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Collegiate Power Ranking


Contests in Ranking

Year runs from Griswold to NAILE for senior division and from September 1st to end of school year for JuCo.

Contest Date Teams High Point Team
Senior Junior
American Royal 10/19/2020 37 Kansas State University Connors State College
Cimmaron 10/8/2020 5 -- Connors State College
State Fair of Texas 10/4/2020 12 Texas A&M University Connors State College
AKSARBEN 10/3/2020 15 Kansas State University Northeastern Junior College
Flint Hills 10/2/2020 32 Kansas State University Butler Community College
National Swine Judging 9/14/2020 17 Texas Tech University Connors State College
Braunvieh Association 9/12/2020 4 -- South Plains College
San Antonio 2/22/2020 28 Kansas State University --
Nebraska Cattlemans 2/15/2020 7 University of Wyoming --
Iowa Beef Expo 2/14/2020 5 South Dakota State University --
Dixie National 2/8/2020 21 Oklahoma State University --
Fort Worth 2/7/2020 16 Texas Tech University --
Sioux Empire 1/24/2020 11 South Dakota State University --
National Western 1/16/2020 47 Texas Tech University --
Arizona National 12/31/2019 7 University of Wyoming --
Griswold 12/19/2019 24 Texas Tech University --

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Ranking System

Only the top PLACING team for each school is counted and any second, third, etc. teams from the same school are ignored. For example, if Team University places 1st, 3rd, and 6th; we simply do not include a 3rd or 6th place from the event.

1 - Each team starts with a power rating of 1.00

2 - Each contest is given a rating based on the average power rating of the top ten teams at the event.

3 - Teams at the event are then assigned points for the event based on their placing and the strength of the event itself. Winning is emphasised and the difference in points between 1st and 4th is more than the difference in points between 10th and 20th.

4 - A new rating for each team is calculated based on their top five results and the process is started over at step 2 until there is no more fluctuation of ratings.

If you'd like to see a detailed version of the calculation, click a team name. The team's overall power rating will be the same as the average power rating for their top five results.

There is no subjective opinion factored into the power ranking.

If the rating is changing quickly, it's because it is in the process of updating.


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