Fundraising

As a not-for-profit CRA Registered Charity, the Red Deer Arts Council fundraises throughout the year to continue our programming activities and increase our offerings to the Creative Community in Central Alberta!


Raffle Cuts

First Cut - Thursday, December 17

2nd Cut - Friday, December 18

Cut 3 - Saturday, December 19


Cut 4 - Sunday, December 20, 2020

Final Cut Monday December 21, 2020

Here's what these teams have won!

United Undertones – 3rd ($50 each)
Shari Hanson
Brenda Reid
Audrey Fitzpatrick
Lorna Watkinson-Zimmer
Kelsey Lavoie

Pivotal – 2nd ($110 each)
Keith McPhedran
Jessica Marion
Kristen Schalin
Chris Gould
Darlene Craig

Musical Moms – 1st ($230 each)
Deborah Van Delden
Carole Morcom
Melanie Willerth
Mary Sabbe
Irene Donaldson

Gas & Grocery Raffle Rules.

The Gas & Grocery Raffle is a Survivor style prize raw. It is a pool where the participants win all of the fuel and grocery gift cards purchased. The game is limited to a maximum of 285 players or 57 teams of 5. Teams must have 5 players. Total number of entries is 285. Gift Card Survivor is open to anyone over the age of 18 who resides in the province of Alberta. Tickets cannot be purchased in the name of a minor.

Collection Phase:

From October 30 to December 16, 2020 at 6:00pm.
An entry is a fee of $15 PLUS $15 that will be used to purchase gas & grocery gift cards of that value. (Total ticket price is $30 per entry.) Cost per team is $150. Official Team Request Forms must be competed with the following information.

  • Team Name
  • Team Members
  • Phone Numbers
  • Email Addresses
  • Team Captain's Mailing Address
Official Team Request Forms will be available by email. ALL payments must be received to be officially registered.

Individuals may purchase a single entry or an incomplete team and be assigned other team members by the Red Deer Arts Council, at which time all personal details are required and authorization must be given to acknowledge that name, phone and email information will be shared with the team captain.

There is no limit to the number of entries per person. You can be on as many teams as you want. You may not be on one team twice.

GIFT CARD Survivor Pool

December 16-21, week-daily draws will be made to eliminate team members. A team is not eliminated until all team members' names have been drawn. Draws are made until the necessary number of team are eliminated (See Chart Below.)

Elimination Draws will be made daily at 6:30 pm at the Red Deer Arts Council office. Final draws will be made December 21, 2020 at the Cronquist House during the Board of Directors Meeting. All draws will have an impartial witness.

December 16, 202058 participants drawn
December 17, 202058 participants drawn
December 18, 202058 participants drawn
December 19, 202042 participants drawn
December 20, 202042 participants drawn
December 21, 202027 participants drawn

First Team to have all members' names drawn/voted out will receive 2% of total Gift Cards purchased.

Daily Draws will continue until last team remains. Eliminated team members' names will be emailed to all team captains and posted on the Red Deer Arts Council Facebook page.
December 21 - Final Draws to take place.
Unclaimed Gift Cards will be mailed out by registered mail at your own risk.

Prize Payout

Payout Gift Card amounts will be determined by the number of teams that are participating and the total sales. They are based on percentages of the total gift cards purchased.


Number of TeamsPlaceValue of Gift Cards Won per TeamGift Card Value Won per PersonPercentage of Gift Cards Won per Team
57 (sold out)1st$2500.00$500.0058%
2nd$1200.00$240.0028%
3rd$500.00$100.0012%
1st Team Out$100.00$20.002%
Total Payout$4300.00100%

  • There are no restrictions on the participation of members, families, volunteers, etc., of the Red Deer Arts Council. Employees of the Red Deer Arts Council and the Raffle Chairperson are restricted from participating.
  • The Red Deer Arts Council reserves the right to request a draw extension or cancellation from the Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis Commission if over half of tickets are unsold by December 1st, 2020. This has been requested and approved as of December 10, 2020.
  • The Red Deer Arts Council and the Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis Commission are not responsible for any disputes which may arise between the different individuals who have chosen to enter the raffle.
  • For complaints and disputes, please contact Scott Barnabé, Raffle Chairperson, Red Deer Arts Council, 403-872-4155.






SPRING 2021 FUNDRAISER

A revival of our Spring 2020 plans, postponed due to the pandemic...

We're so excited to share one of our favourite cult classic films with everyone! Whether you're a movie buff, a LARPer, or a parent wanting to share your favourite film with the next generation, this is the event of the year!

Our family-friendly screening at Festival Hall will take place when it is safe to do so, with the film starting at 1pm! $20 for adults (12+) and $10 for kids up to & including 11.

We'll have beverages, popcorn, and snacks available for sale at the venue, too! ($5 for a drink + popcorn)

Purchase your tickets below and support the Red Deer Arts Council! This event is proudly supported by the Central Alberta Film Festival and Country Pride Dance Club!

Please note tickets are non-refundable once purchased and no physical ticket will be sent. A confirmation email will be sent, please bring it with you to the event! We'll mark you off the guest list!