Auction Bidding Instructions
NEW! This year all auction bidding will be conducted using cell phone text messaging through a system operated by AuctionsByCellular.
How to Bid:
To place bids on auction items, follow the directions below after registering with the AuctionsByCellular staff in Red.
To see the current high bid on an item:
Press reply to your welcome text and type in the 3 digit auction item number.
EXAMPLE: “502” then press send.
To place a bid on an auction item:
Press reply to your welcome text and type in the 3 digit auction item number and the amount you would like to bid. No dollar sign ($) needed.
EXAMPLE: To bid $300 on item number 502 just type in “502 300” then press send.
To purchase an InstaBuy item:
Text the word “Buy” along with the item number you would like to purchase instantly
EXAMPLE: BUY 111
***CONTINUE USING THE SAME THREAD OF TEXT MESSAGES THROUGHOUT THE EVENT***
If you have a SMARTPHONE:
Just click on the link in your text message and it will take you to your personal bidding page. Click on an item you like and place your bid right there. You can also Donate directly and purchase the InstaBuys on the same personal bidding page.
If you have any questions please find and ABC staff member in RED!