The WXXI AUCTION has reopened, and items now start only at a $1.00. But, don't delay, because it all ends on Saturday, May 5th at Midnight! So, Bid High and Bid Often for your chance to win a great deal in the WXXI Closeout Auction.
WXXI’s Annual Auction, helps to ensure that WXXI can continue to bring quality programs and services so many depend on in the Greater Rochester community. This includes PBS programming, National Public Radio (NPR), locally produced documentaries and programs, Ed.Video Online, outreach initiatives and more.
If you need to pick up your merchandise that you won on the auction (identified by an (M) in front of the item number) you can do so on the following days: 5/2 from 1pm-6:30pm, 5/8 from 1pm-6:30pm, and 5/10 from 1pm-6:30pm. Merchandise can be picked up at WXXI Studios, located at 280 State Street. Please note, if you have won a Sentry Safe, please bring someone to help you. If none of these days work, you can make an appointment by calling 585-258-0357.
If you have previously registered for an account (from last year's auction) you do not need to re-register. All you need to do is enter your previous year's user name and password. If you forgot this information, Click Here and your username and password will be emailed to you.
NEW YORK STATE SALES TAX CHARGE
Your credit card, will be charged 8.0% NY State sales tax due to NYS Law. This only applies to merchandise that is housed in our warehouse and will need to be picked up at the WXXI Studios. Sales tax will not be charged for all gift cards, certificates, and the merchandise the auction buyer will need to be picked up at the donor's site. Also, if you live out of state, tax will not be charged on your merchandise. All Merchandise has an (M) in front of the item number, whereas certificates that will be mailed to you have a (C). If you have any questions, please call 585-258-0357
WILL MY ITEMS BE MAILED OR DO I NEED TO COME PICK IT UP?
All Merchandise has an (M) in the item number, whereas certificates that will be mailed to you have a (C). If you have any questions, please call 585-258-0357
WXXI will gladly ship your items for you if you live out of the area or are unable to pick them up. Your credit card will be charged for the actual shipping cost and a small packing/handling fee. Please call 585-258-0357 if you have any questions. Please Note: If you are the high bidder of a Sentry Safe and live out of the area, you are responsible for arranging shipping.
All bidders who overbid on merchandise valued at $25.00 or more will receive a $5 gift certificate from the Ravioli Shop, and a certificate for a free brick of delicious cheddar cheese from Cabot Creamery.
Register Now and Enter to Win Some Great Items!
Register for a Bidder's Account and you will automatically be registered to win some amazing WXXI gifts including an HD Radio, a PBS Kids Club Membership (including exclusive tickets to see Mr. Steve on 6/10), a Magno Wooden Radio, an Eton Emergency Radio, and a Rick Steves Travel Package. If you have previously registered for an account (from last year's auction) you do not need to re-register. All you will need to do is login and you will be automatically entered into the drawing (No purchase, donation or payment of any kind is necessary to be entered into the drawing.)