American Meat Science Association

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest

  • Contest Date: November 13, 2022
  • Contest Location:Tyson, Dakota, City, NE 
  • Contest Facility Address: 5200 Dakota Ave, Dakota City, NE 68731     
    • The contest will consist of one division: B-Division

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Contest Details

Plant Address and Contact

  • Address: 5200 Dakota Ave, Dakota City, NE 68731
  • Facility Contact: Scott S

Committee

  • Chair: Eddie Behrends-Mesalands Community College 
  • Committee Members: John Kellermeier, Angelo State University; Morgan Pfeiffer, Oklahoma State University; Collin Corbin, Tyson Inc., Keith Underwood, South Dakota State University; Dan Hale, Texas A&M University, and Darrell Dowd, USDA-AMS.
  • Cooler Superintendent- Kansas State University
  • Group Leaders- Purdue University, University of Florida, Colorado State University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Iowa State University, University of Missouri, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech University.
  • Card Runners- University of Illinois and West Texas A&M 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
  • 2:00-2:30pm- Contest concludes

Award Ceremony

  • Banquet Location: South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront
  • Address: 385 E. 4th St., South Sioux City, NE 68776
  • Banquet Time: 7:30pm- The banquet will be streamed via Facebook Live, so please share this with your students.

Hotel Recommendations

  • Hotel Recommendation: South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront

    Address: 385 E. 4th St. South Sioux City, NE, 68776

     

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    Event Summary:

    AMSA - International Meat Judging

    Start Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

    End Date: Monday, November 14, 2022

    Last Day to Book: Saturday, October 22, 2022

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