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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2008 AMERICAN ROYAL

The American Royal Meat Judging Contest was held October 19, 2008 at Nebraska Beef in Omaha, Nebraska.  In total,106 contestants from 18 colleges and universities participated in the contest.

A-Division

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  1. Caleb Crosswhite, Clarendon College, (930)
  2. Lindsey Bishop, Fort Scott Community College, (922)
  3. Ashley Rupp, Garden City Community College, (921)
  4. Zach Robertson, Coffeyville Community College, (917)
  5. Brant Shores, Clarendon College, (916)
  6. Cody Price, Tarleton State University, (911)
  7. Gretchen Ettredge, Tarleton State University, (908)
  8. Stephani Pogue, Coffeyville Community College, (904)
  9. Justin Bremer, Garden City Community College, (901)
  10. Stephani Martin, Fort Scott Community College, (901) 

Top Teams

  1. Clarendon College, (3619)
  2. Fort Scott Community College, (3577)
  3. Tarleton State University, (3541)
  4. Coffeyville Community College, (3496)
  5. Garden City Community College, (3479)

Clarendon College
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Zach Robertson, Coffeyville Community College, (245)  
Lamb Judging - Caleb Crosswhite, Clarendon College, (142) 
Pork Judging - Nick Thompson, Allen County Community College, (290)  
Beef Judging - Cody Price, Tarleton State University, (280) 
Total Beef - Lindsey Bishop, Fort Scott Community College, (518) 
Total Placing - Gretchen Ettredge, Tarleton State University, (487) 
Questions - Brant Shores, Clarendon College, (220) 
Alternate Contest - Brittany Boxwell, Clarendon College, (922)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Clarendon College, (933)  
Lamb Judging - Clarendon College, (551) 
Pork Judging - Coffeyville Community College, (1121)  
Beef Judging - Fort Scott Community College, (1048)  
Total Beef - Clarendon College, (1973)  
Total Placing - Fort Scott Community College, (1892) 
Questions - Clarendon College (835)


Senior Division

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  1. Samantha Plaggemeyer, Colorado State University, (1030)
  2. Kelly Manke, Oklahoma State University, (1030)
  3. Paden Daniels, Texas Tech University, (1028)
  4. Matthew Morales, Texas Tech University, (1024)
  5. Ben Estes, Texas Tech University, (1021)
  6. Shanna Ward, Texas Tech University, (1014)
  7. Breanna Winters, Oklahoma State University, (1008)
  8. Jace Hollenbeck, South Dakota State University, (1008)
  9. Eric Hogle, South Dakota State University, (1005)
  10. Lacie Hoffman, Colorado State University, (1000) 

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4087)
  2. Colorado State University, (4007)
  3. Oklahoma State University, (3985)
  4. South Dakota State University, (3945)
  5. Texas A&M University, (3877)

Texas Tech University
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Matthew Morales, Texas Tech University, (270)  
Lamb Judging - Samantha Plaggemeyer, Colorado State University, (142)  
Pork Judging - Anna Pesta, Kansas State University, (285)  
Beef Judging - Breanna Winters, Oklahoma State University, (281)   
Specifications - Shanna Ward, Texas Tech University, (91) 
Total Beef - Kelly Manke, Oklahoma State University, (541)   
Total Placings - Jay Behrens, Texas A&M University, (493)    
Total Reasons - Shanna Ward, Texas Tech University, (222)   
Alternate Contest - Heather Veltri, Texas Tech University, (1022)  

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University, (1003)  
Lamb Judging - Texas A&M University, (548)  
Pork Judging - Texas Tech University, (1119) 
Beef Judging - Oklahoma State University, (1101)  
Specifications - Texas Tech University, (340) 
Total Beef - Texas Tech University, (2091)  
Total Placings - Oklahoma State University (1923)  
Total Reasons - Texas Tech University, (851)


Official Committee

Dell Allen, Chair
Chance Brooks, Texas Tech University - Lamb Carcasses 
John Unruh, Kansas State University - Beef Cuts 
Jennifer Leheska, National Cattlemen's Beef Association - Pork Carcasses 
Tom Carr, University of Illinois - Beef Carcasses 
Jason Apple, University of Arkansas - Pork Cuts 
Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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