Winter Convention schedule and registration forms

This post is pinned to the front page. Newer articles appear below. January 10 to 13, 2013 Clarion Hotel 530 Richards Rd. Manhattan, KS Download 2013 Winter Convention registration form Thursday January 10, 2013 6 to 10 p.m. President's Reception - Konza room, Atrium Beverages provided, members may bring dishes and finger food 8:30 p.m. Board meeting followed by past presidents' meeting Friday January 11, 2013 6:30  to  9 a.m. Breakfast and fel...
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October’s letter from President Fullterton

Dear KAA Members, Hello again. Fall is in full swing, and so far, all of the members I have recently visited with are reporting a very full fall auction season; which is always good news to hear when our industry is going strong. For those of you who came to our competition at the State Fair to help out the committee, and to those of you who came to watch and support the event, thank you very much for your assistance and support in making it a great success. The contest was well attended and ...
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KAA’s livestock auctioneer competition to be held in Plainville in November 2012

PLAINVILLE, KAN.  The Plainville Livestock Commission, Inc. will host the fifth annual Kansas Auctioneers Association Livestock Market Auctioneers Competition on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Auction time is 12:30 p.m. The contestants must be employed and endorsed as an auctioneer at a livestock auction market in Kansas. Previous winners comprise Charly Cummings of Yates Center, Lynn Langvardt of Chapman, Brian Little of Coffeyville, and Blaine Lotz of Edna. Ty Gillum, owner of Plainville Lives...
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KAA champion auctioneers sell wood sculptures at state fair

They came, they saw, they bid on 35 wood sculptures created by chain saw artists A. J. Lutter and Dennis Keenan. The auction was conducted by the 2012 KAA Auctioneer Champion Jeff Crissup from Helena, Okla., and Lenny Mullin from Lenexa, Kan., the 2012 runner-up. Ringmen were Mike Bailey and Ron Gingerich with Ralph (Doc) Gingerich, clerk, and Jenny Gingerich, cashier. Buhler High School FFA boys provided manpower to set up the auction. The sale is a benefit for various fair projects and this...
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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...
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July 2012 Sunflower Auctioneer now available

The July 2012 edition of the Kansas Sunflower Auctioneer is now available from the members section. The 2012 Summer Get-Together starts Friday, August 3. Here's the schedule. Friday—August 3 10:00—Prairie Trails Country Club—El Dorado—Golf Tournament 2:00—Welcome to the Best Western Red Coach 5:00— Steak Feed at East Park Shelter—El Dorado 6:00— Mutton Bustin’ 7:00— Extreme Bull Blowout 9:00— Jared Daniels Band in Concert Saturday—August 4 Breakfast at the Red Coach—Complimentar...
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Employment announcement

The Kansas Auctioneers Association, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for the position of executive director. The duties of the executive director include publication editor and secretary/treasurer for the association. Process Interested candidates shall request an application in writing by email to Andy Conser at [email protected] letter to the following address. Andy Conser, KAA Search Committee Chair PO Box 114 Valley Falls, KS 66088 Call Andy at 785.806.6921 with any ...
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April 2012 declared Auctioneer’s Month

The KAA Board of Directors visited Topeka on Wednesday, April 25. Back row Tom Lindsay, Jr.; Holly Conser, Auxiliary; Lester Edgecomb; Jeff Ruckert; Aaron Traffas; Richard Garvin; Kevin Ediger; Bill Eberhardt; Gail Hancock Front row Hope Edelman, Auxiliary; Jim Schoen; Megan McCurdy; Governor Brownback; Jack Newcom; Lance Fullerton; LaDonna Schoen-Gehring; Don Hamit After the meeting with the governor, the KAA Board of Directors conducted their April meeting.
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Regional meeting on Tuesday, March 20, in Great Bend

Each year, the KAA holds a series of regional meetings in different parts of Kansas. These meetings are informal gatherings of both KAA member auctioneers as well as auctioneers who aren’t yet or are no longer KAA members. The first meeting of 2012 will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, at Montana Mike's at 906 McKinley in Great Bend. If you’re an auctioneer – member or not – and would like to come for a free meal and good discussion with other auctioneers about the industry and t...
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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 Empor...
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2012 Board of Directors

  2012 Executive Board President Lance Fullerton 8044 NE Parallel St. El Dorado, KS 67042 316.304.7594 [email protected] President Elect Richard Garvin, ATS 4932 SE 29th Street Tecumseh, KS 66542 Home 785.379.9781 Mobile 785.224.4492 [email protected] http://rjsauctionservice.com/ Vice President Megan McCurdy, CAI, BAS 519 N Oliver Wichita, KS 67208 Office 316.683.0612 Mobile 316.204.5928 [email protected] http://www.mccurdyauct...
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2012 Winter Convention schedule

January 26-29 at the Wichita Marriott 9100 Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita, Kan. For more details, as well as registration forms, please view the current Sunflower Auctioneer newsletter from the members section. Thursday, Jan. 26 6:00pm - 10:00 reception 8:30 Board meeting followed by past presidents' meeting Friday, Jan. 27 6:30 - 8:00 Breakfast and fellowship 9:00 Meet for tours 9:30 Tour for those not attending real estate courses 11:15 - 12:30 Tour 12:30 Lunch ...
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2012 KAA Livestock Bid Call Contest

The 2012 Kansas Auctioneers Association Livestock Bid Call Contest was held last Friday, January 20, at the Southeast Kansas Stockyards in Gas, Kan. The 2012 champion is Blaine Lotz of Edna, Kan. Blaine recently won the LMA quarterfinal contest held in Greely, Colorado. We're excited to have Blaine represent the KAA as our 2012 Livestock Champion. The 2012 Livestock Contest Chairman Charly Cummings would like to thank the judges for the competition. Leon Thompson – Retired owner and opera...
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