2012 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The 2012 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship was held at the Turlock Livestock Auction Yard, Inc. on June 16, 2012. The contestants that made it to the Semi-Finals and Finals are listed below. You can purchase a DVD video set of the entire Semi-Finals, Finals, Parade of Champions in attendance, the Awards Banquet and the 1 hour RFD-TV Special. You can also purchase audio CDs of either the Semi-Finals or Finals.

Semi-Finals

Justin Abell
Sigourney, Iowa

Mike Bailey
Jennings, Kansas

Bailey Ballou
Elgin, Oklahoma

Mitch Barthel
Perham, Minnesota

Rod Burnett
Armstrong, British Columbia

Jeff Bynum
Southside, Alabama

Darren Carter
Ninety Six, South Carolina

Tye Casey
Plymouth, Indiana

Brian Curless
Pittsfield, Illinois

Will Epperly
Moneta, Virginia

Dustin Focht
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Tom Frey
Creston, Iowa

Philip Gilstrap
Pendleton, South Carolina

Greg Goudeau
Anderson, Texas

Brennin Jack
Regina, Saskatchewan

Jake Jacobs
Yoakum, Texas

Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

 

Blaine Lotz
Edna, Kansas

Martin Machado
Winton, California

Blake McDaniel
Tuscumbia, Alabama

Andrew McDowell
Vandalia, Illinois

Daniel Mitchell
Cumberland, Ohio

B.J. Monk
Weatherford, Texas

Brandon Neely
Southside, Alabama

Tanner Ragan
Sulphur Springs, Texas

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Travis Rogers
Westlock, Alberta

Jay Romine
Mt. Washington, Kentucky

Duane Rus
Rock Valley, Iowa

Kevin Schow
Paxton, Nebraska

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

Shane Wolff
Golden Valley, North Dakota

Billy Younkin
Cecil, Alabama

Finals

Bailey Ballou — champion
Elgin, Oklahoma

Darren Carter — reserve
Ninety Six, South Carolina

Tye Casey
Plymouth, Indiana

Dustin Focht
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Brennin Jack — rookie
Regina, Saskatchewan

Brian Little — runner-up
Wann, Oklahoma

Blaine Lotz
Edna, Kansas

Brandon Neely
Southside, Alabama

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

2012 World Livestock Auctioneer Quarterfinals

The 2012 Quarterfinals were held at the Farmers Livestock Market of Glasgow, Glasgow, Kentucky, Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange, Inc., Dickinson, North Dakota; Producers Livestock Marketing Association, Greeley, Colorado; and Groesbeck Auction & Livestock Co., LLC.

Glasgow
September 19, 2011

Darren Carter
Ninety Six, South Carolina

Eric Childress
Park City, Kentucky

Will Epperly
Moneta, Virginia

Brandon Frey
Creston, Iowa

Tom Frey
Creston, Iowa

Conrad Green
Munford, Alabama

Doug Hahn
Watseka, Illinois

Jim Hertzog
Butler, Missouri

Garrett Jones
Los Banos, California

Ed Knight
Seymour, Tennessee

Daniel Lanier
Hurt, Virginia

Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

Blake  McDaniel
Tuscumbia, Alabama

Justin Mebane
Bakersfield, California

Daniel Mitchell
Cumberland, Ohio

Brandon Neely
Southside, Alabama

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Roger Robinson
Orleans, Indiana

Jay Romine
Mt. Washington, Kentucky

Jeff Showalter
Broadway, Virginia

Daren Shumway
Mesa, Arizona

Chad Wilson
Portland, Tennessee

Andrew Yoder Jr.
Millersburg, Ohio

Billy Younkin
Cecil, Alabama

Dickinson
October 20, 2011

Justin Abell
Sigourney, Iowa

Justin Banzhaf
Cambridge, Nebraska

Mitch Barthel
New York Mills, Minnesota

Leon Caselman
Long Lane, Missouri

Tye Casey
Plymouth, Indiana

Jake Cheechov
Eugene, Oregon

Bill  Cook
Billings, Montana

Philip Gilstrap
Pendleton, South Carolina

Brennin Jack
Regina, Saskatchewan

Andrew McDowell
Vandalia, Illinois

Andy Mrnak
Bowman, North Dakota

Travis Rogers
Westlock, Alberta

Duane Rus
Rock Valley, Iowa

Shane Wolff
Golden Valley, North Dakota

Greeley
January 17, 2012

Due to audio troubles at
the Greeley quarterfinal,
this one will only cost
$5 to cover the cost of
the DVDs.

Mike Bailey
Jennings, Kansas

Justin Banzhaf
Cambridge, Nebraska

Frederick Bodnarus
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Jeff Bynum
Southside, Alabama

Eric Duarte
Beatty, Oregon

Dustin Focht
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Travis Holck
Ruthton, Minnesota

Michael Imbrogno
Fresno, California

Blaine Lotz
Edna, Kansas

Martin Machado
Winton, California

Mike ‘Hoss’ Manske
Shattuck, Oklahoma

Daniel Mitchell
Cumberland, Ohio

Adam Redland
Ten Sleep, Wyoming

Don Rodgers
Bakersfield, California

Kevin Schow
Paxton, Nebraska

Shawn Silverberg
Walden, Colorado

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

Robb Taylor
Perkins, Oklahoma

Brian Weitzel
Brush, Colorado

David Whitaker
Ames, Iowa

Groesbeck
March 8, 2012

Justin Abell
Sigourney, Iowa

Chris Arnaman
Cameron, Missouri

Bailey Ballou
Elgin, Oklahoma

Eric Brown
Ada, Oklahoma

Jake Cheechov
Eugene, Oregon

Brian Curless
Pittsfield, Illinois

Mike Godberson
Pawnee, Oklahoma

Greg Goudeau
Anderson, Texas

Michael Imbrogno
Fresno, California

Jake Jacobs
Yoakum,Texas

B.J. Monk
Weatherford, Texas

Peter Raffan
Armstrong, British Columbia

Tanner Ragan
Sulphur Springs, Texas

David Richards
Yoakum, Texas

J.D. Shelton
Gonzales, Texas

Jeff Showalter
Broadway, Virginia

Robb Taylor
Perkins, Oklahoma

Billy Younkin
Cecil, Alabama

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