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Bring and Buy Auction

Bring and Buy (BnB) auction

We’re excited to be offering a Bring and Buy (BnB) auction at TCTC 2019. The auction will be held on Saturday, March 30th and will run from 12 pm – 6 pm.

The idea is simple. Instead of having an auctioneer managing the individual lots for sale, there is a dedicated space set aside with all the items for sale on display. Any attendee can check out the items and if they find something they would like to buy, simply pick it up and bring it up to the cashier to pay the appropriate listed price.

How does it work

We will only accept items starting on Saturday from 9:00 am until 11:30 am after which the auction begins at 12 pm and will continue to run until 6 pm. Each item will have its price change (at your discretion) at 2 pm and again at 4 pm. This allows potential buyers to choose to wait for a price drop and pick the game up at a lower amount if it’s still around for purchase. Again, you don’t have to alter the prices at the different time slots if you don’t want to. Example: Game item has been listed for 12 pm price of $40, 2 pm price of $35 and 4 pm price of $30.

How to Register

  1. Fill out an Auction Seller Registration form. The Registration form provides a full list of all your games for sale (and other pertinent info).
  2. Tag each of your games with an Item form. Item Sheets displays the price info for any potential buyers.
  3. You set the price that you want for each item (note all prices must be in whole dollar amounts – e.g. $10, $40, etc. NOT $10.50).

It is strongly recommended that you download the Seller Registration and Item Sheets and fill them out ahead of time. This will greatly help speed up the registration of your games.

 

Download Auction Item SheetsDownload Seller Registration Form

FAQ

Q: What fee does TCTC charge me for selling my game?

A: TCTC charges a flat rate of $2 per item, payable when entering your items into the auction.

Q: If I just want to show up to check out the auction, do I still have to pay the entry fee for TCTC?

A: Yes.

Q: How many items can I put up for auction?

A: At this time there is no limit.

Q. What items can be sold at the auction?

A: Any boardgame, RPG or related item. Related items would include CCGs, miniatures and terrain pieces.  Video games are allowed.

Q: What is the final time to enter items for the auction?

A: We will only accept items up to 11:30 am.

Q: Is the auction only on Saturday? 

A: Yes, there is no auction on Sunday.

Q: Can I enter multiple games as a single lot?

A: Yes.

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