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Bazaar Requirements

  • The bazaar application form (available on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission website) must be completed, signed by two signing officers or executive of the organization.
  • All specifications of the application must be completed in full and all answers must be specific.  General terms for charitable or religious objectives or purpose, such as "community betterment" or "service club charities" are not acceptable.
  • The licence fee is 3% of the total prize value.  Cheques must be written from the organizations lottery trust account and made payable to The City of Thunder Bay.
  • Bazaar means an event where any combination of the following lotteries may be conducted:
    1. A raffle not exceeding $500 in prizes
    2. Penny Auction prizes with a value not exceeding $500
    3. A bingo not exceeding $500 in prizes, a list of games and prizes along with rules of play must accompany the application
  • Events are to be conducted on the date stated on the application for licence (1 day only)
  • No funds may be transferred to an operating or general account.
  • All prizes must be awarded regardless of whether the bazaar is profitable or not.
  • The following is required to accompany the completed final report (available on the AGCO website) due 30 days after the event was held:
    • A copy of all deposit slips
    • A copy of all invoices/receipts
    • A copy of the bank statement
  • All items as outlined within the Lottery Licence Terms and Conditions (available on the AGCO website) prepared by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission.
  • Bazaar Licence Terms and Conditions (available on the AGCO website)

View the Bazaar Forms webpage for all the required forms.