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Meat Judging Results 2004 National Western

The National Western Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest was held January 18, 2004 at Swift & Company's Greeley, Colorado facility.

Top Individuals, A Division

  1. Danielle LaVista, Tarleton State University
  2. Brandt Edwards, Tarleton State University
  3. Nathan Pulsipher, Fort Scott Community College
  4. Jason Gaston, Tarleton State University
  5. Joel Polifka, Fort Scott Community College
  6. Chase Bontrager, Fort Scott Community College
  7. Amanda Barmore, Tarleton State University
  8. Justin Myers, Clarendon College
  9. Kimberly Tink, Australian National Team
  10. Jeremy Lorenzo, Fort Scott Community College

Top 5 Teams, A Division

  1. Tarleton State University
  2. Fort Scott Community College
  3. Australian National Team
  4. Eastern Oklahoma State College
  5. Garden City Community College

Top Individuals, Sr. Division

  1. Andrea Watts, Texas A&M University
  2. Jessica Henderson, Texas A&M University
  3. Jared Knock, South Dakota State University
  4. Andrew Everts, South Dakota State University
  5. Erin McMath, Texas Tech University
  6. Alicia Randall, University of Wyoming
  7. Jake Tiedeman, Colorado State University
  8. Josh Powell, Texas A&M University
  9. Tim Nath, South Dakota State University
  10. Matthew Heleniak, Oklahoma State University

Top 5 Teams, Sr. Division

  1. Texas A&M University
  2. South Dakota State University
  3. Texas Tech University
  4. Oklahoma State University
  5. Colorado State University

In total, 137 contestants from 19 teams participated in the contest.

Awards were sponsored by AMSA, A.C. Legg, Inc., American Hereford Association, Certified Angus Beef, Colorado Farm Bureau, Colorado Livestock Association, Equity Group, Keystone Foods, National Beef, National Meat Association, National Lamb Feeders Association, National Pork Board, National Western Stock Show, Research Management Systems, Inc., Swift and Company, and US Meat Export Federation.

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  • @MeatScience: Congratulations to Fort Scott Community College, American Royal Meat Judging champions for the A-Division #meatjudging
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations Jenna Frink, Colorado State University: High Individual, Senior Division in the American Royal Meat Judging Contest
  • @MeatScience: Congratulations Rachel Gold, Fort Scott Community College: High Individual, A-Division of today's American Royal Meat Judging Contest