Georgia Southwestern State University Gold Force Gala

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Georgia Southwestern State University Gold Force Gala

We hope you will join us for the GOLD FORCE GALA on Saturday, January 21, 2023. This black tie gala will be an amazing evening of fellowship, music, recognition, dancing and more! Sponsorships and tables are now available for purchase at with all proceeds supporting student scholarships.
  •   Jan 15 @ 6:00pm EST (Start)
  •   Jan 21 @ 9:30pm EST (End)
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Will you be the highest bidder?

If so, you will win some great items while helping raise money for student scholarships. Look for more details to come. Items will be on display at the Gold Force Gala!

A Partial List of the Gold Force Gala Auction Items

  • Taxidermy: Whitetail Deer or Waterfowl Mount
  • Pair of VIP Tickets to the 2023 Hot Glass Craft Beer Festival
  • Framed Original Painting: South Georgia Church by Dina Deeson of St. Simons Island
  • RayBan Sunglasses
  • Pit Boss Pellet Smoker & Pit Boss Cookbook
  • One Night's Stay at Plains Inn
  • Bottle of Blanton's Bourbon ("S")
  • Large Blue Vase from Minick's Interiors
  • David Lanier: Quail Print (Signed & Numbered) and Signed Book-Original Artwork by Madison Hernandez
  • North Face Jacket (with GSW Logo)
  • Pair of Tickets to the Women's Wine & Chocolate Walk
  • Smoky Mountain Getaway
  • Golf Foursomes (with Cart) at Doublegate Country Club
  • Men's Watch: Invicta Pro Diver Quartz Blue Dial 2-Tone
  • Gift Basket from Thirteenth Colony Distillery
  • Original Painting by Mandy Vick Roach
  • Mary Kay TimeWise Miracle Set
  • 7" Tennis Bracelet (10Ct Round Cut CZ)-
  • Tamara Childs Collection: Set of 4 Decorative Glass Cubes
  • Framed artwork by Carolyn Stephens
  • VIP Tasting Certificate for 4 to Richland Rum (Richland or Brunswick locations)
  • Pair of Passes to the 2023 Roundball Roundup
  • Golf Outings in Houston County
  • Handmade Cutting Board (with GSW Logo)
  • Dainty Heart Angel Diamond Necklace
  • Horne Pecans Gift Basket
  • Perry Brothers Collection
  • 1 Ct Oval Shape Aquamarine 18" necklace & earrings set in 18K Gold
  • Various Gifts Cards and MORE!

Auction will launch prior to Gold Force Gala and will be online for your convenience.

GSW Gold Force Gala


Thank you for supporting Georgia Southwestern State University


Auction Dates: Bidding Ends, Saturday, January 21st. 


The closing time of each lot is subject to Wiregrass Auction Group’s internet bidding platforms auto-extend feature.  When time remaining to bid on an item falls below one minute, a new bid being placed on that item will result in the bidding clock being reset to one minute.  Auto-extend bidding will continue on an item by item basis until such time as no further bids are received.


To simplify the bidding process, we encourage bidders to download the Wiregrass Auction Group mobile bidding App, available in the iTunes App Store or on Google Play.


Items will be available for inspection during the fundraising event 


General Auction Terms:


This is an online only auction, by registering to bid on the internet you acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of this auction and that you expressly agree to abide by all terms and conditions contained herein.


All auction items sell “as is, where is” with no guarantees or warranties either expressed or implied.  Descriptions of the auction items are believed to be correct and accurate and are provided in good faith but are matters of opinion and not guaranteed by LWL nor Wiregrass Auction Group.  Bidders must rely solely on their own judgment as to condition, grade, authenticity and accuracy of descriptions prior to placing a bid.  By placing a bid, purchasers acknowledge and agree to all terms of the auction and agree not to retract their bid.  Bidders that cannot satisfy the terms of the auction should not bid.  All auction purchases are considered to have been verified by the purchaser as to condition, grade and authenticity prior to the purchaser placing their winning bid.

