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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2008 INTERNATIONAL

The International Meat Judging Contest was held November 16, 2008 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska. In total, 68 contestants from 13 universities participated in the contest.

Senior Division

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Top Individuals

  1. Paden Daniels, Texas Tech University (1052)
  2. Kelly Manke, Oklahoma State University (1052)
  3. Shanna Ward, Texas Tech University (1044)
  4. Lacie Hoffman, Colorado State University (1042)
  5. Ben Estes, Texas Tech University (1041)
  6. Danielle Brewer, University of Florida (1039)
  7. Katelyn Milton, South Dakota State University (1037)
  8. Amanda Smith, Texas A&M University (1032)
  9. Eric Hogle, South Dakota State University (1030)
  10. Matthew Morales, Texas Tech University (1029)

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University (4166)
  2. South Dakota State University (4108)
  3. Colorado State University (4078)
  4. Texas A&M University (4069)
  5. University of Florida (4049)

Texas Tech University
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Anna Pesta, Kansas State University (257)  
Lamb Judging - Paden Daniels, Texas Tech University (147)   
Pork Judging - Ben Estes, Texas Tech University (289)  
Beef Judging - Elizabet Griesse, University of Wyoming (286)  
Specifications - Paden Daniels, Texas Tech University (97) 
Total Beef - Kelly Manke, Oklahoma State University (535)  
Total Placings - Amanda Smith, Texas A&M University (493)  
Total Reasons - Matthew Morales, Texas Tech University (221)   
Alternate Contest - Kacie George, Oklahoma State University (821) 

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University (991)  
Lamb Judging - Texas Tech University (560)  
Pork Judging - Texas Tech University (1126)  
Beef Judging - University of Florida (1126)  
Specifications - Texas Tech University (369)  
Total Beef - Texas Tech University (2111)  
Total Placings - Oklahoma State University (1947)  
Total Reasons - Texas Tech University (877)


Official Committee

Benjy Mikel, Mississippi State University - Chairman
Mark Miller, Texas Tech University - Lamb Carcasses 
Randy Harp, Tarleton State University - Pork Carcasses 
Davey Griffin, Texas A&M University - Pork Cuts 
Jake Nelson, Oklahoma State University - Beef Carcasses 
Duane Wulf, South Dakota State University - Beef Cuts 
Darell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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