The Premier Event of It's Kind....

Celebrating 40 years, the International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo will be October 16-19, 2024 in Overland Park, KS at the Overland Park Convention Center and in Bonner Springs, KS at the National Agriculture Center & Hall of Fame. Evergy and KC Board of Public Utilities are the host utilities. You don’t want to miss this truly unique event!

The Lineman’s Rodeo attracts the best linemen from around the world to compete in events based on traditional lineman tasks. After more than 40 years, the International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo still proves to be the industry’s most valued premier event of its kind for the electric utility industry.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo

  • Compete among the Best of the Best while learning and practicing safe work practices in the Lineman’s Rodeo Competition
  • Discover New Products & Services to Maximize Your Productivity
  • Interact with Leading Equipment Manufacturers and Service Providers
  • Learn About New Safety Techniques and Get Expert Advice at the FREE Safety Conference
  • Connect with Peers from Other Utilities to Exchange Best Practices

Where the Best of the Best Come to Compete

Many of the skills required in the competition are less frequently used currently but still critical line skills like climbing, working off a pole, and work task using hot sticks rather than gloves.  These opportunities for linemen enhance their skills and keep them fresh make them more productive all while keeping safety during the competition at the forefront.

2024 Rodeo Competition Events

Team Events:

  • Hurtman Rescue
  • Pole Climb
  • 2 Mystery Events

Apprentice Events:

  • Hurtman Rescue
  • Pole Climb
  • 2 Mystery Events
  • Written Test