Virtual Grand Auction 2021

Spring into Action, Bid to help a Kid!

Fri, May 07, 2021


Tue, May 11, 2021

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Terms and Conditions

Before the Auction

Items will be available to preview beginning Wednesday, May 5th at 7:47am. The link for computer bidding and code for Text2Bid will be emailed out as well as posted on the BGC of CV website prior to May 5th.

The Auction

The Auction opens at high noon on Friday, May 7th, 2021 and closes at 8pm Tuesday, May 11th, 2021. When the bidding window opens all Donors and Bidders must create an account providing their phone number and email information before being assigned a bidding number unique to their account. We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Check.

Bidders can register and bid on their mobile phone, enabling real time notifications (texts) regarding items they are actively bidding on. Bidders can also register and bid on other computer and tablet devices, but will not receive notifications; instead they will have to monitor their items manually. Bidders have the opportunity to purchase items without bidding, by selecting the guaranteed price. Auction winners will be notified by text and/or email after the auction closes at 8pm Tuesday, May 11th, 2021.

After the Auction

Once the auction closes the items will be awarded to the highest bidder, unless the item has been purchased for the guaranteed price prior. All minimum bids and buy now pricing are good while auction is open. Items sold after the auction closes must be purchased for the amount it was sold for during the auction or the FMV.

All items are sold as-is. All sales are final. There are no exchanges or refunds on items. However, Boys & Girls Club will refund the full purchase price if there is a failure of performance either on the part of the Boys & Girls Club or the Donor.

California state sales tax will be charged when appropriate. Buyer will be furnished an electronic receipt at the conclusion of the sale.

Certificates can be mailed within 10 days if the winner provides their mailing address to Otherwise, actual items must be picked up only at Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley’s Administrative office, 42600 Cook Street, Suite 120, Palm Desert, Monday - Friday from 10am-4pm, beginning, Thursday, May 13th, 2021.

Please read your certificate carefully as it contains important details and certain restrictions may apply. Certificates must be redeemed by the designated dates and in the manner requested by the donor. If certificates for services or experiences are not used by the specified date, they will be forfeited.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley neither warrants nor represents, and shall in no event be, responsible for the correctness of descriptions, authenticity, authorship or condition of the property described in travel packages.

Despite efforts to avoid the withdrawal of items from the sale after they are listed it may sometimes be necessary. Auctioneer and the Owner/Seller reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the sale. The Owner/Sellers of property sold through this Site reserve the right to reject any and all bids in their sole discretion.


For more information, please contact:

Bridget Kerr
Director of Special Events
(760)-836-1160   ext. 105