World Junior 50/50 Draws Return to Support Grassroots Initiatives in Saskatchewan



By Hockey Saskatchewan

REGINA, Sask. – An online 50/50 has been launched today by Hockey Saskatchewan for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship (WJC), which will feature several draws in the province beginning on Dec. 19, 2022, and ending with the Gold-Medal game on Jan. 5, 2023.

The total pot will be split for each 50/50 draw, with half going to the lucky winners and the other half staying in Saskatchewan to fund grassroots hockey initiatives that encourage more people to take up the sport and enhance their quality of life through hockey.

Six (6) draws will be held during the preliminary and medal rounds with tickets first available starting at 9:00 AM (CST) on Dec. 19, 2022, and the final draw closing at 11:00 PM (CST) on Jan. 5, 2023.

The WJC online 50/50 draw dates at Hockey Saskatchewan include:

  1. Preliminary: Dec. 26, 2022 (draw opens Dec. 19, 2022)
  2. Round Robin: Dec. 28, 2022 (draw opens Dec. 27, 2022)
  3. Round Robin + NYE: Dec. 31, 2022 (draw opens Dec. 29, 2022)
  4. Quarter-Final: Jan. 2, 2023 (draw opens Jan. 1, 2023)
  5. Semi-Final: Jan. 4, 2023 (draw opens Jan. 3, 2023)
  6. Gold-Medal: Jan. 5, 2023 (draw opens Jan. 5, 2023)

Fans in the province can purchase tickets starting at 9-9:30 a.m. local time on the day each draw opens in packages of one (1) for $10.00, forty (40) for $20.00, ninety (90) for $30.00 as well as two-hundred and fifty (250) for $50.00. You can purchase tickets by visiting

The 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship will take place in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a trio of preliminary games before Under-20 Team Canada kicks off its quest for a Gold Medal against Switzerland at 5 p.m. CST on Dec. 19, 2022.

For more information on the 10-team tournament, please visit the official website at

Lottery license #LR22-0101. You must be 19 years of age or older to purchase a 50/50 ticket and must be in Saskatchewan (SK) at the time of purchase. For details on the rules of play, visit HERE.

The winning numbers will be posted here


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