An annual ceremony will be occurring Friday afternoon on the Texas Tech campus.

The Transfer of Reins and Passing of Guns ceremonies will be held at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

The Transfer of Reins ceremony is the annual event in which a new Masked Rider will be named. The 2015-2016 Masked Rider will be the 54th in Texas Tech's history.

The Passing of Guns ceremony is for the group of students which perform as the Raider Red mascot. Three graduating Raider Reds will be honored and two new Raider Reds will take their place.

The Transfer of Reins ceremony will start at 3pm and the Passing of Guns at 4:30pm.