A new Masked Rider and Raider Reds will start on Friday.

The 51st Masked Rider will take the reins of Midnight Matador from Bradley Skinner, the 2011-2012 Texas Tech Masked Rider on Friday, April 20th at 3 p.m.

Two graduating Raider Reds will also be unmasked, and will transfer their guns to two new Raider Reds as well at 5 p.m. The retiring Raider Reds have served since 2010.

The Transfer of Reins and Passing of Guns ceremonies will take place at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech Campus.