The International Meat Judging Contest was held November 17, 2013 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska. In total, 123 contestants from 19 universities participated in the contest.  

Senior Division

Top Individuals  2013 International High Individual Christy Woerner

  1. Christy Woerner, Texas Tech University, (1049) 
  2. Mallorie Phelps, Texas A&M University, (1047)
  3. Ty Crooks, Angelo State University, (1045)
  4. Austin Langemeier, Texas Tech University, (1036)
  5. Nicholas Hardcastle, Texas Tech University, (1034)
  6. Kelly Vierck, Oklahoma State University, (1034) 
  7. Sondra Lohse, Angelo State University, (1031)
  8. MaryAnn Matney, Kansas State University, (1028)
  9. Allison Hobson, Kansas State University, (1027) 
  10. Clay Kelley, Angelo State University, (1026) 

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4141)
  2. Angelo State University, (4090)
  3. Kansas State University, (4072)
  4. Texas A&M University, (4062)
  5. Oklahoma State University, (4036)

Texas Tech University
2013 Texas Tech Meat Judging Team

 Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Ty Crooks, Angelo State University (270)
Lamb Judging - Ty Crooks, Angelo State University (146)
Pork Judging - Christy Woerner, Texas Tech University (287)
Beef Judging - Aeriel Belk, Colorado State University (280)
Specifications - Kelly Vierck, Oklahoma State University (100)
Total Beef - Ty Crooks, Angelo State University (535)
Total Placings - Kyle Mendes, Fresno State University (488)
Total Reasons - MaryAnn Matney, Kansas State University (226)
Alternate Contest - Mallory Jones, Texas Tech University (845)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Angelo State University (1011)
Lamb Judging - Texas Tech University (563)
Pork Judging - Texas Tech University (1125)
Beef Judging - Kansas State University (1082)
Specifications - Texas Tech University (391)
Total Beef - Angelo State University (2075)
Total Placings - South Dakota State University (1892)
Total Reasons - Texas Tech University (858)

Official Committee

    Jimmy Wise, USDA/AMSA (Retired)- Chairman
    Benjy Mikel, Twins, LLC- Beef Carcasses
    Brad Morgan, Zoetis- Beef Cuts
    Tom Carr, University of Illinois (Retired)- Pork Carcasses
    Deidrea Mabry, AMSA - Pork Cuts
    Dan Hale, Texas A&M University - Lamb Carcasses
    Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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