2015 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The 2015 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship was held at the Clifton Livestock Commission on June 13, 2015. 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, RFD-TV 1 hour special and the Awards Banquet. You can also purchase audio CDs of either the Semi-Finals or Finals.

Semi-Finals

Justin Abell
Sigourney, Iowa

Mitch Barthel
Perham, Minnesota

Jeff Bynum
Southside, Alabama

Leon Caselman
Long Lane, Missouri

Bill Cook
Huntley, Montana

Brian Curless
Pittsfield, Illinois

Shannon Davis
Winnsboro, Texas

Justin Dodson
Welch, Oklahoma

Will Epperly
Lancaster, Kentucky

Philip  Gilstrap
Pendleton, South Carolina

Mike Godberson
Pawnee, Oklahoma

Brennin  Jack
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Garrett Jones
Los Banos, California

Mark Lane
Russellville, Alabama

Wade Leist
Boyne City, Michigan

 

Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

Jacob Massey
Petersburg, Tennessee

Blake McDaniel
Tallassee, Alabama

Justin Mebane
Bakersfield, California

Jared Miller
Leon, Iowa

Daniel Mitchell
Cumberland, Ohio

Brandon Neely
Southside, Alabama

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Travis Rogers
Westlock, Alberta

Jay Romine
Mt.Washington, Kentucky

Duane Rus
Rock Valley, Iowa

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

Preston Smith
Dodge City, Kansas

Robb Taylor
Perkins, Oklahoma

Andy White
Ashland, Ohio

Finals

Brian Curless — reserve champion
Pittsfield, Illinois

Justin Dodson — runner-up champion
Welch, Oklahoma

Will Epperly
Lancaster, Kentucky

Brennin  Jack
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

Brandon Neely — champion
Southside, Alabama

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

Preston Smith
Dodge City, Kansas

Andy White — rookie
Ashland, Ohio

2015 World Livestock Auctioneer Qualifying Events

The 2015 WLAC Qualifying Events were held at the Arcadia Stockyard, Arcadia, Florida; Coffeyville Livestock Market, LLC, Coffeyville, Kansas; and Torrington Livestock Market, Torrington, Wyoming.

Arcadia

October 20, 2014

Zach Ballard
Chariton, Iowa

Frederick Bodnarus
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Jeff Bynum
Atalla, Alabama

Albert Carroll
Omemee, Ontario

Darren Carter
Ninety Six, South Carolina

Shannon Davis
Winnsboro, Texas

Will Epperly
Dunlap, Iowa

Dennie Flock
Burlington, Colorado

Brandon Frey
Creston, Iowa

Philip Gilstrap
Pendleton, South Carolina

Marcus Kent
Dumnellon, Florida

Mark Lane
Russellville, Alabama

Wade Leist
Boyne City, Michigan

Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

Jacob Massey
Petersburg, Tennessee

Larry Nisly
Lore City, Ohio

Bill Patton
Vienna, Missouri

Alex Popplewell
Russell Springs, Kentucky

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Henry Redmond
Poplarville, Mississippi

Jay Romine
Mt. Washington, Kentucky

Daren Shumway
Mesa, Arizona

Andy White
Ashland, Ohio

Chad Wilson
Portland, Tennessee

Vernon Yoder
Dundee, Ohio

Coffeyville

December 4, 2014

Justin Abell
Sigourney, Iowa

Jared Anstine
Holden, Missouri

Justin Banzhaf
Cambridge, Nebraska

Mitch Barthel
Perham, Minnesota

Jake Bettencourt
Hilmar, California

Leon Caselman
Long Lane, Missouri

Justin Dodson
Welch, Oklahoma

Mike Godberson
Pawnee, Oklahoma

Dillon Gross
Bradleyville, Missouri

Roger Hoffman
Shady Point, Oklahoma

Brennin Jack
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Eric Lassiter
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Kyle Layman
North Platte, Nebraska

Blake McDaniel
Tallassee, Alabama

Justin Mebane
Bakersfield, California

Daniel Mitchell
Cumberland, Ohio

B.J. Monk
Weatherford, Texas

Bill Nance
Sheldon, Missouri

Brandon Neely
Southside, Alabama

Ethan Schuette
Washington, Kansas

Jeff Showalter
Broadway, Virginia

Robb Taylor
Perkins, Oklahoma

Torrington

January 14, 2015

Ross Annett
Brooks, Alberta

Jake Billington
Twin Falls, Idaho

Johnny Borba
Woodlake, California

Dustin Burkhart
Tehachapi, California

Jake Cheechov
Eugene, Oregon

Dan Clark
Winner, South Dakota

Bill Cook
Huntley, Montana

Brian Curless
Pittsfield, Illinois

Mason Duncan
Fort Duchesne, Utah

Michael Imbrogno
Fresno, California

Garrett Jones
Los Banos, California

Rick Lehman
Gilbert, Arizona

Justin Mebane
Bakersfield, California

Jared Miller
Leon, Iowa

Larry Nisly
Quaker City, Ohio

Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona

Duane Rus
Rock Valley, Iowa

Kevin Schow
Paxton, Nebraska

Russele Sleep
Bedford, Iowa

Preston Smith
Imperial, Nebraska

Garrett Underwood
Louisville, Kentucky

Shane Wolff
Golden Valley, North Dakota

Zack Zumstein
Prairie, Idaho