New updated contestant rules

The rules for the champions contest have been updated for 2023. Wisconsin Auctioneers Association (WAA) WI Championship Auctioneer Contest Rules (Revised 2022) The full name of the contest is “WISCONSIN AUCTIONEERS ASSOCIATION, INC. AUCTIONEER CHAMPIONSHIP.” There...

Mike Brandly Bio

Mike Brandly began his auction career in 1979.  He is president of Brandly & Associates, Inc. and Broker with Brandly Real Estate & Auction.  Mr. Brandly’s appraisal company completes over 150 appraisals per year for Probate, Civil...

Chantel Kimball Bio

Chantel Kimball is the 2022 Women’s International Auctioneer Champion. She is a third-generation auctioneer; coming from a strong heritage of personal property, livestock, and real estate auctioneers. In May of 2021 she and her husband Seath, in addition to their...

Sherman Hostetter, Jr. – Bio

Sherman Hostetter, Jr. of Beaver, Pennsylvania, attended Penn State University on a Golf Scholarship from 1973-77 and graduated with a major in real estate and insurance. Presently, he continues the family auction business, started by his parents in 1955, as a full...

Eight Second Ride – Country Band

Eight Second Ride - Country Band - We play mostly 90’s country dance on up through the newer country. Playing great country hits from Johnny Cash to the 90s & 2000s up through some of the top artists of today! Brooks & Dunn, Dwight Yoakam, Travis Tritt,...

Christopher Carter Keynote

Christopher Carter is the body language expert that helps leaders and entrepreneurs build relationships.Christopher believes that everybody is in sales. And, regardless of what business you’re in, the most important thing you sell is yourself.With an academic...

Karaoke Time

The biggest, funniest, and loudest karaoke party is on the way. Be ready to sing and rock the stage! Warm up your vocal chords and get ready to sing the night away! If you’ve never tried karaoke before you will not regret it! A WAA karaoke party will never...

The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association actively advocates for the auction industry through grassroots lobbying and a WAA legislative fund. Member engagement and donations are key to the success of WAA advocacy efforts.

WAA President

Riley Kahl

Our Mission is to educate, promote and protect the auction industry of Wisconsin:

to encourage Auctioneers; to enhance skills, knowledge and professionalism;

to promote the auction method of marketing for sale of real and personal properties.

The Lodge at Mauston

Online booking code is: WAA2024
Guests can book by going online to:
Or calling (608) 747-2200

Learning the Art of Auctioneering

Auctioneer Schools
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Sales & Use Tax


It is the duty of every member to protect the public against fraud, misrepresentation or unethical practices in connection with the sale, disposition or liquidation of any real or personal property the auctioneer is called upon to dispose of at public auction.


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