The Central Missouri Sales Company in Sedalia will host the Missouri Livestock Auctioneer Competition on April 14. Seven contestants will compete for cash prizes and belt buckles.
Contestants competing at the state contest are:
– Jared Anstine of Kingsville, Mo
– Adam Ashby of Nevada, Mo
– Aaron Cantrell of Archie, Mo
– Leon Caselman of Long Lane, Mo
– Brian Curless of Pittsfield, Ill
– Jack Harrison of Auxuasse, Mo
– JD Shannon of Norwood, Mo.
The auctioneering competition will be streamed live at www.LMAAuctions.com beginning at 11:30 a.m. (CT). Each contestant will sell 8 drafts of cattle.
The contest is during an actual sale with live bidders in the seats. Contestants were judged on the clarity of their auction chant; vocal quality; their ability to catch bids and conduct the sale; and finally, if the judge hire this auctioneer for their own livestock market.