CTBR Overview and Sponsors
Driven by Breeders. Serving Youth. Promoting Texas.
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 and Awards
• $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.
• $65,900+ was awarded during the 2022-2023 show season to Texas 4-H and FFA students.
• Additional awards include a vinyl banner and CTBR Class Champion cap
• In 2023, six scholarships and one production grant were awarded at $2,500 each.
Participate in Texas’ Elite Showcase!
• Texas’ Elite Showcase is 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 features 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
Participate in Rodeo Austin!
• Rodeo Austin is exclusive to CTBR barrows.
• The dates for this year’s show are March 16-18, 2023. For more information, the Rodeo Austin website.
How to participate?
• Buy your show pigs 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!
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.
Showpig.com is the Official Title Sponsor of the Certified Texas Bred Registry.
TPPA is very appreciative of Showpig.com 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 Showpig.com.