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American Angus Association

Angus Value Discovery Contest

While Angus genetics have continued their rapid improvement, no national carcass value contest has charted that for the past five years… until now.

Click here for a complete overview of contest rules.

To submit a contest entry, please complete all fields below on the entry form. Each entry must be nominated by their respective genetics supplier.

Information for seedstock genetics supplier submitting entry

Information for nominated contestant

Cattle information


Each entry must be accompanied by feedyard performance data, an official packer summary of individual or group carcass data, and any necessary qualifying records as outlined in the contest rules. These files may be uploaded individually in the provided fields below.

Official packer summaries should include the following information

  • Percent Choice, Certified Angus Beef ® brand and Prime
  • Yield Grade distribution
  • Hot carcass weight (If submitting group carcass data, this should include the HCW distribution
    rather than just a lot average to identify outliers.)

Feedyard performance data should include the following information (at minimum):

  • Average daily gains
  • Average daily feed intake
  • Days on feed
  • Entry weight

For questions regarding the Angus Value Discovery Contest, please contact Kara Lee at 330-345-2333 or