National Poultry Judging Contest


USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest


Louisiana State University Does It Again… Wins 71th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest


For the second year in a row, Louisiana State University (LSU) won the high team overall category at the 71st USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest, held at LSU. The team from Texas A&M was not far behind in second place. Additionally, Matthew Seguin was the high individual overall winner, and Braxton Hartshorn finished second overall. Both are from LSU.


Twelve universities participated in the competition in production judging, breed selection and market products judging. The schools included the following: Iowa State University, LSU, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University, Ohio State University, Penn State University, Texas A&M, University of Arkansas, University of Georgia, University of North Georgia, University of Wisconsin - River Falls and West Virginia University. Barbara Jenkins, USPOULTRY vice president of education and student programs and executive director of the USPOULTRY Foundation, 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 wins 71th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest. The winning LSU team: (left to right): Matthew Seguin, Braxton Hartshorn, Chadsity Cobbins and Steven Shumaker.