Youth Livestock Judging Competitors Sort Themselves to the Top

DES MOINES, IA (08/17/2019) (readMedia)-- 4-H and FFA judging teams and individuals from across the state competed in the Youth Livestock Judging competition at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Complete results below:



1) Benton County 1 (Olivia Hanson, Colton Kronneman, William Kronneman, Andrew Pigenbt), La Porte City, Luzerne, Vinton

2) Muscatine (Becca Potter, Emily King, Maddie Fisher), Muscatine

3) Benton County 2 (Breck Coffland, Jill Hanson, Will McKenna, Hannah Siek), Norway, Mount Auburn

4) Dallas County 4-H 2 (Cecelia Rowe, Eliza Schmidt, Jackson Pitzen, Jenna Scheilman), Dallas Center, Adel, Madrid

5) Jackson County 4-H (Camron Casel, Bea Cota, Kambree Schwager, Huston Holdgrafer), La Motte, Bellevue, Miles


1) Clinton County 4-H (Cole Tobey, Carson Deppe, Megan Clark, Judd Swanton), DeWitt and Goose Lake

2) Bellevue FFA (Jeb Schwager, Brooklynn Moore, Nick Deppe, Miranda Peters), Bellevue

3) Dallas County 4-H (Brodrick Schmidt, Jarrett Orman, Cooper Greenslade, Tyler Shafer), Adel, Grimes

4) Jackson County 4-H (Hayden Holdgrafer, Quinton Schwager, Will Lapke, Dane Elmegreen), Miles, Bellevue, La Motte, Maquoketa

5) Benton 4-H (Gabe Hanson, Steiges Manson, Josh Wiley), La Porte City, Center Point, Walker



1) Carson Riek, Creston

2) Becca Potter, Muscatine

3) William Kroneman, Benton County

4) Brady Allen, Le Mars

5) Eliza Schmidt, Dallas County

6) Colton Kennaman, Benton County

7) Jackson Pitzen, Dallas County

8) Emily King, Muscatine

9) Breck Coffland, Benton County

10) Ryleigh Obrecht, Shelby County


1) Cole Tobey, Clinton County

2) Nick Deppe, Bellevue FFA

3) Judd Swanton, Clinton County

4) Brooklyn Moore, Bellevue FFA

5) Jarrett Orman, Dallas County

6) Broderick Schmidt, Dallas County

7) Colton Holdgrafer, Northeast FFA

8) Hunter Holdgrafer, Jackson County

9) Will Hoopes, Muscatine

10) Austin Hager, Jackson County


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit