CALLING ALL BID CALLERS TO THE
MIDWEST AUCTIONEER CHAMPIONSHIP!
The GoToAuction.com Midwest Auctioneer Championship made it’s name for being the roughest bid calling contest in the country. After new sponsor backing, this contest is now even rougher, and tougher and features even bigger prizes!!
WE ARE PROUD TO INTRODUCE THE 2020 GOTOAUCTION.COM MIDWEST AUCTIONEER CHAMPIONSHIP!
Featuring $3500* grand prize to the winner!
Top 5 finalists receive cash payouts
Any auctioneer with a hat can enter, doesn’t matter what contests you have won or how fancy your suit is or how many birthdays you’ve had.
Two minute time limit to sell as many items as you brought. If you go over the time limit, the GONG will sound to indicate a loss of 10 points.
No interview questions, just straight up bid calling.
BRING YOUR “A” GAME!!
THIS IS SURE TO BE ONE OF THE HOTTEST CONTESTS IN THE COUNTRY FOR 2018!!
CONTEST GUIDELINES (2019) - will be updated spring 2020:
- Entries close on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5:30pm
- Contestants must pay for full registration to the Midwest Auctioneers Roundup along with contest entry fees. Members of sponsoring states (IN, MI, OH) may register at Member Rates.
- $50 early entry fee, $60 after May 30.
- There is a cap of 40 contestants - Register EARLY or you may not be able to compete!
- You have TWO minutes to sell what you bring for your preliminary items, point deduction for exceeding time limit.
- Ringmen are allowed and encouraged, but you must bring your own.
- Contestant briefing at 6:00pm to draw for selling order and review procedures.
- Contestants cannot sell in the Fun Auction until contest concludes or they have been eliminated.
- By registering, contestant agrees to be photographed and/or video taped and understands that the contest may be broadcasted via the internet. Contestant also agrees that the MAA may use your name, voice and/or image for informational, educational, advertising or promotional purposes relating to the MAA, the Competition and the Industry.
- Top 5 preliminary scores advance to the finals. Items will be provided for the finalists. No finals interview.
- Champion will be announced based upon highest total of combined score.
- Tie scores will be settled based upon high score of individual score sheet criteria.
- *The Champion will receive the Title, trophy and $2500 prize. If the Champion is a Michigan Auctioneers Association Member AND a YEARLY PLATINUM Member of GoToAuction.com, they will receive $3500 ($2500 + $1000 Bonus detailed below)!
- Cash prizes for all finalists!!!
*Information is TENTATIVE and is subject to change
GoToAuction.com Midwest Auctioneer Champion 2019
Due to Circumstances beyond our control with the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Midwest Auctioneers Roundup has been postponed to 2021. Please watch for updates as they become available.