Welcome to “Woo Bid Sooie,” the 2014 Journalism Days auction at the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas. Auction proceeds raised here will support the journalism Student Travel Fund.
The Student Travel Fund benefits graduate and undergraduate students who want to attend professional organization conferences, for training and for other journalism-related opportunities. A committee of faculty considers the travel requests.
We have items ranging from home cooked meals to autographs from the Razorback coaching staff.
To bid, look at the listings on the right with short descriptions of each item. Each description is a link to details about the items and a place where you can make your bid.
ENTER YOUR BID by posting a comment below.
- Scroll down to the “Leave a Reply” boxes.
- You will see earlier bids posted there unless you are the first to bid.
- The bid at the top should be the highest bid so far.
- Click on the gray Comment box
- Write your full name and email address and your bid amount in the “Comment” box. Please include your “real” name, not just the one that might show up on your email address. If you prefer not to leave your email address there, you MUST send it right away to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Click on Post Comment.
IF YOU ARE THE HIGHEST BIDDER: If you are the highest bidder at noon CDT on March 31, 2014, you will be contacted by one of the students on the J-Days auction team to arrange payment.
PAYMENT: You must pay online with a credit card. If you are the highest bidder, you will be emailed a link you can use to pay with credit card. Credit card transactions will be processed through the University of Arkansas Ecommerce System.
If you are the highest bidder, the auction managers will send you an email to put you in contact with the item provider. The conditions of the item are included in each listing, so you will know the details of what you are bidding on. Payments should be made by April 7. Items may be collected or will be delivered when payment is received.
CONTACT: Thanks for supporting the J-Days “Woo Bid Sooie” Auction. If you have any questions, contact Katherine Shurlds, class instructor, at email@example.com, or call Marti Thomas at 479-575-3602.
All proceeds received through this auction are for the purchase of a product or service and are not tax-deductible charitable gifts.