Creamer Crowned Champion of Champions at State Fair

During a unique competition showcasing past Iowa Auctioneers Association State Bid Calling Champions, Austin Creamer of Hartington, Neb., was crowned the Champion of Champions at the Iowa State Fair. The competition featured ten past Iowa Auctioneer Association Bid Calling Champions on the Ann & Bill Riley Stage on August 16. As champion, Creamer received a $1000 cash prize and a signature belt buckle. Creamer is the 2021 Iowa Bid Calling Champion and the 2019 Nebraska Auctioneer Champion.

The top five finalists in the competition were - Runner-Up David Whitaker, Huxely, Iowa, 2011 Champion; third place Paul McCarton, Stewartville, Minn., 2003 Champion; fourth place Jim Huff, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 2002 Champion; and fifth place Adam Marshall, Kearney, Neb., 2016 Champion.

Additional contestants were - Joe Bair, Elkhart, Iowa, 2020 Champion; Jared Chambers, Corydon, Iowa, 2017 Champion; Merv Hilpipre, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1992 Champion; Tim Meyer, Wayland, Iowa, 2006 Champion; and Jake Rice, Clearfield, Iowa, 1999 Champion.