Technology Equipment - Touch-Screen Enabled Laptop Computers Attachment: Technology Equipment Reverse Auciton Packet - 092020-001.pdf 
Agency: Mississippi > Simpson County School District
Reverse Auction: 75228717

Reverse Auction Information
Notice of Advertisement for Bids on Technology Equipment

Notice is hereby given that the BOARD OF EDUCATION of SIMPSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, will receive bids for the purchase of the following items:

1.  Lockable Rolling Chromebook Carts
2.  Desktop Computers
3.  Lockable Rolling Chromebook Carts with Chromebooks
4.  Interactive Panels
5.  Document Cameras
6.  Laser Printers
7.  Laptop Computers
8.  Touch-Screen Enabled Laptop Computers
9.  USB Web Cameras
10.  4k Flat Panel Televisions with Blu-Ray Disc Player
11.  Color Laser Printers

Bids will be received by an Electronic Reverse Auction Process administered by Central Bidding on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 9:30 AM CST at which time bidding will begin and run until Suppliers have completed entering all bids.
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at  Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at  For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.  Please include full contact information, including company name, email address, telephone numbers and contact person in your email request.  Email requests will be filled within 24 hours of submission or registration.

Specification responses (no price) will be received until 10:00 AM CST on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 through Central Bidding in order to be considered for this bidding opportunity.  Approved bidders will then receive email notification of eligibility.


The lowest and best bid received will be accepted.  The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids received and to waive any informalities.

Simpson County Board of Education reserves the right to utilize “anti-sniping” for reverse auctions.  Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for a reverse auction by five (5) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction.  The anti-sniping effect will auto extend the reverse auction bid time any time a bid is placed in the last five (5) minutes of the reverse auction and can auto extend the reverse auction multiple times until the bidding on the reverse auction ends.
Reverse auctions will begin as listed.

1.  Lockable Rolling Chromebook Carts                                                                                       9:30 AM CST
2.  Desktop Computers                                                                                                                 9:45 AM CST
3.  Lockable Rolling Chromebook Carts with Chromebooks                                                      10:00 AM CST
4.  Interactive Panels                                                                                                                  10:15 AM CST
5.  Document Cameras                                                                                                              10:30 AM CST
6.  Laser Printers                                                                                                                        10:45 AM CST
4.  Laptop Computers                                                                                                                 11:00 AM CST
8.  Touch-Screen Enabled Laptop Computers                                                                            11:15 AM CST
9.  USB Web Cameras                                                                                                                11:30 AM CST
10.  4k Flat Panel Televisions with Blu-Ray Disc Player                                                             11:45 AM CST
11.  Color Laser Printers                                                                                                             12:00 PM CST 

Greg Paes
Superintendent of Education

• The real-time bidding interface will appear below at the start date and time set by the owner. If you are viewing this page before the set start time of the reverse auction, you may need to refresh the page in your web browser in order to see the real-time bidding interface below.

• The Central Bidding time listed for this Reverse Auction is the official time for the placement of bids. All bidders acknowledge that this Reverse Auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware, software, internal and external network speeds, as well as other variables that are outside of the control of Central Bidding. Central Bidding does not suggest waiting until the final seconds to place your Reverse Auction Bid. Vendors are solely responsible for the placement of timely bids.

• If you are viewing a Multi-Line Item Reverse Auction and you do not see the next item for bid once the time for that item expires, you may need to refresh/reload your page. You can do so by clicking the "Refresh" or "Reload" button which is normally located near the Home, Forward, and Back buttons in your web browser (depending on which web browser you are currently using).

• For questions regarding automatic extensions of the Reverse Auction time and other Reverse Auction technical information, please refer to the Anti-Bid Sniping section on the Reverse Auction FAQ page.

• When entering a bid amount, you may ONLY enter numbers (and one decimal point if necessary). You MAY NOT enter a dollar sign or comma with your bid amount.

Creator Username: SIMPDF
Bid Solicitation Start Time/Date: 24-Sep-2020 10:00:00 AM
Bid Solicitation End Time/Date: 13-Oct-2020 10:00:00 AM
Reverse Auction Start Time/Date: 20-Oct-2020 11:15:00 AM
Reverse Auction End Time/Date: 20-Oct-2020 11:50:00 AM ( Expired )
History: 217 Views
Status Realtime Event
Action: Sign-In to Bid

Starting Bid Amount: $0.00
Current Winning Bid Amount: $ {current_winning_bid}

Time to auction end:
Realtime bids history
All updates/changes are listed below::
24-Sep-2020 11:33:00 AM
Added auction packet document
23-Sep-2020 11:20:23 PM
Made minor change to description