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Virtual 4-H and FFA Meat Judging Events

AMSA is excited to be hosting a variety of virtual meat judging opportunities to include clinics, contests, and more!  The American Meat Science Association Community Platform will be used to facilitate these opportunities.

2021 Virtual Youth Meat Judging Summer Series

As AMSA explores opportunities to attract, develop, and connect meat science talent AMSA will be hosting our first virtual meat judging summer series (4 virtual meat judging contests) targeted to youth (3rd-12th grade, 4-H, FFA students, etc.).  Participants will compete in divisions based on their upcoming grade: Youth (3rd-7th grade) and Senior Division (8th-12th grade).  Divisions will be based on the grade the student is going into the upcoming academic year.  The contest will consist of 6 placing classes, 2 questions classes, quality grading (6) and 40 Retail Identification.  Participants will register via the AMSA website.

Summer Series GraphicContest Dates 

  • June 23, 2021
  • July 7, 2021
  • July 21, 2021
  • August 4, 2021

Contests will be open for 48 hrs and the participant must complete the contest and submit the electronic scantron within the contest time allotment.  Additional contest guidelines will be posted in the AMSA community platform in which the contests will be facilitated.  

Points

Contests will be scored and results will be posted to judgingcard.com and the AMSA website the Monday following the contest.  All results across categories will be posted, but points will be earned on the overall ranking only.  

Count top 3 contest rank finishes.  Students placing 1 through 20 will receive rank points.  For example, 1st place will receive 20 points, 2nd = 19 points, etc.  The students will the five highest point totals will be eligible for awards.

Awards

Youth Division- Top five students receive awards

  • 1st- $500 scholarship, 2nd- $250, 3rd- $100, 4th- $100, 5th- $50; Top 5 receive a complimentary AMSA Youth Membership

Senior Division- Top five students receive awards

  • 1st- 1,500 scholarship, 2nd- $1,000 scholarship, 3rd- $750 scholarship, 4th- $500 scholarship, 5th- $250 scholarship; Top 5 receive a complimentary AMSA Youth Membership

Senior Division- Summer Series Scholarship Recipients

1. Nathan Kerth- $1,500

2. Karli Kaase $1,000

3. Ennis Childs- $750

4. Kaitlyn Kotrla- $500

5. Addilyn Reed- $250

Youth Division- Summer Series Scholarship Recipients

1. Asher Turner- $500

2. Nathan Turner- $250

3. Lynnlea Johnson- $100

4. Grayson Maxwell- $100

5. Bryleigh Beyers- $50

 

Virtual Summer Series Contest #1 Results

Results posted to judgingcard.com

Top 20 Contestants

Senior Division

 

Contestant Name

Contest Score

Total Series Points

1.

Nathan Kerth

661

20

2.

Karli Kaase

657

19

3.

Reagan Staab

651

18

4.

Addilyn Reed

650

17

5.

Kaitlyn Kotrla

645

16

6.

Brigette Bettice

644

15

7.

Grace Bales

634

14

8.

Mack Kimball

632

13

9.

Spencer Walahoski

630

12

10.

Katrina Turner

629

11

11.

Callie Ledbetter

612

10

12.

Kate Cowell

604

09

13.

Ennis Childs

601

08

14.

Kort Bannan

599

07

15.

Seltz Kimball

593

06

16.

Mattison Beattie

573

05

17.

Jacie Wolfinger

573

04

18.

Mariecla Desrosiers

571

03

19.

Kyliemae Hurst

570

02

20.

Kansas Lange

561

01

 

 

 

 

Junior Division

1.

Nathan Turner

561

20

2.

Lynnlea Johnson

543

19

3.

Asher Turner

535

18

4.

Bryleigh Beyers

443

17

5.

Grayson Maxwell

370

16

 

Virtual Summer Series Contest #2 Results

Senior Division

 

Contestant Name

Contest Score

Total Series Points

1.

Nathan Kerth

672

20

2.

Karli Kaase

641

19

3.

Kaitlyn Kotrla

631

18

4.

Ennis Childs

621

17

5.

Addilyn Reed

621

16

6.

Katrina Turner

621

15

7.

Reagan Staab

620

14

8.

Hayden Bennett

617

13

9.

Mack Kimball

615

12

10.

Grace Bales

606

11

11.

Callie Ledbetter

602

10

12.

Mattison Beattie

599

09

13.

Aiden Applegarth

597

08

14.

Brigette Bettice

596

07

15.

Gracie Zumbrunnen

594

06

16.

Spencer Walahoski

587

05

17.

Kort Bannan

578

04

18.

Jacie Wolfinger

576

03

19.

Melody Zumbrunnen

575

02

20.

Mariecla Desroriers

565

01

 

 

 

 

Junior Division

1.

Asher Turner 537 20

2.

Lynnlea Johnson 516 19

3.

Nathan Turner 515 18

4.

Grayson Maxwell

373

17

 

Virtual Summer Series Contest #3 Results

Senior Division

 

Contestant Name

Contest Score

Total Series Points

1.

Nathan Kerth

662

20

2.

Karli Kaase

633

19

3.

Ennis Childs

625

18

4.

Mattison Beattie

620

17

5.

Kaitlyn Kotrla

611

16

6.

Brigette Bettice

609

15

7.

Addilyn Reed

606

14

8.

Katrina Turner

601

13

9.

Kort Bannan

599

12

10.

Spencer Walahoski

595

11

11.

Aiden Applegarth

595

10

12.

Mack Kimball

593

09

13.

Melody Zumbrunnen

579

08

14.

Seltz Kimball

578

07

15.

Gracie Zumbrunnen

577

06

16.

Callie Ledbetter

576

05

17.

Grace Bales

572

04

18.

Jacie Wolfinger

563

03

19.

Reese Royce

555

02

20.

Mariecla Desrosiers

552

01

 

 

 

 

Junior Division

1.

Asher Turner 546 20

2.

Nathan Turner 531 19

3.

Lynnlea Johnson 467 18

4.

Bryleigh Beyers

441

17

5.

Grayson Maxwell

379

16

 

Virtual Summer Series Contest #4 Results

Senior Division

 

Contestant Name

Contest Score

Total Series Points

1.

Nathan Kerth

660

20

2.

Kaitlyn Kotrla

638

19

3.

Spencer Walahoski

635

18

4.

Ennis Childs

633

17

5.

Katrina Turner

631

16

6.

Karli Kaase

626

15

7. Mattison Beattie

625

14

8.

Hayden Bennett

621

13

9.

Addilyn Reed

617

12

10.

Grace Bales

613

11

11.

Brigette Bettice

613

10

12.

Callie Ledbetter

607

09

13.

Mack Kimball

602

08

14.

Kort Bannan

596

07

15.

Seltz Kimball

596

06

16.

Jacie Wolfinger

586

05

17.

Kansas Lange

575

04

18.

Mariecla Desrosiers

573

03

19.

Tucker Padgett

532

02

20.

Cecilia Newby

528

01

 

 

 

 

Junior Division

1.

Asher Turner 603 20

2.

Nathan Turner 592 19

3.

Lynnlea Johnson 520 18
4. Grayson Maxwell

401

17


Registration

To register for the virtual clinics/ contests:

Click here to register!

Registration Fee: $100 per participant

Registration Fee Includes: 4 Contest Registrations, Electronic Scantrons, and Summer Series T-Shirt

 

 Contest Eligibility:

  1. Participants should be in 3rd-12th grade.
  2. Participating in any of these contests does not impact eligibility for the in person National 4-H Contest.

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