SC Lineman's Rodeo

A person is considered an apprentice and can compete in the Apprentice Division if he or she has less than 5 years overall line work experience.  Line work experience includes, but is not limited to, performing electrical linework for a contract utility, IOU, municipality, Public Power Authority, etc. Less than 5 years overall line work experience is defined as not having more than 4 years - 364 days of line work experience on the day of the rodeo.  Once an individual reaches 5 years of line work experience on the day of the rodeo, he or she is no longer eligible to compete in the Apprentice Division. 

Apprentice Division
Master Judge:  Jason Derrick (Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative)
Hurtman Rescue – Chief Judge:  Keith Dubose (Palmetto Electric Cooperative)
Deadend Insulator Changeout – Chief Judge:  Garrett Felker (Newberry Electric Cooperative)
Insulator Replacement & Conductor Tie-In – Chief Judge:  Tommy Reames (Laurens Electric Cooperative)
Secondary Cable Replacement in Conduit – Chief Judge:  Phillip Chapman (Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative)

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Tools and Equipment Provided