Showpig.com Becomes the New Certified Texas Bred Registry Title Sponsor

By Riley Reep

The Texas Pork Producers Association (TPPA) is excited to announce Showpig.com as the 2024-2025 Title Sponsor of the Certified Texas Bred Registry (CTBR).

“The Showpig.com team couldn’t be more excited to partner with TPPA as the CTBR Title Sponsor for the next couple of years. Our admiration for the Texas junior livestock programs runs deep as what they provide youth is astonishing and unparalleled. As a group who places priority on relationships, service and meaningful growth, we look forward to getting to know the show pig producers and exhibitors of Texas on a deeper level and are here to support their efforts any way possible,” Kevin Wendt, Owner and CEO, Showpig.com said.

Showpig.com is no stranger to the Texas swine industry or the association. Many CTBR breeders use the firm to host online auctions and marketing needs. The CTBR program has worked closely with the Showpig.com team on creating unique avenues for breeders to market their animals through online consignment sales, as well as fundraising auctions for the scholarship program and Texas’ Elite Showcase.

“We are incredibly grateful to have Showpig.com as our CTBR Title Sponsor for the next few years,” Riley Reep, Director of Youth and Communications, said. “Their support of the association, as well as the CTBR program, continues to grow and amaze us all. We are looking forward to continuing our efforts in collaboration with Showpig.com to benefit both the breeders and youth of Texas.”

The CTBR program was established to promote Texas bred & raised pigs and support both the breeders and the 4-H/FFA youth of Texas who raise & exhibit Certified Texas Bred pigs. Through this program, stock show premiums of over $1 million have been awarded to Texas youth over the 27-year existence program. With the great success of CTBR, a scholarship and production grant program was developed in 2011; since its inception, $132,500 has been awarded to Texas youth.

The Certified Texas Bred Registry is continually growing and providing a great impact for all those who participate. In partnership with TPPA as the CTBR Title Sponsor, Showpig.com will be recognized through many promotional avenues beginning with the promotion of the 2024 major show season.

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