Sold! Top Auctioneers Win Awards at the State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (09/03/2021) (readMedia)-- Auctioneers from across the Midwest put their selling skills to the test in the Iowa Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Finals contest, judged Tuesday, August 17, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Austin Creamer of Hartington, NE won Champion honors and a $1000 cash award.

Austin Schaben of Dunlap was named Reserve Champion and received a $100 cash award.

Complete results follow:

1) Austin Creamer, Hartington, NE

2) Austin Schaben, Dunlap

3) Dylan Webb, Osceola

4) Jordan Cannon, Marion

5) Kam Hartstack, Clarinda


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. How Do You Fair? August 12-22, 2021. For more information, visit