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Our 5th annual Thunderballs fundraiser! This event features up to 4,000 golf balls rolling down Dunsmuir Avenue in an exciting race with over $6,000 worth of prizes to be won. Net proceeds from this event support our lunch program, after-school programming and drop-in youth centre.

Tickets on sale from CCSS Staff & Board Members,  Tarbell’s Deli, Rare Bird Bookshop  Cumberland Rec Centre, at the Driftwood Mall on Saturday May 12 and at Cumberland Village Market Day (May 19). $5 each or 5 for $20.

Rules of Play

  1. Up to 4,000 tickets will be sold.
  2. Tickets can be purchased from CCSS staff, board members, Tarbell’s Deli, Rare Bird Bookshop and Cumberland Rec Centre between April 27 and May 20.
  3. Minors can purchase tickets with a guardian’s consent.
  4. Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.
  5. Balls will be released Monday May 21st at approximately 9:30 AM on Dunsmuir Avenue between 1st and 2nd Avenue.
  6. Balls will remain the property of CCSS.
  7. Each ball will be numbered corresponding to the number on each Thunderballs ticket. The individuals’s names that appear on the ticket stubs that correspond to the balls in order of finishing will be awarded prizes. A list of prizes and winners will be posted on this website and the CCSS Facebook page within 24 hours of the event, or can be obtained by contacting Sue Loveless at ccss.coordinator@gmail.com, 250-336-8511.
  8. Winning balls will be selected by the Race Marshall.
  9. Be entering, winners consent to the publication and use of their name for advertising, promotion and publicity purposes without additional compensation.
  10. No substitutions, cash equivalent prizes, transfers or exchanges of prizes will be provided in lieu of prizes.
  11. Chances are 1 in 4,000 to win a grand prize. In the event of unforseen circumstances the Cumberland Community Schools Society reserves the right to select the winning balls by random draw in accordance with BC Gaming regulations. Organizers reserve the right to cancel Thunderballs 2018 or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, for any reason.
  12. Individuals do not need to be present at the event to win a prize.
  13. This event is subject to BC Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch Regulations, Gaming License # 104448.

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support:

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Chances are 1 in 4,000 to win a grand prize. BC Gaming Event License #104448

Problem Gambling Help Line 1-888-795-6111 www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca

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Photo Credit: McKinnon Photography