Kansas State University Beef Quiz Bowl Team Captures 2014 National Title
Kansas State University was named the national winning team of the 2014 National Collegiate Beef Quiz Bowl, presented by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation, held in Nashville, Tenn., at the Cattle Industry Annual Convention. In addition to Kansas State University, regional championship teams from Oklahoma State University, Penn State University and Montana State University competed. Teams earned the privilege of competing in the finals by winning their American Society of Animal Science section’s competition of the Academic Quadrathlon.
This Quiz Bowl competition is hosted by the Foundation in cooperation with the American Society of Animal Science and sponsored by Farm Credit Services.
Each team is comprised of four animal science students who answer a series of questions relating to all areas of the beef industry during a double elimination competition. The range of questions include physiology, nutrition, reproduction, meat science, basic production information and current events affecting the beef industry. The Collegiate Beef Quiz Bowl continues to develop future leaders by engaging them in competition and presenting the contestants with the opportunity to be a part of the Cattle Industry Annual Convention.