FAQs

Note: This page will continuously be updated as we get closer to the 18th Annual Charity Sports Auction. If you have any questions that are not answered here, click the "Contact Us" button. Thank you for your patience!

 

 

Q: When is the auction?

A: The in-person auction will take place on December 10th, 2022 at 1:00 PM. The online portion of the auction will start on December 9th and extend through to December 11th on the Greater Giving platform.

 

Q: Where is the auction?

A: The auction will be on the backcourt of the JMA Wireless Dome during the Syracuse Men's Basketball game against Georgetown.

 

Q: Can anyone attend the auction?

A: Anyone with a ticket to the Men's Basketball game can attend the in-person auction. Any person logged into Greater Giving can bid on items online. 

 

Q: What types of items do you auction off?

A: Items in the auction typically include memorabilia from numerous sports - including some unique autographed items, restaurant gift certificates; electronics; tickets; hotel accommodations and so much more! 

Q: What is the bidding style?

A: The bidding style is a silent auction on the Greater Giving platform. There will be select items available for purchase during the in-person event.

Q: How much do auction items cost?

A: Items are valued from $25 and up. Bidding could start as low as $5. 

 

Q: What forms of payment are accepted?

A: Credit (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) or cash are accepted.

 

Q: Who is in charge of running the auction?

A: The Sport Management Club at Syracuse University. For more information about the Sport Management Club, click here. You can also visit our social media pages:

 

                            Twitter: @SU_SPM_Club

 

                            Instagram: @spm_auction

Q: To whom will the proceeds of the auction go?

A: This year’s beneficiary is Vera House. Click here for more information. 

 

Q: How much of the money raised goes to Vera House?

A: 100% of the profits raised at the 2022 Charity Sports Auction will go back to Vera House. 

 

Q: How much money has been raised in past auctions?

A: Over the past sixteen years, the auction has raised a total of $612,754 for charities across Central New York.

 

Q: How do I get involved?

A: Anyone can donate items, become a sponsor, or make a cash donation.

 

To donate an item or cash, please refer to the Donate tab on this website or contact:

Max Schobel - mpschobe@syr.edu

Alex Guo - aguo05@syr.edu

Megan Sheehan - msheehan@syr.edu

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Sales Committee

Alex Grossman - ahgrossm@syr.edu

 

         

Q: How can I donate an item?

A: Use the Donate tab for information on sending an item to us. Donations for this year's auction are always being accepted and are much appreciated. If you have questions about donating, please contact any of our auction chairs:

Max Schobel - mpschobe@syr.edu

Alex Guo - aguo05@syr.edu

Megan Sheehan - msheehan@syr.edu

 

Q: How can I send you an auction item? 

A: All auction items can be sent to:

Syracuse University - Dept. of Sport Management

ATTN: Alex Guo

402C MacNaughton Hall 

Syracuse, NY 13244

 

Q: How many items will be featured in the auction?

A: We receive and auction off over 300 items each year. 

 

Q: How do I get an item I acquired during the auction?

A: We will ship all items out within a few days of the auction’s conclusion.

 

If you have any other questions about this year's Charity Sports Auction, please reach out to one of our auction chairs: Max Schobel (mpschobe@syr.edu), Alex Guo (aguo05@syr.edu), or Megan Sheehan (msheehan@syr.edu).