Auctioneers Call Top Honors in Iowa State Fair Contest
August 17, 2017
Jared Chambers of Corydon was named Champion in the Iowa Championship Auctioneers’ Contest held Tuesday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair. Chamber also claimed $1000 in prize money for his Champion title.
Reserve Champion title and $100 went to Jeff Garber of Lincoln, MO. and Jordan Cannon of Cedar Rapids received first runner up and $50 in prize money.
Participants showcase their skills in accepting bids and declaring goods sold. Judging criteria included speed, bid calling ability, salesmanship and appearance.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.