Tailgating in Louisiana
staff of Louisiana's 1st Choice Auction Auction is basking
in the success of another highly popular Lagniappe*
sale (Cajun French for a little something extra) in July,
reports John Poteet,. LAFCAA's owner and managing partner.
huge thank you to our dealer base and auction team for making our
2017 Lagniappe Sale a tremendous success," says Poteet.
"It was a great day at the auction, with a terrific lineup of
cars and trucks, and lots of prizes to go around. Dealers
received free shirts, free 28-day floats and free root beer floats.
One lucky dealer won $500 as another won a 2 night vacation package."
100 dealers won prizes and received our signature service,"
said Poteet. "We are thankful to everyone who chooses to
make us their 1st choice!
100 dealers won prizes and received LAFCAA's signature
at the 2017 Lagniappe Sale.
auction shifts gears to its
football-themed Tailgate Event set for August 22. The summer months
are traditionally slow in the auto industry, but the fun events at
this southern auction keep auction day an exciting draw for their
customers. This duo of events has proven that summers at Louisiana's
1st Choice Auto Auction are a win/win for the car dealers who
addition of the Tailgate Event sale to our calendar has attracted a
great buying base and has really generated a lot of buzz in our
region. We create a fun, thriving atmosphere here and continue to
set the bar for premier events," commented Assistant General
Manager, Jacob Warren.
Tailgate Event consists of 900+ units featuring ARI, CPS and several
large dealer groups. Themed prizes valued at $10,000 will be awarded
to lucky buyers.
John Poteet describes the event as "a ramped up Tailgate party
with plenty of cars for our buyers."
in Louisiana is eagerly anticipated and we love our gridiron
heroes," says Poteet.
that regard, Louisiana's 1st Choice Auto Auction has brought in
several football stars for past events, including Hall of Fame
quarterback Jim Kelly and Pro Bowl running back Deuce McAllister.
This year's event will feature 2003 NCAA and 2009 Super Bowl
champion wide receiver, Devery Henderson, who will mingle with
buyers and provide several opportunities for photos and autographs
for the dealers attending the event.
General Manager Matthew Alombro comments that "the auction is
bursting with excitement for this event as everyone eagerly
anticipates the kick-off of football season and a chance to meet a
1st Choice Auto Auction continues to grow while providing its
signature customer service. Sale day is every Tuesday at 8:45am.
Visit www.lafcaa.com for more
1st Choice Auto Auction is located in Hammond, Louisiana, and serves
the entire Gulf South and surrounding states. Their entire staff
goes above and beyond to make sure everyone attending has the best
auction experience in the industry. There is no doubt that this auction
has many more anniversary celebrations in its future. From a
portable building to a 15,000 square ft. facility on 35 acres with 6
lanes, a mechanic shop, and fully mechanized carwash, this auction
is truly a valuable gem of the auction industry. LAFCAA is a member
of the ServNet Auction Group.
to ServNet Newsletter