News & Announcements

2017 Advertising Winners Announced

Des Moines, IA – This year’s Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention was jam-packed with classes, competition and camaraderie. The Iowa Auctioneers Association is proud to announce the winners of the multiple competitions held at their annual convention on February 3-5, 2017 at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Burton Prunty Inducted into the Iowa Auctioneers Hall of Fame

Des Moines, IA – On February 4, 2017 the Iowa Auctioneers Association (IAA) inducted Burton Prunty of Allerton, IA into the Iowa Auctioneers Hall of Fame. Burton is a first-generation auctioneer. He graduated from the Missouri Auction School in the fall of 1963. During his career he has worked for the Chariton, Russell and Humeston Livestock Auctions and the Chariton Machinery Auction. He has sold from Boone, Iowa to Branson, Missouri. 

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Press Release – IAA Convention Advertising Results

The Iowa Auctioneers Association is proud to announce the winners of the multiple competitions held at their annual convention on February 5-7, 2016 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny.

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Press Release – IAA Convention Contest Results

​Des Moines, IA – This year’s Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention was jam-packed with classes, competition and camaraderie. The Iowa Auctioneers Association is proud to announce the winners of the multiple competitions held at their annual convention on February 5-7, 2016 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny.

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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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2014 IAA Bid Calling Finals

Twenty auctioneers will compete in the 2014 Iowa State Champion Auctioneer Contest at the IAA Bid Calling Contest Finals on Tuesday, August 12 at 9 a.m. The contest is a lively and entertaining affair and allows the general public to learn more about auctioneering

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2014 Iowa Auctioneers Association Convention Contest Results

View the results from this year’s convention competitions.

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