How to use Iowa Cattlemen's Association
Create New Account -- Click 'Create New Account' on the homepage and fill out the form with Contact Information (including email and password), Time Zone, and Language Preferences. Read the Terms and Conditions, and if you agree to the Terms then accept the Terms and Conditions (click checkbox) and click Submit.
Activate Your Account -- After successfully registering, you will receive an email with a link provided to activate your account. Click on the link, or copy and paste the link into your web browser. You must activate your account before you can login and view a sale.
Login -- Click Login at the top right, then enter your email address and password that you used when registering and click Login or hit Enter on your keyboard.
Editing Contact Information -- To change or update your Account Information/Settings, click My Account on the Homepage. You will then be able to change Contact Information, Bank Information, Login Information (email/password), and/or Account Settings (Email notifications, Time Zone and Language preferences).
Apply to Bid -- There are several ways to apply for bidding. On the homepage, there will be a button for each upcoming event. There is also a 'Apply for Bidding' link available while viewing a sale.
Max Bid -- The maximum amount a bidder is willing to pay for a lot. If two max bids of the same amount are placed for the same lot, the bid that was placed first will be taken over the other bid. If you have been outbid and your account is setup to receive notifications, you will receive an email informing you that you have been outbid. Your max bid can be raised at any time.
Extension Time -- The minimum time after the last bid is placed before a lot will close. This time can vary with each sale. (Example: Timed End Time is 6:00 PM and Live Start Time is 8:00 PM. Extension time is 3 minutes. A bid is placed at 5:58 PM, the Timed End Time is then extended to 6:01 PM. Then say a bid is placed at 6:00 PM, the Timed End Time is then extended to 6:03 PM. This can continue up to an hour before the Live Start Time, which in this example would be 7:00 PM).