Pull out your Christmas Sweaters and dust off your hats because Aubie Claus is here!
For Your Information
What happens when the registration says, “No Availability?”
Registration spots will open if there are cancelations from earlier sign-ups. Please use the same website link to check for available registration spots.
Is there a Waitlist?
There is NOT a waitlist. Registration spots will open if there are cancelations from earlier sign-ups. Please use the same website link to check for available registration spots.
Can I still buy an Aubie Claus T-Shirt if I am unable to attend Aubie Claus? **UPDATED**
Yes! If you are unable to attend either of the Aubie Claus sessions, Aubie Claus T-shirts will be available for purchase on Aubie’s online store beginning Thursday (10/26) at noon. To order your T-Shirt, visit our online store (online orders will not begin shipping until the week of November 13th).
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I participate in Aubie Claus?
Aubie Claus is an exciting and fun event that will allow you and your family to get an early taste of the Christmas Spirit! Besides having the opportunity to get your Christmas pictures taken with your favorite Auburn Tiger, the event helps raise funds for the Aubie Program and Aubie's quest to win his tenth UCA Mascot National Championship in January!
Does it cost money?
Aubie Claus is a fundraiser so we do ask for a $12 donation for the opportunity to pose with Aubie twice. Packages with additional poses are available. A professional photographer will be available and is included in the cost of the donation. You will receive high-resolution digital files (jpeg) of your poses with Aubie.
All payment for photos, t-shirts, or calendars will be collected on the day of by cash, check or credit.
Where is Aubie Claus?
Aubie Claus pictures will take place inside the main lobby of the Auburn University Student Center located at 255 Heisman Drive, Auburn University, AL 36849.
Where is parking available?
Parking for Aubie Claus is located in the Stadium Parking Deck located off Heisman Drive. You can enter the deck from Heisman off Donahue Drive in between Jordan-Hare Stadium and Plainsman Park.
How do I register for a time?
To register, click the link below which will take you to the registration form. You will need to select a package (based on the number of poses only) and then you will be directed to select one of the two dates provided (November 12th or 19th) on the calendar. Select an available time and fill out the required information! You will be given the option to pre-order t-shirts that will be ready for pick up when you check in. You will receive a confirmation email after your form has been processed. We will take care of everything else on the day of the event. PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to sign up for more than one time if you would like multiple poses. Please only sign up for one time slot per family or group.
What will happen when I arrive at my specified time?
Please make plans to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time. We will complete your registration at that time, distribute your t-shirt order, and have 2017 Aubie Calendars for sale, which make great Christmas gifts leading up to the new year!
How many people can I bring?
There is no specific limit on the number of people you may bring. However, time is limited so please have whatever poses you have planned prepared!
What should I wear to Aubie Claus?
There is no specific recommended outfit, but Aubie's Santa costume is orange and blue. Often families will wear orange and blue or Auburn gear to coordinate with Aubie.
What can I bring to Aubie Claus?
Feel free to bring any props you would like in your picture, but again please remember that time is limited so have them ready before it is your turn! Please do not bring any animals as they will not be allowed in the student center.
Where does the money go?
All funds raised during Aubie Claus go to the Aubie Program. Specifically, these funds are used to help Aubie compete in the 2018 UCA Mascot National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Props, costumes, transportation, and housing for the competition is quite expensive so this fundraiser helps Aubie and his team compete for an unmatched tenth national championship!
How/when I will receive my pictures?
You will receive an email from Village Photograpers within 5 business days with your family or group photos. The photos will be high-resolution digital files (jpeg) that you may share or get printed wherever you choose.
Who can take pictures?
The Aubie Program is proud to announce that we have hired our friends at Village Photographers to take the professional photos and send each participant/group their images by the e-mail provided during registration within 5 business days of the event. Also, each participant/ group will be sent a link to a secure online gallery where they can view their photographs and purchase holiday/greeting cards, prints, additional jpeg downloads, and Christmas ornaments featuring their Aubie Claus photo.
Is there a t-shirt I can buy?
Due to the popular demand last year, we will have a t-shirt again to celebrate Aubie Claus 2017! Please fill out your t-shirt order sizes during your registration so we know how many shirts to order. The t-shirt will be a long sleeve, 6 oz. t-shirt. We will offer adult, youth, and toddler sizes. Adult t-shirts (S-XXL) will be $15, Adult extended sizes (XXXL-XXXXL) will be $20, Youth t-shirts (YS-YXL) will be $12, and Toddler t-shirts (2T-5/6T) will be $12. *Payment for t-shirts will be collected upon order. You may choose to have your t-shirts shipped to you, or you may pick them up at your selected Aubie Claus date. Additional shirts may be purchased day of based upon availability of sizes.
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