All ticket money is shared between the group and the winning members. It is open to all adult relatives and friends of young members of the Group as well as adult members of the Group.
The more 50/50 Club members that we have, the greater the prize amounts each month that can be won and the more funds that the Group can raise. Please join us in this exciting venture by downloading the application form (see below) and returning it and your payment to your section leader or either the treasurer or chairperson of the executive committee.
50/50 Club Application Form
50/50 Club Rules
As From April 2019, the ‘100 Club’ will be known as the ‘50/50 Club’. All previous rules will apply.
1st Drayton Scout Group will be referred to as ‘the Group’.
‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ ticket holders shall be referred to as members.
The ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ shall commence in April 2016.
The ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ will operate annually, April – March.
The ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ is administered by the Group executive committee and is registered under the Gambling Act 2005.
The ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ will be open to all adult relatives of the young members of the Group, all adult members of the Group and any other adults that may have association to the Group (e.g. friends of members of the Group).
All members must be aged 18 years or more.
The subscription to the ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ will be £12 per annum per number. Tickets may be bought on an annual basis or if joining during the year, that year’s cost will be £1 x the number of draws remaining that year.
There is no limit to the number of tickets that any one member may purchase.
Payment should be made by cheque (payable to ‘1st Drayton Scout Group’) and returned via the appropriate section leader or either the treasurer or chairperson of the executive committee. The correct application form must be used – available separately.
All payments must be received by the 7th of each month to be included in that month’s draw.
A member is eligible for inclusion in the draw for any month so long as the subscription for that month has been paid.
Each member is allocated a permanent number in the monthly draw at £1 per number. This number shall remain that member’s number while their subscription is up to date.
This ticket numbers will be allocated by the administrator.
The winning tickets will be randomly drawn between the 10th and 20th of each month, with at least one adult member of the group (executive committee members and/or section leaders) present.
All winning members will receive their prize in the form of a cheque (sent through the post or by hand delivery) or by BACS payment. Notification of winning will be either the posted cheque or the BACS payment referenced by ‘50/50 club – 1st, 2nd or 3rd (depending on the prize won).
Details of all draws (date, venue, the members of the Group present and winning ticket numbers) will be kept by the Group and will be made available upon request to the Group chairperson.
The prizes will be as follows;
First prize: 25% of the ticket sales for that month.
Second prize: 15% of the ticket sales for that month.
Third prize: 10% of the ticket sales for that month.
50% of the ticket sales for that month will be retained by the Group towards fundraising.
The value of each prize will vary depending on the number of tickets purchased for that month’s draw.
Each member is allocated a permanent number in the monthly draw at £1 per number. This number shall remain that member’s number while their subscription is up to date for that year.
This number will be allocated by the administrator.
There will be no rollover.
As all winning members are notified by post, it is each member’s responsibility to notify the Group of any changes to contact information. The Group will not be responsible for any unclaimed or incorrectly addressed prizes.
In any matter requiring adjudication, the decision of the Group shall be final.
The Group reserves the right to reallocate any draw number where payment has not been received on time.
The Group will make all reasonable efforts to deliver prizes to the wining members within 2 weeks of the draw.
Any unclaimed prizes will be ‘donated’ to the Group’s fundraising and Gift Aid claimed as appropriate.
Members can cancel their entry in the ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 100 Club’ at any time by giving one month’s written notice to the Group treasurer. Under no circumstances can any payments be refunded.
Any decision by the Group to cease the ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 100 Club’ will also be by one month’s notice.
The personal details of each member (name, address, contact details, etc.) will be kept only for the duration of that year’s 50/50 club. They will be used for distribution of any prizes, any communication regarding that year’s 50/50 club and for marketing purposes for the following year’s 50/50 club only. All member’s details will be destroyed by the end of that year’s 50/50 club.
The Group reserves the right to alter the rules of the ‘1st Drayton Scout Group 50/50 Club’ from time to time as maybe necessary. The Group shall also have the power to amend or revoke these rules at their discretion, and will provide reasonable notice to the members where necessary.
These rules (and any changes) and the application form are available on the Group website, www.1stdraytonscoutgroup.org.uk.