Block and Bridle News

Jack Maddux
Jack Maddux

The Department of Animal Science and the Block & Bridle Club would like to offer their condolences on the death of Jack Maddux, the 1986 Block and Bridle Honoree. 

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2019 Little AKSARBEN

LITTLE AKSARBEN  hosted by Block and Bridle

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Student grilling steak
Block and Bridle Steak Fry

Block and Bridle is hosting their annual Steakfry on September 13th from 5-7 pm in the Animal Science Complex. Come relax and mingle with staff, faculty, and club members. The steaks are provided and cooked by Cargill out of Schuyler, NE. UNL alum, Laura (Gorecki) Oltman, has been instrumental in getting the steaks donated to our club for this event.

The event is Block & Bridle's largest fundraiser and is attended by over 350 people. 

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Charles P. “Chuck” Schroeder
Schroeder -- 2019 Honoree

Charles P. “Chuck” Schroeder, a native of southwestern Nebraska ranch country near the rural community of Palisade, will be recognized as the newest University of Nebraska–Lincoln Block and Bridle honoree. Each year the Block and Bridle Club selects an honoree that has contributed to Nebraska agriculture through leadership, service, youth projects, community activities and involvement with the university.

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The banquet table
Block and Bridle Honors Banquet

 On April 14th, the Block and Bridle Club invited faculty, supporters, parents, and industry leaders to the annual banquet on Nebraska Innovation Campus.  This year’s banquet was part of the Animal Science Alumni Reunion Weekend.  

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The flyer for the 3rd Annual Block and Bridle Porkfest
3rd Annual Block and Bridle Porkfest

February 22, 2018

5:00-7:00 pm

Animal Science Complex-Commons

Bacon Eating Flyer

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Annual Yearbook

Ad sign

Place an ad in our Block and Bridle Annual. The annual showcases the member acheivements and events that are held throughout the year. Below are images of the ad form and brand sizes. If you have any questions, you can email or call and/or e-mail Erin Blucher at 858-335-8329 or

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Students at the Steak Fry registration table
Block and Bridle Annual Steak Fry Friday, September 22, 2017

On September 8th, Block & Bridle members, Animal Science professors, Sponsors, and many friends and family gathered to enjoy some deliciously grilled steaks! 

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Students with Goats
Block and Bridle Events Monday, September 18, 2017

2017-2018 Events

August 26: Beef Pit

September 8: Steak Fry

November 3: Little AKSARBEN

February 22: Porkfest

March 1-4: National Convention

March 2-3 : Big Red Beef Show

March 5-16: Ham Sales

April 14: Honors Banquet

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