General Auction Rules

1. Values set forth on some items are estimates.  There is no warranty by Mullen High School for tax purposes or for general value.

2. Payment by the successful bidder may be made at the Cashiers Table with cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card. City and State tax will be charged on all taxable items at the Cashiers Table.  Taxable items do not include gift certificates, restaurants certificates, tickets, or services.

3. All LIVE and Silent auction gift items are to remain where displayed until payment is made.  Volunteers will assist you in obtaining your paid items.

4. Final bids are binding.  All sales are final.  There will be no exchanges or refunds on auction items except where specified.

5. In case of a dispute, Marie Adamson shall act as final authority and shall determine the winning bid.  Her decision will be final.

6. The purchaser must remove all auction items from the Hyatt Denver Hotel on February 10th, 2018.  If special arrangements need to be made, the buyer must contact Marie Adamson before 10:30 p.m. of the evening of Mardi Gras.

7. Unless otherwise stipulated, all gift certificates must be used by December 31, 2018.

8. Condominiums and Hotels – the use of all condominiums, mountain homes, hotels, and motels is subject to specific reservations.  Please make sure before you bid that the condominium you wish to purchase is available for the time you want to use it.  All sales of condominiums, mountain homes, hotels, and motels are final.  Please be considerate during your stay as many of the mountain homes belong to people in our Mullen community.

9. By bidding on an item, the bidder consents to all auction rules and waives any right to claim damages of whatever description against Mullen High 
School, the Mardi Gras Committee, anyone assisting with the auction, or the item donor.

10.  Items that are not picked up at the end of the evening, will incur a $10.00 convenience fee.  Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the catalog.  However, due to the complexity of the event and the hundreds of individuals involved, errors may occur and names omitted or misspelled. If we made a mistake, please forgive us and inform us of our error.

Live Auction Rules

1. Bidding for items in the LIVE Auction will begin following the presentations

2. Bids shall be placed on an item by raising your auction number, which will be given to you that night.

3. Acceptance of the high bid becomes a binding obligation.

4. If an item sells for more than fair market value, the difference is tax Cartels are a logical way to join with friends to share large ticket items such as parties, dinners, and vacations. You split the costs, double the fun, and Mullen High School benefits! 

Information on Tax Deductibility 

The IRS permits a charitable tax deduction for the amount paid in excess of the fair market value.  Donors should always rely on their own tax advisors.
Mullen High School and private donors of the auctioned items make no representations of any kind, either expressed or implied, regarding any property sold at the auction.  All auctioned items (either silent or LIVE) are sold on an “as is” basis. Neither Mullen High School nor the private donors assume any liability or any personal property damage suffered because of any usage of the purchase. No individual or entity is authorized on behalf of Mullen High School to make any warranty or representation regarding the use of any donated items.

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Marie Adamson
Assistant Director of
Special Events
303.761.1764, ext. 3332


Upcoming Events

Golf Tournament - Saturday, September 15th
 shotgun start -  Arrowhead Golf Club - This event raises funds for Mullen Athletics! Everyone welcome

Bocce Ball Tournament in support of Mullen's Mardi Gras Gala - Saturday, August 25th
The tournament is held right here at Mullen High School outside at Brother Bernard Kinneavy De La Salle Stadium. The event begins at 6:00pm and provides dinner and beverages in the spirit of Italy. Everyone can play Bocce or one of the other activities (wine toss and corn hole) or have fun watching. Adults only.
59th Annual Mardi Gras Gala
Saturday, March 2nd | 5:00pm
Dance to Denver's favorite live band Thumpin! 
onoring Frank Cawley as this years captain! 


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