We want to thank everyone who attended conference this year! We had a wonderful time and it was great seeing everyone again! Our WAA members are what makes conference so great! We made wonderful memories and shared many laughs in between CE Classes and motivational speakers.


Board Elections

Curt Kramer of Prairie du Chien was elected as the new President of WAA.

Riley Kahl of Verona was elected as the new vice president.

Beaner Stockwell of Dorchester was re-elected Treasurer.

We thank Jim Gavin of Reedsburg for his service as President.

We also thank outgoing Board Members David Allen of Beloit and Rodney Freymiller of Fennimore for their dedicated service these past years!

We welcome Ryan Adams from Gays Mills as our newest Board Member.



State Champion
Seth Adams of Prairie du Chien is the new Wisconsin State Auctioneer Champion! Seth is also the brother of our 2020/2021 State Champion! Congratulations Seth!

Ray Henry of Foley, MN, is the Reserve Champion

Jacob Hills of Ridgeway is 1st Runner Up

Jacob Hills of Ridgeway is the new Novice State Auctioneer Champion!

Mervin Zimmerman of Owen is the 1st Runner Up

Chase Hestetune of Lancaster is 2nd Runner Up

Mark Oberholtzer of Loyal is the Champion
Mervin Zimmerman of Owen is the Reserve Champion.


Media Awards
First Place in Photo – Ray Henry of Foley, MN
First Place in Digital – Bryce Hansen of Prairie Farm
First Place in Print – Bryce Hansen of Prairie Farm
First Place in Promotional – Ray Henry of Foley, MN


Hall of Fame
The founders of the WAA were inducted into the Hall of Fame. They are Ray Arneson of Ettrick, Francis Werlein of Durand, John Ioge of Taylor, Clarence Olson of Galesville and Louis Primus of Fairchild.

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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.

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

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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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