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BHSS Bid Calling Championships & Public Auction

Date: Jan 28, 2024
Time: 2:00 PM
Top 5 auctioneers advance to the finals with 3 winners receiving buckles, plaques and cash.

Proceeds from the final round benefit the Central States Fair Foundation and our Youth Livestock Program!

Anyone may get into this contest and is asked to bring 3 items to sell.

2024 Vendor Donations!

THANK YOU to the following vendors that donated to the BHSS Bid Calling Championships and Public Auction! They helped raise $4700 for a great cause! Be sure and visit their booths during the show!
  • 2 Dally-O quarter zip sweatshirts. DALLY-O, Aspen 2073
  • His and Hers Set of Wild Ass Soap: 2 bars of hand-crafted soap, 2 bottles of Body Booze, 2 deodorants, and 2 ranch balms. All made from all-natural beef tallow. WILD ASS SOAP, Aspen 2086.
  • Wooden flag engraved with the American pledge. AMERICAN GRAINS USA, Aspen 2103.
  • “St. Onge’s Livestock” duffle bag, “St. Onge’s Livestock” quarter zip, 2 pairs of “U.S. Cattlemens Association” chore gloves, and one “Support Our Local Ranchers – Buy U.S. Beef”. ST. ONGE’S LIVESTOCK and U.S. CATTLEMENS ASSOCIATION, Lower Concourse 1139.
  • 2 ProFx white wristbands. PROFX, LaCroix 1076.
  • 11 x 14” Western picture frame and electric hot knife/twine cutter. LONG VIEW RANCH BRANDING IRONS, Rushmore Hall 1184.
  • Cowprint lampshade, WOODS TRADING COMPANY, Aspen 2075.
  • Highland cow throw pillow and buffalo throw pillow. QUALITY RUGS & GIFTS, Spruce 2211.
  • Cowhide and leather table runner. THE HORSE CANYON, LaCroix 1044.
  • 4 sets of ColorPlay nail strips. COLORSTREET, Cedar 2151.
  • Sterling silver wrist cuff with a black stone. HIGH NOON TURQUOISE, Aspen 2101.
  • Corduroy shacket with Aztec patterning. DAZZLES FOR DAYS, Aspen 2065.
  • “Y’ALL” applique gray crewneck. PARK BENCH APPAREL, LaCroix 1031.
  • Engraved bottle of Crown Royal and gray TranSource hat. TRANSOURCE, LaCroix 1006.
  • 2 netwrap/twine cutters. PRITCHETT TWINE & NETWRAP LLC, Lower Concourse 1120.
  • 3 10 oz. bags of Old-Fashioned Caramel. LINDA KAY’S CARAMEL KITCHEN, Cedar 2166.
  • 2 bags of freeze-dried soup (Curried Chicken & Rice, Jerk Chicken & Rice). GRAMMAS DELICACIES, Cedar 2168.
  • Ultimate Soft Pretzel-Making Set, Slate Serving Board, and Knife/Spreader Set. PAMPERED CHEF, Cedar 2153.
  • Small box of homemade dog treats. MILOS BARKERY, Aspen 2087.
  • “Last Grass Frontier” Volume I & II books, “The Meat Racket”, and “The 5000 Year Leap”. SD STOCKGROWERS ASSOCIATION, Lower Concourse 1118.
  • 3 3.5 oz bottles of honey (Sea Salted Honey, Bourbon Honey, and Hot Pepper Honey). LITTLE SHIRE FARM, Upper Concourse 2016.
  • Brownie Calf on Tan Plush 5 x 6 blanket. SHAKE RATTLE AND SEW, LaCroix 1004.
  • “STS Ranchwear” hat, “Try That in a Small Town” tan shirt, and beaded hand purse. SILVER SAGE BOUTIQUE, LaCroix 1055.
  • Yellowstone Dutton Ranch belt buckle. RM TACK & APPAREL, LaCroix 1021.
  • “White Buffalo Studio” hat. WHITE BUFFALO STUDIO, Aspen 2067.
  • American flag hat and “Eat. Sleep. Rodeo.” Keychain. TJ’S TROVE, Aspen 2088.
  • Locally-made braided 4-plot, 3/16 inch, whiskey-colored kangaroo bracelet with rawhide knots and a custom Pennington Bit and Spur silver concho. MONTANA COWBOY CREATIONS, Alpine/Ponderosa 2044.
  • 4 oz. jar of all-natural shea butter, Dakota Black Hills Blend. ALL-NATURAL SHEA BUTTER, Spruce 2218.
  • Mixed media of acrylic and graphite framed piece of a “Bugling Bull Elk”. RUSS DUERKSEN ART, Alpine/Ponderosa 41.
  • 10 x 8” canvas print of a red-breasted nuthatch on a red-leaved sumac branch. ARTIST VIRGINIA COUDRON, Alpine/Ponderosa 43.
  • Native-made poncho with turquoise and sterling concho. STONE FEATHER ROAD.
  • 2 gift certificates from Confident Beauty by Kat.
  • Chase Rice & Matt Koziol signed guitar. CENTRAL STATES FAIR & RODEO.
  • 1 liter bottle of Pendleton Whiskey. PENDLETON WHISKEY & CENTRAL STATES FAIR INC.
  • CINCH vests, hats, duffle bags, and a 40 oz. tumbler, CINCH & CENTRAL STATES FAIR INC.
  • Child’s stick horse. CENTRAL STATES FAIR INC.

Central States F

2023 Top Five Auctioneers 
2022 Top five shown l to r: Brad Veurink of Corisca, SD; Zach Ballard of Presho, SD; Jon Millar of Sturgis, SD; Terry Moe of Watford City, ND; Quest Flesner of Hannibal, MO.

2024 Results

2024 BHSS Bid Calling Championships and Auction CHAMPION: Garrett Nunn from Laramie, WY 

Back (L-R): Curt Westland (Belle Fourche, SD), Tyler Woods (Sturgis SD), John Costello (Sundance WY), Luke Schubert (Brainerd MN), Dylan Kellemeyn (St James MN), Cole Mettler (Mobridge SD), Garrett Nunn (Laramie, WY)

Front (L-R): Cade Hammerstrom (Hereford SD), Danny Matney (Lusk WY), Cole Morrison (Great Falls, MT), Ted Souvignier (Canton SD), Sam McCloud (Hoven, SD)

2024 Winners (L-R): Champion Garrett Nunn (Laramie, WY), 1st Runner Up Ted Souvignier (Canton, SD), 2nd Runner Up Dylan Kellemeyn (St. James, MN) with 2023 Double Champion & 2024 MC Brad Veurink (Corsica, SD) 
Top Five (L-R): Dylan Kellemeyn (St James, MN), Garrett Nunn (Laramie, WY), Ted Souvignier (Canton, SD), Curt Westland (Belle Fourche, SD), Cole Morrison (Great Falls, MT)
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