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Meat Judging Results

2019 American Royal

The American Royal Meat Judging Contest was held October 13, 2019 at Nebraska Beef in Omaha, Nebraska.  In total, 30 contestants from five colleges participated in the A-Division contest. 83 individuals from 11 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.

A-Division

Top Individuals 

  1. Emily Glenn, Garden City Community College (966) Emily Glenn - A Division - American Royal - Web
  2. Paige Perryman, Clarendon College (950)
  3. Dallie Metheney, Garden City Community College (938)
  4. Kyle Hammond, Garden City Community College (931)
  5. Arliss Corliss, Clarendon College (921)
  6. Patrick Sharp, Clarendon College (911)
  7. Taylor Paxson, Garden City Community College (876)
  8. Jake Gillespie, Clarendon College (870)
  9. Lane Compton, Fort Scott Community College (846)
  10. Coby Adkins, Cisco College (825)

Top Teams

  1. Garden City Community College (3711)
  2. Clarendon College (3652)
  3. Fort Scott Community College (3258)
  4. Cisco College (3077)
  5. Joliet Junior College (1572) 

Garden City Community College
GCCC - 2019 Web

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Emily Glenn, Garden City Community College (262)
Lamb Judging - Paige Perryman, Clarendon College (141)
Pork Judging - Paige Perryman, Clarendon College (283)
Beef Judging - Jake Gillespie, Clarendon College (295)
Total Beef - Emily Glenn, Garden City Community College (547)
Total Placing - Kyle Hammond, Garden City Community College (489)
Questions - Paige Perryman, Clarendon College (235)
Alternate Contest -  Ben Bradbury, Garden City Community College, (928)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Garden City Community College, (986)
Lamb Judging - Garden City Community College, (528)
Pork Judging - Garden City Community College, (1092)
Beef Judging - Clarendon College, (1138)
Total Beef - Clarendon College, (2104)
Total Placing - Garden City Community College, (1915)
Questions - Clarendon College, (810)


Senior Division

Top Individuals 

  1. Michaela Musselman, Kansas State University (1050) Michaella Musselman - Senior Division - American Royal - web
  2. Olivia Willrett, Colorado State University (1042)
  3. Brenyn Burkholder, Texas A&M University (1038)
  4. Ashley Schilling, Colorado State University (1037)
  5. Natalie Shaw, University of Illinois (1031)
  6. Kaylee Greiner, Texas A&M University (1025)
  7. Darcey Hillburn, Oklahoma State University (1025)
  8. Sherri Halstead, Texas Tech University (1021)
  9. Anna Carlock, Texas Tech University (1019)
  10. Hannah Williams, Kansas State University (1016)

Top Teams

  1. Texas A&M University, (4074)
  2. Kansas State University, (4072)
  3. Texas Tech University, (4047)
  4. Colorado State University, (4028)
  5. University of Illinois, (4005)

Texas A&M University
TAMU - 2019 Web

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Olivia Willrett, Colorado State University (263)
Lamb Judging - Olivia Willrett, Colorado State University (147)
Pork Judging - Michaela Musselman, Kansas State University (292)
Beef Judging - Makenna Greenwald, University of Wyoming (281)
Total Beef - Grant Kitten, Texas Tech University (539)
Total Placing - Natalie Shaw, University of Illinois (498)
Reasons - Olivia Willrett, Colorado State University (227)
Specifications - Ashley Schilling, Colorado State University (94)
Alternate Contest - Kimmi Doran, Kansas State University (1045)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Colorado State University, (1007)
Lamb Judging - Texas A&M University, (559)
Pork Judging - Kansas State University, (1142)
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University, (1112)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University, (2103)
Total Placing - Oklahoma State University, (1955)
Reasons - Colorado State University, (847)
Specifications - University of Illinois, (359) 


Official Committee

    Dr. Bucky Gwartney
    Jodie Pitcock, USDA-AMS Market News
    Dr. Crystal Waters, California State University - Chico
    Kelcey Christensen, 307 Meat Company
    Jake Nelson, Oklahoma State University
    Bo Hutto, Tyson Foods
    Darrell Dowd, USDA, Meat Grading and Certification

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