2018 Winter Convention

January 25 - 28, 2018 DoubleTree Hilton Wichita Airport 2098 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209 RESERVE YOUR ROOM - ONLY $94 (Guaranteed through 12/23/2017) Call 316.945.5272 | Online SCHEDULE Thursday Evening ~ January 25 5:00 PM Registration Check-in 6:00 PM President’s Reception 7:00 PM Board of Directors followed by Past Presidents’ meeting Friday ~ January 26 7:30 AM Registration/Check-in Breakfast & Fellowship 8:30 AM Legislative Update by Dan Murray, KAA Legislative Monitor 9:00 AM Auxiliary Tours (meet in...
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2018 Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship was held on October 14, 2017 at the Fort Scott Livestock Market in Fort Scott, Kansas. We are proud to announce our 2018 Kansas Livestock Champion is Ethan Schuetee of Washington, KS.  Reserve Champion is Jeremy Miller of Fairland, OK with 3rd place going to Brandon Hamel of Damar, KS, 4th place being Cody Davis of Kincaid, KS and 5th going to Ross Daniels of Humboldt, KS. Our outstanding competitors were Cody Askren of Whiting, KS, Danny Deters of Whiting, KS and Jase Hubert of Emporia, KS. Ethan took home the Champions belt buckle and wil...
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July | August Sunflower

KAA Members can access the latest issue of the Sunflower, which contains . . . KAA Auctioneer Day at the State Fair KAA Auctioneer Championship Finals KAA Livestock Auctioneer Championship Contest KAA & KAA Auxiliary Hall of Fame forms and so much more!!! Log into the Member's area to view the issue.
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8th Annual KAA Golf Tournament

The Golf Committee is excited for 8th Annual KAA Golf Tournament, which is coming up on June 7th at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course (1133 S Highway 99 Emporia, KS  66801).  The tournament will be a four man scramble and include lunch, starting at 12:00.  You can gather up some friends and register your team or register just yourself and we will put you on a team for an afternoon of fabulous fun.  This event is not solely for KAA members, but we would like to have at least one member on each team. We also welcome, golf hole sponsors for the event.  Sponsors will have a sign at a hole ...
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Sept/Oct Sunflower

It's an exciting time of year and you can read up on it all in the September/October issue of the Sunflower. Kansas Auctioneer Championship Finals - Sept. 14th Kansas Auctioneer Day at the State Fair - Sept 14th Note from NAA CEO, Hannes Combest Hall of Fame for KAA & KAA Auxiliary Auction Spotlight - please think about submit to us any auction with unique items for us to spotlight in future issues. Log in HERE to access the KAA Sunflower.
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July Issue of Sunflower

Happy Summer! Read up on our KAA Auctioneer Day at the Kansas State Fair on September 14th, which will be a day filled with fun and support our finalists in the 2016 Kansas Auctioneer Championship Finals.  We also have information on the 7th Annual Golf Tournament. Be thinking of who you want to nominate for the KAA & KAA Auxiliary Hall of Fame as the forms to make your submission is available in this issue as well.  The KAA's is deadline is coming up the beginning of September, while the Auxiliary's is due in December. We are looking to feature members in the future issues of the...
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7th Annual Golf Tournament

The 7th Annual KAA Golf Tournament will be Thursday, June 9, at the Emporia Golf Course - 1133 Highway 99, Emporia, KS 66801. The format will be a 4-Man Scramble with a shotgun start at 12:00. Lunch will be provided. The entry fee is $200 per team or $55 per individual if not registering with a team. There will be door prizes, as well as prizes for the winning team, longest drive, longest putt, and closest to pin. Anyone is welcome to play, the only stipulation is that there has to be at least one KAA member on each team. As this has always been a great fundraising event for the Assoc...
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2016 KAA Winter Convention

January 14 through January 17, 2016 Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel 1717 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 KAA room rate is $90 per night 800-579-7937 (Tell them KS Auctioneers Association or KSAA) - OR - www.capitolplazahoteltopeka.com (Select Group Code & enter AUCTION) RESERVATION DEADLINE - December 15, 2015 Download schedule and registration form THURSDAY JANUARY 14 6 - 10 pm President’s Reception/Registration 7 pm Board of Directors followed by Past Presidents’ meeting FRIDAY JANUARY 15 7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast & Fellowship 8:30 ...
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2016 Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Champion

We held our 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship on October 29th at Russell Livestock, LLC in Russell, Kansas. Contestants have to not only be members of the Kansas Auctioneers Association, but also be sponsored by a Kansas livestock market. Gayle Ruggles of McCook, Nebraska, Justin Murphy of Russel, Iowa and Ronnie Reynolds of Yates Center, Kansas, had the honor of judging this years 11 competitors. They scored the contestants on presentation, clarity of chant/voice quality, bid catching, execution of sale and the question, "Would you hire this auctioneer?" Our 2015 Kansas L...
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8th Annual KAA Livestock Auctioneer Competition

The first 15 entry forms received will have the privilege of competing in our 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Competition.  Contestants must be sponsored by a Kansas Livestock Market and be a member of the Kansas Auctioneers Association in order to eligible to enter.  We do hope members and the public will join us for this exciting event and show support for those that are vying for the title of 2016 Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Champion. Thursday - October 29, 2015 Russell Livestock, LLC 11:30 Sale Time & 1:00 Contest Time Greg Carey, Owner & Operator and Craig Heinen, Auct...
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Annoucing the 2015 Kansas Auctioneer Champion

