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Meat Judging Results

2019 International

The International Meat Judging Contest was held November 10, 2019 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska. In total, 89 contestants from 12 universities participated in the contest.  

Senior Division

Top Individuals   

  1. Sherri Halstead, Texas Tech University, (1063) Sherri Halsted - International Web
  2. Britt Dixon, Texas Tech University, (1050)
  3. Grant Kitten, Texas Tech University, (1048)
  4. Michaela Musselman, Kansas State University, (1047)
  5. Lane Egger, Kansas State University, (1039)
  6. Trevor Meier, Texas A&M University, (1039) 
  7. Slayton Dorney, University of Illinois, (1039)
  8. Trinity Smith, Oklahoma State University, (1039)
  9. Lizzi Neal, Oklahoma State University, (1037) 
  10. Taylor Schertz, Texas Tech University, (1031) 

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4192)
  2. Kansas State University, (4131)
  3. Texas A&M University, (4112)
  4. Oklahoma State University, (4069)
  5. Colorado State University, (3996)

Texas Tech University
2019 TTU web

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Taylor Schertz, Texas Tech University (260)
Lamb Judging - Trevor Meier, Texas A&M University (146)
Pork Judging - Sherri Halstead, Texas Tech University (289)
Beef Judging - Sherri Halstead, Texas Tech University (292)
Specifications - Grant Kitten, Texas Tech University (100)
Total Beef - Sherri Halstead, Texas Tech University (551)
Total Placings - Trevor Meier, Texas A&M University (493)
Total Reasons - Lane Egger, Kansas State University (227)
Alternate Contest - Zain Wade, Texas Tech University (845)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University (1020)
Lamb Judging - Oklahoma State University (560)
Pork Judging - Texas Tech University (1139)
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University (1113)
Specifications - Texas Tech University (388)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University (2133)
Total Placings - Oklahoma State University (1923)
Total Reasons - Texas Tech University (885)


Official Committee

    Davey Griffin, Texas A&M University - Chairman
    Ryan Person, Person Consulting- Beef Carcasses
    Wendy Woerner, Producers Feedlot - Beef Cuts
    Zeb Gray, Furst-McNess Company - Pork Carcasses
    Sarah Herringshaw, Wendys - Pork Cuts
    Collin Corbin, Tyson Foods - Lamb Carcasses
    Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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