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About SoyPAC

The American Soybean Association’s political action committee is called SoyPAC. Any ASA member may make a contribution to SoyPAC, which provides ASA with the resources to give appropriate support to legislators who champion soybean farmer priorities and policies that protect and increase the market value and opportunities for soybean growers.

Federal legislation and regulations on things like biodiesel, transportation, trade, energy, taxes and agriculture research directly affect soybean farmer profitability. Through SoyPAC, ASA is able to support those legislators who understand agriculture and support soybean issues, and to help ensure that legislators with less agricultural knowledge will listen to ASA and help advocate issues in a way that benefits soybean farmers.

About the Soy Social and Auction

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Soy Social and Auction Stampedes its Way to another Record Breaking Performance

The ASA Soy Social and Auction continues to boast one of the highest-attended events at Commodity Classic, giving producers the opportunity to network with others in the ag industry, discuss past year’s challenges and build for future opportunities. Over the past eight years, your sponsorship, attendance and donations to the live and silent auction have helped ASA build a stronger voice for the U.S. soybean producer.

The annual ASA Soy Social and Auction at the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio appreciates all of the growers who attended the event and helped set another fundraising record.ASA thanks association and corporate donors for the items in the live and silent auction. ASA especially thanks the following sponsors Farm Credit; Rabo AgriFinance; IntelliAir, LLC; Cargill, MacDon Industries; Bayer CropScience; Syngenta; Renewable Energy Group and the Illinois Soybean Association.

Check back later for information about the 2015 Soy Social and Auction! 

Thank you to all of our sponsors who make this event possible!

Premiere Sponsors

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VIP Seating

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First Sighting Party

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Commemorative Hat and Shirt Sponsor

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Mystery Box Sponsor

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Buffet Sponsors

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Registration Options

Registration Type Early Rate Door Rate
Individual $79 $89
Couple $144 $154
Auction OnlyEntry into live and silent auction only beginning at 6:30 pm—Dinner not included. $44 $44
First Sighting Party sponsored by IntellairThe First Sighting is a special, 30-minute preview party to view auction items and select seating as well as early access to the buffet line prior to general admission. The First Sighting party is limited to 50 people. Purchase tickets to this preview party while tickets are available. Must purchase a ticket for the Soy Social and Auction in addition to purchasing a First Sighting Party ticket. $50 per person Not Available

 

Auction Event Schedule

First Sighting Party/VIP Access 5:00 p.m.
General Admission 5:30 p.m.
Live Auction Begins 6:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

First Sighting Party, Sponsored by Intelliair

IntelliairLogoASA is proud to announce Intelliair, LLC is the exclusive sponsor the ASA Soy Social and Auction First Sighting Party!

View the live auction items and bid on many of the silent auction items before anyone else! The First Sighting Party is a special 30-minute preview party that gives you access to view the auction items as well as select your seating.

The First Sighting Party is limited to 50 people. Participants must purchase a ticket for the Soy Social and Auction in addition to purchasing a First Sighting Party ticket.

ASA Commemorative Hat and Apparel Auction
ASA is pleased to have the Renewable Energy Group as its exclusive sponsor for the ASA Soy Social and Auction Commemorative Hat and Apparel auction items!

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ASA will auction off 10 limited edition 2014 Soy Social and Auction Commemorative Hat and Apparel packages during the live auction. The 10 winning bidders will then be entered into a drawing at the end of the evening for a “One-in-Ten” chance to win a prize donated by the ASA Past Presidents.

2014 Soy Social Auction Item Preview

2014 Soy Social Auction Items

7 Day African Plains Game Hunting Trip for 2 Hunters in South Africa

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This package is for two hunters in central South Africa (Bloemfontein Region) with White Lion Safaris. A plains game hunt means hunters will be able to hunt non-dangerous game such as Impala, Wildebest, Zebra, etc. *Trip may be upgraded to include photographic sightseeing side trips, extra days, additional hunters/non-hunters, dangerous game hunting, bird hunting, Tigerfishing and even offshore big game fishing in the number two spot in the world for Black Marlin.

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Hunting package includes:

  • All hunting licenses and permits needed, except CITES permits
  • Pick up/drop at Bloemfontein Airport (1 hour flight from Johannesburg)
  • All meals, bottled water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Daily laundry service
  • All accommodations during the 7-days in a luxury lodge, professional hunter, hunting vehicles as well as back up team, skinners, trackers, field dressing of trophies and delivery to our taxidermist
  • $650 trophy credit per hunter

Estimated Value $7,980
*Can add additional people to trip. Observer only is $250.00 per day or additional hunter is $390.00 per day.

