Historic Cowtown Coliseum – Ft. Worth Stockyards
121 East Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76164
During the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering & Western Swing Festival.
The Texas Lone Star Open Bid Calling Contest will be held at the historic Cowtown Coliseum in the heart of the Ft. Worth Stockyard entertainment district. It will be a “no holds barred, open format” signature fundraiser promoting auctioneering. This competition is OPEN to ALL Auctioneers over 18. The TOP 4 Auctioneers will move to the Final Round (3 with highest scores & 1 JUDGES WILD CARD pick. Percent of proceeds will benefit Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital and the All American Beef Battalion “Steak for Troops”.
$500 OPEN TO ALL AUCTIONEERS OVER 18 (sign disclosures below)
$600 OCT 12-23 *No entries will be taken at the door
2 ITEMS: Contestants must provide 2 items valued at $100 each for preliminary round, subject to approval. Items for Final Round: 2 Items will be provided for each finalist by TAA.
1st Place: $3500 minimum + Signature Texas Open Trophy
2nd & 3rd Places: Cash & Prizes paid out
Rules and Information:
All contestants will compete together with no separate divisions. Contestants will be judged according to the Texas Lone Star Open Scorecard. The decision of the judges is final. The order of the contestants will be established by random draw during the Friday morning meeting at 9am. Attendance is mandatory at the 9am Friday morning meeting and contestants must be dressed and ready to compete. Contestants that do not check in by 9am, will be ineligible and fees non-refundable. The 4 finalists scores will start new in the finals round. Contest will be videoed and will be live streamed.
Towne Place Suites Marriott
805 East Belknap, Ft. Worth, TX 76102.
TAA rate $109.
TAA Shuttle to stockyards provided at set times.
+ based on avail by Oct 1.
Please return this form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 888-394-1123.
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