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Purple Tie: Bid in Our Pre-event Online Auction!

Becca Wood | September 7, 2021 | 718 views

We are excited to kick off the first part of Purple Tie 2021 with an online auction running Wednesday, Sept. 8, from noon through Friday, Sept. 17, at noon. 

Though we still plan on having our in-person event on Nov. 12 with silent and live auction components, we know that you are already eager to start bidding on and using many of our items this fall! Please see a few highlights below and click on the link to view all items that are included in the online auction.

Thank you for your support of all of our wonderful parent booster clubs!

Purple Tie September Online Auction: Bid on priceless Darlington packages and college football tickets!

Dates: Sept. 8 at noon - Sept. 17 at noon.

Click here to preview the items, set up your account, and get ready to bid when the auction opens! Each package has a Buy it Now option. 

Here is a peek at a few packages that you don't want to miss!

Pre-K-5th Grade Coupon Books: 
Each teacher, from pre-K through fifth grade, has put together a coupon book of perks that are unique to their grade. From Tiger Days to pajama parties, extra recess, and ice cream parties, your kids will love taking advantage of all these coupon books have to offer! THESE WILL SELL FAST! 

Pre-K-5th & Middle School Advisory Tiger Day Hero:
The winner of these packages will be the casually dressed hero for their grade or advisory! Each package includes Five Tiger Days to redeem for their grade or advisory during the school year! 

Premiere Parking in Trippeer: 
Bid on one of the three premier parking spaces in the Trippeer lot, allowing your favorite student to avoid the hike from the Huffman Center. For sleepyheads, weather averse, or a student you want to spoil a bit, this is the ultimate privilege for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Dining Hall Lunch Champion:
Be a lunchtime champion! If you love watching "Chopped" and have always wanted to plan a menu with a bit of flair, this package is for you! One student from 3rd-8th grade will work with the Flik Director of Food Services Bret Clark and Executive Chef Kenneth Pressey on planning lunch for three Fridays during the school year (fall, winter and spring). 

Tiger Cheerleader Experience: 2 packages offered this year!
The Tiger Cheerleader Fan Experience enables the winner to serve as an Honorary Varsity Tiger Cheerleader on Friday, Sept. 17. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the winner will join the cheerleaders for a pre-game dinner, cheer during the TIGER run-thru on the field at the beginning of the game, and cheer on the sidelines until the end of the first quarter. New this year, the winner will be able to join the cheerleaders at one practice on either Sept. 14 or Sept. 15!

College Football Tickets:

(4) UGA vs. Arkansas football tickets Oct. 2

(4) Club-level tickets and parking pass-UGA vs. Charleston Southern on Nov. 20

(4) Club-level tickets to Georgia Tech vs. UGA on Nov. 27

Reverse Raffle Tickets:
Click here to purchase. Each raffle ticket is $100 and will buy you a 1 in 300 chance to win $10,000! The drawing will be held on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, and you do not have to be present to win.

If you would like to join the Purple Tie Committee, donate an auction item/experience, or have any questions simply send an email to purpletie@darlingtonschool.org.