Annual Meeting 2018 Auction

SVP 35th Annual Benefit Auction and Social 

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Calgary


Check out these auction items!


1) Mounted Juvenile Triceratops skull cast (Juvie Trike 3- MOR 1199) Donated by Museum of the Rockies
2) Late Cretaceous Borealosuchus crocodile skull (MOR 725) Donated by Museum of the Rockies
3) Big Al, Allosaurus skull cast (MOR 693) Donated by Museum of the Rockies
4) Protepicyon raki skull cast (MOR 8673) Donated by Museum of the Rockies
5) Baby Chasmosaurus skeleton cast (UALVP 52613) University of Alberta Laboratory of Vertebrate Paleontology
6) Skull cast of undescribed, "Suncor" nodosaur (TMP2011.033.0001) Donated by Royal Tyrrell Museum
7) Gorgosaurus libratus skull cast from RCI -- Joint donation from RCI and the Royal Ontario Museum
8) Corythosaurus skull cast ROM 759, from Dinosaur Park Formation, Donated by the Royal Ontario Museum
9) Framed, 11" X 17" BW/charcoal pencil portrait (original art) of Big Al.  Donated by Erin Fitzgerald.
10) Protosphyraena perniciosa skull cast: first 3D restoration of this taxon, donated by Triebold Paleontology. 2 poses will be on display at their booth, the auction will get one (pose their choice).  This is a Western Interior Seaway fossil fish cast.
In addition to the items listed, there will be hundreds of one-of-a-kind items for the bidding; no one should go away disappointed.  Remember to pack light and leave room in your bags.  Start today by gathering items to donate for the auction.  These may include fossil replicas, books, souvenirs, vintage items, tools, and knickknacks, reprints, artwork, toys, t-shirts – use your imagination.  Fossils will not be accepted.  Auction proceeds will go to the Legacy League of Funds.  A cash bar will be provided. 

A minimum bid of $5.00 CAD is required, with bids increasing by $1.00 CAD increments.
For more information on the auction, contact Auction Co-Chair Brent H. Breithaupt at or Auction Co-Chair Scott Williams at
Click here for Auction Donation Form.
Ship items for RECEIPT by Friday, August 18, 2017. Please inform Jessica Theodor in advance of the shipment of any large items. PLEASE NOTE: If you are shipping auction goods to Canada, and your package has a gift value of over $60CAD, your package must be processed through a customs broker and taxes and fees paid. If you would like more information, please contact
Attn Jessica Theodor
Department of Biological Sciences, 507 Campus Drive N.W.
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary AB
Canada T2N 1N4
email queries, please contact Selina Robson,

Goods for the auction can be dropped off in the Stephen Room at the Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel (700 Centre Street, about a block from the Convention Centre): Wednesday, August 23 between 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday August 24 between 8:00 AM - 5:00 pm
Friday, August 25 between 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon.