If you coach a youth sports team ages 8 through 17, you can apply for free tickets to take your team to a Winnipeg Jets or Blue Bombers home game through Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries’ Flight Deck program. Winning teams are randomly drawn from all applicants received to date, and the earlier you apply in a Bombers or Jets season, the better the chance of your team being drawn. Full eligibility requirements and online application forms can be found below.
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The applicant must be a coach or assistant coach, a minimum of 18 years of age, have successfully completed the Respect in Sport Program, and hold a valid certification number through Sport Manitoba.
The applicant must be applying on behalf of an active team. Dependent on sport seasonality, the team may be from the previous season, current season or upcoming season.
Amateur athletes must be at least 8 years of age and not older than 17 years of age by December 31 of the year in which the game tickets are awarded.
The ratio of coaches, assistant coaches, team managers and/or guardians to athletes in attendance at any game may not exceed 1:5 unless extenuating circumstances are present (additional disability assistance required, team size or circumstance).
A Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries online Flight Deck application form must be completed. Information provided is subject to verification.
Applicants and/or teams residing outside the province of Manitoba.
Employees of Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries that are involved in managing and conducting the associated draws in this charitable program are not eligible to directly participate.
Applications received by August 31, 2017 will be included in the draws for games from September 18 to October 29, 2017.
Applications received by October 12, 2017 will be included in the draws for games from November 2 to December 29, 2017.
Applications received by December 14, 2017 will be included in the draws for games from January 5 to February 27, 2018.
Applications received by February 8, 2018 will be included in the draws for games from March 2 to April 7, 2018.
*Teams only need to apply once during the 2017-18 Winnipeg Jets pre- and regular season, all applications not drawn will remain in for subsequent games until the end of the season.
Applications received by May 18, 2017 will be included in the draws for games between June 15 and August 17, 2017.
Applications received by August 17, 2017 will be included in the draws for games between September 9 and October 28, 2017.
*Teams only need to apply once during the 2017 Winnipeg Blue Bomber pre- and regular season. All applications not drawn will remain in for subsequent games until the end of the season.