2014 KAA Livestock Auctioneer Champion

We proud to announce and congratulate Justin Banzhaf of Cambridge, Nebraska on being the Kansas Auctioneers Association 2014 Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Champion, which was held earlier this week on November 13th. We had thirteen contestants at the Osborne Livestock Commission in Osborne, Kansas; owned by Zach Sumpter, to compete in the 6th Annual Livestock Auctioneers Contest.  Mike Bailey, 5th Annual Kansas Competition winner and Livestock Marketing Association World Championship 3‐time qualifier served as MC along with Charly Cummings, 2011 World Livestock Auctioneer of Champion. Each...
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2013 Kansas Auctioneer Championship Contest

The 22nd Annual Kansas Auctioneers Association Auctioneer Championship was held on September 11th on the Bretz Law Arena stage at the Kansas State Fair.  After the preliminary contest, which was conducted at the KAA Winter Convention in January, ten finalist out of 14 auctioneers were selected to compete for the title of 2013 Kansas Auctioneer Champion. Our ten finalists were Eric Boone of Yates Center, KS; Ed Dewey of Rossville, KS; Nick Holzrichter of Burrton, KS; Lenny Mullin of Shawnee, KS; To Philips of Scranton, KS; Justin Schultis of Fairbury, NE, Brad Sosebee of Porter, OK; Donn...
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2012 Kansas Auctioneer Championship

The 100th Kansas State Fair was the location of the 2012 Kansas Auctioneers Association Auctioneer Championship. This was the 21st KAA Auctioneer Championship. The Kansas Auctioneers Association held their preliminary contest at the Winter Convention in Wichita in January. Ten auctioneers were selected to compete in the finalist competition. Those top ten finalists included Eric Boone, Yates Center; Jeff Crissup, Helena, OK; Ed Dewey, Rossville, KS; Lenny Mullin, Lenexa, KS; Marty Read, Mound City, KS; Donnie Stumpff, Cassville, MO; Jeff Temme, Petersburg, NE; Aaron Traffas, Sharon, ...
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Winter Convention awards, new leadership and Auctioneer Championship finalists

2012 Kansas Auctioneers Association – Convention News items The Kansas Auctioneers Association will be guided in 2012 by the following officers and directors. President Lance Fullerton of El Dorado President Elect Richard Garvin of Tecumseh Vice President Megan McCurdy of Wichita Executive Director LaDonna Schoen-Gehring of Newton Chairman of the Board Jack Newcom of Leon Director Bill Eberhardt of Augusta Director Lester Edgecomb of Baldwin City Director Gail Hancock of Emporia Director Tom Lindsay, Jr. of Bonner Springs Director Jim Schoen of Wichita Director Jeff Ru...
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Shawn Terrel wins 2011 Kansas Auctioneer Championship

Shawn Terrel won the 20th annual Kansas Auctioneers Association Auctioneer Championship on Wednesday at Bretz Law Arena. Shawn is the vice president of United Country Auction Services in Kansas City and a long-time member of the KAA. Held every year at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kan., the Kansas Auctioneer Championship showcases the best auctioneers in the KAA who each vie for the title. From livestock and auto auctioneers to real estate and benefit auctioneers, each auctioneer competes against fellow professionals. The auctioneers are judged by a panel of three judges through...
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