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Texas Tech Masked Rider Program

Masked Rider

Emily Brodbeck
2019-2020 Masked Rider

Emily Brodbeck, a graduate student in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, will serve as the 58th Masked Rider for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Transfer of Reins >> 

Picture taken by Texas Tech Office of Communications & Marketing 

2020-2021 Tryouts

  • Tryout Details & Application
  • February 5 at 4:00 PM - Information Session for interested participants 
  • February 12 by 4:00 PM - Preliminary Applications Due

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Program Benefits

  • Wells Fargo Leadership Scholarship
  • On-Campus Meal Plan
  • Paid Uniforms & Accessories
  • Out of State Tuition Waiver
  • Paid Travel Expenses
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Big 12 Conference Experiences
  • Supportive Alumni

News & Highlights

2020-2021 Tryouts

  • Tryout Details & Application
  • Information Session: January 24
  • Preliminary Application Due: February 12
  • Transfer of Reins: April 17; 3:00 PM

Quick Facts

Meet Emily

  • From Lubbock, TX
  • Tech's 58th student to serve
  • Graduate Student

 Celebrating 66 Years

"No team in any bowl game ever made a more sensational entrance." - Ed Danforth, Atlanta Journal, Gator Bowl, January 1, 1954.

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Schedule an Appearance

Schedule the Masked Rider to attend your event. Appearance Requests must be made at least 14 days in advanced of event date.

Appearance Request Form

Program Sponsor

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo serves as the offical sponsor of the Masked Rider Program. In 1995, Norwest Bank (now Wells Fargo) established the Wells Fargo Masked Rider Endowment Fund & Scholarship. Wells Fargo has contributed over $250,000 and continues to give to the Masked Rider program for operation expenses, scholarship, and program sponsorship.

Wells Fargo

Help Continue A Tradition

Donate to the Texas Tech Masked Rider Endowment Fund. This endowment fund is set up to help offset the many expenses incurred by the rider each year. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Donate Online

*Search: TTU Masked Rider Support Fund

Send check to:
Masked Rider Endowment
Attn: Stephanie Rhode
Center for Campus Life
Box 45014
Lubbock, TX 79409

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