2021 Tentative Fall Intercollegiate Meat Judging Schedule

2021 Fall Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest Schedule- Tentative

  • September 18, 2021: Iowa State University- Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    • Contest Committee: Eddie Behrends, Jerry Cannon, Alex Conover, Terry Houser, Markus Miller, and MaryAnn Matney Pannkuk
  • October 2, 2021: Eastern National- Cargill, Wyalusing, PA
    • Contest Committee Chair: Bucky Gwartney
    • Contest Committee Members: Drew Cashman, Chad Carr, Clint Alexander, Nick Hardcastle, Rob Maddock, and Darrell Dowd
  • October 17, 2021: American Royal- Nebraska Beef, Omaha, NE
    • Contest Committee Chair: Davey Griffin
    • Contest Committee Members: Gregg Rentfrow, Keith Underwood, Josh Hasty, Sam Davis, and Darrell Dowd
  • October 31, 2021: High Plains- Cargill, Friona, TX
    • Contest Committee Chair: Randy Harp
    • Contest Committee Members: Meagan Haymes, Katie-Rose McCullough, Dan Crownover, Jason Apple and Darrell Dowd
  • November 14, 2021: International- Tyson, Dakota City, NE
    • Contest Committee Chair: Brad Morgan
    • Contest Committee Members: Collin Corbin, Dustin Mohrhauser, Dale Woerner, Ryan Person, and Darrell Dowd


Registration Link: Online Store (avectra.com)

2021 Fall Contest Registration

Registration is now OPEN!

The registration process will only allow you to pay with a credit card. Please click on the link above and select "register" for the 2021 Fall Judging Contests.

  • You might be asked to login to your AMSA account if you need help with your username or password please email Leslie Frenzel
  • Select the contests you are registering for in the left hand column. If you have more than 8 students on your team, you will need to select the Individual Fee for each contest. Update the number of individuals in your Shopping Cart. For example, if you have a team of 10, you will purchase 2 Individual Fees per contest.
  • After selecting your contest(s) proceed to check out. After selecting your address you will be asked to pay with a credit card.
  • After confirming payment you will receive a confirmation email, this email is your receipt. If you need a different invoice please send an email to information@meatscience.org.
  • If you need to be invoiced, please call Leslie Frenzel (217)-689-2440 Ext. 11

IMCA Code of Conduct & Good Manufacturing Practices

Please note that all contestants in the Intercollegiate Meat Judging program are required to complete and adhere to the Intercollegiate Meat Coaches Association's code of conduct as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices. If you need a copy, please contact Leslie Frenzel.

Code of Conduct Form

Good Manufacturing Practices Form 

Registration is Closed

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