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Meat Judging Results

2017 International

The International Meat Judging Contest was held November 12, 2018 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska. In total, 98 contestants from 17 universities participated in the contest.  

Senior Division

Top Individuals   

  1. Maddy Ainsleu, Texas Tech University, (1054) Maddy Ainsley 17
  2. April Molitor, Texas Tech University, (1049)
  3. Eric Koehlmoos, Kansas State University, (1046)
  4. Kaylee Martin, Texas Tech University, (1044)
  5. Conrad Schelkopf, Colorado State University, (1040)
  6. Ben Mills, Texas Tech University, (1038) 
  7. Jenna Frink, Colorado State University, (1033)
  8. Charley Rayfield, Oklahoma State University, (1033)
  9. Alexander Schut, Oklahoma State University, (1033) 
  10. Caleb Hurst, Kansas State University, (1031) 

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4185)
  2. Kansas State University, (4134)
  3. Colorado State University, (4116)
  4. Oklahoma State University, (4109)
  5. Texas A&M University, (4018)

Texas Tech University
 Texas Tech Int 17

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Caleb Hurst, Kansas State University (273)
Lamb Judging - Jera Pipkin, Oklahoma State University (145)
Pork Judging - Cassidy Dossin, University of Florida (281)
Beef Judging - Charley Rayfield, Oklahoma State University (287)
Specifications - April Molitor, Texas Tech University (100)
Total Beef - April Molitor, Texas Tech University (551)
Total Placings - Cassidy Dossin, University of Florida (488)
Total Reasons - Maddy Ainsley, Texas Tech University (216)
Alternate Contest - Brittany Skaggs, University of Florida (843)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University (1049)
Lamb Judging - Colorado State University (567)
Pork Judging - Oklahoma State University (1087)
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University (1115)
Specifications - Texas Tech University (400)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University (2164)
Total Placings - Oklahoma State University (1919)
Total Reasons - Texas Tech University (837)


Official Committee

    Keith Belk, Colorado State University - Chairman
    Shanna Motl, Tyson Foods- Beef Carcasses
    Bryce Gerlach, Tyson Foods - Beef Cuts
    Steve Larsen, National Pork Board - Pork Carcasses
    Randy Harp, Texas A&M University Commerce - Pork Cuts
    Dale Woerner, Colorado State University- Lamb Carcasses
    Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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