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October 13, 2016

Livestock judging team wins state fair competition for second straight year

For the second straight year, the Texas Tech University Livestock Judging Team captured the overall title at the State Fair of Texas Collegiate Livestock Contest in Dallas. The defending national champions from Texas Tech beat Texas A&M by 11 points, 4,717 to 4,706, on the strength of first-place finishes in the sheep/goat and swine divisions while finishing second in the cattle and reasons divisions. The finish was nine points better than the team accumulated to win the event last year.