Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association Pro-Bid Calling, Rookie, Junior, Ringman & Champion of Champions Competition Rules

Changes/Additions

  1. Addition of a “Champion of Champions” Division
    1. Must be a past OSAA Pro Division Champion
    2. Does NOT need to be a current DUES paid member
    3. Must be registered for the conference where contest is conducted
    4.  Must bring two (2) items to sell in the contest  and provide third if Finals round is conducted
    5. Champion of Champions Division to be conducted on Saturday evening.
    6. If there are ten (10) or less contestants no finals round will be conducted.
    7. If there are eleven (11) or more contestants, the top three (3) will compete in a finals round.
    8. Contest participation the first year will dictate how often contest is held. If there is high participation
  2. Contest Entry Fee
    1. Eliminate Entry Fee for all divisions of the contest.
  3. Out of State Eligibility.
    1. Remove the requirement that out of state members pay dues for three years to be eligible to compete.
    2. Remove the requirement that the members home state allow Oklahoma member to participate in their contest
  4. Number of contestants to bring back for Finals in Pro Division and other divisions if numbers grow to warrant the need.
    1. Up to 15 contestants entered = Top Five (5) Finalists to compete in Final Round
    2. 16-25 Contestants = Top Eight (8) Finalists to compete in Final Round
    3. 26 or more Contestants = Top Ten (10) Finalists to compete in Final Round
  5. Schedule Changes
    1. Junior & Champion of Champions Contest will take place on Saturday during the President's Banquet.

Register

You can register online for the convention & contests

OR

Entry forms may be mailed to:
Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association
P.O. Box 71, Stillwater, OK 74076

All other information is available on our website at okauctioneers.org For questions, Contact Cali Crissup, Executive Director at 580-327-7525

All Contests/Contestants - General Rules

  1. Contestants must pre-register by submitting entry form AND registration on or before entry deadline of 1:00pm on Friday to be eligible. Junior and Champion of Champion Deadline is 1:00pm on Saturday.
  2. Pro, Rookie & Ringman contestants shall be current, active (paid) members of the OSAA AND registered for the OSAA Convention at the time of the entry deadline. Champion of Champion contests must be registered for the OSAA Convention at time of entry and are encouraged to be a current member of the OSAA.
  3. Pro, Rookie & Ringman contestants must attend the Contestant Roll Call and Orientation Meeting scheduled for Friday at 4:00 p.m. at main stage in convention hall
  4. Junior and Champion of Champion contestants will meet and draw for order at 3:00pm on Saturday in the room designated for the sequester room for the pro division. Sound Check will be 3:30 or as soon as last education session ends.
  5. Contestants will draw for competing order during this orientation meeting
  6. The contest committee will go over all entry forms prior to the contestant meeting, and the roll call will be conducted using the submitted entry forms. If a contestant is unable to attend the meeting, but can be there for the contest, they will automatically be first to go in the contest. If they are not there or are not ready when their number is called to compete, they receive a no score with no refund of registration.
  7. The exact judging score sheets will be provided to contestants at this meeting
  8. The sound systems will be preset and will not be adjusted during the contest. All contestants will be given the opportunity to test the sound system during the orientation meeting
  9. Judges are selected prior to contest and their decisions and scoring will be final
  10. Each Contestant must provide four (4) items for auction valued at $25+ each, Junior & Champion of Champions must provide two (2) items for auction valued at $25+ each
  11. Each Contestant will sell their three of their own items during the competition
  12. Three of the items will be sold on Friday night in the Competitions and the fourth item from each contestant will be used for the Pro Contest Finals on Saturday
  13. All winners will be announced at the President’s Banquet, Saturday evening.
  14. Past winners are not eligible to compete in that division after winning.

Proposed Schedule

Friday Night

  • Ringman
  • Rookie & Pro

Saturday

  • Pro Finalist Interviews
  • Junior Division
  • Champion of Champions
  • Pro Finals

Junior Division

  1. Contestant must be 16 years old OR younger on the day of competition
  2. Contestant must provide two (2) items for auction valued at $25+ each
  3. Contestant does NOT need to be registered for convention or a Dues Paid Member
  4. Contest to be conducted on Saturday evening
  5. Entries due by 1:00pm on Saturday
  6. FREE TO ENTER - PRIZE = $300 cash prize, buckle, plaque.

Champion of Champions Division

(Past OSAA Pro Champions)

  1. Contestants must be a prior OSAA Pro Division Champion
  2. Must be registered for the OSAA Winter Conference
  3. Not required to be current Dues Paid member (But encouraged)
  4. Contestant must provide two (2) items for auction valued at $25+ each
  5. NO Interview component to this Division - Same score sheet as Pro Division
  6. FREE TO ENTER - PRIZE = cash prize, Buckle, plaque
  7. Entries due by 1:00pm on Saturday.

Ringman Division

  1. Ringmen Contestants are eligible to compete in Ringmen AND Pro or Rookie Contest
  2. All other General Rules apply
  3. FREE TO ENTER - PRIZE = $300 cash prize, buckle, plaque, one-year OSAA dues paid
  4. Winners announced on Saturday at Awards Ceremony.

Rookie Division

(Attended auction school after January 1st of year before contest date)

  1. Rookie Contestants MUST bring their auction school certificate to verify when they attended auction school.
  2. They must have attended auction school after January 1, 2019
    1. (January one year prior to contest date) to be considered a Rookie.
  3. If no certificate is presented, then they will NOT be considered a Rookie Contestant.
  4. Rookie competitors may not compete in the Pro Division.
  5. All other General Rules apply
  6. FREE TO ENTER - PRIZE = $300 cash prize, Buckle, plaque, one-year OSAA dues paid
  7. Winners announced on Saturday at Awards Ceremony

Pro Bid Calling Division

(1+ years in the auction business)

  1. Preliminary round conducted Friday night at convention
  2. Finalists are announced Friday after Preliminary round and compete in the finals on Saturday
  3. Number of Finalists in final round is based on total number entered in that division. (≥ 15 = 5 finalists, 16-25 = 8 finalists, 26 or more = 10 finalists)
  4. Finals will consist of two rounds:
    1. An interview round consisting of Three questions (same for each contestant) conducted in the main convention hall with all other contestants sequestered in separate room. Interview questions will be professional in nature & open to the public.
    2. BID-CALLING FINALS round consisting of three items to be sold and Judged on same scoring criteria as the Preliminary Bid Calling round.
  5. Final Score will consist of - Interview X 40% and Finals Bid-Calling X 60% = 100% 6. FREE TO ENTER - PRIZE = $750 cash prize, Plaque, Buckle, one-year OSAA dues paid; entry fee paid into the current year IAC Competition at NAA Conference and Show.

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