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FAQs

Note: This page will continuously be updated as we get closer to the 19th 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 auction date is TBD and will be announced shortly after the 2023-2024 Syracuse Men's basketball schedule is announced.

 

Q: Where is the auction?

A: The auction will be both on the backcourt of the JMA Wireless Dome and online.

 

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 Tillie's Touch. Click here for more information. 

 

Q: How much of the money raised goes to Tillie's Touch?

A: 100% of the profits raised at the 2023 Charity Sports Auction will go back to Tillie's Touch. 

 

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

A: Over the past 18 years, the auction has raised a total of $665,429 for charities across the Central New York region.

 

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:

Alex Grossman - ahgrossm@syr.edu

Zach Roth - zhroth@syr.edu

Jacob Geisinger - jageisin@syr.edu

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Brody Pontarelli - bnpontar@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:

Livia McQuade, Donations Committee Chair - lcmcquad@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: Zach Roth

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: Alex Grossman - ahgrossm@syr.eduZach Roth - zhroth@syr.edu, or Jacob Geisinger - jageisin@syr.edu

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