Clarendon College has a rich tradition in livestock judging. This program is one of the strongest and most respected in the nation. Students participating in the Clarendon College Livestock Judging program learn how to select, evaluate and judge cattle, sheep, swine and horses. Students participating in the Clarendon College Meats Judging Program will be trained by members of the meats program at Texas Tech University. These programs provide students with valuable skills such as critical thinking, public speaking and working in a team atmosphere. Scholarships will be awarded to interested students that apply, are accepted to the college, and are eligible.

Clarendon College Livestock Judging Contest - Saturday, March 29, 2014


FEBRUARY 25, 2014

The Clarendon College Livestock Judging team competed again last week, this time in San Antonio. 

The team consisted of Brianna Peraza, Ben Raulston, Conner McKowen, Morgan Boyer, Scotta Faulkenberry, and Clayton Goodwin. 

They ended up 11th overall in a very tight contest.  Their team totaled 4000 points but they were only 60 points away from the winning team. 

“I am proud of this group and feel like they have made a ton of progress this semester,” Coach Johnny Treichel said.

The team will travel to Houston next so be sure to encourage them to do their best at that contest as well.



JANUARY 20, 2014

The Clarendon College Meat and Livestock Judging teams were both in Denver last week for the National Western contests. 

The Meat Judging team was the champion team winning by 157 points.  The Livestock team battled it out with 25 other teams and rounded out the contest with an 11th place finish out of 25 teams in the traditional contest, and 8th place out of 26 teams in the Carload Contest.

For the Meats team, individually there were 4 students in the top 5.  Hailey Dimitroff was High Individual, Jessica Humphrey 2nd, Lane Harrington 3rd, and Kiersten Scott 5th.  The team is now sitting 2 for 2 for 2014 contests.  For the Alternates Meats Contest Sabra Barnett was high individual, Courtney Wingate 2nd, Shelby Lee 4th, Derick Shurr 5th, Mitch Garvin 6th and Gus Holbein 7th.  The Meats Teams are coached by Tate Corliss.

The Livestock team members who competed were Brianna Peraza, Scotta Faulkenberry, Abbi Boggess, Ben Raulston, Conner McKowen, Clayton Goodwin, and Morgan Boyer.  The Livestock team is coached by Johnny Treichel.