The ISU Livestock Judging Team competed in Denver, Colorado at the National Western Stock Show and placed 10th overall. Kendell Steines was 7th in Sheep and Goats, Katlyn Kahler was 10th in Hogs. The team scored 8th overall in the Carload Contest and Johnathan Triggs was 10th overall. Team Members were Kendell Steines, Krisi Smith, Katlyn Kahler, Shayne Wiese, Shane Bockenstedet, Dustin Smith and Johnathan Triggs. There were 24 Senior College Teams that competed at the National event.
The National Western Stock Show takes place during the month of January in Denver, Colorado. The 16-day show serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world’s richest regular season professional rodeos, the “Super Bowl” of Livestock Shows, nationally recognized Horse Shows and Colorado’s largest Western Trade Show. The mission of the show is to serve producers and consumers throughout the world by being the premier Stock Show, Rodeo, Horse Show and center for year-round events. As a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit organization governed by the Western Stock Show Association’s Board of Directors, the National Western provides college and graduate level scholarships in agriculture and medicine for practice in rural areas.