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.

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