Besides conducting auctions with United Country Shobe Auction & Realty, Kyle also sells cattle on a regular basis at several livestock markets in Montana, includeing Lewistown Livestock Auction. In 2010, he won the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship at the Oklahoma National Stockyards in Oklahoma City. He is also a PRCA rodeo announcer, working key rodeo events such as Cheyenne Frontier Days in Wyoming. His country music band, "Kyle Shobe & the Walk 'Em Boys" is popular around Montana and the surrounding states, playing at fairs, fundraisers, weddings and community events. Kyle provides complete auction services for purebred livestock auctions, and through Shobe Auction & Realty, he assists with auctions ranging from farm & ranch equipment sales to western art and real estate auctions. In addition to working as an auctioneer in the field, Kyle shares his auction knowledge and expertise of the business as an instructor at Western College of Auctioneering in Billings, Montana. Kyle is a former President of the Montana Auctioneers Association and is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, National & Montana Associations of Realtors, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Livestock Marketing Association, Montana Angus Association, Montana Red Angus Association and the Montana Stock Growers Association. Kyle holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Wyoming. He and his wife Jodie have 4 children. www.KyleShobe.com
Jayson was born and raised in western North Dakota on a family farm. He is a 1971 graduate of Minot State University with a degree in Medical Technology. He graduated from Western College of Auctioneering in 1980, and entered the auction business full time in 1985. He became a licensed Realtor in 1990 and obtained his Broker license in 1993. He is currently partners with his son Kyle in the family owned United Country Shobe Auction & Realty.
Jayson is an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Lewistown Rotary, and the Lewistown Area Chamber of Commerce.
Professionally, Jayson is a member of the Montanan Auctioneers Association, the National Auctioneers Association, Lewistown Board of Realtors, Montana Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
Jayson and his wife, Debby, have 3 grown children, son Kyle and wife Jodie, son Justin and wife Julie, daughter Kari Beth and husband Whit and three wonderful grandchildren.
When not selling auctions or real estate, Jayson enjoys attending rodeos; calling square dances and listening to his sons play in their country band.