This is a simulated de-energized event, the stick can remain on the ground when opening and closing.
It is acceptable if the meat hook is rated for human support.
An alternate can only participate in a Rodeo event if their teammate is injured and cannot participate in that event.
Rule #10 in the Event description states “Handline MUST be hung at each working location either around the pole or crossarm.”
That is a reference to the bottom of the lag in the braces.
There will be no tools required for this event that are not required for the other events in this rodeo.
Apprentice mean time is 12 minutes, Journeyman Team event is 11 minutes.
NOTE: Journeyman Team event description is different.
It’s up to the competitor.
Note: If there is accidental contact, there will be a deduction.
Question: Why am I required to lift the taps from the line if our utility allows us to glove 4kv from the pole?
Answer: There will be NO shotgun stick required in this event. You can remove the tap with your rubber gloves.
Teams will compete in five (5) events. Each event is worth 100 points, with the exception of the written test. Deductions in the form of infractions as mentioned in the general rules or missed questions on the test will be included in the overall score.
For teams only, the written test will total 150 points (each of the three team members will individually take a written test worth 50 points and the team will receive the total combined score worth a potential 150 points).
All events are timed as mentioned in the event descriptions.Times will be used in the event of a tie. Overall scores are determined by the total number of points from all events (550 is a perfect score) and the total cumulative time (sum of all event times) will be used as a tie-breaker.
66 inches and 96 inches #4 Copper.
It will be a 10 point deduction for not wearing your rubber gloves ground to ground on events that require the use of rubber gloves.
Note: It is rule #5 in the Competitors Rules under 10 point deductions.
Rule #21 in the 2 point deductions has been removed.
They are 20 amp fuses, yes you can climb with the fuse links as long as you maintain control of them.
You must provide your own shotgun and wire brush.
Question 2: If opposite conductor side of the pole, will the eyenut need to be installed opposite side of pole the pictures show them installed for the belt to be hung on the eyenut?
Answer to both questions: The manikin will hang from the conductor side of the pole. It will be opposite to the picture in the event description.