Auction Rules & Regulations

Silent Auction

OPENS AT 6:00 PM
CLOSES AT 11:00 PM

  1. All items in the silent auction are numbered and have bid sheets that must not be removed. Persons wishing to bid may do so by writing their name, table number, telephone number, and the amount of the bid on the bid sheet.
  2. In order to constitute a valid bid, increases must equal or exceed the minimum increment stated on each item's bid form.
  3. Some items are subject to a minimum or reserve bid.
  4. The highest bedder will be awarded the purchase. In the case of dispute an auction official's decision is final.
  5. Each item is sold "as is" and such sale is without recourse. Visual references may not accurately depict the prize items. There are no exchanges or refunds on items or services. Purchases are bound by their restrictions specified by the provider.
  6. Payment may be made by cash, debit, personal cheque, VISA, MasterCard, or AMEX and must be paid in full at the event.
  7. The silent auction will be open for bidding at 6:00 p.m. and will close at 11:00 p.m. The closing bid circled or highlighted by an auction official constitutes the winning bid. All decisions are final. Cashier is located upstairs.
  8. All items must be claimed at time of purchase.

Live Auction

BEGINS AT 9:00 PM

  1. Live Auction will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m.
  2. Payment may be made by cash, debit, personal cheque, VISA, MasterCard, or AMEX and must be paid in full at the event.
  3. All items must be claimed upon payment.
  4. All items must be accepted as awarded. Values where stated are approximate retail values. No cash value or substitutions for any of these items.
  5. Trips offered are valid only on dates as indicated. The Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation is not reponsible for airline, hotel, or event changes or cancellations, however caused.
  6. Auctioneer decisions are final