On December 2, 1919 student representatives from four animal husbandry clubs met in Chicago,Illinois, and formed the National Block and Bridle Club, the local clubs becoming chapters in the new national organization. Nebraska was a charter chapter along with Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. During this meeting the chapters formed a constitution which included a statement of the clubs objectives. They are:
To promote a higher scholastic standard among students of Animal Husbandry
To promote animal husbandry, especially all phases, of student animal husbandry work in colleges and universities
To bring about a closer relationship among the men and women pursuing some phase of animal husbandry as a profession.
Scholarships & Awards
At the end of the year, Block and Bridle awards money to students that have shown outstanding leadership, involvement and initiative and have been active within the club throughout the year. Click here to see what is offered.