Auction Competitions

The REIV hosts the following annual auction competitions and programs:

2017 Competition Dates & Venues

 

NOMINATION
CLOSE DATE

HEATS

SEMI-FINAL

GRAND FINAL

Senior 

Fri, 14 April
 

Tue, 9 May
REIV

N/A

Wed, 10 May
REIV

Novice 

Fri, 14 July
 

Tues, 15 August
REIV
 

Tue, 22 August
REIV

Tue, 29 August
REIV

C&I Novice 

Fri, 7 July
 

Wed, 9 August
REIV

N/A

Wed, 16 August
REIV
 

Senior Auctioneers Competition

The Senior Auctioneer of the Year title is one of the most prestigious and coveted Awards for Excellence provided by the REIV. The winner and runner-up represent Victoria at the Australasian Real Estate Institutes' Auctioneering Championships.

Nominees must be a current Individual Member of the REIV (at the time of nomination and throughout the competition period, including the Australasian Auctioneering Championships).

Spectators are encouraged to attend the heats and finals of the competition; details available closer to the date.

For further enquiries, please contact Michaela Versteegen on 9205 6633 or email mversteegen@reiv.com.au.

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Novice Auctioneers Competition

The Novice Auctioneers competition is held annually and is open to budding auctioneers who have never called a public auction. 

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Commercial & Industrial Novice Auctioneers Competition

Each year the REIV holds the C&I Novice Auctioneers' Competition, giving auctioneers in the making a chance to test out their skills on a live audience while also competing for the coveted title of C&I Novice Auctioneer of the Year.

The winner of the C&I Novice Auctioneers' Competition qualifies for the semi-final of the REIV Novice Auctioneer's Competition.  To compete, you need to be an REIV member and have never conducted a public auction before. 

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    Master Auctioneering Program

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The Master Auctioneering Program has been developed by the REIV and its Auctioneering Chapter to recognise some of our best auctioneers and set a benchmark for best practice auctioneering.

The accolade celebrates auctioneers who have excelled in their field, particularly in state or national competitions. Winners of the Senior Auctioneers' Competitions receive and retain the title of Master Auctioneer while they continue as members of the Institute.

The program was launched at the Australasian Auctioneering Championships Award presentation in September 2015. The REIV will work closely with the Master Auctioneers to continually enhance the skills and expertise of Victorian auctioneers.
 

Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championship

The Australasian Auctioneering Championships is an annual event representing the most skilled and professional auctioneers that New Zealand and Australia have to offer.

The Championships are conducted jointly by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) and the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) is proud to be hosting the 2017 Championships at Hilton Hotel in Adelaide on the 5th through to 7th of September.

The Australasian Real Estate Institutes' Auctioneering Championship brings together the winner and runner-up of each of the Australian State REI Auctioneering Competitions and the winner and runner-up of the national REINZ Auctioneering Competition.


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Honour Roll: Master Auctioneers

 
2016

John Nichols (posth)

2016

Phil De Fegely

2016

Marshall White (posth)

2016

Allan Lord (posth)

2016

Geoff Sutherland

2015

Steven Abbott

2015

Peter Batrouney

2015

Adrian Butera

2015

Peter Hawkins

2015

Harry Li

2015

Justin Long

2015

John Matthews

2015

Scott Patterson

2015

Barry Plant    

2015

Milo Rasinac

2015

Tom Roberts

2015

Matthew Young

2015

Peter Kakos

2015

Jeremy Tyrell

2015

Michael McCarthy

 

Honour Roll: Novice Auctioneer of the Year

 
2016 Jack Richardson

2015

Kristian Lunardi

2014 Luke Banitsiotis

2013

Nicholas Goold

2012

Michael Kelly

2011

Mark Verrocchi

2010

Spiros Karagiannidis

 

Honour Roll: Senior Auctioneer of the Year

 
2016

Harry Li

2015

Tom Roberts  

2014

Harry Li

2013

Jeremy Tyrrell

2012

Jeremy Tyrrell

2011

Matthew Young

2010

Adrian Butera

2009

Steven Abbott

2008

Scott Patterson

2007

John Matthews

2006

Milo Rasinac

2005

Justin Long

2004

Adrian Butera

2003

Peter Kakos

2002

Barry Plant

2001

Adrian Butera

2000

Michael McCarthy    

1999

Michael McCarthy

1998

Adrian Butera