The National Western Livestock Show Meat Judging Contest was held January 14 at the Swift beef facility in Greeley, Colorado. In total, 70 contestants from 11 universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest. 74 individuals from 10 universities participated in the Senior Division contest.

Official Committee

Keith Belk , Chair, Colorado State University

Darin Doerscher, Beef Cuts, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Keith Underwood, Beef Carcasses, University of Wyoming

Deidrea Harris, Pork Cuts, Texas Tech University

Kristin Voges, Pork Carcasses, Texas A&M University

Tom Carr, Lamb Carcasses, University of Illinois

Darrell Dowd , Grading & Specs, USDA, Meat Grading and Certification


Top Individuals

  1. Josh Hasty, Clarendon College
  2. Jace McMath, Clarendon College
  3. Derek Moore, Clarendon College
  4. Scott Riola, Tarleton State University
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  6. Sam Clark, Australian National Team
  7. Tim Herken, Allen County Community College
  8. Josh Canskike, Barton County Community College
  9. Nick O'Toole, Fort Scott Community College
  10. Wesley Kellner, Western Texas College
  11. Kaela Morris, Tarleton State University

Josh Hasty - High Individual


Top Teams

Clarendon College
Tarleton State University
Fort Scott Community College
Allen County Community College
Western Texas College

Clarendon College - High Team


Senior Division

Top Individuals

Kristen Vickery, Oklahoma State University
Crystal Waters, Texas Tech University
Matt Grussing, South Dakota State University
Austin Voyles, Texas Tech University
Cheyenne Dixon, Colorado State University
Jacob Lemmons, Texas A&M University
Dominic Disanti, Colorado State University
Jerilyn Hergenreder, Colorado State University
Tim Pye, Oklahoma State University

Kristin Vickery - High Individual


Top Teams

Oklahoma State University
Colorado State University
Texas Tech University
Kansas State University
Texas A&M University

Oklahoma State University - High Team


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