2015 Finale Judge: Travis Hoffman, Colorado State University
Travis Hoffman was born and raised on a diversified sheep, cattle, and grain operation in South Dakota and currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado. His family raises registered Corriedale sheep that have won numerous national honors including 2013 National Champion Ram in Louisville, KY.Travis received his Bachelor’s Degree from South Dakota State University in Animal Science and a Master’s Degree in Meat Sciences from Colorado State University. Travis is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Meat Science at CSU with an emphasis in lamb quality, value, and consumer perception. While at CSU, he has coached the Meat Animal Evaluation and Wool Judging Teams, claiming 2010 National Champion Wool Team. He has judged livestock shows across the country, and in 30 states.He is enthusiastic and enjoys the opportunity to interact with tomorrow’s young leaders through their involvement in the livestock show ring.
New Season: August 2015:
Jerome Co. Fair Open Jackpot Show-Jerome, ID Steers, Heifers, Market Lambs & Market Goats