The North American International Livestock Exposition hosted dairy judging contests for both college and 4-H teams on November 4, 2012 in Louisville, KY. Both contests were won by Minnesota teams. The University of Minnesota topped the collegiate contest by a five point margin. The team consisted of Tyler Otte, Doug Petzel, Isaac Salfer and Jon Schmitt and was coached by Les Hansen. Twenty college teams participated. Isaac Salfer was also the high individual overall and in reasons. The University of Florida placed second.
The Minnesota 4-H team consisted of Nate Donnay, Michael Schmitt, Christine Leonard and Justin Siewart, and was coached by Karen Anderson. Schmitt was also named high individual overall and in reasons. Pennsylvania 4-H came in second.
For complete results of the contest please visit http://www.livestockexpo.org/show%20results/miscellaneousResults.aspx