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Call all AMSA Student Members - Don't miss out on the unique 2016 RMC opportunities!

Mar 30, 2016

Processed Meat Judging Contest & Friday Night Student Mixer

AMSA and Angelo State University are excited to announce the first Processed Meat Judging Contest that will be held Friday evening, June 17 at the Angelo State Meat Laboratory. The event will kick off the RMC student events and will be followed by a student mixer with heavy hors d'oeuvres provided as well as an informal awards program.  Teams of 3 will compete in either the undergraduate or graduate division in judging various processed meat classes, questions, retail ID, keep/cull, and processed meat defects. Full details can be found on the AMSA website.  Be sure not to miss this fun and educational experience! 

 2016 Taste of RMC – Deadline Extended

Don’t forget to register for the 2016 Taste of RMC! We are extending the registration deadline until Friday April 1st. This is the chance for universities to show off their creativity and product development skills. Each school can have up to two teams of four members.  This year’s theme is convenient meat snacks. Once registration closes we will be providing teams with mentor contacts for processed meats, product development, smoking and cooking as well as a HACCP food safety expert to help your team be successful. Additionally, we will be hosting another webinar to discuss helpful tips for your teams and answer questions participants might have about the event in San Angelo. Details on requirements and guidelines will be coming soon so start building your team for this year’s competition! Register today!

 Register for RMC Iron Chef

If you haven’t already, now is the time to sign up for the 2016 Iron Chef competition at RMC in San Angelo, TX.  As we are all busy this spring with school, research, and preparing for RMC, here is a perfect opportunity that requires practically no preparation for you ahead of time!  This year’s Iron Chef is sure to be one to remember.  Students will have the opportunity to learn from industry professionals that have expertise preparing and processing the “mystery protein” that will be given for the contest.  After a morning of education and development, students from all universities will be mixed and placed into teams to collaborate with different backgrounds and use what they have learned to prepare the “mystery protein” that will be evaluated by our expert panel of judges and served at the Sunday night social mixer.  Even if you have already registered, you may still register for Iron Chef through the AMSA Store.  Don’t miss out on this great experience!

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