Registration Now Open for the 2019 Fall Contests

The registration process will only allow you to pay with a credit card. Please click on the link above and select "register" for the 2019 Fall Judging Contests.

  • You might be asked to login to your AMSA account if you need help with your username or password please email Rachel Adams.
  • Select the contests you are registering for in the left hand column. If you have more than 8 students on your team, you will need to select the Individual Fee for each contest. Update the number of individuals in your Shopping Cart. For example, if you have a team of 10, you will purchase 2 Individual Fees per contest.
  • After selecting your contest(s) proceed to check out. After selecting your address you will be asked to pay with a credit card.
  • After confirming payment you will receive a confirmation email, this email is your receipt. If you need a different invoice please send an email to information@meatscience.org.
  • If you need to be invoiced, please call Rachel Adams 1-800-517-AMSA ext. 14

IMCA Code of Conduct & Good Manufacturing Practices

Please note that all contestants in the Intercollegiate Meat Judging program are required to complete and adhere to the Intercollegiate Meat Coaches Association's code of conduct as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices. If you need a copy, please contact Rachel Adams.

Code of Conduct Form

Good Manufacturing Practices Form

Meat Judging Award Banquet Guest Tickets Information

Contest & Hotel Information

Hormel National Barrow Show Meat Judging Contest - September 7, Hormel R&D, Austin, Minnesota

              *Click the link above for more information and to register for the National Barrow Show Contest

Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest - September 28, Cargill, Wyalusing, Pennsylvania

Riverstone Inn
47 Leisure Dr-Towanda, PA
(570) 265-8882
Block Name: American Meat Science Association

Fairfield Inn & Suites
1248 Golden Mile Road-Towanda, PA  - $149/night   - Cutoff - 8/28/19
(570) 265-5553
Block Name: American Meat Science Association

Official Committee
Chair: Benjy Mikel - John R. White Company
Christy Cashman - Clemens Food Group
Randal Garrett - Food Safety Net Services
Daniel Clark - Certified Angus Beef
Katy Wolff - Cargill
KatieRose McCullough - North American Meat Institute
Darrell Dowd - USDA AMS

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest - October 13, Nebraska Beef, Omaha, Nebraska

Hampton Inn Omaha-Midtown-Aksarben Area - $104/night - Cutoff - 9/27/19
1401 S. 72nd St - Omaha, NE
Click here to make reservations

Official Committee:
Bucky Gwartney - Diamond V.
Bo Hutto - Tyson Foods
Jake Nelson - Oklahoma State University
Jodie Pitcock - USDA AMS
Crystal Waters - California State University, Chico
Kelsey Christensen - 307 Meat Company
Darrell Dowd - USDA AMS

Cargill High Plains Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest - October 27, Cargill, Friona, Texas

Holiday Inn Express-Herford-TX
1400 W 1st St-Hereford
(806) 364-3322
Block Name: American Meat Science Association

Official Committee
Dale Woerner - Texas Tech University
Duane Wulf - The Fatted Calf
Mallory Sikes - Sikes Ranch
Ian Shann - Cargill
Scott Howard - Cargill
Andrea Garmyn - Texas Tech University
Darrell Dowd - USDA AMS

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest- November 10, Tyson, Dakota City, Nebraska

Delta Hotel (Formally Marina Inn), - $109/night  - Cutoff - 10/28/19
385 E. 4th St - South Sioux City, NE
Click here to make reservations

Official Committee
: Davey Grifffin - Texas A&M University
Ryan Person - Person's Consulting
Wendy Woerner - Producer's Feedlot
Sarah Wells - Wendy's
Collin Corbin - Tyson Foods
Zeb Gray - Furst-McNess Company

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