The 2017 19th annual Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland Online Auction will be live from Monday, November 6th at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, November 17th at 8:59 p.m.  At the close of the Auction on November 17th the winning bidders will be notified, and an invoice will be sent via email for them to make a payment for all of the items that they have won.  Some items will ship free, although some exceptions may apply for larger items (see terms and conditions below for shipping information).

General Auction Procedures:

Bidding will start at up to 50% of the fair market value of an item as determined by the donor organization.  To place a bid you must enter a bid that is at least equal to the minimum bid or higher.  Each item has its own minimum raise amount which is clearly listed for each item on the section of the page where bids are placed.  When bidding closes on November 17th at 8:59 pm. EST the highest bidder at this time will win the item.  You will also have an opportunity to choose a buy it now option on each item while the auction is live.  If you choose a buy it now option you will automatically become the winning bidder at the price listed.

Payment: Shortly after the close of the auction on November 17th  at 8:59 pm. EST all winning bidders will receive an invoice for the total of all of their winning bids.    You will be obligated to pay the amount on your invoice within two weeks of receipt of the invoice .   Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland reserves the right award any auction item to the second highest bidder if the payment deadline is not met.  Acceptable forms of payment include cash, check, money order, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.  The Deadline for payment is Friday, December 1st , 2017 at 11:59 pm.

No information for a credit card payment made online is stored or retained by Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland.

You must be 18 years or older to register, and bid.  Some items are age restricted, and for those items an in person pick up and ID verification by a JA staff member will be required  to verify that you are of age to purchase those items.  All age restricted items are marked in the restrictions section for that item.  When registering you must provide accurate information that will allow Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland staff to contact you.  This information will not be shared with any other company, and is used by Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland only.

By registering you agree to all of the above statements, and the terms and conditions listed below:

Terms & Conditions for Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland's Online Auction 2017

Thank you for participating in Junior Achievements Online Auction supporting Youth Education.  This auction is being held by Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland in contract with Maestrosoft for the purpose of web hosting.  With the exception of the items donated directly by Junior Achievement, and labeled as such, all of the items listed for auction have been donated by third party companies.  Upon the completion of the Auction the winning bidder will receive the auction item that they have won.  At this point Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland is no longer held responsible for the use and redemption of all auction items.  All gift certificates and gift cards are to be redeemed as directed and the original donors of these certificates, gift cards, and other auction items are responsible for their redemption.

Some of the auction items will be delivered electronically, or you may be required to directly contact the company or person that has donated the item.  Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland will help to connect the bidder with the correct contact to redeem the auction item, but once the contact information has been shared Junior Achievement will no longer be held liable for the receipt of this Auction item.

As we are a non-profit organization, and we are attempting to raise as much money as we can for our educational programs we reserve the right to require winning bidders of auction items that require shipping of a physical item to pick up these items directly from Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland’s office in downtown Cleveland, within a reasonable travel distance.  1422 Euclid Ave #952, Cleveland, OH 44115.  At the discretion of Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland we will be willing to drop of donations at a mutual agreed upon location within a reasonable driving distance from our office within a time frame that is agreeable with regular business activities.  For all items that require physical shipping, or delivery of an item Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland reserves the right to require the winning bidder to pay a portion or all of the shipping charges and costs associated with the delivery of, or shipping of the item.  Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland is not responsible or liable for the conditions of any items being shipped or delivered.

Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland reserves the right to reject the winning bidder of an auction items based on their legal capacity to purchase an Auction item.  Some auction items legally require the winner of the item to be of a certain age, and Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland reserves the right to verify the legal ability of the winning bidder to purchase these items by any reasonable means required to verify the identity of a bidder.  All auction items that require this verification must be picked up in person at Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland’s office or picked up directly from a staff member of Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland by the winning bidder only. 

Junior Achievement is not responsible or liable in any way for the use of any auction items.  Every auction item that has an expiration date must be redeemed within the required time frame.  Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland is not responsible for forfeited items that are not redeemed within the required time frame.  Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland is also not responsible for the redemption of any item before the expiration date listed on that item. 

Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland reserves the right to pull any auction item from the Online Auction prior to the close of the Auction for any reason.  Thank you for your support, and assistance in creating a fair and fun Online Auction to support youth education programs in Greater Cleveland. 

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