The Trimmer Construction Education Foundation (TCEF) re-launched its auction and now you can bid on some of the top items from your phone. The funds go to TCEF, a non-profit, charitable organization that funds efforts to train and retain the construction industry workforce through grants, scholarships and financially supporting annual ABC competitions and awards. Auction items include golf packages, beach vacations, Texas-style BBQ, cases of wine and much more. 

Bidding Opens at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2
Bidding Closes at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 6


To bid, follow the instructions below to see the catalog and place your bid:

Smartphone Bidders:
  • Text TCEF to 71760 to receive bidding instructions and your bid number
  • Tap the link in the reply text message
  • Tap Items to browse the catalog.
  • Tap an Item Name to read description, add to watch list, and bid.
  • Tap My Bids to view watch list and bid history.
  • AutoBid allows you to set a max bid for automatic bidding.
Text Bidders:
  • Text TCEF to 71760 to receive bidding instructions and your bid number
  • Read the reply text message and enter your bid number
  • Text an item number (e.g. 101 for item A101).
  • Read the reply text message for instructions.

Note: Text TCEF to 845-262-2243 if your reply text says short codes are not allowed.

Winners will be notified after the event with instructions on how to claim their prize(s).

If more information, contact Kirsten Krauer at krauer@abc.org.

Good luck and happy bidding!