Jan. 24, 2013
HOUSTON – The University of Houston Athletics Department announced Thursday plans to auction off 112 stadium signs salvaged from Robertson Stadium prior to its demolition. The online auction begins on Friday, Jan. 25 at 12 p.m. and will run through Monday, Feb. 4 at 12 p.m.
The auction will have 41 small stadium section signs, measuring 12 inches long and six inches tall and starting at $50 and 10 medium section signs, measuring 18 inches long and 10 inches tall and starting at $100.
An opening bid of $150 will be required for each of the 47 large reserved seating signage that measure 24 inches tall and range from 36 to 48 inches long.
Finally 14 oversized stadium signs, measuring 72 inches wide and 11.5 to 23 inches tall will start at $200.
Shipping for purchases, depending on size, begin at $10 and range upwards to $70 for the largest auction items. A pick-up option with a refund of shipping charges will be made available only for the large and extra large signs. Pick-up dates and times will be by appointment only - Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the University of Houston Athletics/Alumni Center.
All funds raised through the online auction will benefit University of Houston student-athletes. For more information please contact Cougar Pride at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-743-GoUH (4684).