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Southwest Invitational A-Division Meat Judging Contest

  • Dates: 05 – 06 Jan, 2018

We are excited to host you at Texas Tech for the annual Southwest Invitational Meat Judging Contest (A-Division) on Jan. 5-6, 2018. Our goal is to have a high quality contest that will be a valuable learning experience for your team. Below is important information regarding the contest.

Start Times & Locations

The first portion of the contest will be on Friday at Cargill in Friona. The contest registration will begin at 4 PM. Please eat lunch prior to the contest. The contestants will judge all of the beef grading, beef carcass, beef pricing and beef cuts classes and answer the questions. The second portion of the contest will be in Lubbock on Saturday morning with 8 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. instructions, 9 a.m. start (out of the cooler around 1:00pm). We will have a brief awards presentation at the conclusion of the contest.

Contest Registration & Forms

Send a list of contest participants to Loni Lucherk no later than Tuesday, Jan. 2. (loni.woolley@ttu.edu).

Registration Packets will be handed out at the plant in Friona on Friday, Jan. 5.

Attached is a sign-in sheet and the release form that MUST be completed prior to entrance on Friday.  Please bring these with you on Friday to Friona.



When you are at the Texas Tech meat lab on Saturday, parking officials have asked that you please park on the WEST side of the livestock arena.


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