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MEAT JUDGING RESULTS

2016 NATIONAL WESTERN

The National Western Livestock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest was held January 17 at the JBS USA, Beef Facility in Greeley, Colorado.  In total 45 contestants from six universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest and 109 individuals from 12 universities participated in the Senior-Division contest.  

A-Division

Top Individuals

  1. Leah Parson, Garden City Community College, 971  NW-High-Ind-Aweb
  2. Courteney Walker, Clarendon College, 947
  3. Simon Kensit, Australian National, 939
  4. Brock Sheppard, Garden City Community College, 932
  5. Katie Thoden, Fort Scott Community College, 929
  6. Peyton Barrett, Fort Scott Community College, 918
  7. Thachary Mayer, Clarendon College, 915
  8. Adrian Longoria, Garden City Community College, 915
  9. Dyllan Galligan, Clarendon College, 912
  10. Jessica McGrath, Australian National, 911

Garden City Community College 
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Top Teams

  1. Garden City Community College, (3712)
  2. Clarendon College, (3685)
  3. Australian National, (3662)
  4. Fort Scott Community College, (3600)
  5. Western Texas College, (3486)

Individual Division Results

Beef Grading -  Katie Thoden, Fort Scott Community College, 257
Lamb Judging -  Leah Parsons, Garden City Community College, 139
Pork Judging - Leah Parsons, Garden City Community College, 290
Beef Judging - Reuben Welke, Australian National, 292
Total Beef - Courteney Walker, Clarendon College, 538
Total Placings - Anna White, Australian National, 496
Questions - Leah Parsons, Garden City Community College, 225
High Alternate - Taylor Stubenbordt, Clarendon College, 936

Team Division Results

Beef Grading -  Fort Scott Community College, 1000
Lamb Judging -  Australian National, 538
Pork Judging - Garden City Community College, 1119
Beef Judging - Australian National, 1131
Total Beef - Garden City Community College, 2065
Total Placings - Australian National, 1967
Questions - Australian National, 800


Senior Division

Top Individuals

  1. Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University, 1068 NWSS-High-Indweb
  2. Abby Bechtold, Oklahoma State University, 1057
  3. Jacob Painter, Angelo State University, 1055
  4. Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University, 1054
  5. Joanna Swenson, Colorado State University, 1048
  6. Kye Schwartz, Texas Tech University, 1045
  7. Maddie Comes, Colorado State University, 1045
  8. Jordan Hevner, Texas A&M University, 1040
  9. Thomas Neal, Oklahoma State University, 1039
  10. Kevin Meng, Kansas State University, 1036

Top Teams

  1. Texas Tech University, 4198
  2. Colorado State University, 4159
  3. Oklahoma State University, 4137
  4. Texas A&M University, 4098
  5. University of Missouri, 4062

Texas Tech University 
 
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Individual Division Awards

Beef Grading -  Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University, 268
Lamb Judging -  Caleb Grohmann, University of Missouri, 144
Pork Judging - Jacob Painter, Angelo State University, 283
Beef Judging - Chelsi Vineyard, Texas Tech University, 290
Specifications - Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University, 100
Total Beef - Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University, 553
Total Placings - Chelsi Vineyard, Texas Tech University, 497
Reasons - Jacob Painter, Angelo State University, 213
High Alternate - Gus Holbein, Texas Tech University, 1073

Team Division Awards

Beef Grading -  Colorado State University, 1026
Lamb Judging -  Texas A&M University, 565
Pork Judging - Colorado State University, 1115
Beef Judging - Texas Tech University, 1137
Specifications - Texas Tech University, 394
Total Beef - Texas Tech University, 2144
Total Placings - Texas Tech University, 1977
Reasons - Texas Tech University, 820


Official Committee

  • Dale Woerner – Chair – Colorado State University
  • Ryan Person – Person's Consulting – Beef Carcasses & Value based pricing
  • KatieRose McCullough– Colorado State University – Beef Rounds & Loins
  • Scott Langley - JBS USA – Pork loins & Hams
  • Paul Clayton – US Meat Export Federation – Pork carcasses
  • Zeb Gray – University of Wyoming – Lamb Carcasses

 

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