Letter from the Auxiliary

Greetings Fellow Auxiliary Members, It's hard to believe the end of the year is just around the corner. That means it won't be long before we'll be gathering at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel in Wichita for the Winter Convention. Mark your calendars and start planning now to attend January 22-25, 2015. Be sure you include the Auxiliary Luncheon and Fun Auction in your plans. Remember, it's a separate item on the registration form. Plan to bring an item to auction at the Fun Auction so you ca...
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November presidential update

Hello Kansas Auctioneer Friends, Wow, how this year has flown by. It’s hard to believe the holidays are coming and soon I’ll be finishing up my year of presidency. It’s been a great ride and I am so thankful to be having this experience and be working with an incredible Board of Directors. Just last week, we conducted a board meeting and our Annual Livestock Auctioneer Championship. It was a fierce competition. Congratulations to Russele Sleep, our new champion. We had 12 contestants and t...
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2015 Winter Convention schedule

January 22 through January 25, 2015 Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel Wichita, KS KAA room rate is $89 per night Reservation code 2186283 Make your hotel reservation ONLINE or call 1-800-325-0720 Download schedule and registration Thursday, Jan. 23 Thursday January 22, 2014 6 to 10 p.m. President's Reception and registration 8 p.m. Board meeting followed by past presidents' meeting Friday January 23, 2014 7 to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet and fellow...
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What does the KAA offer me as a member?

What does the KAA offer me as a member? And why should we encourage auctioneer friends who are not members to join our association? Let’s take a look at these questions and make sure we are getting the full value of what we have available as members of the KAA. As a member of the Kansas Auctioneers Association, we have many resources at our fingertips. One very important, and often overlooked, benefit is our ability to request UCC lien searches. We can obtain these for a charge of only $10 fo...
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Eleven auctioneers to compete in Kansas Auctioneer Championship

WICHITA, Kan., September 2, 2014 – Since 1992, auctioneers throughout Kansas and the surrounding states have traveled to Hutchinson to compete with one another at the Kansas State Fair, vying for the title of Auctioneer Champion. The Kansas Auctioneers Association (KAA) hosts the Auctioneer Championship that will be held this year on the stage of the Bretz and Young Injury Lawyers Arena at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10. This public auction will give all fairgoers the opportunity to bid an...
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Message from KAA Auxiliary

HELLO!!!! Is there anyone out there??? Since convention, I haven't heard from anybody!  That just goes to show how full swing we all are into auctions! Doesn't it seem busier to everyone? We hope the economy is turning around! We did run into Bill Eberhardt and his beautiful wife at a real estate auction. I encouraged her to attend next year's convention and get involved. Along with all the rest of you out there that haven't attended for awhile! I know it gets real busy throughout the year, b...
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April 2014 is declared Auctioneer’s Month

On April 24th the Board of Directors meet with Governor Sam Brownback for the signing of a proclamation of April being Kansas/National Auctioneers Month. As always, it seems that auctioneers are one of his favorite groups to meet with. After he was told KAA President, Megan McCurdy, is the IAC Women's Division Champion; he asked for her to auction off a fossil artwork on his wall. Of course, the Governor had the winning bid.
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Letter from President Megan McCurdy

Hello Kansas Auctioneer Friends, Well, 2014 is off and rolling; hopefully all of your auction calendars are filling up for the busy spring and summer seasons. Many plans have been made by your KAA Board of Directors for this year. I am happy to report the Board has been working hard to ensure the strength of our association and the membership. I am excited to be working with such an accomplished and capable group of auctioneers that are constantly working for the betterment of our industry. ...
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2014 Winter Convention schedule

January 23 through January 26 Four Points by Sheraton 530 Richards Dr. Manhattan, Kan. Thursday, Jan. 23 Download 2014 Winter Convention schedule and registration form Thursday January 23, 2014 6 to 10 p.m. President's Reception - Konza room, Atrium Beverages provided, members may bring dishes and finger food 8 p.m. Board meeting followed by past presidents' meeting Conference room IV Friday January 24, 2014 7  to  8:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet and...
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2013 KAA convention results

Don Hamit was inducted into the KAA Hall of Fame this past weekend. Scholarships were received by Vera Hall, Dylan Moore and Toby Omli from the KAA and KAAA. Richard Garvin was installed as the 2013 President; Megan McCurdy as the 2013 President Elect and Bill Eberhardt as 2013 Vice President. Cindi Ferguson will be the Executive Director for Kansas, Rick James and Robert Mayo were elected directors.
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Mike Bailey wins 2013 livestock competition

Congratulations to Mike Bailey for winning the  2013 Livestock Auctioneer Championship, held on November 13 at Plainville Livestock. Brad Sosebee is the reserve champion, followed by Neil Bouray, Byron Bina and Dennie Flock. Also competing were Andrew Finlay, Pat Greenleaf, Jerry Hageman, Brandon Hamel, Jay Knopp and Dan McVey. Complete information about the competition can be found in the brochure.
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2013 NAA Auxiliary scholarship information

Request date has changed from December 1st to November 1st this year, so get ready, set, go and request your packet. Once again the National Auctioneers Association Auxiliary has exciting news concerning the awarding of scholarships in the year 2013. Up to three scholarships of $2,000.00 each will be awarded at the International Conference and Show in Indianapolis, Indiana in July 2013. The Auxiliary Scholarship Program benefits members by assisting their children and/or grandchildren as the...
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