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Meat Judging Results

2016 Elanco Animal Health American Royal

The Elanco Animal Health American Royal Meat Judging Contest was held October 16, 2016 at Nebraska Beef in Omaha, Nebraska.  In total, 28 contestants from four universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest. 108 individuals from 16 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.

A-Division

Top Individuals 

  1. Dyllan Galligan, Clarendon College, (962)
  2. Taylor Stubenbordt, Clarendon College, (961)AR - A Div - Dyllan Galligan
  3. Courteney Walker, Clarendon College, (959)
  4. Thachary Mayer, Clarendon College, (957)
  5. Leah Parsons, Garden City Community College, (947)
  6. Rebecca Roe, Garden City Community College, (941)
  7. Kyle Abernathy, Garden City Community College, (937)
  8. Peyton Barrett, Fort Scott Community College, (932)
  9. Adam Lattin, Fort Scott Community College, (927)
  10. Katie Thoden, Cisco College, (920)

Top Teams

  1. Clarendon College, (3839)
  2. Garden City Community College, (3728)
  3. Fort Scott Community College, (3658)
  4. Cisco College, (3511)

Clarendon College
 AR - Clarendon

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Taylor Stubenbordt, Clarendon College, (258)
Lamb Judging - Thachary Mayer, Clarendon College, (150)
Pork Judging - Rebecca Roe, Garden City Community College, (295)
Beef Judging - Thachary Mayer, Clardnedon College, (281)
Total Beef - Courteney Walker, Clarendon College, (533)
Total Placing - Justin Rico, Cisco College, (493)
Questions - Kyle Abernathy, Garden City Community College, (235)
Alternate Contest -  Austin Trent, Clarendon College, (952)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Clarendon College, (1008)
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (590)
Pork Judging - Clarendon College, (1143)
Beef Judging - Clarendon College, (1098)
Total Beef - Clarendon College, (2106)
Total Placing - Fort Scott Community College, (1939)
Questions - Clarendon College, (900)


Senior Division

Top Individuals 

  1. Jessica Humphrey, Texas Tech University, (1063)  
  2. Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University, (1062) AR - Jessica Humphrey
  3. Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University, (1060)
  4. Emily Rice, Oklahoma State University, (1052)
  5. Thomas Neal, Oklahoma State University, (1050)
  6. Joanna Swenson, Colorado State University, (1045)
  7. Madison Comes, Colorado State University, (1044)
  8. Trent Schwartz, Angelo State University, (1043)
  9. Jacob Painter, Angelo State University, (1043)
  10. Jordan Hevner, Texas A&M University, (1038)

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4218)
  2. Oklahoma State University, (4156)
  3. Colorado State University, (4122)
  4. Texas A&M University, (4116)
  5. Angelo State University, (4105)

Texas Tech University
 AR - TTU
 

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Thomas Neal, Oklahoma State University, (264)
Lamb Judging - Madison Comes, Colorado State University, (148)
Pork Judging - Trent Schwartz, Angelo State University, (283)
Beef Judging - Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University, (290)
Total Beef - Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University, (548)
Total Placing - Shelby Teague, Kansas State University, (494)
Reasons - Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University, (221)
Specifications - Thomas Neal, Oklahoma State University, (100)
Alternate Contest - Lane Harrington, Texas Tech University, (851)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University, (1022)
Lamb Judging - Angelo State University, (574)
Pork Judging - Oklahoma State University, (1118)
Beef Judging - Colorado State University, (1139)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University, (2159)
Total Placing - University of Florida, (1961)
Reasons - Texas Tech University, (874)
Specifications - Oklahoma State University, (391) 


Official Committee

    Dr. John Scanga, Elanco Animal Health, Chair
    Dr. Zeb Gray, Iowa State University Extension - Beef Carcasses
    Dr. Dustin Mohrhauser, Smithfield Foods - Beef Cuts
    Carris Thomas, Smithfield Foods- Pork Carcasses
    Andrea Garmyn, Texas Tech University - Pork Cuts
    Josh Hasty, Colorado State University - Lamb Carcasses
    Darrell Dowd, Grading & Specs, USDA, Meat Grading and Certification

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