Many International, National and State Champion Auctioneers as well as industry leaders proudly started their careers here at Western College of Auctioneering.  Below are just a few…

Jeff Stokes

Champion

2003 Men’s International Champion Auctioneer

1993 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

1987 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Scott Musser, CAI

Champion

2001 International Champion Auctioneer

2011 Washington Bid Calling Champion

Blaine Lotz

Champion

2014 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Ty Thompson

Champion

2009 World Auctioneer Livestock Champion

Marilyn Burns, CAI

Champion

2004 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

2017 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Randy Searer

Champion

2001 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

2011 Greater Midwest Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1993 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Kyle Shobe

Champion

2010 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

2006 Wyoming State Champion Auctioneer

2005 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Jake Cheechov

Champion

2003 and 2005 Oregon State Champion Auctioneer

Nick Bennett, CAI, BAS

Champion

2021 International Auctioneer Champion

2017 US Bid Calling Champion

2014 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

 

Jack Bowser

Champion

2000 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Mark Lacher

Champion

2003 Wyoming/Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1991 and 1989 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1984 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

J.K. Kinsey

Champion

1997 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Kevin Gardner

Champion

1995 and 1990 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1983 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Merton Musser, CAI, AARE, GPPA, BAS, ATS

Champion

2019 Montana Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame

1999, 2009 and 2015 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Ed Hinton

Champion

2011, 2006, 2002 and 1998 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Rick Stahl

Champion

2001 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1987 and 1978 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

2011 Montana Hall of Fame

Randy Kearns

Champion

1996 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1988 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1985 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Jim Cooper

Champion

2010 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Dan Skeels

Champion

2004 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1999 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Joe Frazier

Champion

1997 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1996 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1993 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Bud Knight

Champion

1983 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Doug Jaggers

Champion

1981 Word Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Charles Cumberlin

Champion

1978 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1989 Colorado Auctioneer Hall of Fame

Jim Clater

Champion

2008 Texas State Champion Auctioneer

Brant Hurlburt

Champion

1991, 1987, 1984 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Keith Dinwoodie

Champion

1990 and 1985 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Ron Sim

Champion

1983 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Dan Schorno

Champion

2008 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

Paul Lund

Champion

1997 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

1993 World Champion Automobile Ringman

1991 World Champion Automobile Ringman

Del Strommen

Champion

1992 and 1975 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1986 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1996 Montana Hall of Fame

Jack McGuinness

Champion

1987,1983 and 1981 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Dean Folkvord

Champion

1985 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Pat Howey

Champion

1984 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Mike Ellerd

Champion

1979 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Jack Ellis

Champion

1982 and 1976 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Frank Bass

Champion

1980 and 1972 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

2001 Montana Hall of Fame

Bill Taylor

Champion

1981 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Jack Raty

Champion

1970 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Walt Haynes

Champion

1968 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Shannon Schur

Champion

2012 Colorado Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame Inductee

Blake McDaniel

Champion

2016 World Automobile Auctioneer Team

2015 Alabama State Champion Auctioneer

John Donaldson

Champion

2005 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Robert Musser

Champion

2001 National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame

1999 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Lee Hughs

Champion

2006 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Richard Venzor II

Champion

2003 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Lloyd Franks

Champion

2007 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Kurt Campbell

Champion

2008 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Justin Biesheuvel

Champion

2015 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Brad Wooley

Champion

1986 Arizona Hall of Fame

2012 Arizona Bid Calling Champion

 

Josh Larson

Champion

2016 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

Booth Brown

Champion

1980 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

David Whitley

Champion

2003 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

Adam Kevil

Champion

2011 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

Jerry James

Champion

1997 Idaho Hall of Fame

Bill Estes

Champion

1998 Idaho Hall of Fame

Darrel Jensen

Champion

2000 Idaho Hall of Fame

James Messersmith

Champion

2002 Idaho Hall of Fame

Don Manning

Champion

1993 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2003 Idaho Hall of Fame

Mel Sines

Champion

2003 Idaho Hall of Fame

Bill Downs

Champion

1986 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2004 Idaho Hall of Fame

Lynn Hossner

Champion

2005 Idaho Hall of Fame

Bob Hopkins

Champion

1987 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2007 Idaho Hall of Fame

John Spaulding

Champion

2013 Idaho Hall of Fame

Lonnie Rudd

Champion

1988 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Glen Black

Champion

1990 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Rodney Fivecoat

Champion

1991 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Rich Pickett

Champion

1994 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Larry Downs

Champion

1999 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Kent Corbett

Champion

2008 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2014 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Tate Heinzerling

Champion

2013 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2015 Washington Bid Calling Champion

Zack Zumstein

Champion

2016 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

JR Baker

Champion

2017 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

R.L. Blackford

Champion

1983 Illinois Bid Calling Champion

Gordon Taylor

Champion

1989 Iowa Hall of Fame

John Dixon

Champion

2006 Georgia Hall of Fame

Lance Cochran

Champion

1997 Kansas Bid Calling Champion

Randy Stockwell

Champion

2013 Wisconsin Hall of Fame

Ron Granmoe

Champion

2001 Montana Hall of Fame

John Mandeville

Champion

2003 Montana Hall of Fame

Jerry Ellis

Champion

2014 Montana Hall Of Fame

Tex Pate

Champion

2014 Montana Hall of Fame

Rod Tande

Champion

2017 Montana Hall of Fame

Michael Coolidge

Champion

1971, 1973 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Jamie Stanek

Champion

2017 Montana Bid Calling Champion

Richard Houghton

Champion

2001 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Patrick Ediger

Champion

2001 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Todd Houghton

Champion

2016 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Matthew Maring

Champion

2000 Minnesota Bid Calling Champion

2017 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Greg Clement

Champion

1992 Missouri Bid Calling Champion

Russell Morevec

Champion

1986 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Bill Dolan

Champion

1994 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Mike Nuss

Champion

2008 Nebraska Big Calling Champion

Fred Mullis

Champion

2006 North Carolina Hall of Fame

1983 South Carolina Hall of Fame

Norman Wilmeth

Champion

2000 Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Edward Vierheller

Champion

1992 Oklahoma Bid Calling Champion

1990 National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame

Gilbert Wagner

Champion

2008 South Dakota Hall of Fame

Mel Larson

Champion

2010 South Dakota Hall of Fame

Gregory Marble

Champion

2002 Utah Bid Calling Champion

Gene Sisco

Champion

2017 Nebraska Hall of Fame

Judson Seaman

Champion

2017 South Dakota Hall of Fame

Ryan Konynenbelt

Champion

2018 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Bill Weaver

Champion

2018 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Jack Riggs

Champion

2019 Idaho / Oregon / Washington Bid-Calling Champion