Don’t let all of this snow get you down—you can warm your spirit by registering now for the ninth annual ASA Soy Social and Auction at Commodity Classic on Thursday, Feb. 27 in San Antonio, Texas.If you register online before Feb. 20, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $200 cash gift card. If you don’t want to register online, you can click on the same link and download a PDF version of the registration form. For 2014, ASA is offering the following tickets for individuals, couples and for auction only. The ticket prices for the 2014 Soy Social and Auction are:Individual: $79.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)Couples: $144.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)Auction Only: $44.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)Individual: $89.00 (At door registration)Couples: $154.00 (At door registration)Auction Only: $44.00Individuals who purchase Auction Only tickets will only be allowed to enter at 6:30 p.m.Here are some items you can bid on:Farm EquipmentOne season’s use of a FD75 FlexDraper Combine Header (MacDon Industries)100 hours usage of a Gleener S67 or S77 Combine and FlexDraper Header (AGCO)One-year lease on a J&M Model 375ST Seed Tender (J&M Manufacturing)75 hours tractor time on your choice of 350 Rowtrac or equal Magnum CVT (Case IH)Guns and RiflesHenry Big Boy Lever Rifle .45 Long ColtAmerican Farmer Tribute Rifle (Henry .22S/L/LR)Maxus Ultimate 3” 12 Gauge 26” BrowningBG Citiori 725 Sporting 12 Gauge 3” 30” Shot GunHunting and Fishing TripsDuck hunting trip for two in the heart of the Arkansas Grand PrairieThree-night/two-day upland premium hunt for two at Heartland LodgePheasant and quail hunt for fourSeven-nights/six-day fishing trip for eight to Gullrock Lake in Red Lake, OntarioVacation PackagesTwo tickets, hotel and airfare to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis, MNSeven-night’s accommodations for 4 to Branson, MOCabo San Lucas Ocean View Getaway (airfare included)Napa Valley Epicurean AdventureDisney World Resort Family AdventureThere are many more items including jewelry, iPads, unique art items and many other items.For 2014, ASA is continuing to offer the following events to make the Soy Social and Auction experience special. These events include:“First Sighting Party” – ASA is pleased to announce Intelliair as the sponsor for the “First Sighting Party.”VIP Seating Areas – Yes that is correct, areas! Once again ASA is offering multiple VIP seating areas for the Soy Social and Auction. Each VIP seating area will feature comfortable couches and chairs and your own private server so you don’t miss a minute of the auction. Each VIP seating area will seat the winning bidder and five of his/her closest friends. The first VIP seating area will be auctioned off at the ASA December Board Meeting, the second will be auctioned off at the 2014 ASA Soybean Leadership College and the third will be auctioned at the start of the live auction.Commemorative Hat and Apparel Auction – ASA is pleased to have Renewable Energy Group as the sponsor again for this year’s Commemorative Hat and Apparel auction.Mystery Box Auction Item – ASA is pleased to have Bayer CropScience as the sponsor for the Mystery Box Auction Item as part of the live auction.The ASA Soy Social and Auction is sponsored by Farm Credit; IntelliAir, LLC; MacDon Industries; Bayer CropScience, Syngenta, Renewable Energy Group and the Illinois Soybean Association.Registration InstructionsParticipants will register through ASA’s new web portal system that automatically integrates the information into our database system. Please note the following:Each person must have an ASA web portal account to register (if you haven’t already done this, it’s a one-time setup that takes just a few minutes then you will have your web account for other ASA meeting registrations).Register for the 2014 ASA Soy Social and Auction by clicking here. (web portal accounts can also be set up at this link).After clicking on the registration link:Select “View and register for events”Select “ASA Soy Social and Auction”Log on (or select “create new account”)Follow the registration directionsThe ASA Soy Social and Auction benefits SoyPAC, ASA’s political action committee. For more information about the ninth annual Soy Social and Auction, or if you would like to sponsor the auction or donate an auction item, contact Byron Keelin at (314) 754-1355 or email [email protected] or go to https://soygrowers.com/policy/pac.htm.