The winner will be awarded a $20,000 scholarship to help fund their university mascot program. Each participant will receive $5,000 for their university mascot program.
On Tuesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Stephanie Rhodes, spirit coordinator at Texas Tech University, talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about the Capital One Mascot Challenge.
The Passing of Guns will take place at 2 p.m. and the Transfer of Reins will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, April 19th at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech campus.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Stephanie Rhodes, director of the Texas Tech Spirit Squad, talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about Raider Red's recent national victory.
Red now faces first-place Cocky the Gamecock from the University of South Carolina in the Capital One 2012 Mascot Challenge.
Red is competing against the University of Miami’s Sebastian the Ibis. The other matchup features Colorado State University’s Cam the Ram facing off against the University of South Carolina’s Cocky the Gamecock, who took first place in regular season voting.