National Poultry Judging Contest


USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest


Louisiana State University Wins 70th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest


Louisiana State University (LSU) won the High Team Overall category at the 70th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest, held at LSU. Penn State University placed a close second. Additionally, Kurtyln Givens was the high individual overall winner, and David Smith finished second overall. Both are from LSU.


Ten universities participated in this year's competition in production judging, breed selection and market products judging: Kansas State University, Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University, Ohio State University, Penn State University, Texas A&M University, University of Arkansas, University of North Georgia, University of Wisconsin-River Falls and West Virginia University. Barbara Jenkins, USPOULTRY vice president of education and student programs, presented the awards.


The contest is made possible by a grant from Mountaire Corp. in honor of Ted Cameron, founder of Mountaire. It is part of the USPOULTRY Foundation's comprehensive student outreach program, established to enhance young people's interest in the poultry industry and encourage student enrollment in poultry science and related studies.




Louisiana State University won the70th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest. The winning LSU team (left to right): Dennis Ingram, professor and coach; Karen Robbins, assistant coach, David Smith, Nicole Cutrer, Kurtlyn Givens, Chris Harris, Trent Dugas, assistant coach, and Brandon Cheron, assistant coach.