Besides conducting auctions with United Country Shobe Auction & Realty, Kyle also sells cattle on a regular basis at several livestock markets in Montana, including 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.