AMSA Events

Eastern National Judging

Start Date - Sep 29, 2023
End Date - Sep 30, 2023

Contest Date: September 30, 2023

Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

Contest Date: September 30, 2023
Contest Components
  • Class #1- Beef Carcasses; Class #2- Beef Cuts; Class #3- Pork Carcasses; Class #4- Pork Cuts; Class #5- Lamb Carcasses; Class #6- Value Based Pricing; Class #7- Beef Cuts; Class #8- Pork Carcasses; Class #9- Pork Cuts; Class #10 -Veal Carcasses; Quality and Yield 
  • Contest: B Divisions Compete
Contest Location: Cargill, Wyalusing PA
  • 1252 PA-706, Wyalusing PA
Contest Official Commitee
  • Contest Commitee Chair- Andrea Garmyn
  • Contest Committee Member- Kathryn Hearn, Travis Tilton, Sam Davis, Jodie Pitcock, and Darrell Dowd
Contest Leadership
  • Cooler Superintendent: To be determined following registration
  • Group Leaders: To be determined following registration
  • Card Runners: To be determined following registration
Contest Schedule- Saturday, September 30, 2023- Contest Day!!
  • 5:30am- Group Leaders arrive- Senior Division
  • 5:30am- Senior Division Registration begins at 5:30am-ALL competitors MUST be registered by 6:00am
  • 6:00am- Brief welcome and instructions, divide into groups, and prepare for the contest
  • 6:50am- Competitors enter the cooler
  • 7:00am- Contest begins- we MUST begin on time
  • Midmorning- Coaches will receive an email with a contest update to project the completion time
  • 2:00-2:30pm- Contest conclude
Banquet Details
  • Banquet Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
  • Banquet Time: 7:30pm, The banquet will be streamed via Facebook Live, so please share this with your students.
Banquet Location and Address
  • Wyalusing Community Corporation-Tuscarora Wayne Community Room
  • Address: 20 Main Street, PO BOX 813, Wyalusing, PA 18853
  • Banquet Time:

All banquet attendees beyond those registered for the contest MUST register to attend the banquet 2 weeks prior to the event.  If they need a special accommodation, please contact Leslie Frenzel to share their needs.  Banquet fees will be $25.00 per additional attendee.

2024 Schedule of Events

AMSA Event Dates
March Beyond Fresh MeatSpringdale, AR
April SALUMI 101
Raleigh, NC
April JBS Global Ingenuity Greeley, CO
Fayetteville, AR
June 11-12, 2024Value Added Poultry Processing Course-CanadaLeduc, Alberta, Canada
June 16-19, 2024
77th RMC
Oklahoma City, OK
August 7-9, 2024NATIONAL SLCLincoln, NE
October 21-23, 2024PORK 101Ames, IA
October 22-24, 2024POULTRY 201Sandusky, Ohio
October 29-31, 2024PORK 101University Park, PA
November 7-8, 2024Smithfield EXPLORESmithfield, VA
Meat Judging Dates
January 28, 2024Southwestern
Ennis, TX
February 10, 2024South PlainsHereford, TX
March 2, 2024HLSRHouston, TX
April 11-13Meat Animal EvaluationLaramie, WY
April 11-13Southeastern

Columbus, OH & Lexington KY