Eagle Auctions


All 135 Eagles from around the province will migrate to the Westin Bayshore while only 30 of them will be auctioned live at the The Great Eagle Gala & Auction. 

Bids for any Eagle in the Province can be made by attending the live auction, registering with an absentee bid, arranging to be on the telephone for the live auction or bidding at the internet auction.

The Auctions will be held by Maynards Fine Art & Antiques and GoBid.ca

Eagles for both the Live & Internet Auctions will be posted on the website shortly.

 The Great Eagle Gala & Auction


Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
Westin Bayshore Ballroom

Cocktails & Eagle Viewing     4:45pm
Dinner & Auction                 5:45pm

Tickets           $175 each
Table (10)    $1,750 each
(taxable receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket)

Business Attire

Contact Connie at   604.873.1865  604.873.1865    604.873.1865  604.873.1865 or csilas@lionsbc for tickets

Click here to see the listing of Eagles for the Live and On-Line Auctions

Ticket Order Form 
Absentee Bid/Telephone Bid Form 

Hotel Accomodations

Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
(604) 682-3377
$155 p/night single/double occupancy
contact the hotel directly and request the Eagles in the City rate

Internet Auction


The balance of the Eagles will be sold online at www.gobid.ca

The online Eagles are now posted and open for bidding at www.gobid.ca

In order to bid, you must create a bidder account with www.gobid.ca, once your account is created you will use your bidder name and password to submit your bid.

The bidding will start closing on April 8th, 2010 between 9am and 9pm, until April 12th, 2010 where we will close one eagle every 1/2 hour until they are done

Auction Terms & Conditions

The BC Lions Society (‘seller’) advises buyers to read the Terms and Conditions of Sale. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by these terms, as amended by any oral announcements at the live auction or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (purchaser), and the seller of the Eagle.


Condition of Sale

Each Eagle is sold “AS IS”, per our Terms and Conditions of Sale. All Eagles should be viewed personally by the prospective buyers or their agents to evaluate the condition of the property offered for sale. Buyers are reminded that the Eagles have been on display and have been transported throughout the Eagles In The City exhibition, and may exhibit signs of wear.


Live Bidding

Bidding for the live auction at the Westin Bayshore on April 6th, 2010, is by ticket # which is located on the back of your Gala ticket and also by absentee and telephone bidding. Bidding opens at the discretion of the auctioneer and will go up in increments as determined by the Auctioneer. Starting bids for all Eagles will be no less than $2,000 Cdn.


Absentee Bidding

If you are unable to attend the auction, you may submit an absentee bid form. The seller and Maynards will exercise written order bids received in person or by fax only until 12:00 noon, April 6th, 2010. Only those bids of $2,000 or more will be accepted for the auction. For absentee bidding please contact Connie Silas at BC Lions Society at Tel: 604.873.1865 or e-mail: csilas@lionsbc.ca.


Telephone Bidding

If you wish to make a bid by telephone during the live auction, you must make prior arrangements no later than 12:00 noon, April 6th, 2010 by contacting Connie Silas at BC Lions Society at Tel: 604.873.1865 or e-mail: csilas@lionsbc.ca.



Payment of cash, credit card or personal cheque at the live auction is accepted.

Payment for absentee or telephone bids must be by pre-approved credit card.

Cheques should be made payable to the BC Lions Society.

Payment by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express have the following conditions; if you pay by credit card, your card will be charged on the day of the sale, April 6th, 2010.   All charges are subject to acceptance by the seller and by Visa, Master Card and/or American Express as the case may be. In case the charge is not approved, you will nevertheless be liable to the seller for all sums incurred by you.


Pick-up and Delivery of Eagles

If you are the successful bidder at the live auction, you will have 3 days in which to pick up your Eagle from Bandstra in Richmond at no cost to you. After 3 days, there will be storage charges of $5 per day for the first 7 days and $10 per day from then on. You may also make arrangements to have your Eagle delivered locally or shipped anywhere in the world (and packaged if necessary) to you at your expense. Purchaser will be responsible for all storage costs incurred after 3 days from the live auction. Purchaser will also be responsible for all costs associated with delivery or packaging. Bandstra Transportation is located at 135-9920 River Dr, Richmond, BC Tel: 604.273.5111 Fax: 604.273.8534 Email: john@bandstra.com



Artists’ Rights

The Purchaser is acquiring an original piece of artwork and is bound by laws dealing with ‘moral rights of authors’ and copyrights in respect to original artwork. In addition, Purchasers agree, acknowledge and understand that they do not own the rights to reproduce the Eagle sculpture or the artwork on the Eagle.


General Conditions

Any property may be withdrawn by Maynards or the seller at any time before the actual sale without any liability thereof.  Maynards and the seller reserve the right to reject a bid from any bidder. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have sole and final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer and resell the article in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the seller’s sale records shall be conclusive in all aspects.


I hereby authorize Maynards to purchase on my behalf the above Eagle(s) at prices not exceeding my bids and as much below them as possible. I agree to the ‘Terms & Conditions of Sale’. Maynards assumes no responsibility for failure to execute these bids for any reason whatsoever. All absentee bids must be made no later than noon the day of the sale. In the event that two or more bids of the same value should be received by Maynards, the earliest bid will be considered first.


You may fax in your Absentee Bid Form until 12 noon, Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 to Fax: 604.669.2000


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