According to a recent announcement from NIC Costa Rica, both registrants and the registry now have the option of auctioning .cr domain names.
But the process isn’t as straightforward as for most top level domains. Only domains registered under .co.cr,. cr, personal or Premium domains are allowed for auction. Anyone wishing to buy a domain name through auction must register with NIC Costa Rica to be able to make an offer. The highest bid will win.
The original announcement is on the NIC Costa Rica website in Spanish at: