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2019 AMP Rodeo

The sixth annual AMP Lineworkers Rodeo will be held Aug. 23-24, 2019 at AMP Headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. AMP Member community lineworkers will compete in three levels of competition: team, individual journeyman and apprentice.

The AMP Lineworkers Rodeo features events designed to replicate actual lineworker tasks and test skills that are needed on a daily basis. Judging is based on safety, work practices, neatness, ability, equipment handling and timely event completion.

2019 AMP Rodeo Promo Video

2019 AMP Rodeo Promo


Competitive Events


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Apprentice

Individual
Journeyman

Journeyman
Teams

Written Test Written Test Written Test
Hurtman Rescue Single Phase ** Hurtman Rescue Single Phase ** Hurtman Rescue Single Phase **
2 Phase Horizontal Cutout Change Out ** 2 Phase Horizontal Cutout Change Out **
2 Phase Horizontal Cutout Change Out **
Alley Arm Change Out ** Alley Arm Change Out *** Obstacle Course **
Mystery Event Mystery Event Mystery Event


* Change to event description:
The following:
“The competitor will climb the pole to change out the three insulators on the three spool rack at the neutral, then proceed to the alley arm and change the center insulator on the arm”
has been changed to:
“The competitor will climb the pole to change out three individual clevis brackets at the neutral level, then proceed to the alley arm and change the center insulator on the arm.”

** Photos added to description. 



General Rules


Competition Eligibility Requirements and Rules
** #21 under 2 Point Deductions: "Climber not wearing rubber gloves..." has been removed. This infraction is listed as a 10 Point Deduction.

Code of Conduct

 

Schedule of Events

Friday - August 23, 2019

8:00 a.m. Rodeo grounds open for
vendor set-up
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Registration
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Training Session #1: Backing Safety
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Vendor Expo Open
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Training Session #2: Changing Technology in FR Clothing by Bulwark 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Chief Judges Meeting
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Event Judges Meeting
3:00 p.m. Apprentice Written Test

Saturday - August 24, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vendor Expo
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Events by Rotation
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Balloon Artist
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Face Painting
6:00 p.m. Doors open for Awards Banquet
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards

Please note the competitive events and schedule are subject to change.