Join us for the 2023 Texas Lone Star Open Bid Calling Contest® on January 29, 2023 at 4:30 pm at the Amon G. Carter, Jr. Exhibits Building, Round Up Inn, located at 3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76102 (on the grounds of the Will Rogers Memorial Complex). For more information, rules, and to register, click here!
The Texas Lone Star Open was held January 30, 2022 with the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo!
The Texas Lone Star Open Bid Calling Contest® was held at 4:30pm at the Amon G. Carter, Jr. Exhibits Building, Round Up Inn, located at 3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76107 (on the Will Rogers Memorial Complex). The contest was an “open format” signature fundraiser promoting the auction method of marketing. A percent of proceeds benefitted the Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital.
(We thank the Red Steagall Gathering and their Committee for their past support of hosting the TLSO.)
2022 Final Contestant List
2022 Champions & Finalists
Cody Shelley – Grand Champion
Trey Gallaway – Reserve Grand Champion
Read about contestants, sponsors and resources!
2022 Live Stream
Review the TLSO live stream on The Cowboy Channel Plus!
2019 TLSO Live
The Texas Lone Star Open held their 4th contest and PR event at the 2019 Red Steagall’s Cowboy Gathering on October 25 in the Ft Worth Stockyards. The Texas Auctioneers Association hosted the open bid calling competition and auction education in the Stockmans Club in the Stockyards Station 3pm-6pm. The event is held in partnership with the Red Steagall Gathering.
Contestants included 26 contestants from Texas and 8 other states! They competed for cash prize of $10,0000 for 1st place and a custom silver buckle created by HYO Silver. The audience bid on great items, as well as cheered on their favorite contestant. The contest was live streamed and recorded by Superior Livestock Auctions.
Angie Meier was the 2019 winner and also the highest scoring female. Ryan Dean was the highest scoring rookie. Finalists were Angie Meier, Jerrick Miller, Sixto Piaz, Tanner Ragan and Kyle Dykes. We raised money for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children and showcased the auction business and profession! Plan to join us next year!
After fierce competition that was judged by 6 professionals in the auction industry, the winners were announced to the crowd.
Angie Meier – Grand Champion
Tanner Ragan – 2nd Place
Jerick Miller – 3rd Place
Sixto Piaz – 4th Place
Kyle Dykes – 5th Place
2019 Program & Video
Watch a Recording of the 4th Annual Texas Lone Star Open Bid Calling Contest Below
2018 TLSO Live
2017 TLSO Live