Oregon Experience Auction

2017 Live Auction

(2018 items coming soon!)

The Civil War

You and three friends + the Civil War + Reser’s Corporate Skybox at Autzen Stadium = once in a lifetime! Travel in style by limo, party in style at the Reser’s Fine Foods tailgate, and cheer in style from the best seats in the house! This year’s Civil War game takes place Saturday, November 25, 2017.

Value: Priceless
Thank you Reser’s Fine Foods

Gerry Frank’s New York, New York!

Experience the “Big Apple” in style! You and a guest will receive two (2) round trip airline tickets on Alaska Airlines,  and a two-night stay at the fabulous New York Hilton Hotel. You’ll see the city lights during a 3-hour tour of New York City in a chauffeured limousine and enjoy a gourmet dinner for two at the Manhattan classic upper eastside restaurant, The Simone. To top off this magnificent trip, you’ll receive a $100 gift card to Zabar’s, New York’s #1 gourmet emporium specializing in smoked fish, caviar, coffee, cheese, kitchen goods and more, a $250 gift card to Macy’s, and a copy of Gerry Frank’s latest 20th edition book, Where to Find It, Buy It, Eat It in New York (2018-2019).

Value: Priceless
Thank you Gerry Frank

Sing-A-Long with Thomas Lauderdale

The one and only Thomas Lauderdale, impresario of Pink Martini, invites you to join him at his historic downtown Portland loft and home for a sing-a-long on November 19, 2017.  Enjoy wine, snacks and singing as Oregon’s musical ambassador to the world plays the piano and leads the fun at the coolest party in town!

Value: Priceless
*Multi-Sale Package
Thank you Thomas Lauderdale

7-Night Vacation in Mexico!

Rest, dine and unwind while experiencing the sun and surf of Mexico. Your destination awaits, as you choose either Mazatlan or Puerto Vallarta for an adventure of a lifetime. Trip includes two (2) round trip airline tickets and seven (7) nights in a one bedroom condo. Whether snorkeling in tranquil blue waters or reading a book while the waves of the Pacific break at your feet, this trip is sure to leave you asking to stay just one more day.

Value: Priceless
Thank you JW World Resources

Gold Medal Raffle: La Jolla by the Sea

Enter for a chance to win La Jolla by the Sea! You and a guest will enjoy two (2) round trip airline tickets and a three night stay in the Club Level at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla in beautiful San Diego, CA. This luxury hotel blends the charm of a European village with the panache of Southern California.

Value: $3,000
Thank you to Kevin Morgan JMA Ventures

Raffle tickets $50 each


Silent Auction

This year’s Silent Auction bidding will be done via your smart phone or tablet. You will receive a text message if we have your cell phone number when bidding opens. To bid, register your smart phone:


If we have your cell phone number, the week before the Auction you will receive a Welcome! text message. To begin bidding, simply click the link in the text and follow the prompts. To verify we have your cell phone number, please contact us: aholt@soor.org or 503-248-0600 x113.


When you provide your cell phone number at Guest Registration the night of the event, you will receive an immediate text message. Follow the link in the text message to begin bidding! If you don’t have a smart phone or don’t care to use it, you may still bid on these packages. Please locate the mobile bidding station near the Silent Auction, or ask a Governors’ Gold Awards volunteer. They can help or bid for you.   Preview of this year’s Silent Auction items coming soon!