American Meat Science Association

American Royal Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

  • Contest Date: October 16, 2022
  • Contest Location: Nebraska Beef, Omaha, NE
  • Contest Facility Address: 4501 S 36th Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    • The contest will consist of both divisions: A&B-Divisions

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Contest Details

Plant Address and Contact

  • Address: 4501 S 36th Street, Omaha NE 68107
  • Facility Contact: Tony Joy: tjoy@nbeef.com

Committee

  • Chair: Tom Carr, AMSA Emeritus 
  • Committee Members: McKensie Phillips, University of Wyoming; Markus Miller; Jenna Hunt- National Beef, Carrie Thomas-Smithfield, Erin Beyer, Kansas State University; and Darrell Dowd, USDA-AMS
  • Cooler Superintendent- Texas A&M University
  • Group Leaders- South Dakota State University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Illinois, Iowa State University, University of Missouri, Tarleton State University, Oklahoma State University and Colorado State University.
  • Card Runners- Texas Tech University and Kansas State University

Contest Components

  • Class #1- Beef Carcasses; Class #2- Beef Cuts; Class #3- Pork Carcasses; Class #4- Pork Cuts; Class #5- Lamb Carcasses; Class #6- Value Based Pricing; Class #7- Beef Cuts; Class #8- Pork Carcasses; Class #9- Pork Cuts; Class #10 -Lamb Carcasses; Quality and Yield

Contest Schedule

  • 5:30am- Group Leaders arrive
  • 5:30am- Registration begins at 5:30am-ALL competitors MUST be registered by 6:00am
  • 6:00am- Brief welcome and instructions, divide into groups, and prepare for the contest
  • 6:50am- Competitors enter the cooler
  • 7:00am- Contest begins- we MUST begin on time
  • 8:00am- A Division Group Leaders and Teams arrive and Registration begins- All competitors MUST be registered by 8:15am
  • 8:15am- Brief welcome and instructions, divide into groups, and prepare for the contest
  • 9:00am- Competitors enter the cooler
  • Midmorning- Coaches will receive an email with a contest update to project the completion time
  • 2:00-2:30pm- Contest concludes

Award Ceremony

  • Banquet Location: Papio Fun Park
  • Address:210 East Lincoln Street, Papillion, NE 68046
  • Banquet Time: 7:30pm- The banquet will be streamed via Facebook Live, so please share this with your students.  The banquet will be structured to increase engagement and networking across teams.  We encourage you to take your students directly to Papio Fun Park following the contest.  The attire will be casual.  As we get closer to the event, I will send additional details surrounding time, etc.
 

   

 

 

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