Block & Bridle Stockmens and Livestock Judging Contests

When: February 28-29, 2020
Location: Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, Virginia
Contact: Katherine Carter- (540)231-2257; Dr. Bain Wilson - (540) 231-5253

Contest Information

The Block & Bridle Contests are usually held over a two-day period. The Block & Bridle Club hosts a Stockmen's Contest and Livestock Judging Contest. The Livestock Judging contests are broken into a regular (non-reasons) and advanced (reasons) contest for both Junior and Seniors. 

Please be reminded that the 2020 Block and Bridle Meat Judging Contest will not be held on the same weekend as Stockmen's and Livestock Judging. The Meat Judging Contest will be held Saturday March 7, 2020. Please review the letter and schedule very carefully for updates to the contests. 

Contest Entry Forms

  • Entry fees are $6 per person per contest (with the exception of advanced livestock judging)
    • Advanced Livestock Judging Contest Entry Fees are $11 per person.
  • All Entries must be postmarked by February 14
    • **NEW THIS YEAR** Please DO NOT send payment with entry forms-payments will be collected at check-in on contest day
    • Stockmen's, Livestock Judging, and Meats Contest Entry Form
      • Entries for the ADVANCED Livesock Judging division are $11 per person.
      • Lunch is required for all Advanced Judging Contestants
  • Entry Forms must be printed off and submitted to:

Block and Bridle Club at Virginia Tech
Attn: Sarah Keeth-Livestock and Meat Judging Contests
175 West Campus Dr. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Contest Preparation


Previous Contest Results



Scott Greiner
(540) 231-9159

Bain Wilson
(540) 231- 5253

Katherine Carter
(540) 231-2257

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