Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Livestock Judging Team



2020 Livestock Judging Team

The Livestock Judging Team is comprised of predominantly junior and senior students who are interested in developing their knowledge of the livestock industry. It is open to students of any major. The team competes at national competitions including the National Western, the  Southwestern Livestock Exposition, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, the Houston Livestock Show, the National Barrow Show, the American Royal and the International in Louisville, Ky.

National Championships: 1934, 1953, 1985, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015 and 2016

The team is coached by Associate Professor Ryan Rathmann and assisted by Graduate Student Skyler Scotten.

Contact Information:
Ryan Rathmann, Ph.D.

(806) 834-7820



Animal & Food Sciences