Live Plant Auction Rules

Official Plant Madness INSTAGRAM LIVE Auction Rules

@plantmadness at 2pm EST Every Sunday

Thank you for joining our Live Auction. Please read these rules thoroughly before placing a bid on one of our featured items. 

AUCTION RULES

  1. Bid Increments. 

    1. Bids must be placed in $5.00 increments. For Auctions that start at over $500, increments will be in $10

  2. Safety Bids

    1. The highest bidder can place a second bid as a “safe bid” to protect the item they are winning. If no one else bids, the highest bidders will buy the item at the previous highest bid. If there is more than one bid, and it beats the former highest bidders original bid, original auction rules will apply.

  3. Community involvement

    1. Comment “Done” on the end of the auction. This helps us keep track of the final bids.

    2. Designated moderator has final say in auction disputes.

  4. Invoicing must be paid within 24 hrs of issuing. Invoices paid before 10 am EST Tuesday are eligible for same week shipping.

    1. Shipping days are monday-tuesday for most plant orders. If fedex 2-day or Overnight is selected, we can ship your order on wednesday. It’s imperative your invoice is fulfilled as soon as possible to avoid delays.

    2. Failure to pay for your order by Wednesday 12 pm ESt (noon) may result in the cancelation of your order, and a ban from all future Plantmadness auctions.

INVOICING

Once the auction has concluded, double check your zip code for cold weather. Anything below 45F is risky shipping temperatures. This helps make invoicing go quicker so we can get your plants to you as soon as possible.

Invoicing is done through our website (www.plantmadness.com), you will receive a link for an invoice within 24 hrs (often sooner depending on auction length) to your IG account inbox. Please use a valid email and double check your spam folders. you will receive tracking details to your email once 

If your area is experiencing 45F or lower, consider getting one of our winter package & Insurance ($5.99) that includes a: heat pack, and insulated foil wrapping.

SHIPPING

  • Fedex 2-day 20$

  • Fedex overnight 35$

For orders with 2+ plants, your order will be subjected to a custom shipping invoice.

RULES FOR PLANT AUCTION SWEEPSTAKES

Sweepstakes are chosen out of the present members of the Instagram live plant auction. To enter, please click this link. We will announce the winner in the livestream. (free to enter - 1 entry per participant). You must be present at the time your name is called to receive your prize. Winners will be announced during our livestream, Sunday at 2pm EST.

  • If left unclaimed, a 10 second countdown will occur until a runner up is announced.

  • We will keep cycling through “runner ups” until the prize is claimed or 10 minutes have elapsed.

  • You can only win one prize, per auction. 

  • failure to provide a shipping address through the link provided within 24 hours, will result in a "forfeit" of your prize.

(VOID WHERE PROHIBITED)

(WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM)

Instagram does not sponsor, endorse, or associated with these sweepstakes in any way.

Thank you and see you at the auction! 

Live the Madness!