AMSA Events

American Royal Judging
Oct 14, 2023

Contest Date: October 15, 2023

American Youth Meat Judging Contest
Oct 14, 2023

October 15, 2023

PORK 101
Oct 15, 2023 , Ames

National 4-H Contest
Oct 16, 2023

October 17, 2023

Oct 17, 2023

Poultry 201 is an in-depth workshop that covers all aspects of marination and batter and breading ystems for poultry products. Topics will include meat chemistry, functional ingredients used, marination methods, cooking methods and equipment use/maintenance.

Smithfield Explore
Oct 25, 2023

Protein industry success is often reliant on our ability to integrate. This student education and training opportunity will have you working alongside industry leaders to solve a current, real-world protein industry problem utilizing the integration of cross-collaborative teams.

PORK 101
Oct 30, 2023 , University Park

International Judging
Nov 11, 2023

Contest Date: November 12, 2023

Apr 02, 2024

SALUMI 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to learn about the production of safe and high quality artisan-style meats. Participants will have the chance to interact with industry and university professionals that specialize in this area of meat science. The class will be receiving instruction on and get involved with the crafting of various artisan products.

2023-2024 Schedule of Events

AMSA Event Dates
August 30
Salmonella: A multispecies overview of research, interventions and data needsWebinar
September 19-21
Fayetteville, AR
October 16-18PORK 101Ames, IA
October 17-19
Des Moines, IA
October 25-27
Smithfield Explore
Smithfield, VA
October 31-November 2PORK 101University Park, PA
April 2-4
Raleigh, NC
June 16-19, 2022
77th RMC
Oklahoma City, OK
Meat Judging Dates
September 8-9National Barrow ShowAustin, MN
September 23Beef Empire DaysGarden City, KS
September 23Eastern NationalWyalusing, PA
October 15American Royal
Omaha, NE
October 15
Youth 4H Meat Judging - Nebraska Beef
Omaha, NE
October 17
National 4-H Meat Judging Contest
Manhattan, KS
October 29Cargill High Plains
Friona, TX
November 12InternationalDakota City, NE