The junior dairy judging team competed on November 5 th, 2017 in Louisville, KY at the North American International Livestock Exposition Dairy Cattle Judging Contest. Team members included: Macey Betcher, Plainview, MN; Katie Kerndt, Lansing, IA; Mason Lettinga, Middleview, MI; Mary Scott, Westgate, IA; Alex Brand, Ellsworth, WI; and Logan Domeyer, Colesburg, IA. In the Ayrshire Division, Iowa State was 7 th Overall and was 1 stplace in the Brown Swiss Division with Mary Scott in 5 th place and Mason Lettinga was 1st. In Guernsey’s, Mason was 12 th overall and Iowa State was 6 th as a team. Mason was 7 th high individual in Holsteins and as a team Iowa State was 7 th in Jerseys. Additionally, in reasons, Mary was 13 th and Mason was 1 st. Overall, Mary was 17 th high individual and Mason was 3 rd high individual overall which allowed Iowa State to finish in 5 th place out of 13 th teams.