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Join the ASAA for the Inaugural Online Holiday Meat Auction & Apparel Sale
November 7 - 10, 2020
Auction opens on November 7 at 12:00 p.m. CST and closes at 8:00 p.m. CST on November 17. Make sure to register for the online auction today! In the wake of COVID-19 students need your support more now than ever. Your impact makes a difference by contributing scholarship dollars to support our animal and food sciences students and future industry leaders.
More auction and apparel items coming soon, check back later to view additional items that will be added and more information about the Scholarship Auction!
If you are not a Lifetime Member we encourage you to join. Members will receive an ASAA quarterzip, window decal and copy of The Brand Newsletter. The ASAA has nearly 700 Lifetime Members and welcomes you to be a part of this elite group of alumni! Memberships may be purchased under the items section.
The Animal Science Alumni Association is a non-profit organization focused on promoting the profession of animal science. This is accomplished by providing scholarship and judging team support, encouraging student enrollment in animal science, improving awareness of educations opportunities and organizing events and activities for alumni. To learn more about the ASAA visit our website at www.osuanscialumni.com.
How to Participate in our Online Scholarship Auction
Bid in the Online Silent Auction
Items are available for viewing now and auction items are LIVE for BIDDING starting November 7, at 12 p.m. CST.
The auction will CLOSE on November 10, at 8 p.m. CST.
Browse and set your auto-bids and make sure to register today so you do not miss out on your favorite items!
See an item you want to bid on but can't stay next to your phone or computer? Let the system bid for you!
To have the GiveSmart smart system automatically bid for you to a designated amount, please select the AUTO tab when viewing the item and enter the highest amount you are willing to bid. The system will bid for you incrementally up until your designated amount only if someone bids against you.
Contact Megan Smith at [email protected] or 405-747-1977 for help with setting up an auto bid.
Support the ASAA and animal science students outside of bidding during the auction.
You can purchase or donate to instant items
- ASAA Lifetime Memberships
- Six Purebred Teaching Center Endowments
- Undergraduate Research Scholars Fund
- Fund a Need to make a general donation to support animal science students
- If you are the lucky winner of an auction item, purchased an ASAA Lifetime Membership or donated to an endowment fund, you can securely checkout. Click the PAY tab to pay your balance at any time. A text with the link to pay will also be sent to all users with a balance on file at the end of the auction.
- Any unpaid balances will be charged on Friday, November 13 at 12:00 p.m. Email [email protected] to arrange an alternate form of payment before that time.
- Winners will be contacted for item delivery
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I participate in the auction?
Register online! Click the 'REGISTER NOW' button on the auction homepage and fill out your bidder information. Create a password, check the boxes for terms and conditions and text messages (you will want be notified about items you bid on), and then just click 'Create my GiveSmart account'!
Or, if you already have a GiveSmart account, simply click to register and log into your existing account.
Do I have to use a phone to bid or can I participate using my computer?
You can participate in the auction from a computer, tablet or phone, it's up to you! After you sign in to your GiveSmart account, click "items" to view the auction and start bidding.
Click the item you'd like to bid on, then enter your bid in the open text field (make sure it is higher than the current minimum amount) and click "Bid". If you have opted in to receive text messages, you will receive a text if you are outbid.
Can I view items before deciding if I want to bid?
Yes! Items are currently available to view in preview mode. Bidding will begin at 12:00 p.m. CST on Sunday, November 7 and close at 8:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, November 10. Click "items" at the top of this page and preview our fabulous auction items.
Will you need my credit card information?
Yes, a credit card number will be required to bid.
I'm not very tech-savvy, will I have a hard time participating?
We don't think so! The bidding platform is very user-friendly and will walk you through the entire process. If you need help, though, please contact Megan Smith at [email protected]. Also, you may consider an auto-bid which GiveSmart will bid for you up to the highest amount you designate.
If I win, how will I get my items?
If you win an item in the auction, we will contact you to determine how you will receive your item(s). ur goal will be to have arrangements for meat sales to be delivered before Thanksgiving and apparel items in time for Christmas. The ASAA will reach out to you to determine shipping instructions and details. If you have a question, please contact Megan Bryant at [email protected].