Do you have extra fish that you would like to see get a great
home OR are you looking to purchase some new fish?? How about used equipment that is in good condition and
functioning properly - do you have some that you are interested in getting rid of OR would you like to purchase
some?? How about plants, ornaments, etc., etc., etc??
Well the DCAS Monthly Auction is the place to look. Each
month, many of the above items, and more, are auctioned off at our monthly meeting. Many folks have received
great deals on items they have purchased and there will be plenty more deals to come.
Any one may purchase items in our mothly auctions however,
ONLY members are allowed to register items to be auctioned off. The
ability to register auction items at the monthly auction is one of the privledges of membership.
Updated Monthly Auction Form Download
Monthly Auctions Rules
attending the monthly meeting may participate in the bidding or selling
of items (read below for additional non-member rules).
Delaware County Aquarium Society (DCAS) retains 25% of the highest bid
per item entered into the auction by DCAS members. Therefore, members
receive 75% of the highest bid. However, any item sold for one ($1)
dollar will be split by a half dollar ($0.50) to the club and the other
half dollar to the member.
is a 14 (fourteen) items limit for each membership/household. However,
no more than five (5) of the same species of plant, animal, hardware,
decoration, etc., may be entered by a single membership/household.
Anyone wishing to enter more than 5 (five) of the same item must have
approval from both the auction chairperson/designee and the President.
More than 5 (five) of the same items being offered will be sold at the
same price after auctioning one of the items. (NOTE: This approval of
offering more that 5 [five] of the same item will not be applied to all
circumstances; items will be limited to 5 [five] at the discretion of
any board of directors member.)
must fill out the auction sheets. All auction sheets must include the
sellers name, item number, a brief description of the item, and minimum
bid (if applicable). Each member will be provided with a set of numbers
to register their items. Blank auction sheets will be available and are
available on this website for download. Each item must be labeled with
the item number, a name of the plant/animal, and any minimum bid (if
Sellers may pre-register the auction items by emailing the list with
the above information to email@example.com by noon (12pm) the
day of the auction.
is the responsibility of the seller to make sure all of their items
have an item number and minimum bid (if applicable) will affixed to
them. Any item without a number will be considered a donation and all
proceeds from the sale of that item will go to the DCAS. Please, ensure
your label stays on your item.
- Bids are accepted in one dollar ($1) increments.
from the auction will be tallied only after the last item has been
offered for auction and at the conclusion of the auction. Proceeds will
be paid out to sellers in cash after all tallies are made. Your
signature on the sales sheet verifies that all of the information is
correct and you agree with all of the sale prices and the payout
of animals, plants, and aquarium related items will be accepted at the
discretion of any DCAS board of director. Items will be rejected at the
discretion of the Auction Chairperson/designee or the President. The
sale of prohibited/illegal animal, plants, or items will NOT be allowed
under any circumstance- NO exceptions will be made.
may enter items into the monthly auction. However, non-members will
retain 50% of the highest bid, with 50% retained to the DCAS.
Non-member items will be offer for auction after all members’ items
have been offer for auction at least once.
(This exception will be made to any non-member/household only once per year [excluding the annual auction]).
rule may be waived at the discretion of the Auction
Chairperson/designee and upon approval of the President (excluding rule
#8). Any request to waive a rule should be for special circumstances
only. Rules will not be waived for any individual/household for any
reason, under any circumstance in two consecutive meetings, members and
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