Each family has the following auction responsibilities:
1. Purchase or sell at least 3 tickets - Click on the 'Buy Tickets!' link to left
2. Donate an item such as a gift certificate to favorite restaurant or retail store, a vacation home, a unique experience or adventure. Item must have a minimum retail value of $50.
3. Volunteer your time (3 hr min) - Click on the 'Volunteer Now!' link to the left.
4. Donate/help with class art projects
5. Donate/help with class basket
Buy tickets and register online to save time at the check in line.
(click on the 'Buy Tickets' link to the left)
Preview Hour vs. Regular Auction
The Preview Hour starts at 5:30. The $75 Preview Hour ticket provides you with a specialty appetizer and cocktail pairing, the opportunity to start bidding on silent auction items immediately, and a special live auction opportunity to bid on the 'Golden Ticket'! The winner of the 'Golden Ticket' gets to immediately pick one item from all the silent auction offerings, including class baskets! Of course the Preview Hour Ticket gets you into the regular auction as well.
Regular Auction starts at 6:30. The $45 auction ticket includes delicious food and drink provided by Twain's Brewpub & Billiards, silent and live auction.
At Check In you will receive your bidder number on the back of your catalog. Please use ONLY the bidder number assigned to you for bidding on all items. It is also recommended that your credit card be swiped at this time to speed up the check out process. If you don't win an item, your credit card WILL NOT be charged.
Silent Auction Items:
A catalog of all silent auction items will be published 2 weeks before the night of the auction. Please review the catalog prior to arriving at the auction so that you know which item #'s you are interested in bidding on. Once you arrive at the auction, find the items you are interested in and place your bid by writing your bid number on the sheets provided next to the price you are willing to pay. The highest bid at the time of section closing takes the item home after check out.
Live Auction Items:
The Live Auction will include at least one class art project from each class, vacation getaways and the Fund-A-Need(click on the Fund-A-Need link for more information). When bidding on a live auction item, please hold your bidder number up towards the auctioneer. If a group is bidding collectively on an item, please designate one person to place your combined bid.
All items must be paid for by the end of the evening. For your convenience we gladly accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.
Once you have checked out and paid for your items, you will be issued a receipt. You will then give your receipt to a runner who will bring you your items. If you need to leave early, You may call Heather at 678-637-1453 after 10:00 Sunday morning, March 16th, to find out if you have won an item and if so, you may pick it up at FSA in the gym on Sunday between 11:00 and 2:00.
May the bids be ever in your favor!