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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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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