Fundraiser Event

Silent Auction Registration

Feb 16th 2023 @ La Oveja Surfhouse

Auction Starts at 6pm

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Bidder Registration

Auction Rules

Right to Change Items

Items may be added or withdrawn, without notice.

All sales final

All sales are final, there are no exchanges, and all items are sold “as is.”

No refunds

No refunds after purchase. Guests are responsible for item(s) once they’re claimed.

Limits may apply

Gift cards or certificates are subject to availability and “black-out” dates.

All vouchers expire within a year, making them valid until February 16th 2024 if not clarified on the voucher otherwise.

Vouchers are one time use, and therefore can not be redeemed more than once.

Once the voucher is redeemed the agreement is between the purchaser and the provider of the item or service. The Clean Wave is not responsible for any changes made between the purchaser and provider. 


Bidding Process Rules

How long the auction is in effect

This auction will open at 6 pm, Thursday, February 16th @ Oveja, Tamarindo. The auction will complete when all final bids are accepted and the winners are announced, and the auction items are paid for completing the sale. Approximately by 9:30 p.m. on February 16th.

When final bids must be made

Food passports bidding will be closed, Dog Training Certificate, White Lotus Yoga Class: 7:45 p.m.

The Clean Wave Surfboard Art, Surf Kits, BA Divers Boat Trip: 8:00 p.m.

Adventure Passports (not including the Boat Trip), Art: 8:15 p.m.

Zero Waste, Wellness Passport, Spirits: 8:30 p.m.

Apparel: 8:45 p.m.

How minimum bid requirements work

Minimum bids must be at the minimum amount listed or higher. The bidder understands that they must qualify if there are any limitations (age or usage restrictions), and must be able to pay the amount they bid at the end of the auction on the same evening. 

What minimum bid increments are in place

Minimum Bid Increments are in increments. For example: If the minimum bid on an item is $10, the next possible bid is $15, then $20, and so on.

Increments by Category of Auction Items:

Food Passports: $10

Adventure Passports: $25

Wellness Passport: $10

Paintings: $50

Apparel: $10

Dog Training: $25


Whether or not bids may be altered or withdrawn

Open bidding will take place until the item category is officially closed. At that time the top bidder who is able to perform on their bid will be announced as the winner. Bidders may withdraw their bid at any time. Once the bid has been closed no further changes can be made to the bids. This includes if the primary winner cannot perform on the purchase, the next bidder on the list will be awarded the item.

Legal Restriction Rules

Each bidder assumes all risks and hazards related to the silent auction and items.

Age restrictions may apply (on items such as liquor, gift cards to wine bars, or overnight trips).

A valid ID will be necessary to purchase items with age restrictions.

The Clean Wave is not responsible for the delivery of service or item after the event. Each provider is directly responsible to the purchaser for the items or services offered.

Closing Bids

No additional bids may be placed once the auction is declared closed.

No additional bids may be placed once the auction is declared closed.

No additional bids may be placed once the auction is declared closed.

Checkout Procedures

Facturas Electronica available upon request (Cédula, Full Name, Email, Address) 

Banco Nacional Dollars
Cuenta Banco Nacional: 100-02-145-601084-3
Cuenta Cliente: 15114510026010844
Cuenta IBAN: CR14015114510026010844

Banco Nacional Colones 
Cuenta Banco Nacional: 100-01-145-000878-7
Cuenta Cliente: 15114510010008785
Cuenta IBAN: CR50015114510010008785

Payments can be made in cash, or via PayPal to info@thecleanwave.org

Winners must pick up their items in the checkout area by showing their payment confirmation.

Winners must pick up all items the night of the auction, unless special arrangements are made.

If any item is left unclaimed, it will become property of the organization and may be resold.

We believe Tamarindo can be a Zero Waste Community. We focus on building an energized and connected community that comes together to make meaningful impacts.

We invite you to be part of the community and join us. See more about our Community Compost and Beach Clean Up. Together we can create clean healthy environments.