News & Announcements

Just For Members: IAA Logo Download Available

ATTENTION MEMBERS! Are you looking to print more business materials? Do you need the Iowa Auctioneer Association logo? Members of the association can place our association logo on their websites, business cards, and more, to show the public that YOU are representing a community of peers that promote friendship, networking, and best practices.

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Congratulations to our Iowa State Champion Auctioneer


Jared Chambers of Corydon, IA was awarded the title ‘Iowa State Champion Auctioneer’ on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Iowa State Fair during the Auctioneer Contest Finals. 

The top five finalists – Kam Hartstack of Clarinda, 3rd runner up, Justin Steward of Wyoming, 2nd runner up, Jordan Cannon, Central City, 1st runner up, and Jeff Graber of Lincoln, MO, reserve champion.

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State Fair Semi Finals & Final Auction

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To make it to the Iowa State Champion Auctioneer contest each August, IAA members batten in our preliminary contest during the IAA Annual Convention in February.  Our top 20 advance to the finals at the Iowa State Fair. Five judges officiate the final round at the Iowa State Fair. Contestants are rated on speed, bid calling ability, salesmanship, and appearance. This August 15 at 9 AM our contestants will be auctioning off 55 Kolbalt tool packages donated by Lowe's Companies, Inc. Proceeds will benifit 3 of Iowa's childeren hospitals. 

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2017 Iowa State Auctioneer Contest Finals


The Iowa State Fair is right around the corner and that means the 2017 Auctioneer Contest Finals will light up the Anne & Bill Riley Stage on August 15, 2017. Starting at 9 am, 20 contestants will battle it out to be the next Iowa State Champion! Contestants are judged on speed, bid calling ability, salesmanship and appearance. 

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Free Admission to Industry Learning Sessions for IAA Members

The Iowa Auctioneers Association is excited to offer two FREE industry learning seminars on Monday, August 14, at the Des Moines Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center. These seminars are free for all current 2017 IAA members. 

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Thank You For Your Service and Leadership!

Iowa Auctioneers Association (IAA) wants to thank three retiring board members, as well as, the chairman of the board, Jodi Sweeney-Egeland, for their past service on the IAA board of directors.

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2016 State Fair Bound

The Iowa Auctioneers Association is please to announce the top 20 Auctioneer finalists that will showcase their auctioneer talent at the 2016 Iowa State Fair on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

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2016 Contest and Marketing Results

See the results for the 2016 Marketing, RingPerson and Rookie Auctioneer Contests.

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