TAMU Meat Judging Team Reunion scheduled for September

COLLEGE STATION — The TAMU Meat Judging Team Reunion will be held September 15-18, 2011 in College Station.Registration: Registration to attend the reunion is now open and can be made online at https://secure.touchnet.com/C21490_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=37 or by mail. Click here to access a copy of registration form to be completed and mailed. Registration deadline is Sept. 9, 2011.

Agenda: Click here to access a complete agenda
Thursday, Sept. 15: Rosenthal Lecture Series featuring Dr. Temple Grandin. This event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Go to http://meat.tamu.edu/rls.html for more information.
Friday, Sept. 16: Come and Go Social with silent auction will be held from 7-10 p.m. at the G. Rollie White Visitor’s Center located at the O.D. Butler Jr. Animal Science Complex.
Saturday, Sept. 17: Open House from 10-noon at the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center; An overview of the judging team program including Meat Judging Team introductions and recognition of former teams will be held from noon to 1 p.m.; Prime Rib Sandwich Lunch will begin at 1 p.m.; Tailgating for the evening football game will begin at 2 p.m. in front of Rosenthal; Football game begins at 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 18: Dr. G.C. Smith Scholarship Golf Tournament begins at 8 a.m. at the Briarcrest Country Club. Click here to access a tournament registration form or go to https://secure.touchnet.com/C21490_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=37.

Football: Saturday, Sept. 17 is the TAMU vs. University of Idaho football game currently scheduled for 6 p.m. Go to http://www.12thmanfoundation.com/ticket-center/football/meat-judging.aspx. The tickets are $50 each with a $5 handling charge.

Hotel: A hotel block has been arranged at the Super 8 on Texas Avenue. Call 979-846-8860 and ask for group name – TAMU Meat Judging Team and event – Reunion.

Support: The Texas A&M Meat Judging Team is supported primarily by the interest generated from the Texas A&M Foundation Meat Judging Team Fund and fundraising efforts of individual teams. Click here for more information on supporting the team or go to giving.tamu.edu/SupportMeat.

Contact: For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Dr. Davey Griffin at dgriff@tamu.edu.


For more information regarding news from the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, please contact Courtney Coufal at cacoufal@tamu.edu or (979) 845-1542.

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