2019 Kansas Auctioneer Championship preliminary round

2019 KAA KAC finalists
The preliminary round of the 2019 Kansas Auctioneer Championship was held in Lawrence, Kansas, on January 18, 2019. The finalists listed below in no particular order will compete at the Kansas State Fair in September for the buckle. Arlin Eicher Troy Wedel Titus Yutzy Hunter Sturgis Carson Hayes Clay Schaardt Eric Boone Quest Flesner Ty Patton Morris Yoder

Tony Wisely named 2018 Kansas Auctioneer Champion

2018 Tony Wisely champion
It was a beautiful day at the Kansas State Fair on September 12. After those who attend Kansas Auctioneer Day spent the morning enjoying the fair while the board of directors had a meeting, everyone gathered at the Bretz & Young Injury Lawyers Arena for our 28th Annual Kansas Auctioneer Championship to support our ten talented finalists. Shannon Schur, Barrett Bray, Jeff Craig and Vern Koch were the esteemed judges with the pleasure of determining who the next champion would be. After each contestant sold two items, scores were tallied and then the top five contestants answered interview...

2018 Winter Convention Recap

2018 KAA directors
Excellent networking and auctioneer education, plus the 2018 KAA Auctioneer Championship preliminary round at the DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Aiport. Thursday while the Board of Directors has its Board meeting and the President-Elect, Kevin Borger, has a meeting with Past President's, everyone else enjoys the President's Reception.  Friday kicks off with real estate courses so members who deal with real property can get their continuing education hours for license renewal.  This year, the Required Salesperson/Broker Core: Agency Toolbox Essentials with Amanda Rempe and elective cour...

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...

2017 Kansas Auctioneer Championship

The finals for KAA's 2017 Kansas Auctioneer Championship were held on September 13 at the Bretz & Young Injury Lawyers Arena at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas. The 2017 Kansas Auctioneer Champion is Julia Sparks of Manhattan. The reserve champion is Justin Banzhaf of Cambridge, Nebraska. Third place was Tony Wisely of Perry, Oklahoma. Donnie Stumpff of Cassville, Missouri, placed fourth and Josh Miller of Beloit, Kansas, rounded out the top five. Sparks took home the Champions belt buckle, plaque, $200 cash prize, membership to the National Auctioneers Association and an ent...