CLAN FARQUHARSON 2020 VIRTUAL GATHERING

VIRTUAL COLOUR PARTY

MONDAY 11th AUGUST - SUNDAY 23rd AUGUST 5PM (BST)

BID TO BE SELECTED FOR THE CHIEF'S VIRTUAL COLOUR PARTY

STEP 1 : READ TERMS & CONDITIONS

 
  • Background information regarding this Auction can be found on the page of this website dedicated to the Virtual Colour Party.

  • All proceeds will go towards "Raising the Standard," the fundraising appeal for the restoration of Braemar Castle.

  • The Auction is open exclusively to active Members of our affiliated Clan Farquharson societies.

  • Bidding opens Monday 10th AUGUST 2020 and closes Sunday 23rd August 5pm BST

  • Only the Top 9 Bids will be successful, the highest bidder winning the title of the Chief's 2020 Bannerperson.

  • The 8 subsequent highest bids will qualify to form the Chief's 2020 Virtual Colour Party.

  • This is a Silent Auction whereby the Bidder pledges their Starting Bid and their Maximum Bid, an Alias providing anonymity. 

  • Bids will be submitted and applied in increments of £10. 

    • Example:

      • Bidder A submits a Starting Bid of £30 and a Maximum Bid of £50​

      • Bidder B submits a Starting Bid of £20 and a Maximum Bid of £100

      • Bidder B's Bid will automatically rise to £60 and only increase if a Bidder C bids at £60 or above.

  • Bidders are required to provide an Alias (their personal identities will not be revealed during the Bidding process).

  • The Identity of each winning Bidder will be revealed during the Banquet on Saturday, along with the total monies raised.

  • Only one Alias is permitted per Bidder, but there is no limit to the number of times a Bidder can submit a new bid.

  • All renewed bids must be superior to the Bidder's previous Bid.

  • Once submitted, the amount pledged will be considered due if within the highest 9 bids and must be honoured.

  • No Cancellations or Refunds will be possible for monies pledged.

  • Unsuccessful Bids (ie. inferior to the top 9 Bids) will not be due for payment.

  • The status of Lowest and Highest Qualifying Bids will be displayed on the Virtual Colour Party page once Bidding commences.

  • The Bidding Status will be updated regularly during UK working hours. but may incur a slight delay following submission.
  • Pledges must be honoured and payment will be due within 1 month of notification to winners by email.

  • All initial Bid Submissions must be accompanied by a full-length photo of the Bidder in Highland Dress, emailed separately.

  • Bidders may submit the photograph of a friend or family member with their consent to participate within these parameters.

  • The photos provided by the top 9 Bidders will be "Photoshopped" together to form the Chief's 2020 Virtual Colour Party.

  • Each of the top 9 Bidders will receive a digital copy of the final image for their own personal use by the end of August 2020.

  • All Photos and Aliases submitted must be suitable for public display and for all ages groups.

  • The competition is organised and managed by Clan Farquharson UK.

  • Clan Farquharson UK reserves the right to reject any Bid, Alias or Photo that contravenes these Terms and Conditions.

  • All participants accept that the decision of the Committee of Clan Farquharson UK will be final.

STEP 2 : COMPLETE ENTRY FORM

VIRTUAL COLOUR PARTY ENTRY FORM
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Upload Photo
Max File Size 15MB

Photo must be full length and ideally taken in full daylight. The subject (male or female) must be facing the camera and wearing smart day kilt or similar.

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Your personal identity

will not be revealed during the bidding process, whereas your alias will be displayed

if among the

top 9 bidders.

STEP 3 : FOLLOW BIDDING STATUS

  • Return to Virtual Colour Party page to view the Bidding Status as it evolves.

  • We wish you every success with your Bid.

  • Should you not be among the final Top 9 Bidders, your Bid will not be due, however we do hope you may consider donating directly by Clicking on the Donate Button below.

THANK YOU & GOOD LUCK!

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CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF OF OFFICIAL APPEAL DOCUMENT

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MEET & GREET

SUNDAY

9TH AUGUST

Move through to the Virtual Lounge or Beer Garden to catch up with other Members and Guests.

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VIRTUAL QUIZ

THURSDAY

13TH AUGUST

Enter your Team or Household here to take part in this Quiz against the clock.

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WHISKY-TASTING

FRIDAY

14TH AUGUST

Book your place  to attend this live, online tasting from within the comfort of your own home.

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CLAN BANQUET

SATURDAY

15TH AUGUST

Our Finale to the Virtual Gathering and the only paying event.

You cook, you socialise,

we entertain + Raffle.

ABOUT US >

Clan Farquharson UK is a Non-Profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers with the aim of promoting Scottish Clan Heritage, Traditions and Culture and especially those of Clan Farquharson, one of Scotland's most prominent Clans. With over 200 family names with ancestral links to Clan Farquharson, there exists a diaspora of over 5 Million people worldwide with connections to the Clan. In addition to Clan Farquharson UK, there are affiliated Societies in numerous overseas territories including USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. All Clan Farquharson Societies are membership based, operate independently yet collaborate openly in the interests of preserving the clan's heritage and inspiring an ever-increasing audience.

CONTACT >

CLAN FARQUHARSON UK

W: www.clanfarquharson.com

E: gathering@clanfarquharson.com

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