You will be the envy of all your friends. The one and only Red Sox Second baseman Dustin Pedroia will personally record a voicemail for your phone answering message or cell phone. Recording will be made at Fenway Park based upon Mr. Pedroia's availability. This package also includes four 2014 Yankees Infield Grandstand tickets at date determined by Red Sox Foundation. Meet and Greet for up to 4 people with Dustin. One autographed item per person. Limit 4 people.
- Donated by: Dustin and Kelli Pedroia
Red Sox Manager John Farrell and hitting coach Torey Lovullo will provide a 45 minute hitting lesson for up to two children between the ages of 7 and 18 years of age at Fenway Park prior to a Red Sox game. Package includes 4 infield grandstands to a regular season Red Sox game in 2014. Date to be determined by Mr. Farrell's and Mr. Lovullo's availability.
- Donated by: John and Sue Farrell and Torey and Kristen Lovullo
You and three guests will receive a private tour of the Red Sox clubhouse from Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster. Known for his sense of humor, Ryan will provide an entertaining tour for you and your guests. This package also includes four infield grandstands to a Red Sox game regular season game in 2014. Excludes Yankees and inter-league. Date to be determined by Mr. Dempster's availability.
- Donated by: Ryan Dempster
Your child will receive a 30 minute personal pitching lesson with Red Sox Pitcher Clay Buchholz prior to a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia will catch for your son or daugther. Lesson is for one child between the ages of 7 years and 18 years old Package includes one autograph and a picture with Clay and Jarrod. 6 people can watch. Date will be determined by Mr. Buchholz's and Mr. Saltalamacchia's availability.
- Donated by: Lindsay and Clay Buchholz and Jarrod and Ashley Saltalamacchia
Be part of NASCAR's largest premier racing teams -- Roush Fenway Racing. This is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the crew! This package includes 2 pit and garage passes for the Sept 20 22, 2013 NASCAR race weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Includes VIP access to one of the Roush Fenway Racing's teams, authentic crew shirts and lunch with the team prior to the race. Guests will view the race like the pit crew does in their working environment. Winner and guest must be 18 years of age.
- Donated by: Roush Fenway Racing
If ever there was a moment for High Five this season, Koji Uehara is your man. Join Red Sox closer Koji Uehara for a pitching and high five lesson for you and three guests at Fenway Park prior to a Red Sox home game. Includes four infield grandstands and one autograph and picture per person. Date to be determined by Mr. Uehara's availability.
- Donated by: Koji and Miho Uehara
You and three guests will have a great day at Fenway when you meet Red Sox DH David Ortiz before batting practice prior to a Red Sox home game. Includes four infield grandstands to the game plus a Red Sox jersey autographed by David Ortiz. Date to be determined by Mr. Ortiz's availability. Excludes Yankees and inter-league games.
- Donated by: David Ortiz
Learn Spanish through Baseball! Felix Doubront will teach Spanish to you and three guests in a suite at Fenway Park prior to a Red Sox game. This package includes four monster seats to a Red Sox vs. Yankees game in 2014. Date to be determined by Mr. Doubront's availability.
- Donated by: Felix and Kimberly Doubront
The Best Birthday Ever! Have your child's birthday party at Fenway Park in suite on a non-game day. Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava will be your special guest along with the 2004 & 2007 World Series trophies. This packages includes a total of 10 children (between the ages of 7 and 13) and two adults, pizza and soft drinks, birthday cake, a tour of Fenway Park, 45 minute appearance with Mr. Nava and a goodie bag for all guests. One autograph and one picture per guest. Date to be determined by Mr. Nava's availability for the 2013-14 season.
- Donated by: Daniel and Rachel Nava
Have the unique opportunity to spend a few hours with NESN Red Sox reporter Jenny Dell as she prepares to cover a Red Sox home game. Auction winner will shadow Jenny as she goes through her pre-game responsibilities, including sitting with her as she covers John Farrell's daily press briefing; attending the NESN production meeting where he/she will meet Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy; tagging along for any pre-game player interviews; and watching as Jenny does her live news hits for the pre-game show. There will be no clubhouse access for the winner. The prize package also includes four infield grandstand tickets to the game. Date of the "Reporter for a Day" package will be a mutually agreed upon regular-season home game, excluding Yankees games. (Ages 10-21 years of age)
- Donated by Jenny Dell and NESN
Be reborn: Have the most amazing massage of your life! A 90- Minute massage by the Red Sox Players Massage Therapist Russell Nua at Fenway Park. This package also includes 4 infield grandstand seats to Toronto Blue Jays vs. Red Sox game on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at Fenway Park. The massage will be based on Mr. Nua's availability in the 2013-14 regular season.
- Donated by Russell and Georgia Nua & Red Sox Foundation
Ever dream of fielding from Fenway's famous Green Monster? Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes will provide a 30 minute fielding lesson from the Green Monster. This package is for one child between the ages of 7 to 18 years of age. Includes 4 Green Monster tickets to a Red Sox home game. Date to be determined by Mr. Gomes' availability during the 2013-14 regular season.
