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DCA Annual Auction

Each year, DCA contractor and associate members gather for a lively and spirited auction raising critical funds for the association. The funds raised support DCA educational programs as well as scholarships awarded to worthy candidates whose field of study will promote and/or enhance the industry. Since 1991, the DCA auction has raised almost $6 million. In 2019, DCA members showed their overwhelming support for the association with their generosity, raising over $900,000 million for grants, scholarships, and educational programming.

The success of the auction relies on the generous donations by DCA members. A few weeks prior to the event, the full-color catalog will be available online. The excitement and energy continue to grow from the start of the online silent auction bidding to the closing gavel of the live auction.

The winning bid of an item also helps the donating company achieve sponsorship levels of Silver, Gold and Platinum for next year’s convention.

Some donations from the past

Collectibles: Watches, women’s jewelry, artwork, pottery, antiques, dolls, Super Bowl game balls, sports & movie memorabilia, cigar humidors & supplies

Construction Equipment: Underground piercing & boring tools, backhoe & directional drill rentals, pipeline pressure-testing equipment, semi-loads of drilling fluid, utility locators, equipment training classes, complete set of mechanics’ tools

Edible Items: Custom-cut sides of beef, Pacific salmon, Maine lobster, Vermont maple syrup, wine packages

Electronics: Stereo systems, televisions & Blu-ray players, surround sound systems, computers, iPads, video gaming systems, digital & 35mm cameras

Sporting Events: Tickets to NASCAR, professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey ticket packages and golf packages

Sporting Goods: Pocket knives, telescopes, binoculars, golf clubs, mountain bikes, fishing tackle, rifles and sporting guns

Travel: Weekends in New York and San Francisco, Alaska salmon fishing trips, quail & dove hunting, cruises, fishing trips, wine tasting trips, custom luggage, and event packages with tickets

Donations for the 2021 DCA Auction will be accepted beginning in mid-October.

2020 Auction Catalog