Nerdy Questions

How many people can fit at a table?

A maximum of 10 people can sit at one table.  If choosing your table mates, please select one family name for your table and be sure to have all table mates use that one selected family name when making their reservation. Please do not have more than 10 people use the same Table Name. Please note, you do NOT need to fill an entire table. Your group reservation can seat as few as 2 people and up to 10 people.


What are the Brilliant, Radiant, Princess and Emerald  level ticket options on the online registration?

These options are Sponsorship opportunities that come with tickets to the event as well as advertising in the program and at the event. For descriptions of each sponsorship level , please visit the sponsors page.


What about parking?



Should I really get there at 5:30?

Yes!  If you check-in before 6:00 pm you will receive a welcome drink. This will also give you ample time to participate in the silent auction.  Please arrive on time!


What’s included in my ticket price?

An unforgettable evening at Mission Bay Hilton, promising to be entertaining from start to finish. You’ll be welcomed with a cocktail at arrival and tray passed hors d’oeuvres, then enjoy a browsing and bidding on the amazing items in the silent auction! Next, A delicious three course, sit down dinner will begin at 7:30pm with the exciting Live Auction to follow. After the auction, get ready to really turn up the volume as you’ll dance the night away to great music! There will be other amazing surprises throughout the evening – you won’t want to miss out! 


Does this contribute towards my PSA Commitment?

Yes, 25% of your ticket price and 50% of anything you spend at the auction will go towards your PSA Commitment.


Can I invite my non-Madeleine friends or family?

Absolutely!!  Everyone is welcome! Friends, Colleagues, Grandparents. The more the merrier. It will be a fun night filled with something for just about everyone. The best part? 25% of their ticket price and 50% of all of their auction purchases goes towards YOUR PSA commitment! Just remember, space is limited so encourage your guests to buy their tickets early and reference your SOM Family name and number.


Will the auction items online be available to bid on at the event?

No, the online auction items will be available to bid on prior to the event. These items are only available online so please get these items within the timeframe of our online auction. 


What if I want to bid on multiple items during the silent auction but can not get to all of them?

We will be bringing back  the mobile bidding app available on smart phones. You will be able to mingle with friends while bidding via your phone. You will receive an alert if you have been outbid. This will make check-out a lot easier too!