If YOU are certified as the Winning Bidder on a Lot by the Auctioneer, YOU will be contractually obligated to pay the Contract Price for that Lot (including the Hammer Price and the Buyer’s Premium); however, title and ownership of the Lot will not pass from the Seller to YOU until payment is made and clears. If YOU fail to pay for your purchase(s) after the Auction, YOU will be deemed to have abandoned any interest in the Lot(s), and the Lot(s) may be re‐sold at a subsequent auction. The Auctioneer and/or Seller may, at any time, commence a lawsuit against you for the Contract Price of the Lot(s) (including the Hammer Price and/or the Buyer’s Premium). Additionally, YOU will be liable for any shortfall or deficiency on the re‐sale of the Lot(s), plus the costs incurred in connection with re‐selling the Lot(s). Under no circumstances will you be entitled to any surplus from the re‐sale of any Lot(s).

Wiregrass Auction Group reserves the right to charge the purchasers credit card on file an amount up to the full purchase price plus storage fees for items not paid for and pickup up in a timely manner.


Pickup of Auction Purchases:


NO pickup will be allowed without a PAID IN FULL invoice.  Payment can be made Online through the Wiregrass Auction Group App, or onsite at time of pickup. 


Any bidders who are not in attendance, should make arrangements with the nonprofit as soon as possible to arrange pick-up and/or payment

It is the responsibility of the purchaser to pack and remove all items from the auction site.  

Please be mindful that checkout following the auction is often the most stressful time of the auction process. Wiregrass Auction Group personnel will be onsite to facilitate a smooth and orderly pickup. We ask that all purchasers be respectful and realize that the safety and security of your auction purchases is of upmost importance.

Any item not picked up in a timely manner, may be subject to additional storage fees per item. For any pick-up concerns please contact the nonprofit organization.

General Auction Terms:


Wiregrass Auction Group reserves the right to remove or cancel the bids and / or the bidding rights and privileges of any bidder at any time that is deemed to have taken actions no to be in the best interest of the seller.


Wiregrass Auction Group reserves the right to add or remove items from the auction prior to the close of bidding; split or combine lots; add minimum bids or reserve prices. 


Wiregrass Auction Group also reserves the right to cancel, suspend, extend or reschedule an individual item and or the entire auction event or to make changes to the auction closing times, inspection times, or removal times.

Technology Disruptions:

Auctioneer will not be responsible for technology disruptions, errors, or failures (including disruptions to bidding or the failure to execute, recognize, or record online bids), whether caused by (i) loss of connectivity, breakdown, disruption, or failure of the Online Auction Platform, (ii) breakdown, disruption, or failure of a Bidder's internet connection, computer, or system, or (iii) otherwise. Auctioneer may, but will not be required to, continue, suspend, delay, extend, reschedule, or close the Auction because of disruptions caused by technology failures, even after bidding has commenced.

Failures by Online Auction Platform Provider and its Affiliates or Contractors:

Auctioneer may use an Online Auction Platform Provider to facilitate the Auction. Under no circumstances will Auctioneer be liable for any failure of the Online Auction Platform Provider to perform all or any of its obligations, or for the failure of any affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, or contractors of the Online Auction Platform Provider to perform their obligations.



As detailed in Rule 55-10-.01 (3) of the Georgia Auctioneers Commission:  Any auction sale is, without requirement of announcement at any time, presumed to be with reserve unless the property are in explicit terms put up at absolute auction.  According to Rule 55-10-.01 (4)(b) Wiregrass Auction Group and our sellers hereby give notice that bids may be made by the seller, or upon the seller’s behalf, at any auction with reserve.


Limitation on Liability:


YOU hereby irrevocably waive any claim for speculative or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, claims for lost profits, loss of opportunity and loss of goodwill.


Indemnity and Hold Harmless:


YOU hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Wiregrass Auction Group, Inc. and its employees, agents and subcontractors for any and all claims, expenses and damages, including without limitation all attorney’s fees and legal costs, arising out of or pertaining to any claim, lawsuit or dispute relating to or concerning any auction, purchase or sale of goods as described herein.