2007 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo Presentations

2007 Lineworkers Rodeo LogoApril 13 - April 14, 2007
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

Lineworker's Rodeo Location:
Laurel Park
151 Manning Road
Marietta, GA 30064

The rodeo features two levels of competition: journeyman and apprentice.

 Each journeyman team has two climbers and a ground person, and an optional alternate.

A journeyman lineworker has more than four years of experience, while an apprentice lineworker has four years or fewer.

Save the date and plan to attend in 2008: April 18-19 in Indianapolis, IN.

2007 Results
Top 10 Rodeo Scores with Names

Teams and Individuals Win Awards at National Lineworkers' Rodeo (04/14/2007)

View rodeo photos below and in the rodeo banquet photo album and in the rodeo grounds album.

View the flag raising ceremony in video below:

View other rodeo event videos:

Hurtman Rescue
OCR Change Out
Insulator Change Out

 flag raising ceremony at 2007 Lineworkers Rodeo
Old Glory starts its trip to the top of the tallest utility pole during the flagraising ceremony at the 2007 Public Power Lineworker's Rodeo Saturday (April 14) in Marietta, Ga.
Photo by Jeannine Anderson
Jon Beasley of Electric Cities of Georgia, left, congratulates the Orlando Utilities Commission team of James Alexander, Chris Hosier and Richard Boley for taking first place overall in the journeymen competition at the Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo.
Jake Marthaler of Marshall Municipal Utilities in Minnesota won first place overall in the apprentice category of the 2007 Public Power Lineworkers’ Rodeo in Marietta, Ga., on April 14. Marthaler, right, is pictured with rodeo Apprentice Master Judge Shane Cantrell of Marietta Power.
Lincoln Electric System’s Dan Jones, center, shows off his second-place trophy in the Apprentice Hurtman Rescue event. Rodeo Apprentice Master Judge Shane Cantrell is at left and Lee Hicks, the chief judge for that event, is at the right.
Heath Smith of the Lincoln Electric System in Nebraskawon first place in the Apprentice Hurtman Rescue event. He is flanked by rodeo judges Shane Cantrell of Marietta Power (left) and Lee Hicks of the Indiana Municipal Electric Association.
Tim Beard, an apprentice lineman with the municipal electric utility in Ocala, Fla., took the third-place trophy in the Apprentice Hurtman Rescue. At far right is Mike Hyland, APPA’s vice president of engineering services, who announced the awards.
Sunrise over this year’s Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo grounds.
The “Hurtman Rescue” event, in which a lineworker climbs a pole to “rescue” a 165-pound mannequin.
Chris Lariz, an apprentice from Rocky Mount, N.C., at work during the Service Connection competition. Lariz represented the North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems.
Linemen from Garland, Texas, fold up their tarp after clocking an outstanding time on the Conductor Transfer.