Rules and Regulations

Golf Ball Drop Rules & Regulations

  1. A maximum of 4,000 golf ball tickets will be sold. Ticket purchasers must 19 years of age or more and be in BC to purchase. If a winning ticket bears a minor’s name the prize will be lawfully delivered on behalf of the minor to the minor’s parent, legal guardian or trustee.
  2. Each ticket sold will be numbered. The Winners will again be notified by phone by a  Rotary Club of West Shore Official within two days of the event and payment will be made within one week of the event. A list of prizes and winners will on this website, or can be obtained by contacting the Rotary Club of Westshore, PO Box 28016, RPO Westshore, 2945 Jacklin Road, Victoria, BC, V9B 5E3, or by email to
  3. Golf ball tickets can only be purchased online at
  4. By purchasing a ticket, purchasers release the Rotary Club of Westshore and its officers, directors and staff, and other related entities from any and all liability with respect to prizes.
  5. By entering, winners consent to the publication and use of their name, address and likeness for advertising, promotion and publicity purposes without additional compensation. No substitutions, cash equivalent prizes, transfers or exchange of prizes will be provided in lieu of prizes. Organizers reserve the right to substitute if advertised prizes become unavailable.
  6. This event is subject to BC Lottery Corporation Rules, Gaming License #128701
  7. Odds of winning depend on the total number of Golf Ball Drop tickets sold. A maximum of 4,000 tickets will be sold. Unsold tickets numbers will not be entered into the draw.
  8. All decisions of the organizing committee are final and binding on all matters relating to the Golf Ball Drop and awarding of prizes. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the official rules and to release the Rotary Club of Westshore and the organizing committee, its agents and respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any all liability, loss or damage arising out of their participation in the Golf Ball Drop or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize.
  9. There are three separate cash prizes, First Prize is $3000.00. Second Prize is $1000.00. The Third Prize is $500.00. Each prize will have its own corresponding target.  All targets will be geometrically arranged in a straight line, with the First Prize target located in the centre. Each target will consist of a Red painted bullseye on the ground with a Golf flag located in the centre of the red bullseye. At the bottom of each Golf Flag will be a small pocket in the ground that would permit the lodging of only one golf ball which will be the winning numbered golf ball for that target. The Second and Third Prize bullseyes and Golf  Flag will be located 20 feet  on either side of  the First Prize Golf Flag. The Second Prize Target will be located to the right of the First Prize Target while the Third Prize Target will be located to the Left of the First Prize Target. Each Prize Target will be clearly named with red paint on the ground using the City of Langford Fire Truck as the baseline for Target location.
  10. The Golf Ball Drop will take place at Olympic View Golf Club on Saturday, Sept 8, at 6:30 PM. The total number of numbered balls sold will be dropped at 6:30 PM from a Chew Excavating Ladder Truck onto the First Prize Target from a height of 40 feet. The numbered ball that lands in the pocket located at the base of each golf flag is the winner of that respective target prize. If no numbered golf ball lands in the pocket located at the base of each Golf Flag of a respective  prize target, the closest numbered golf ball to that prize target’s respective Golf Flag will be measured and a winner declared. If a Tie occurs , a measurement will be made by three Rotary Club of West Shore Officials using a measuring tape to determine the numbered golf ball closest to the golf flag. The measurement will be made from the edge of the numbered golf ball closest to the respective prize golf flag,  to the edge of the respective prize golf flag closest to the numbered golf ball being measured. If the distance between all the numbered golf balls being measured is the same length,   a Tie will be declared, and the Prize for that  respective target will be split evenly amongst all the winners. The same measuring process will be done for all the targets. All winners will be announced  as the event takes place, starting with the Third Prize, then Second Prize and finally First Prize.

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