The Federated Challenge kicks off with a magical evening that includes a black tie dinner and auction at Saint Paul RiverCentre on Sunday. Don a tux or gown and enjoy fine cuisine, entertainment, and lively bidding — all in support of youth mentoring programs.

The event utilizes online bidding, so bring your internet-enabled smartphone or tablet. Online bidding will open at noon on Saturday. Registered bidders will receive an e-mail prior to the start of the auction with a link to the bidding site. Sunday’s gala begins at 5 p.m.

Reception and Silent Auction

5:00 p.m.  Black Tie Reception
6:00 p.m.  Ballroom Doors Open
6:30 p.m.  Silent Auction Bidding Ends

Gala Dinner and Live Auction

6:30 p.m.  Dinner (All guests will have reserved seating.)

Hotel Accommodations at The Saint Paul Hotel

Call 800-292-9292 or reserve online at

Event Parking

Valet parking is available on Kellogg Street. Alternate parking is available in the RiverCentre ramp.

Silent Auction

Bid on hundreds of exquisite
items and experiences

Gala Dinner

Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner
with wines from Saint Helena Winery

Fling for Bling

Play for your chance to win exquisite jewelry from