2013 IAA Convention Contest Results

This year’s 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 our annual convention on February 1 – 3, 2013 at the West Des Moines Marriott.

Preliminary Bid Calling Contest Results

Thirty-six auctioneers participated in the Preliminary Bid Calling Contest. Twenty-one of the competitors advanced to the Bid Calling Finals which will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the Iowa State Fair. The Iowa State Fair Finalists’ names are in bold in the list below.

Mark your calendars now to enjoy the excitement and traditions of the state fair while supporting your fellow auctioneers as they show their skills and talents at this year.

Zack Ballard
Dorothy Bantz
Tracey Bantz
Ed Behr
David Boldt
odd Borgmeyer
Trisha Brauer
Zac Brauer
RJ Brinkmeyer
Jordan Cannon
Ron Davis
TJ Demoss

Jeff Garber
Daniel Hershberger
Craig Hilpipre
Leroy Hoffman
Ben Hollesen
Craig Hoyer
Gary Juranek
Luke Larsen
Gary Littrel
Rodney Lynch
Tim Markham
Chris Mason

Steve Maynes
Matt McWhirter
Jerick Miller
Randy Nefzger
Perry Pendroy
Chris Richard
Tyler Runge
Sam Scott
Brian Tompkins
Brent Ulrich
Don Wagner
Daniel Wilson


Rookie Contest Results

Champion:  Branigan Brinkmeyer
Reserve Champion:  Jared Chambers
First Runner Up:  Jason Dvorak

Charles Deck
Aaron Dowell
Alex Emerson
Michael Howk
Rod Mc Farland
Linford Shirk
Dylan Webb

Ring Person Contest Winner

Daniel Wilson

Advertising Contest Winners


1. Chad Shepard
2. Younger Auction


1. Menke-Hoyer
2. Ben Hollesen


1. Ben Hollesen
2. Chris Richard


1. Rich Penn
2. Menke-Hoyer


1. Taking Bids Benefit Auctions
2. Ben Hollesen


1. Menke-Hoyer
2. Blue Hammer Auction Co.


1. Jason Smith
2. Cannon Auction Service