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Online registration is open!
Note that registration will close earlier than past years, on Friday, May 26 at 5:00 p.m. CT.

Prior to the registration deadline of May 26:

  • Vendors must enter guest names into the registration system
  • All silent auction and grab bag donations need to be entered into the system
  • All silent auction and grab bag donations need to be shipped to the Best Buy corporate campus
  • Payment must be received to confirm participation

Use the instructions below to complete your registration successfully. Your registration must be submitted within 45 minutes of selecting your first purchase, otherwise the form will time out and you will have to start over.
Please note the registration tool is best viewed in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Step 1 | Choose items: Select any sponsorships and/or participation opportunities you’d like to claim. Note that some participation options include opportunities to upgrade and add a Best Buy leader to your foursome/boat/gala table.

Step 1b | Ticket options

  • If you have upgraded your purchase (golf or fishing) to include a Best Buy leader, you will be asked to list your top five requests.
  • If you purchased a gala table, you will be able to view a floor map and choose a specific table.
  • If you purchased a Diamond or Platinum table at the gala, you may request to be seated with a Best Buy leader at no extra cost. List your top five leader requests in this step.

Step 2 | Payment details

  • Review all items in your cart. If you need to make changes click on “Choose items” at the top to edit.
  • Enter your Purchaser Details, including the name of your main contact at Best Buy. Note: if you are submitting multiple registrations for different companies, you must use a different email address and zip code combination for each registration.
  • Enter your payment information. All payments must be received by Friday, May 26.
  • Submit your registration.

You will receive an email confirmation of all items purchased. This will also act as your receipt.

Step 3 | Confirmation:If you know some or all of your guest names (from your organization as well as requested Best Buy guests), click the yellow Enter guest names button. If you do not yet know the names of who will be joining you at your selected Charity Classic event(s), you may close out and enter them later. You will have access to enter this information until Friday, May 26.

Step 4 | Enter guest names

  • If attending the gala, enter names of guests from your organization as well as requested Best Buy guests. Be sure to include each individual’s email address. You will also be asked to select meal entrees for each guest (beef or vegan).
  • If you choose golf, enter in the names of the three individuals with whom you would like to golf, including Best Buy leadership requests (if applicable). You will also be asked for rental club details for your guests.
  • For fishing, enter in the names of the people who will share your fishing boat or pontoon, including Best Buy leadership requests (if applicable).
Guest name changes: you may enter and edit guest names online any time through Friday, May 26.
Par­tic­i­pa­tion or spon­sor­ship changes: email

All payments are due by Friday, May 26.

Accepted forms of payment:

  • Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express)
  • MDF
  • Check

Please make checks payable to the Best Buy Foundation and send to the address below by Friday, May 26. Please also include a copy of the confirmation email received after submitting your registration.

Best Buy Foundation – Corporate Campus
Attn: Rachel Villa, B5
7601 Penn Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423

  • The Best Buy Foundation’s Tax ID # is 41-1784382.
  • Download a W9 from the Best Buy Foundation by clicking here.
  • The Fair Market Values of all Charity Classic events are listed below. Note that any tax deductions will be subject to your organization’s specific policies.

Fair Market Value
Products, gifts, meals, and player fees for golf:

  • Charity Classic golf at Hazeltine is valued at $850 per participant.
  • Charity Classic golf at Minnesota Valley is valued at $500 per participant.
  • Day 1 or 2 of Partners Championship golf is valued at $375 per participant.

Products, gifts, meals, and fees for the Fishing Derby:

  • Day 1 or 2 of the Fishing Derby in a 6-person pontoon is valued at $750 per participant.
  • Day 1 or 2 of the Fishing Derby in a 2 or 3-person boat is valued at $700 per participant.

Gala Dinner:

  • Participation in the Gala dinner is valued at $275 per participant.
You asked us to bring back the in-person silent auction, so we did! More information on this year’s auction can be found on the Auction page. This is also where you will submit auction and grab bag donations.

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