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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2012 AMERICAN ROYAL

The American Royal Meat Judging Contest was held October 21, 2012 at Nebraska Beef in Omaha, Nebraska.  In total, 32 contestants from Six universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest. Ninety-three individuals from 15 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.

A-Division

Top Individuals

  1. Kristi Branton, Tarleton State University, (914)AR 2012 HI ADiv
  2. Logan Cox, Clarendon College, (913)
  3. Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (912)
  4. David Holland, Clarendon College, (905)
  5. Ryan Dahl, Clarendon College, (903)
  6. Becky Couch, Clarendon College, (898)
  7. Zach Debusk, Fort Scott Community College, (897)
  8. Cinnamon Feezell, Fort Scott Community College, (894)
  9. Levi Rapp, Fort Scott Community College, (886)
  10. Sarah Lightner, Garden City Community College, (863)

Top Teams

  1. Clarendon College, (3619)
  2. Fort Scott Community College, (3589)
  3. Tarleton State University, (3297)
  4. Garden City Community College, (3283)
  5. Texas A&M University Kingsville, (3023)

Clarendon College
AR 2012 HT ADiv

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Zach Debusk, Fort Scott Community College, (241)
Lamb Judging - Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (145)
Pork Judging -Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (275)
Beef Judging - Kristi Branton, Tarleton State University, (282)
Total Beef - Cinnamon Feezell, Fort Scott Community College, (509)
Total Placing - Kristi Branton, Tarleton State University, (487)
Questions - Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (215)
Alternate Contest -  Segundo Abrego, Clarendon College, (897)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Clarendon College, (935)
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (563)
Pork Judging -Fort Scott Community College, (1060)
Beef Judging - Clarendon College, (1076)
Total Beef - Clarendon College, (2011)
Total Placing - Fort Scott Community College, (1906)
Questions - Clarendon College, (780)


Senior Division

Top Individuals 

  1. Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (1046)AR 2012 HI Sr
  2. Dan Crownover, Texas Tech University, (1042)
  3. Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (1037)
  4. Brandy Cleveland, Kansas State University, (1029)
  5. Jessica Radcliffe, University of Illinois, (1027)
  6. Lexus Weinheimer, Texas A&M University, (1021)
  7. Audrey Ing, Michigan State University, (1019)
  8. Jennifer Anders, University of Wyoming, (1018)
  9. Will Meyer, Angelo State University, (1018)
  10. Trey Brooks, Texas A&M University, (1017)

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4074)
  2. Oklahoma State University, (4019)
  3. Kansas State University, (4003)
  4. Angelo State University, (3960)
  5. Texas A&M University, (3934)

Texas Tech University
AR 2012 HT Sr

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Brandy Cleveland, Kansas State University, (261)
Lamb Judging - Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (146)
Pork Judging - Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (282)
Beef Judging - Nathan Mertz, Oklahoma State University, (285)
Total Beef - Dan Crownover, Texas Tech University, (536)
Total Placing - Dan Crownover, Texas Tech University, (493)
Reasons - Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (225)
Specifications - Tyler Schultz, Kansas State University, (100)
Alternate Contest - Heather Rode, Texas Tech University, (1011)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University, (959)
Lamb Judging - South Dakota State University, (548)
Pork Judging - Oklahoma State University, (1084)
Beef Judging - Oklahoma State University, (1126)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University, (2077)
Total Placing - Texas Tech University, (1918)
Reasons - Oklahoma State University, (835)
Specifications - Texas Tech University, (367) 


Official Committee

Keith Belk, Colorado State University, Chair
Jessica Igo, Colorado State University - Lamb Carcasses
Clint Walenciak, Certified Angus Beef, LLC - Beef Cuts
Jodi Pitcock, USDA Livestock & Grain Market News - Pork Cuts
Jason Apple, University of Arkansas - Pork Carcasses,
Dustin Mohrhauser, South Dakota State University - Beef Carcasses
Darrell Dowd, Grading & Specs, USDA, Meat Grading and Certification

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