Association Events

Pre-Contest Educational Seminar - August 13, 2018

Brian Rigby, a two-time champion auctioneer and founder of the Professional Ringmen's Institue will hold an exciting new educational session. Join us on Monday, August 13 at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines, for this free member educational session. 

SCHEDULE UPDATE: 3:00-8:30 PM  program with a dinner break

Member Rate - FREE | Non-member Rate - $35

More Information

Printable Registration Form - return to 


Iowa State Champion Auctioneer Finals - August 14, 2018

The Top 20 will battle it out in a real auction setting at the Iowa State Fair on the Anne & Bill Riley Stage on the second Tuesday of the State Fair. Mark August 14, 2018, on your calendar and join us! To learn more about our 20 finalists please click here to see photos and bios of each contestant. 

Hotel Information: 

Airport Holiday Inn | 6111 Fleur Drive, DSM | 515-287-2400
Group Rate $98/night + tax
Reservation Deadline Monday, July 23, 2018
*The IAA is not responsible for hotel arrangements for any party - please contact the hotel directly.

Contest Details

August 14, 2018                   
Anne and Bill Riley Stage | Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines                             
8:15 AM - Roll Call and Orientation                 
9:00 AM - Contest Begins                               


IAA Annual Convention - February 1 - 3, 2019

The IAA hosts a convention each year to bring together the IAA members and provide learning opportunities and a bit of fun. Each year the IAA holds the preliminary auctioneer's contest during the convention to qualify the top 20 for the Iowa State Champion Auctioneer Contest Finals. 

Convention Hotel: 

Sheraton West Des Moines |  1800 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266 | (515) 223-1800
Hotel block dates: January 30, 2019 - February 2, 2019
Please visit:
Group Rate Expires JANUARY 9, 2019
(IAA is not responsible for hotel reservations, please contact the hotel directly or visit the IAA custom link above)


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