Auctioneer Donnie Stumpff, owner of Stumpff's Realty and Auction Service, Inc. in Cassville, traveled to Wichita, Kan. on Jan. 27 to compete in the Kansas State Auctioneer Cham-pionship qualifying round where a field of professional auctioneers competed for the state's top 10 spots to compete in the finals. Stumpff made the top 10 and will be returning to Hutche-son, Kan., at the State Fair on Sept. 12 to compete for the state championship. On Feb. 4, Donnie Stumpff and Parker Stumpff, auction-eers, traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, where Donnie competed in the Iowa State Auctioneer Qualifying Round and son, Parker, competed in the Iowa rookie division. Donnie advanced to the finals where he will compete for the Iowa State Championship in August at the State Fair. Parker as first runner-up in the rookie champion-ship. Pictured above, from left, are: Donnie Stumpff and Parker Stumpff.