CTBR Overview and Sponsors

The Certified Texas Bred Registry program was established to promote Texas bred and raised pigs and
support both the breeders and the 4-H / FFA youth of Texas who raise & show Certified Texas Bred pigs.

How does participation benefit you?

✓ Additional Premiums
• $100 premium is awarded to individuals exhibiting a CTBR Class Champion in each class of the barrow
shows at the State Fair of Texas, Fort Worth Stock Show, San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Rodeo Austin
and the Houston Livestock Show.
• $65,700+ was awarded during the 2021-2022 show season to Texas 4-H and FFA students.

✓ Scholarship Opportunities
• In 2022, five scholarships were awarded at $2,500 each.

✓ Participate in TEXAS’ ELITE SHOWCASE!
• Texas’ Elite Showcase will be the premier junior gilt show and sale in the state and is only open to youth exhibiting pigs registered in the Certified Texas Bred Registry program.
• This event will feature the state’s best genetics, showcasing outstanding youth and elite CTBR gilts!
• Higher class premiums guaranteed to each class – $1,000 added premium spread out over the top five
• Dynamic gilt marketing campaign to provide great opportunities for youth

How to participate?

✓ Buy your showpigs from a CTBR breeder!
✓ Exhibit your CTBR pig at a Texas Major Show or the State Fair of Texas!
✓ Become a TPPA member for additional benefits!


Documents and Other Information

Texas’ Elite Showcase

How to Participate in the CTBR Program

2022 – 2023 CTBR Rules

Purchase Certificates & Membership Online

2023 Major Show Litter Record Form

Major Show Certificate Order Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Breeder Directory

State Fair of Texas CTBR Certificate Order Form


Sponsored By

On behalf of the Texas Pork Producers Association membership and Texas 4-H and FFA exhibitors, we want to say THANK YOU to our Certified Texas Bred Registry Sponsor.

The Official Title Sponsor of the Certified Texas Bred Registry is D&D Trailers.

TPPA is very appreciative of D&D Trailers for their continued sponsorship of the Certified Texas Bred Registry, in addition to becoming our new Title Sponsor.  We are looking forward to building this partnership with D&D Trailers.