2020 IBAS Charity e-Auction

Get your cheque book ready: The 2020 IBAS Charity e-Auction is here! Browse and place your bid on a wide selection of unique items — all of which have been sourced exclusively from Saskatchewan vendors to support local businesses and craftspeople. 100% of the winning bids will go directly to STARS air ambulance as part of our annual charity campaign. Winning bidders will be invoiced the week of November 2 (we can invoice you individually or a business).

Bidding window: Opens at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 1 and closes at 12 noon on Friday, October 30.

Bidding eligibility: You must be directly involved in the insurance industry to bid (broker, carrier employee, adjuster, supplier to the industry, etc.).

Bidding support: You will need an IBAS website account to place a bid. If you do not have one, you may quickly create an auction guest account during the bidding process. If you have questions or require support, please contact IBAS Manager of Community Engagement Kyle Halvorson at (306) 525-4076 or by e-mailing kyle.halvorson@ibas.ca. The first name and last initial of the high bidder will appear automatically alongside the item's current high bid. You will receive an e-mail notification if you are out-bid.

Original, Commissioned Painting by Cristian Barreno

Sponsored by Wawanesa Insurance

Regina-based visual artist Cristian Barreno was specially commissioned to produce this amazing piece of Saskatchewan-inspired original artwork. The colourful canvas measures 30" W x 40" H.

Current Bid: $1250.00 (Stephen H.)

Custom-Designed, Handmade Jewellery Set by Rachel Mielke

Sponsored by (temporarily redacted to meet provincial election restrictions)

Handmade by Hillberg & Berk Founder Rachel Mielke, this one-of-a-kind necklace features the rare stone, Super Seven, found only in a specific region of Brazil. Comes with matching bracelet and 'Bipper-inspired' fuchsia sparkle ball set.

Current Bid: $750.00 (Craig C.)

The Great Family Staycation

Sponsored by Intact Insurance

Grab the family and experience the best Regina has to offer! This package is designed for a weekend getaway, and includes gift cards to The Atlas Hotel, SkyPark, Escape Club, Zippity Zoom Toys, Dandy's Ice Cream, and more!

Current Bid: $725.00 (Tara L.)

In-Home Dinner for 8 with ‘The Prairie Bearded Chef’

Sponsored by Midwest Claims Services

The winning bidder will have season six MasterChef Canada finalist Josh Miller travel on-site anywhere in the province to cook up a three-course dinner for eight guests with your choice of paired wine, beer, or cider.

Current Bid: $2100.00 (David R.)

Stay & Play Golf Package for 4

Sponsored by Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance

This package includes a one-night stay at the The James Hotel — Saskatoon's most luxurious hotel, green fees and carts to both Dakota Dunes Golf Links and The Legends Golf Course, and a $200 gift certificate to Cathedral Social Hall.

Current Bid: $1300.00 (David R.)

On-Site Wine Tasting for 8 with Doug Reichel

Sponsored by Lydale Construction

Wine expert Doug Reichel will travel to your home or office anywhere in the province to serve up six unique, high-quality wines from his international portfolio. Includes a five-course 'mini-meal' and a full bottle of each wine sampled.

Current Bid: $1200.00 (Joan K.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Décor Package

Sponsored by Aviva Canada

This package consists of two equally beautiful decorative pieces, crafted by Indigenous Saskatchewan artists: A painted, hand-carved deer antler by Darren Pratt and a 15" buffalo hide drum from Norman Ross of Black Sage Woodworks.

Current Bid: $400.00 (Dan B.)

Handcrafted Serving Set & Cutting Board

Sponsored by My Mutual Insurance

Crafted by Greg Lobb of Mosquito Woodwork in Air Ronge, this set consists of a solid walnut charcuterie board with hand-painted burnt orange pottery serving dish, and matching plaid-patterned cutting board.

Current Bid: $150.00 (Donna L.)

Winter Escape for 2 to the Historic Reesor Ranch

Sponsored by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

Curated by award-winning travel writer Ashlyn George, this excursion to the picturesque Cypress Hills includes a two-night stay in the cozy Cowboy's Cabin, DIY meals, a two-hour quad-track ATV snow adventure, and much more!

Current Bid: $1000.00 (Tracy A.)

Framed Saskatchewan Roughriders Autograph Set

Sponsored by Frank Cowan Company

This two-piece set features autographs from Grey Cup winning receivers Hugh Campbell, Don Narcisse, Matt Dominguez, and Geroy Simon, as well as Kevin Glenn and Caley Holley, who connected for the first touchdown at Mosaic Stadium.

Current Bid: $800.00 (Kayla K.)