2017 Mardi de Montfort Silent Auction Items - Click Here to View!! Returning for 2017 is the use of Qtego Auction Technology. This technology will allow silent auction bidding to occur from any cell phone by simply texting in the item number and bid amount. Qtego registration is required for silent bidding and will take place at the event. You will be able to pre-register a credit card for payment and faster checkout.