Press Releases, Updates, and John's Notes!

  • Summer Fun and New Offerings

    It’s hard to believe almost half the year has come and gone. The first quarter was strong with robust sales through our Rockin’ Mardi Gras event and tax season. Our 17th Anniversary Sale in May was also a success.   Read More

  • 2019 Has Kicked Off In a Big Way!

    2019 has gotten off to a great start here at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction with another great month of sales in January and our first big event of the year is right around the corner. On February 26 we will host our seventh annual “Rockin’ Mardi Gras Sale”! The event will begin with a huge sale on Tuesday morning with over 800 vehicles.   Read More

  • Holidays and New Years

    I would like to “wrap up” the Christmas and Holiday Season with a big thank you to all of our customers that have helped us have another successful year! I also want to acknowledge our great team of employees that ensure the continued success of our business by serving our customers’ needs in a cheerful, professional manner. Our growth and accomplishments over the last 16 and 1/2 years is driven by our desire to be the best at what we do every single day.We believe in teamwork ...  Read More

  • Congratulations to us!

    Last Friday, October 26 was a feel good day for us and three organizations that we have supported for years. We had our ninth annual charity golf tournament at Oak Knoll Golf Club and it was a great event for everyone, including our sponsors, our golfers, and, especially the recipients of our fund raising efforts. We raised $8000 each for Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Options, Inc.   Read More

  • Tailgate Season is here!

    Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction Kicks off football season with an exciting Tailgate Event!Make plans to attend our annual Tailgate Event, Tuesday, August 21. We expect 800 vehicles and $10,000 in tailgate themed prizes, including a custom tailgate party courtesy of 1st Choice. We will offer free 28-Day float for qualified buyers of any 6F (fleet/lease) vehicle and will serve root beer floats in the lanes.   Read More

  • Celebrating 16 Years!

    Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction commemorates 16 years!A big thank you to all our employees, vendors and customers for making our 16th Anniversary Sale a big success!  We rolled out the red carpet for our dealers and enjoyed a record sale followed by a delicious crawfish boil.  Dealers bid on forty prizes after the car auction ended with John Dough they earned throughout the year.  Concert tickets, Bose headphones, an Apple watch and Apple TV, American Express gift cards ...  Read More

  • Spring has Sprung!

    Spring has Sprung!And with it the tax season is winding down. At Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction we have experienced a robust tax season with higher sales percentages and buyers. Our 1st quarter promotional event, our Rockin’ Mardi Gras sale and dealer appreciation party at the House of Blues, were well attended and a good time was had by all.Our next signature event is our 16th Anniversary Sale on May 22.   Read More

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!We thank you for a successful 2017 and look forward to what 2018 will bring to Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction.We are kicking off the New Year with a Dealer Advisory Board, consisting of a variety of dealers who regularly attend our auction. We’ll meet quarterly to discuss technology, safety, and other industry and auction issues to enhance our operations and your auction experience. I believe this will continue to foster our teamwork approach to creating success f...  Read More

  • Holidays Are Here!

    We wish everyone a blessed Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Our annual Holiday John Dough event is Tuesday, December 19th. We’ll have a large selection of vehicles followed by our fun John Dough gift auction with $20,000 of cash and prizes on December 19th.   Read More

  • Hurricane Harvey Aftermath

    The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey weighs heavily on our minds here at Louisiana’s 1st Choice Auto Auction. While our sister auction, Houston’s 1st Choice Auto Auction, was spared damage, one of our Houston employee’s and countless customers were not so fortunate. Our focus for the coming weeks will be how we can assist in the relief effort and help those affected get back on their feet.During the month of September we will offer a $50 transportation rebate to any buying dealer ...  Read More

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