Valencia Ventures Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VVI

Valencia Ventures Inc.

September 30, 2005 16:30 ET

Valencia Ventures Announces Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 30, 2005) -

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VALENCIA VENTURES INC. ("Valencia") (TSX VENTURE:VVI) plans to raise up to $500,000 by way of a non-brokered private placement through the issuance of Units priced at $0.20. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share at the price of $0.25 for a period of twelve months from the closing date. The private placement offering is subject to regulatory approval.

The proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund exploration and development of the Company's assets, and for general corporate purposes.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws an may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registrations is available.

Valencia Ventures Inc. (www.valenciaventures.com) is an emerging Canadian resource company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange with a focus on the exploration and development of quality precious metal (gold/silver) opportunities worldwide.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements".

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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