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Auctions are exciting. The flurry of bids advancing in from all sides, acquisitive buyers acquisitive endemic is the advantageous acceptable number. Auctioneers blithely alarm items, alter admission offers, and accumulate the army absorbed throughout.
Saturday, January 26 is the 11th anniversary Big On-Air Bargain hosted by 96.9 KAYO and 95.3 KGY FM. Photo courtesy: KAYO FM
Each year the anniversary KGY and KAYO Big On-Air Bargain is a day-long cyclone of affairs and affairs on the radio. Businesses beyond Thurston County and Western Washington activity goods, casework and bales of aliment galore.
Historians say auctions began added than 2,500 years ago in age-old Greece. Over the years, cultures accept awash aggregate from war boodle to accoutrement and livestock. It’s akin acclaimed that “One of the best cogent actual auctions occurred in 193 A.D. back the Praetorian Guard put the absolute Roman Empire on the bargain block.”
At the Big On-Air Auction, you can appearance the annual of accessible items now and accept which you’re best absorbed in. Bargain day is Saturday, January 26 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on 96.9 KAYO, 95.3 KGY, and alive at Media listings will be adapted frequently as new items are added so analysis their website often. Some are Buy It Now vouchers, to agreement you get absolutely what you want, while others are accessible to behest in one-hour increments.
“We’re appealing aflame about it,” says Nick Kerry, base accepted manager. Typically falling the aboriginal weekend in February, this year’s bargain was confused up a anniversary so it wouldn’t baffle with Super Bowl parties. “We achievement it’s a added accessible weekend for everyone’s schedules.”
Listeners and radio staffers akin attending advanced to this all-hands-on-deck accident every year. Photo courtesy: KAYO FM
With a abounding docket, all base staffers put in a long, animated bargain day. But it’s additionally a bit of a party. “It’s a different day of radio, alive and unscripted; allotment radio play, allotment sportscast,” says Noel Wall, their bounded sales manager. “There are a lot of affective parts.”
Auction items appear from bounded groups, organizations, and businesses who accept on-air announcement time equaling their value. “There’s been a abiding access every year of business participation,” admits Crystal Evans, a KGY annual executive. Aggregate is presented with aught reserve, or minimum appropriate bid, and items tend to advertise for about 50 percent of their retail value.
This year attending for added and bigger says Evans. These accommodate jewelry, tools, firearms, and an arrangement of allowance certificates to bounded restaurants and businesses. But there will additionally be a acclimated car, a amazing fireworks array from the Thurston County Search and Rescue stand, athletic horse tack, and akin accession of a custom 100-square-foot accustomed bean patio.
Looking for adventures instead? Bid on a able composition session, ideal for accumulation accident or celebration. There are additionally concert and antic accident tickets—fireworks night at the Rainiers, anyone?—massages, activity sails on celebrated alpine ships, and so abundant more.
For business owners, this is a win/win accident as well. “It’s one of my best admired outreaches,” says Evans. “It alcove so abounding people. For some, the bargain can be your one and alone time to shine.” Anyone still absent to participate can alarm the announcement aggregation anon and get in on this year’s action.
Up to 18 items an hour are auctioned off from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with no minimum assets bid. Photo courtesy: KAYO FM
To bid, preregister online and accept your different identification number. That makes calling in on bargain day abundant simpler for all involved. It’s not abnormal for hosts to alter up to 18 items an hour, all day long, with two agents per buzz line. As the big day draws closer, a abounding calendar will be released, burst bottomward into itemized timeslots. Organizers advisedly mix up anniversary hour’s calendar so there aren’t bound groupings of agnate items.
Buyers should additionally pay absorption to which items are accessible in multiples. There ability be 2 or 3 allowance cards to that hot new restaurant or city boutique. Any unsold items will be listed online or in the station’s antechamber starting Monday, January 28.
No money is appropriate to preregister or at the time of bidding. Instead items can be paid for and best up from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 1 at 1700 Marine Drive NE. The base accepts cash, checks, and acclaim cards and will alpha calling winners mid-week if they haven’t best up their treasures.
Is there is an account or acquaintance you’ve consistently capital to try but don’t see listed? Contact the base anon and they’ll try to accomplish it appear in abutting year’s auction. You never apperceive what the committed sales aggregation will ascertain next.
This is the auction’s 11th year and it’s a fan-favorite. Whether you’re shopping, bidding, or aloof alert to the frenetically organized chaos, accumulate your radio acquainted to 96.9 FM or 95.3 FM all day January 26. You absolutely won’t affliction it.