September 16th at the Bretz Law Arena on the Kansas State Fair grounds, finals for the title of 2015 Kansas Auctioneer Champion were held. The distinguished judges who had the honor of adjudicating the fierce competition were Jason Winter, owner of West Central Auction Company in Harrisonville, Missouri; Regina Andrijeski, Co-Owner of Old West Realty & Auction in Curtis, Nebraka; and Troy Lippard, President of Lippard Auction in Enid, Oklahoma. They scored the contestants on presentation, chant/voice and effective auctioneering from the selling of three items. Scoring was also conducted...
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New Issue of Sunflower

The September/October issue of the KAA Sunflower newsletter is now available for members to view in the Member's only section. This issue features: Upcoming 2015 KAA Auctioneer Championship Finals on September 16th from 2:00 to 4:00 at the Kansas State Fair. Winter Convention Speaker Highlight Letter from Hannes Combest, NAA CEO Article by Mike Brandly Notes from the KAA and KAA Auxiliary Presidents and more.
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Summer Get Together ~ Join us August 7 & 8

Friday 12:00 - Pre Golf Lunch at Links at Pretty Prairie Golf Course (Included with golf registration.) 1:00 - Golf Tournament at Links at Pretty Prairie Golf Course (See Registration Form  below for details.) 6:00 to 9:00 - Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center (KAA Private Party & Dinner)  Dinner at 6:30 and tour around exhibits on your own Saturday Breakfast at the Hampton Inn Hutchinson (Complimentary with your room stay.) Discover & Enjoy Hutchinson  (http://www.hutchgov.com/148/Discover-Hutchinson) 9:30 - Board Meeting ...
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2015 KAA Winter Convention recap

The 2015 KAA Winter Convention featured excellent networking opportunities and auctioneer education in addition to the 2015 KAA Auctioneer Championship preliminary round. It all started off on Thursday evening with the President's Reception in a suite, KAA board meeting an the past president's meeting with incoming president, Bill Eberhardt. Real estate continuing education courses were held Friday during the day with a required broker core course on office management by the Wichita Area Association of REALTORS® and an elective course called Auction Verdicts taught by Mike Brandly. The Auxi...
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January Issue of the Sunflower Available

January/February issue now available online in the Member's Area to access. Here are a few of the items you will find inside: Why Enter an Auction Contest? article by Mike Brandly Declarations for Board of Director Positions - See who is running! Letter from your President - Megan Niedens Rookie Auctioneer Contest & Kansas Auctioneer Championship entry info 2015 Legislative Preview and so much more.   KAA Apparel Now Available for Pre-Ordering & Pick-up at Winter Convention Hats Shirts Jackets Coffee mug Access the Order Form & submit yo...
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Livestock Auctioneers Wanted

The Emporia Livestock Sales will host the Kansas Auctioneer’s Association Annual Livestock Market Auctioneer’s Competition on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The KAA and Emporia Livestock Sales are looking forward to a great competition with entries from across Kansas. Contestants must be sponsored by a Kansas Livestock Market. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Charly Cummings at 620‐496‐7108, Wayne Wischropp at 785‐828‐4212 or Mike Bailey at 785‐678‐8082.  Access the Contestant Entry Form, which includes more information and contest rules. Auction time is ...
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2014 Kansas Auctioneer Champion announced

The 24th Annual Kansas Auctioneers Association Auctioneer Championship was held on September 10th on the Bretz Law Arena stage at the Kansas State Fair. Preliminaries were held at the KAA Winter Convention in January which resulted in 11 finalist out of the 17 auctioneers competing. Our eleven finalists were Eric Boone of Yates Center, KS; Josh Bellamy of Cherokee, OK; Nick Holzrichter of Halstead, KS; Lenny Mullin of Shawnee, KS; Lance Fullerton of El Dorado, KS; Justin Banzhaf of Cambridge, NE, Yve Rojas of Kansas City, MO; Donnie Stumpff of Cassville, MO; Troy Wedel of McPherson, KS;  Mi...
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Read All About It…Latest Issue of Sunflower

The September/October issue of the Sunflower is now available online, just log into the Member's Area to access it. Here are a few of the items you will find inside: GUEST JUDGE Announced for Kansas Auctioneer Championship finals Letter from your President - Megan Niedens Summer Get Together photos New Members Winter Convention Speaker Highlight Wanted - Livestock Auctioneers Declaration for Office Applications and so much more.
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A Message from the KAA Auxiliary

Hello, everyone, I hope you are having a terrific summer so far. We have been having a tumultuous one with the storms and major winds. We haven’t had any damage except tree limbs down but Stockton has had lots of damage. Neighbors helping neighbors is our theme this year. Don and I will be taking off for Louisville, Kentucky in July for the National Auctioneers Conference and Show. Both of us are looking forward to attending the seminars, touring a horse training facility, seeing old friends from all over the world and meeting new ones. If you haven’t attended one of these conventi...
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Kansas Auctioneer Sunflower – July/August

The July/August issue of the Sunflower is now available online, just log into the Member's Area to access it. Here are a few of the items you will find inside: Letter from your President - Megan McCurdy Summer Get Together details and registration New Members Member News Hall of Fame Nomination form Declaration for Office Applications and so much more. Have you "Liked" the Kansas Auctioneers Association Facebook page?  If not, please do it and stay up-to-date with news in between Sunflower issues. https://www.facebook.com/kansasauctioneers
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