MT Auctioneer Wins World Auctioneer Championship


On just his second time in the contest, Kyle Shobe, Lewistown, Mont., Saturday won LMA’s World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, at the Oklahoma National Stockyards in Oklahoma City.  Last year – his first time in the contest – he was named both runner-up world champion, and “Rookie of the Year.” The “Rookie” award goes to the highest scoring first-time entrant in that year’s semi-finals.


Reserve world champion is Darren T. Carter, Ninety Six, S.C., and Charly Cummings, Yates Center, Kan., was named runner-up world champion. 

The remaining seven finalists, from a field of 33 entrants, were, in alphabetical order:

Bailey Ballou, Elgin, Okla.; Tom Frey, Creston, Iowa; Brian Little, Wann, Okla.; Mike Nuss, Minatare, Neb.; Ted Odle, Butte, Mont.; Jason Santomaso, Sterling, Colo., and Kevin Schow, Paxton, Neb.


Source:  Livestock Marketing Association

Posted by Haylie Shipp


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