Nominations for competitors are open to all young aspiring auctioneers employed full time by an Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association (ALPA) member in the agency industry. To compete in any of the ALPA Young Auctioneer Competitions you must comply with the eligibility criteria that identifies specific age and qualification parameters. You are to be 25 years of age or under, as of 31 December in the year that you compete in a state competition.
If you qualify with these terms you are then eligible to be nominated. You can be nominated by any third party, who would in most cases be your employer. The nominating person will need to fill out a nomination form and submit it to ALPA.
The NSW Selection School is conducted by ALPA every December to decide on the NSW State Finalists. A maximum of 10 entrants are chosen from the field and are given the chance to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. The Winner and Runner Up from the previous year’s ALPA State Finals in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria & Western Australia come to the Sydney Royal Easter Show to compete in the ALPA National Final.
For more information, please phone or skype ALPA on (02) 9262 6633.