- Donated by Jonny and Kristi Gomes
Enjoy set visit on the hit TV show GLEE. Meet and greet with the co-creator/executive producer Brad Falchuk and autographs from the cast! Does not include airfare and hotel accommodations in Los Angeles. Date to be determined upon the availability of production schedule for the 2013-2014 season. Donated by Brad Falchuk
OFFICIAL RULES FOR AUCTION: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Red Sox Foundation, which shall be binding and final as to all matters related to the Auction.
Online Auction Close Date/Time for the auction as listed: ENDS NOON (EST) on Saturday, August 31st. At that time, the top three valid ONLINE bidders for each auction item will be contacted by the Red Sox Foundation via email and if possible, by phone and offered an opportunity to participate in the final LIVE portion of the auction at Picnic in the Park on Sunday, September 1. The LIVE portion of the auction will take place during the Picnic at the Park at Fenway Park between approximately 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Before each item comes up for bid, the Red Sox Foundation will attempt to call the three top online finalists so each of the 3 top bidders has the option to place final proxy bids through a Red Sox Foundation staff member via phone as part of the live auction. The highest valid bidder during the live auction portion -- whether the highest bid was placed online or live at the Picnic or via phone by an eligible online bidder -- will be declared the winner. The winner of each auction item will not be declared until the live auction is complete and payment is processed. The Red Sox Foundation will make its best efforts to reach the top 3 bidders, but is not responsible if the Foundation cannot reach bidders before the live portion of the auction begins. As with all auction items in the Red Sox Foundation auction, online bidders for each auction item are responsible for checking their email and voicemail messages and making arrangements with the Red Sox Foundation to participate in the LIVE portion of the auction if they are eligible and offered the opportunity to do so.
OFFICIAL RULES FOR ALL OTHER AUCTIONS: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Red Sox Foundation, which shall be binding and final as to all matters related to the Auction.
Online Auction Close Date/Time for the auction items listed above: At NOON (EST) on Saturday, August 31 at NOON, we will close the online portion of the auction. At that time, the top three ONLINE bidders for each item will be contacted by phone and email by the Red Sox Foundation and offered an opportunity to participate in the final LIVE portion of the auction on Sunday, August 5. Online bidders are responsible for checking their email and voicemail messages and making arrangements to participate in the LIVE portion of the auction if they are eligible and offered the opportunity to do so.
The LIVE portion of the auction will take place during the Picnic at the Park at Fenway Park between approximately 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. As each item comes up for live bidding, the Red Sox Foundation will call the three top online finalists for each item and allow them to bid via phone as part of the live auction.
There is only one item offered for each of the prizes listed. The highest valid bidder during the live auction portion -- whether the highest bid was placed online or live at the Picnic or via phone by an eligible online bidder -- will be declared the winner. The winner of each auction item will not be declared until the live auction is complete and payment is processed.
TO QUALIFY FOR THE LIVE ROUND OF THE AUCTION, AN ONLINE BIDDER MUST BE ONE OF THE TOP 3 ONLINE BIDDERS. If an item fails to raise the minimum reserve required to win the item, no sale will take place and the Red Sox Foundation will auction the item at another date.
Eligible winners are responsible for any taxes due and all shipping costs required.
Auction items may be subject to additional restrictions on redemption, including but not limited to age of persons who may redeem a Red Sox player experience, dates of redemption pending players' availability, or the availability of facilities required or game tickets. Additional restrictions will be posted on-line and in paper copy at the live auction.
The Red Sox Foundation decision of which bid is the winner will be final. Credit Cards will be charged immediately following the auction of each item, and bidders declare through process of bidding that their bid is legitimate and will be paid in full by the bidder on Sunday September 1 between 6 and 8:30 p.m. Payment must be made in full before winner is declared. If the highest bid is not paid within 24 hours, the Red Sox Foundation has the right, at its sole discretion to declare the next highest bidder as the winner of the item. Credit card charges issued to eligible winners are final and non-refundable.
The Red Sox Foundation and its affiliates, officers and employees shall not be responsible or liable for any bids or payments that are missed, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, not fully captured, or garbled as a result of any failure or problem whatsoever with the availability, functionality, operability or use of any network, server, ISP, website, Internet connection, computer, telephone, cable or satellite modem or connection, hand held mobile device or any other computer equipment or connection, regardless of the cause of such problem, including any failure to connect by telephone for the live auction.
ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER: Bidders in each stage of the auction MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER or else have the permission of a parent or guardian to place a bid. Bids may NOT be placed by anyone under the age of 18, regardless of location or method of bidding, and any bid determined to be placed by a person under age 18 without the permission of a parent or guardian shall be declared invalid.
If you have questions about Picinic in the Park or one of the charitable auction items, you can also call 617-226-6440 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. These items are to benefit the Red Sox Foundation's charitable initiatives for at risk children including the Red Sox Scholars program, so much of your bid may be tax deductible.