2009 Kansas Auctioneers Association bid calling championship recap


Back stage before the contest

The top five places for the 2009 – 2010 Kansas Auctioneers Association bid call contest are as follows.

  1. Charly Cummings, Yates Center, KS
  2. Megan McCurdy, Wichita, KS
  3. Justin Schultis, Fairbury, NE
  4. Lance Fullerton, El Dorado, KS
  5. Aaron Traffas, Sharon, KS

The other participants are listed below in appearance order.

Setting up before the contest

Setting up before the contest

  • Eric Blomquist, Assaria, KS
  • Lance Kinderknecht, Almena, KS
  • Thomas Lindsay, Jr, Shawnee, KS
  • Kevin Ediger, Windom, KS
  • Todd Borgmeyer, Norfolk, NE
  • Brady James, Council Grove, KS
  • Jeffery Temme, Petersburg, NE
  • Mike Boesker, Halstead, KS
  • John Kisner, Hays, KS
  • Russell Puchalla, Rosa, NE
  • Ty Mitchell, Oxford, KS
  • Douglas Kasselman, Spearville, KS

Waiting to draw for position

Waiting to draw for position

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Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES

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Aaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He is currently community evangelist for Purple Wave in Manhattan, Kansas. Aaron serves as the current president of the Kansas Auctioneers Association and in the past has served on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees. He is a past instructor at CAI and co-wrote and instructed the ATS designation course from NAA. He currently instructs the Internet Auction Methods course offered by the NAA. An active contract bid caller, he has competed in multiple state auctioneer contests including placing twice within the top 5 in Kansas. During the summer, Aaron operates a farm in south central Kansas. Aaron is an active singer and songwriter and the Aaron Traffas Band's latest release, Enter: The Wind, can be found at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.