Shane McCarrell 2019 Tennessee State Champion

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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Auctioneers Association (TAA) is pleased to announce that Shane McCarrell of Adams, TN  recently won the title of 2019 Tennessee State Champion Auctioneer during the Winter Convention in Nashville, TN.

“I am honored to have been chosen from among some of the most talented auctioneers in the state,” said McCarrell. The auction industry is thriving in Tennessee as buyers and sellers realize the auction method is the best way to buy and sell assets.”

Top auctioneers from across the state of Tennessee gathered in Nashville this December to showcase their skills and walk away with a $1,000 cash prize.  The contest consisted of selling three items in a preliminary round, then the top three were selected to advance to a final round which included both an interview and live selling portion.

"We had an outstanding field of contestants for this year’s championship," commented Junior Staggs, TAA Contest Committee Chair.  "The winner receives a $1,000 cash prize, and a paid entry into the International Auctioneer Championship to be held in July.  .

 “The challenge of standing on stage in front of your peers will absolutely make you a better bid-caller and auctioneer,” McCarrell stated.  “The friendships and the network I’ve created across the state have been tremendous.  It will be a thrill to represent the state of Tennessee on the national level in July, McCarrell added.

The Tennessee Auctioneers Association promotes high professional standards and encourages members to practice the highest principles of integrity in their auctioneering profession.  Members agree to work uniformly to remain competitive in the auctioneering profession.