 for 1st/2nd/3rd place respectively.  Winners will be selected from all of the completed packages returned by the due date ofFriday, October 8th(Friday, October 15th       for IA). Winners will be selected prior to the Raffle Draw.  

There will also be ten (10) random team draws for $100 gift certificates drawn from all club teams returning their raffle packages by the required due date. 

What are the Club’s Expectations of Teams and Individual Players

U8 through U12 teams will each be assigned approximately 13 books of tickets to sell. U13 through U18 teams will be assigned approximately 18 books of tickets to sell. The Adult teams will receive approximately 20 books of tickets to sell. Each book contains 10 raffle tickets, priced at $5.00 per ticket.  Players in the CMFSC Initiation Academy will receive approximately one (1) book each per player. Teams and players will have approximately 4 weeks to sell their ticket allotment and return the stubs and proceeds.  As the funds generated benefit all teams and players, the expectation is that all teams and all players will participate in the ticket sales process. 

What do the Timelines look like?

Ticket sales for the raffle will commence September 1stand end Friday, October 8th (Friday,October 15th for IA) and the Raffle will conclude with the draw on Friday, November 19, 2021.  All ticket books and proceeds must be returned no later than Friday, October8th (Friday, October15thfor IA).  

Critical Raffle Dates are as follows:

Wednesday, September 1st  CMFSC Raffle Commences

Friday, October 8th             Raffles Closes – No further sales can take place for Mini, Senior and Adult teamsand ALL raffle packages are due returned to the depot.

Friday, October 15th             No further sales and ALL IA raffle packagesare due at the depot.

Friday, November 19th           Raffle Draw– at Metro Motors, 2505 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam. 

Where can I get more information about the CMFSC Raffle?

Any inquiries regarding the raffle can be made to Pat Carson, Raffle Manager at 604-945-4762 or carsonrye@gmail.com  and general information will be placed on the CMFSC website www.cmfsc.ca

Thank you for your support of the 2021 CMFSC raffle!

Pat Carson

Raffle Manager