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Meat Judging Results

2015 International

The International Meat Judging Contest was held November 15, 2015 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska. In total, 112 contestants from 17 universities participated in the contest.  

Senior Division

Top Individuals   

  1. Erin Beyer, Texas Tech University, (1054) Erin-Beyer
  2. Clay Bendele, Texas Tech University, (1052)
  3. Eli Lindsey, University of Wyoming, (1040)
  4. Brandon Cronin, Texas A&M University, (1038)
  5. Macy Perry, Oklahoma State University, (1037)
  6. Beth Lenz, University of Wyoming, (1036) 
  7. Skyler Glenn, Kansas State University, (1029)
  8. BW Ochsner, University of Wyoming, (1027)
  9. Blake Foraker, Kansas State University, (1023) 
  10. Kline Jones, Texas A&M University, (1023) 

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4142)
  2. University of Wyoming, (4121)
  3. Texas A&M University, (4086)
  4. Oklahoma State University, (4076)
  5. Kansas State University, (4073)

Texas Tech University
 Texas-Tech-International

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Carl Frame, Iowa State University (263)
Lamb Judging - Clay Bendele, Texas Tech University (148)
Pork Judging - Erin Beyer, Texas Tech University (282)
Beef Judging - Eli Lindsey, University of Wyoming (281)
Specifications - Breanna Saso, Iowa State University (100)
Total Beef - Erin Beyer, Texas Tech University (534)
Total Placings - Erin Beyer, Texas Tech University (483)
Total Reasons - Clay Bendele, Texas Tech University (229)
Alternate Contest - Hannah Nelson, Oklahoma State University (837)

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Colorado State University (1004)
Lamb Judging - Texas A&M University (556)
Pork Judging - Kansas State University (1106)
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University (1100)
Specifications - Oklahoma State University (400)
Total Beef - Texas Tech University (2098)
Total Placings - Texas Tech University (1896)
Total Reasons - Kansas State University (870)


Official Committee

    Brad Morgan, Performance Foods Group- Chairman
    Ian Shann, Tyson Foods- Beef Carcasses
    Duane Wulf, The Fatted Calf- Beef Cuts
    Randy Harp, Tarleton State University- Pork Carcasses
    Dustin Morhauser, Smithfield Foods - Pork Cuts
    Gretchen Mafi, Oklahoma State University - Lamb Carcasses
    Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS - Grading and Specifications

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