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29th Annual VCSU Scholarship Auction set for April 26

Mar 6, 2024

The 29th Annual VCSU Scholarship PresentsGet Groovy Vikings, April 26, 2024The 29th annual Valley City State University Scholarship Auction Presents: Get Groovy, Vikings on April 26, 2024 at the Valley City Eagles Club. This year’s theme will be 70’s. Auction tickets are $70 each, which includes admission, two drink tickets and a buffet dinner.

“The scholarship auction has become the event of the season for many. We have been very fortunate of donations we have received in the past and for our generous bidders the night of the event,” said Kim Hesch, assistant director for advancement. “Our scholarship auction has raised record-breaking proceeds in past years which in turn has helped the University grow enrollment.”

The social hour will begin at 5 p.m. The silent auction, available through the Handbid app, will start on Monday, April 22 at noon and will end on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. The app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play Store. After downloading, participants can follow the prompts to create an account, then choose “VCSU Scholarship Auction 2024” from the list. Users can monitor their winning and losing bids from the dashboard, receive notifications when they have been outbid, and checkout within the app at the end of the night. Participants do not need to be present to win.

As in past auctions, the evening will also feature the popular Mystery Wine Table along with a variety of raffle giveaways. 

The buffet dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with live auction to follow at 7 p.m. This is an opportunity to bid on great items while contributing to scholarships, offering some financial relief for future and current VCSU students.

Auction items are currently being solicited for the event. Anyone wishing to donate an item can contact the VCSU Foundation office. As the event approaches, a list of silent and live auction items will be made available on the VCSU Foundation website at; click on the “Auction” banner.

For more information regarding the VCSU Scholarship Auction, to purchase tickets or to donate an item, call the VCSU Foundation Office at 701-845-7203.