When attending auctions the first thing you should do is register with the auction. This information will be generated and you be entered and able to get emails or texts about the next auction sale coming up. This is a great way to make sure you don't miss any sales you may have interest in attending. At time of registration would be the best time to fill out the florida state tax exempt form with your exempt tax ID information if you are a in state tax exempt buyer. At time of registration clerks may collect admission fees or deposits which would be applied to auction purchases. At this time the clerk can also assist with a bidder leaving an absentee bid or bids. Usually the first point of contact at an auction would be the clerk who assists with registration. Just remember all sales are final, where is as is with no warranties with no warranties. During registration a ID tag or paddle would be given to you for the auctioneer to identify the bidder.