 

Bahamas Bonefishing

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3 day (4 nights) Bonefish fly fishing trip for two people at Bair’s Lodge on South Andros Island, Bahamas.

Fly fishing for Bonefish is an exhilarating experience. Coupled with this spectacular setting, this should make this item a very attractive package for any fishing enthusiasts.

This package is a luxury Bahamas fly fishing trip for two anglers at Bair’s Lodge on South

Andros Island, Bahamas with Nervous Waters. Included in package:

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  • Meet and greet on arrival at Congo Town Airport
  • Luxury lodging for 3 days and 4 nights
  • All wines, beer and local spirits
  • Chef prepared gourmet meals
  • Professional fishing guide service
  • Fishing License

Airfare, round trip transfer from Congo Town Airport to the Lodge and back and gratuities for guides and house staff are not included in the package. The trip dates are on a first come, first served bases and must be taken within 12 months of purchase.

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Estimated Value $7,000.00

Complimentary One-Year Lease on J&M Model 375ST SeedTender

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J&M Model 375ST SeedTender seed delivery system (375 unit capacity).

Complete with dual compartments, roll tarp, Honda electric start engine, 8” tube conveyor with 11’ telescoping downspout, 3-axle undercarriage with 235/85R16 tires and electric brakes, 2/5-16” ball hitch and safety chains, electronic scale package and Deluxe All-Function remote control (with cord) featuring hydraulic operation to open/close the tank doors, raise/lower the boom arm and start/stop conveyor.

Estimated Value: $8,500

The ASA Soy Social and Auction will feature six family vacation packages to bid on in the Silent Auction. Check out these locations and get your bags packed.

Additional guests can be added to all of these vacation packages. The additional amount per person varies based on location. Winning bidder will need to contact vendor at time of scheduling vacation trip to determine additional costs.

The Big Island, Hawaii

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Enjoy 7 night’s accommodations for up to 4 people in exciting The Big Islands, Hawaii

Featuring: Sea Village Resort Kona

The youngest island in the archipelago, ‘Hawaii’s Big Island’ was believed to be the first island Polynesian voyagers set foot on 1,500 years ago. Today, the ‘Big Island’ remains a vital touchstone for Hawaiian culture, the birthplace of Hawaii’s greatest King, Kamehameha I, also the home of Pele, goddess of fire, and Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano. Mark Twain called this island “the peacefullest, restfullest, balmiest, dreamiest haven of refuge for a worn and weary spirit the surface of the earth can offer”. Your refuge at Sea Village is located on the sunny, dry side of the island in Kona, where the trade winds keep you comfortable year round. Float in the seaside pool, or sip estate-select Kona coffee from your private lanai with the Pacific close enough to taste as the surf breaks against the resorts’ sea wall. A true vacation paradise.

Accommodations are studio or 1 bedroom resort condominium units, upgrades to 2 or 3 bedrooms for up to 6 or 8 guests may be available with a surcharge. Airfare is not included in this package. Featured resorts are booked when available; the right to substitute other resorts of equal quality is reserved. Reservation requests must be received in writing at the email address below at least 90 days prior to your requested arrival date and are subject to availability. Offer expires 18 months after issue date and all travel must be complete by that time.

Retail Value $2,850.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)

 

Branson, Missouri

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Enjoy 7 night’s accommodations for up to 4 people in exciting Branson, Missouri

Featuring: Silverleaf’s Holiday Hills Resort

Surrounded by the majestic Ozark Mountains and minutes from Lake Taneycomo, Holiday Hills Resort offers premier opportunities for unlimited vacation enjoyment. Ride the Ducks and tour the sites of both Branson and Lake Taneycomo. Spend the day at Silver Dollar City Theme Park. Shop and dine at Branson Landing, a premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination located in Historic Downtown Branson on Lake Taneycomo. In addition, Branson is home to 49 magnificent live performance theaters and three pristine lakes. A championship-caliber golf course and Pro Shop, tennis and basketball courts, along with outdoor swimming pools are just a few of the amenities you can enjoy at Holiday Hills Resort. You can also enjoy the casual setting of the on-site restaurant which also offers a full-service bar. Accommodations are studio or 1 bedroom resort condominium units, upgrades to 2 or 3 bedrooms for up to 6 or 8 guests may be available with a surcharge.

