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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2012 NATIONAL WESTERN

The National Western Livestock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest was held January 15 at the JBS USA, Beef Facility in Greeley, Colorado.  In total 51 contestants from 8 universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest and 84 individuals from 11 universities participated in the Senior-Division contest.  

A-Division 

Top Individuals2012NWHIAD

  1. Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (948)
  2. Alicia Hampton, Allen County Community College, (918)
  3. David Holland, Clarendon College, (914)
  4. Cinnamon Feezell, Fort Scott Community College, (899)
  5. Kristi Branton, Tarleton State University, (897)
  6. Chad Vanderlinden, Coffeyville Community College, (892)
  7. Rayma Ridge, Fort Scott Community College, (890)
  8. Tyler Jones, Tarleton State University, (887)
  9. Mindy Berry, Allen County Community College, (877)
  10. Jaclyn Bush, Coffeyville Community College, (877)

Top Teams

  1. Fort Scott Community College, (3566)
  2. Allen County Community College, (3505)
  3. Clarendon College, (3495)
  4. Coffeyville Community College, (3406)
  5. Tarleton State University, (3340)

Fort Scott Community College
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Individual Division Results

Beef Grading - Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (268)  
Lamb Judging - Alicia Hampton, Allen County Community College, (145)  
Pork Judging - Chad Vanderlinden, Coffeyville Community College, (292)  
Beef Judging - Tyler Jones, Tarleton State University, (273) 
Total Beef - Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (533) 
Total Placings - Jesse Birney, Fort Scott Community College, (490)  
Questions - Alicia Hampton, Allen County Community College, (230) 
High Alternate -Mehgan Murray, Clarendon College, (881)   

Team Division Results

Beef Grading - Fort Scott Community College, (934) 
Lamb Judging - Fort Scott Community College, (538) 
Pork Judging – Australian National, (1111) 
Beef Judging - Clarendon College, (1068) 
Total Beef - Fort Scott Community College, (1932) 
Total Placings - Clarendon College, (1886) 
Questions - Allen County Community College, (800)  


Senior Division

Top Individuals2012NWHISRD

  1. Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (1049)
  2. Heather Rode, Texas Tech University, (1042)
  3. Valerie Manning, Texas Tech University, (1027)
  4. Dewayne Phillips, Texas Tech University, (1026)
  5. Tanner Schmidt, Oklahoma State University, (1024)
  6. Nolan Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University, (1008)
  7. Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (1003)
  8. Trey Brooks, Texas A&M University, (1003)
  9. Erica Holcomb, Texas A&M University, (997)
  10. Brandy Cleveland, Kansas State University, (996)

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, (4144)
  2. Oklahoma State University, (3988)
  3. Texas A&M University, (3979)
  4. Angelo State University, (3935)
  5. Kansas State University, (3925)

Texas Tech University
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Individual Division Awards

Beef Grading - Dewayne Phillips, Texas Tech University, (263)  
Lamb Judging - Erica Holcomb, Texas A&M University, (142)
Pork Judging - Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (283)
Beef Judging - Heather Rode, Texas Tech University, (293)
Total Beef - Heather Rode, Texas Tech University, (538)  
Total Placings - Bo Hutto Texas Tech University, (491)
Reasons - Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (220)
Specifications - Lexus Weinheimer, Texas A&M University, (97)
High Alternate -Steven Ebeling, Texas Tech University, (1034)   

Team Division Awards

Beef Grading - Texas Tech University, (1003) 
Lamb Judging - Texas Tech University, (549) 
Pork Judging – Texas A&M University, (1106) 
Beef Judging – Texas Tech University, (1118) 
Total Beef -Texas Tech University, (2121)
Total Placings – Texas Tech University, (1945) 
Reasons – Texas Tech University, (827) 
Specifications – Texas A&M University, (376)


Official Committee

    Daryl Tatum, Chair, Colorado State University
    Paul Clayton, Pork Cuts, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    Ryan Person, Beef Cuts, Consulting 
    Derek Vote, Pork Carcasses , JBS USA, L.L.C. 
    Jessica Igo, Lamb Carcasses, Colorado State University
    Travis O'Quinn, Beef Carcasses, Colorado State University
    Darrell Dowd, Grading & Specs, USDA, AMS, LS, Meat Grading and Certification

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