Bidding Rules

  1. Bidding for Shack-a-thon will take place online at the
    Bidding Page

  2. This contract must be received in the Aggie Habitat for Humanity mailbox #86 in Koldus by 4pm February 28th.

  3. When Aggie Habitat receives this contract, filled out appropriately, we will contact the two people listed on this contract. Habitat will email the usernames and passwords to the website to these two contacts. You will be able to change the password.

  4. The bidding for DOUBLE shacks will begin Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 8:00am and end tentatively at 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 19th. The bidding for SINGLE shacks will begin Wednesday, March 19th, at 8:00 pm and will end tentatively at 5:00 pm on Friday, March, 21st. The official time for this activity will be the clock on the auction website. The minimum bid per group starts at $2500 for double shacks and $750 for single shacks.

  5. To bid, log into the website using the username and password sent to you through email. You will then be able to access the bidding page. Each organization bidding should have two accounts (one for each person). After that, you will be asked to verify your bid and choose to submit the bid or cancel it. Once you click submit bid, it is considered final.

  6. Up to two student groups will have the option to build on two adjacent lots (Double Shack!), provided that their bids are more than twice the average bid. If the group does not wish to build on two lots, they will give up their second lot to the first runner-up. All bids are final, regardless of the number of lots desired. The average bid will be posted on the website.

  7. When the bidding has finished on Friday, all winning groups will receive further instructions via email. Winning groups will be allowed to choose their lots based on ranking in the auction. This activity will take place at the mandatory meeting on Monday, April 7th, 2014.

  8. Winning groups must pay Habitat the amount they pledged on the website by Friday, April 4th at 4pm. Groups that did not win in the auction will not owe Habitat any money.

  9. Two student groups are allowed to share a bid. Both names of each group must be listed on this contract and one person from each group must sign this contract. This team will be listed on the website as a Org1/Org2.

Second Contract

  1. After winning a lot in the online auction, each group will be emailed construction and safety contracts, along with design guidelines. These guidelines have also been included in this packet, and will be available online. The organization contract must be returned to the Habitat mailbox by Friday April 4th.

  2. Winning groups must attend the mandatory meeting on Monday, April 7th. Each group must have at least two officers present at this meeting. This will be an instructional meeting about the rules, building and safety procedures.

  3. Each group will be responsible for funding, building, and cleaning up its own shack.