Airfare is not included in this package. Featured resorts are booked when available; the right to substitute other resorts of equal quality is reserved. Reservation requests must be received in writing at the email address below at least 90 days prior to your requested arrival date and are subject to availability. Offer expires 18 months after issue date and all travel must be complete by that time.

Retail Value $1,785.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)

 

Cabo San Lucas Ocean View Getaway

CaboOceanViewEnjoy a 4-night stay in an ocean-view deluxe standard room including daily breakfast for two at this 4-diamond hotel located on an inlet bay in the Sea of Cortés. Revel in the luxury of your room’s private ocean-view balcony, sumptuous linens and richly-appointed furnishings created from handcrafted wood. Each of the vibrant, richly-styled guest rooms is the creation of renowned designer Paul Duesing of Paul Duesing Partners, rated #1 by Conde Nast Magazine and profiled in Architectural Design for going far beyond the ordinary.

The experience includes:

  • 4-night stay in ocean-view deluxe standard room at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for two from the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Retail Value $7,894.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)

 

MLB All-Star Game

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Enjoy two upper level outfield tickets to the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Target Field, home of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins. The All-Star Game, also known as the “Midsummer Classic”, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, selected by fans for starting fielders, managers for pitchers, and managers and players for reserves.

The experience includes:

  • 2 upper level outfield tickets to the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • 2 upper level tickets to the Home Run Derby on Monday, July 14, 2014
  • 3-night stay (check in Sunday, July 13; check out Wednesday, July 16, 2014) in a standard room at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis or comparable
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to Minneapolis, MN

Retail Value $5,000.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)

 

Napa Valley Epicurean Adventure

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You and your guest will join Julie Logue-Riordan, CCP, for an insider’s look at Napa Valley’s culinary scene, as she takes you on an intimate tour of farmers markets in Napa Valley, including a private wine tasting, followed by a small group cooking class and lunch at Julie’s home in Napa.

The experience includes:

  • Napa Valley cooking class and farmers market tour with “Cooking with Julie” Cooking school, including a private wine tasting and 3-course lunch for 2
  • Private tour and tasting for 2 at Talcott Olive Oil Estate in Napa
  • 3-night stay in standard guest room at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Francisco, CA

Retail Value: $7,000.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)

Country Music Legends Autographed Acoustic Guitar

SignedGuitarShow off this acoustic guitar signed by 15 of country music’s greatest legends. Autographs are Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, George Strait and Wynnona Judd.

Item includes a 100% authenticity guarantee on each and every item. Along with each item, Charity Fundraising Packages offers our documented certificate of authenticity and matching numbered authentication holograms guaranteeing each item’s authenticity for life.

Retail Value $1,700.00
(NOTE: This item will require a minimum bid in order to be sold. If the minimum bid is not reached, the item will NOT be sold.)


If you would like to donate an item of for the ASA Soy Social and Auction, please download an auction donation form by clicking here.
2014 Auction Sponsorship Information

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Be a sponsor of the ASA Soy Social and Auction

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The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) 9th Annual Soy Social and Auction will saddle up again in 2014. Every year with our tremendous industry and state association support, our event continues to be a highlight of Commodity Classic. ASA is requesting your support again on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas.

The ASA Soy Social and Auction continues to be able to boast one of the highest-attended events at Commodity Classic. The event gives producers the opportunity to network with others in the ag industry, discuss past year’s challenges and build for future opportunities. Over the past eight years, your sponsorship, attendance and donations to the live and silent auction have helped ASA build a stronger voice for the U.S. soybean producer.

The 2013 ASA Soy Social and Auction shattered its all-time fundraising record, raising more than $188,000 in auction proceeds, registration and sponsorship, and we are looking to set new records in 2014. ASA is asking you to partner with us by sponsoring and donating an item for the auction.

Sponsorship increases your visibility and impact on your customers. ASA has many exciting opportunities for you to promote your company to more than 400 of the United States’ top soybean producers.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Premier Sponsorships
  • First Sighting Party
  • VIP Seating Area
  • Commemorative Hat and Apparel
  • Mystery Box
  • Buffet
  • Soda and Water Beverage Bar
  • Dessert Bar

ASA appreciates your support in making the Soy Social and Auction a success; it is truly a night to “wave our hats” and celebrate our industry. Thank you for your consideration.

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