ALA202 Convention

ALA2021 Auction Rules

Tropical Fish Auction will be held on Sunday, October 24 at 11:30 AM

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at 3701 N University Drive Coral Springs, FL 33065

Pre-registration will be avalable at auction@ala2021Florida.com from 10/14/2021 until 10/23/2021 9:00 PM
Pre-registration also will be available during the Aqua-Expo on Saturday Oct. 23, 2021

  • Buyers
  • 1. Auction is free and open to the public.
  • 2. Many species of freshwater fish will be auctioned, but livebearers will get priority.
  • 3. Auction items will be available for viewing only prior to the auction. No exceptions.
  • 4. Pre-registration will be avalable at auction@ala2021Florida.com from 10/14/2021 until 10/23/2021 9:00 pm.
     Pre-registration also will be available during the Aqua-Expo on Saturday Oct. 23, 2021.
  • 5. Each participant must register for bidder card to participate in the Auction.
     Each participant must bet with own assigned number. No exceptions
  • 6. No checkouts will be processed before one hour after auction begins. No exceptions
  • 7. The ALA or GCAS accepts no responsibility and affords no guarantee for auctioned fish to the buyer
      but will do its best to examine every item before it is auctioned.
  • 8. All items sold ‘as is’. All sales are final
  • 9. In all disputes the Decision of the auctioneer is final.
  • Sellers
  • 1. To sell any item in the Auction Seller will have to be registered for the ALA convention
  • 2. ALL other items going through the Auction will be taken only as Donations to the event.
  • 3. All species of freshwater fish will be auctioned, but livebearers will get priority.
  • 4. No fish or plant prohibited by law will be allowed or auctioned.
  • 5. Auction staff will accept a maximum of 5 bags of the same type and species of fish per seller.
  • 6. No used equipment will be accepted for action. New equipment will be accepted as donation only.
  • 7. No sick fish, deformed fish, permanently damaged fish will be accepted for Auction.
  • 8. Auction chairman has the right not to accept any item(s) based on the auction rules.
  • 9. Each participant must register for bidder card to participate in the Auction.
     Each participant must bet with own assigned number.
  • 10. For Sellers anyone wishing to sell an item MUST register with the auction PRIOR to 10:30 AM, Oct/24/2021.
     To pre-register, e-mail auction@ala2021Florida.com
  • 11. All items for action must be clearly marked by seller with the seller number and item number
     (example: 1-1,1-2,1-3 where the first number is the seller number and second is the number of the bag).
     Incorrectly numbered items will need to be corrected by seller, or they will not be accepted for auction.
  • 12. All auction items must be clearly described with the name of the species, quantity of species in the bag, and any other species info that the seller finds necessary.
  • 13. Fish must be properly bagged. No zip-lock bags.
      If the seller requires re-bagging by the Auction staff for any reason, $2.00 service charge will be deducted from seller proceeds.
  • 14. Auction split with sellers will be a 70/30. 70% to the Seller, 30% to the ALA/GCAS, except for donation items.
  • 15. Items for auction will be accepted only until 11:00AM on 10/24/21. No exceptions.
     Items after 11AM will be for donation only.
  • 16. No Minimum bids will be accepted for auction items.
  • 17. All Proceeds from the auction to sellers will be remitted by mail within 15 days from the day of the auction.
     All sellers must provide correct E-mail and USPS Mail address during registration.
  • 18. The ALA or GCAS accepts no responsibility and affords no guarantee for auctioned fish to the buyer or the seller but will do its best to examine every item before it is auctioned.
  • 19. All items sold ‘as is’. All sales are final.
  • 20. In all disputes the Decision of the auctioneer is final.

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