Terms and conditions

The 2023 Christmas Fundraiser Auction proceeds are dedicated to the Littlebirds program, specifically to support them in travelling to Calgary this spring for a music showcase, and to help support the purchase of charts, instruments and other necessities vital in the program’s operation.

  1. The Auction is conducted by the Edmonton Jazz Society (1973), the operator of the Yardbird Suite.
  2. The Auction begins on December 4, 2023, at 10:00 AM MST and ends on December 23, 2023, at noon MST.
  3. Eligible Entries
    a) To be eligible to participate in the Auction, you must be a Canadian resident, 18 years of age, or older.
    b) Bidding is accepted from registered bidders on the Auction web page only.  If you do not already have an account on YardbirdSuite.com, you may register for one here: (url link)
  4. By placing a bid, you are entering into an agreement to purchase the item at the bidding price. The highest bid will be deemed to be the winner. In the unlikely case of where an entry error has occurred, please contact us for the retraction of your bid.
  5. After making a bid, you will receive an email to confirm your bid which is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited or withdrawn.
  6. The winning bidder will be sent an email confirmation.  You may pay for your winning auction item by logging into your account on the website. Payment for your items purchased must be made in full by December 30th, 2023.  Secure online payment can be made by MasterCard or Visa.
  7. Once payment has been received, arrangements for the pickup of your auction item or the redemption of the gift certificate will be determined.
  8. The highest bidder as determined by the Edmonton Jazz Society shall be deemed the winning participant and must complete the purchase of the item by December 30th, 2023 (“the payment deadline”). If the participant submitting the highest bid does not pay for an auction item in full by the payment deadline, Edmonton Jazz Society may offer the next highest bidder the option to purchase the item.
  9. For any questions you may have on the Auction, please email todd@yardbirdsuite.com
  10. By participating in this Auction, you agree to be bound by these Auction Terms and Conditions.