The Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle is a chance for fans to test their luck all while making a difference in our community. The Winter Warm-Up Raffle will open on Friday, November 26, 2021 and remain open until 3:00 p.m. CT on Monday, January 17, 2022 with the winner receiving 50% of the total pot! The other half will help support Cardinals Care’s work with youth in the local community.
Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle
Fans located in Missouri purchasing Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle tickets will have four opportunities to win! In addition to one cash prize, there will be three early bird prizes, each beginning on November 26 and closing at various points during the Raffle. The Early Bird Prizes are:
- An Ozzie Smith Autographed Baseball.
- Early Bird Prize One closes on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
- A Willie McGee Autographed Baseball.
- Early Bird Prize Two closes on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
- A Ted Simmons Autographed Baseball.
- Early Bird Prize Three closes on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
The winners of each Early Bird Prize will still have the opportunity to win the cash prize!
The winning number will be listed below on this website.
Winter Warm-Up Raffle FAQs
What is the cost of a Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle ticket?
Tickets are sold at the following rates: 3 for $5, 10 for $10, 60 for $20, and 200 for $50.
Prices are subject to change at the discretion of Cardinals Care.
What forms of payment are accepted?
The following forms of payment are accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and debit cards. Cash is not accepted for raffle ticket purchases.
When will the Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle tickets go on sale and close?
Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle Tickets will be sold online at cardinals.com/5050, beginning at 9:00 a.m. CT on November 26, 2021 through 3:00 PM CT on January 17, 2022. Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle Tickets will also be available for purchase in person at the event.
Is there a limit for how many 50/50 Raffle tickets can be purchased?
Fans may purchase as many 50/50 Raffle tickets they would like in the increments that tickets are sold, provided that the purchaser meets the eligibility requirements and all conditions of use of the sales platform.
How will Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle tickets be distributed?
Upon purchase, 50/50 Raffle tickets purchased online will be emailed to the email address used at time of purchase. 50/50 Raffle tickets purchased in person at the 2022 WWU will be printed and distributed to purchaser on site.
What happens if I did not receive my email with the ticket numbers?
Please note, there may be a delay in email delivery during times of high website traffic. Any delays do not impact your chances of entering the raffle and you're still eligible to win the applicable prize. Please check your spam or junk mail folders for the email. If you cannot find it, please contact us at [email protected]. Provide your name, phone number and the last four digits of the credit card used to purchase the tickets along with the amount of tickets purchased. Your Raffle ticket will be resent to you.
I entered the incorrect email and did not get my tickets, what should I do?
Please email [email protected] and let us know what happened. We will be able to correct the email address and resend your purchased tickets to you. Please keep in mind that even in this instance, your entry into the raffle will not be impacted and you are still eligible to win the applicable prize.
Will refunds be issued for online Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle purchases?
No, all 50/50 Raffle ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
Who is eligible to purchase Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle tickets?
Open to all persons who are located in the State of Missouri at the time of entry and eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. One (1) cash prize and three (3) early bird prizes will be awarded.
Who is NOT eligible to purchase Cardinals Care 50/50 Raffle tickets?
The following persons are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in the Raffle or to win any Prize (collectively, the "Ineligible Parties"): employees, officers, directors, shareholders, members, volunteers, agents and consultants of St. Louis Cardinals Community Fund dba Cardinals Care ("Cardinals Care"), St. Louis Cardinals, LLC (the "Cardinals"), AscenDFS Delaware, Inc. ("Ascend"), Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Inc., or any MLB Entity, and immediate family members of each of the foregoing (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in their same households (those persons, whether related or not, who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the date of the drawing). For purposes hereof, "MLB Entity" means, collectively, the Major League Baseball Clubs, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc. and Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.
Why do online purchases require my location and/or request my current location?
Your current location is required to confirm eligibility. Purchasers of raffle tickets are required to be located within the state of Missouri at the time of purchase.
What if I receive the following prompt: "Will you allow https://stlcardinalsraffle.5050central.com to access your location"?
You will need to click "Allow Location Access" or "Enable" / "OK" from your phone or browser and reload the page.
I can't purchase a ticket from my current location, but I'm in the state of Missouri, what do I do?
Be sure to check that "Location Services" on your electronic device is enabled. Also, check that the automatic settings for your Date and Time are turned on. The raffle is open to all individuals eighteen (18) years of age or older who are located within the State of Missouri at the time of purchase.
When will the winning ticket be selected?
Four (4) winning tickets – three (3) Early Bird Winners and a Cash Prize Winner – will be selected for the Winter Warm-Up 50/50 Raffle.
- The winning Cash Prize Raffle Ticket will be selected on January 17, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. CT, unless otherwise determined by Cardinals Care.
- The winning Early Bird Raffle Ticket will be selected following the scheduled conclusion of the eligibility period for each Early Bird Drawing listed below, unless otherwise determined by Cardinals Care.
- Early Bird Prize One: An Ozzie Smith Autographed Baseball. Early Bird Prize One closes on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
- Early Bird Prize Two: A Willie McGee Autographed Baseball. Early Bird Prize Two closes on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
- Early Bird Prize Three: A Ted Simmons Autographed Baseball. Early Bird Prize Three closes on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. CT.
Where can I find the winning numbers?
The winning ticket numbers for each Drawing can be found on this page, on Twitter @CardinalsCare or by calling the 50/50 Raffle Hotline at 314-345-9661.
Are winners of the Early Bird Raffle still eligible for the Cash Prize Raffle?
Yes, the winning ticket for the Early Bird Prize will also be included in and will be eligible for the Cash Prize drawing.
How do I claim my prize if I have the winning ticket?
The potential winner of the Cash Prize or of any of the Early Bird Prizes should send an email with their contact information and the date of the 50/50 Raffle to [email protected].
How long does a potential winner have to claim the prize?
All prize claims must be made within thirty (30) days of the applicable drawing date.
What happens if a prize goes unclaimed?
Any prize remaining unclaimed past 30 calendar days after the date in which the raffle was drawn will be retained by Cardinals Care and used for charitable purposes.
How long will it take the confirmed winner to receive their prize?
The cash prize will be paid to the winner by check within thirty (30) days after completing the appropriate paperwork to claim their prize.
Each Early Bird Prize will be mailed to the winner within thirty (30) days after confirming their prize claim.
What will the winners receive?
The Cash Prize winner will receive 50 percent of the proceeds collected during the raffle ticket purchase period, subject to all rules and requirements of the 50/50 raffle.
The Early Bird Prize Winners will receive the following:
- Early Bird Prize One: An Ozzie Smith Autographed Baseball.
- Early Bird Prize Two: A Willie McGee Autographed Baseball
- Early Bird Prize Three: A Ted Simmons Autographed Baseball
Who will receive the remaining Cardinals Care 50/50 proceeds?
The remaining proceeds from the Raffle will benefit Cardinals Care, a Missouri non-profit corporation and tax-exempt Section 501(c)(3) non-organization, and the programs and charitable donations that Cardinals Care supports. These programs aim to care for kids in the St. Louis metropolitan community.
Are my winnings taxed?
For the Cash Prize, Cardinals Care will withhold applicable taxes as required by law, but all applicable federal, state and local income taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the official winner. Cardinals Care will provide winner with appropriate tax documentation forms.
2022 Winter Warm-Up Raffle Results
|Date||Winning Ticket||Winning Amount||Prize Claimed?||Raffle Prize|
|January 7||WW-9924714||Ted Simmons Autographed Baseball|
|December 17||WW-3679652||Baseball Autographed by Willie McGee|
|December 3||WW-4555354||Baseball Autographed by Ozzie Smith|