AMSA Events

American Royal Judging

Start Date - Oct 14, 2023
End Date - Oct 15, 2023

Contest Date: October 15, 2023

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

Contest Date: October 15, 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 -Lamb Carcasses; Quality and Yield 
  • Contest: A and B Divisions Compete
Contest Location: Nebraska Beef, Omaha NE
  • 4501 36th Street, Omaha NE 68107
Contest Official Commitee
  • Contest Commitee Chair- To be Determined
  • Contest Committee Member- Erin Beyer, Joanna Hardcastle, Josh Hasty, Brandon Klehm, Carrie Thomas, and Darrell Dowd
Contest Leadership
A-Division
  • Cooler Superintendent: To be Determined
  • Group Leaders:  To be Determined
B-Division
  • Cooler Superintendent:  To be Determined
  • Group Leaders:  To be Determined
  • Card Runners:  To be Determined

 

Contest Schedule- Sunday, October 15, 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
  • JBS will be providing breakfast for competitors, coaches, and coordinators
  • 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
  • 8:00am- A- Division Group Leaders and Teams arrive
  • 8:00am- A- Division Registration begins-All competitors MUST be registered by 8:15am
  • 8:15am- A-Division Group Leaders will be coaches from each community college. 
  • 8:15am- Brief welcome and instructions, divide into groups, and prepare for the contest
  • 9:00am- Competitors enter the cooler
  • Midmorning- Coaches will receive an email with a contest update to project the completion time
  • 2:00-2:30pm- Contest conclude
Awards Ceremony
  • Banquet Date: Sunday, October 15, 2023
  • Banquet Time: 7:30 pm
Banquet Location and Address: Papio Fun Park- 210 East Lincoln Street, Papillion NE 60846
Registration

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
April
POULTRY 101
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