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2017 Iowa State Auctioneer Contest Finals

2017-top-20

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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2015 Iowa State Fair Auctioneer Finals

Jerick T. Miller of Leon, Iowa was named the 2015 Iowa State Champion Auctioneer at the Iowa Auctioneers Association (IAA) Bid Calling Contest Finals on August 18. The contest was held at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.

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SOLD on Iowa State Fair Fun!

Hosted by the Iowa Auctioneers Association, the contest features 20 auctioneers from across Iowa and the Midwest competing for the coveted title of 2015 Iowa State Fair Auctioneer Champion.  The contest is a live auction event, where the 20 auctioneers sell their items to the buying audience.  During this competition, five out of state judges, score the participants based on speed, bid calling ability, salesmanship and other important traits of being a professional auctioneer.

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2015 IAA Convention Winners

Find out the Calling, Rookie, Ring, and Advertsiing Contest winners from the 2015 IAA Convention.

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