Great TV Auction Dates and Time:
Thursday, June 1 - Sunday, June 4
Thursday, June 8 - Sunday, June 11
7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Please call 931-528-2034 the first night of auction to receive your Express Bid #
How to bid and get info about the Great TV Auction
Place Bids 931-528-2222 or Toll Free 844-355-5566
Get an Express Bid number 931-528-2034
Pick Up and Pay
Please make arrangements to pick up your winning item the NEXT DAY at The Cookeville Performing Arts Center
located at 10 E Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501
Items not picked up THE DAY AFTER THEY ARE SOLD during the Auction will go to the second highest bidder. Items can only be held for pick-up longer than one day if the buyer pre-pays with a credit card for those items.
Pick Up & Pay phone line 931-528-5019
The First Weekend times
Friday, June 2, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday, June 5, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Second Weekend times
Friday, June 19, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 11, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday, June 12, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Contact the Auction Coordinator at 931-528-2222 x.236 or Auction@wcte.org
Here's how to get involved!
Donate to the Great TV Auction!
WCTE’s Great TV Auction is an excellent way for businesses, organizations, corporations, and individuals to receive valuable on-air promotion to viewers across Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky and at the same time support quality public television.
- By donating to the auction you are showing your support to WCTE, your local public television station.
- Your business will be featured on live television and marketed to more than 1.4 million potential viewers via antenna and satellite.
- We accept certificates (for merchandise, dining, services, hotel and resort stays), new merchandise, collectibles, antiques and many more unique items. If you have an item that you think might be a good auction item, just give us a call.
- Donating may also qualify you for a tax deduction!
It’s easy to donate. Just download our Auction Donor form (385.4 KB) , or call or come by the office! If you have an item that needs to be picked up, please call in advance and we will have a staff member of volunteer from your area come by.
Item described on-air by auctioneer
Item shown and described on-air by auctioneer
Item shown and described on-air several times by auctioneer
Item receives 30-second, pre-produced spot that airs nightly(sold last night of auction)
Be a Great TV Auction Sponsor!
Sponsoring an area of the auction is great way for your business to support WCTE, while receiving valuable exposure to multiple viewers LIVE, on air each night! There are many sponsorship opportunities within the Great TV Auction.
Nightly Sponsor (graphic only)
Regular Board (nightly)
Nightly Heavenly Board
Firehouse Board (per weekend)
Phone Bank Sponsor
Pick Up & Pay Sponsor
For more information about becoming a sponsor for The Great TV Auction, Please Contact: Celeste Flatt-Bennett at 931.528.2222. ext.301
Be a Great TV Auction Volunteer!
Volunteers are vital to the success of the Great TV Auction. The auction is a great way to dedicate your time in a fun, friendly environment that helps support your local PBS station. We have many different volunteer areas available leading up to and during the auction. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact our Auction coordinator at 931.528.2222 ext. 236 or Auction@wcte.org. Or click here to sign up as a volunteer online!