Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Meat Judging Team


The Meat Judging Team is comprised of predominantly sophomore and junior students who are interested in developing their knowledge of the meat industry. It is open to students of any major. The team competes at national competitions including the National Western, the  Southwestern Livestock Exposition, the Houston Livestock Show, the American Royal, the Cargill High Plains and the International.

National Championships: 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015

Contact Information:
Mark Miller, Ph.D.

(806) 834-0837

The team is coached by Dr. Mark Miller, Loni Woolley Lucherk, Nick Hardcastle and Mallorie Phelps.


Animal & Food Sciences