Brent Croom wins 2017 TAA Grand Championship

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Brent Croom Wins 2017 Tennessee Auctioneer Championship

            Cedar Grove, Tennessee, Ridgely Auction and Realty Company is excited to announce that local Auctioneer, Brent Croom, claimed the 2017 Bid Calling Championship title for the Tennessee Auctioneers Association.

            Auctioneers from all over the state gathered to compete for the coveted title during the annual Tennessee Auctioneers Association state meeting held on December 4th at the Inn at Opryland.  Croom was chosen as the winner based on his bid calling ability and a personal interview.  Judges included previous world champions from the World Livestock, and Automobile, along with current IAC Champion and NAA Board members.

            “It was such an honor to be selected as the state champion when competing amongst some of the best auctioneers in the State of Tennessee.   I feel extremely blessed to be able to represent this group of fine auctioneers  in upcoming auctions.”

            Croom is a 2010 graduate of Nashville Auction School and holds his license with Ridgely Auction and Realty Company.     Ridgely is a full service auction and realty firm specializing in live and online webcast  auctions, including industrial, farm and construction equipment, charity, real estate, personal property, cattle auctions, and more.

            In addition to holding his auctioneer license with Ridgely Auction and Realty, Croom and his wife, Amber, live in Dyer, Tennessee.   They are the parents of three young children Clayton, Carter, and Catelyn.  Croom and his sons are involved in the family dairy, as well as being the auctioneer for Trenton Livestock Company and Maury City Livestock.  Croom also volunteers for many charities and is involved with the FFA and offers his time to help these students by serving as auctioneer for their events.

            Croom will represent Tennessee at the International Auctioneer Championship competition hosted by the National Auctioneer’s Association to be held in Columbus, Ohio in July of 2017.

            For more information about current real estate listings and upcoming auctions, visit the Ridgely Auctions and Real Estate website at www.RidgelyAuctions.com .