- Reception & Silent Auction: 5 p.m.
- Dinner: 6 p.m.
- Live Auction: 7 p.m.
As one of the leading charitable wine auctions in the country, the Champion Wine Auction & Dinner features more than 450 award-winning wines from our Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition. While supporting one of the state’s strongest charities, guests will enjoy a five-star dinner and cocktail service while bidding on unique items and experiences in our Silent Auction. The live auction bidding showcases our Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, and other award-winning wines. All purchased items are available to take home that evening. Purchase commitments and auction table purchase amounts can be applied toward Live Auction purchases.
Auction tables each seat 10 and can be purchased at the $6,000, $9,000, $12,000 and $25,000 levels.
In accordance with Rule 3.322(h)(2) of the Texas Administrative Code, The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has designated Sunday, February 19, 2023 and Sunday, February 26, 2023 as its two allowed tax-free sales days for 2023. Any sale that would otherwise be subject to sales tax will be sold tax-free on these two days.