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The 2024 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo will be held April 5-6 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

It is the foremost showcase of public power lineworker skill and knowledge – and a unique opportunity for lineworkers to connect with and learn from their nationwide community. Journeyman and apprentice lineworkers compete for professional recognition, attend training, and practice essential skills in a safe environment.

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo

  1. Compete with the best in public power while learning and practicing safe work practices.
  2. Interact with vendors and discover new products and services at the sponsor showcase.
  3. Participate in hands on training to expand your knowledge and expertise.
  4. Connect with peers from other public power utilities to share best practices.
  5. Bring your family and friends to share the experience and highlight your skills and abilities.

2024 Events

Apprentice Events (apprentices compete individually)

  1. Hurtman Rescue
  2. Single Phase Conductor Tie In with Armor Rod
  3. Single Phase Angle Bell Replacement
  4. Alley Arm Insulator Change-out
  5. Written Test*

*The test will be based on the 17th edition of the APPA Safety Manual which can be purchased through the APPA Product Store.

Journeyman Team Events (Teams include two lineworkers and one groundsman)

  1. Hurtman Rescue
  2. 4KV Alley Arm Insulator Change-out
  3. 200 Amp Swollen Elbow Repair
  4. 12KV Single Phase Dead-end Transfer
  5. 12KV 900 Amp Switch Change-out