Prime prizes in youth soccer raffle

A shiny new Ford Escape is the premier prize as Chilliwack FC launches a raffle draw fundraiser.

Chilliwack FC launched its first ever club-wide raffle Friday night at Party in the Park.

The youth soccer organization is using proceeds from the raffle for a number of projects, including an extension of the incoming artificial turf surface at Exhibition Field to include the training area.

An impressive array of raffle prizes includes; a 2012 fully loaded Limited Edition Ford Escape from  Chilliwack Ford, a 2012 Harley Davidson Sportster from Mountainview Harley Davidson, seven nights for four people in Disneyland (including air, hotel and five day pass) from Roblin Travel, three nights for two in Las Vegas from Roblin Travel and a home entertainment system from Music Worx Audio Video Unlimited.

Raffle tickets are $20 apiece and are available for purchase at the Chilliwack FC office.

The club hopes to sell 10,000 tickets, with the draw taking place Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Landing Sports Centre.

The CFC office is at Townsend Park (45130 Wolfe Road), in the back of the Rotary building.

Get office hours and more info online at

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