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Overhead School

Overhead School

Date: September 11-14, 2018
  • Day 1: 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Day 2: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 3: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 4: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: MMUA Training Center, 1004 Michigan Road, Marshall, MN
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Our program for the 2018 Overhead Lineworker School is still in development. The class offerings are usually diverse; offering useful instruction for all levels of lineworker. Please check back for details.

Tentative Schedule *

Tuesday, September 11
12:30 pm  Registration
1:00 pm  General Session
5:00 pm  Reception/Rodeo Awards

Wednesday, September 12
8:30 am  Hands-On Training & Advanced Lineworker Classes
12:00 pm  Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm  Hands-On Training & Advanced Lineworker Classes
5:00 pm  Golf or Sporting Clay Shoot (at participant’s expense)

Thursday, September 13
8:30 am  Hands-On Training & Advanced Lineworker Classes
12:00 pm  Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm  Hands-On Training & Advanced Lineworker Classes

Friday, September 14
8:30 am  General Session
10:00 am  General Session: 2018 Rodeo Recap—Video & Sharing
12:00 pm  Closing Comments & Wrap Up

* Program subject to change without notice.

Minnesota Lineworker Rodeo

The Minnesota Lineworker Rodeo will again precede the Overhead School on September 11. All classes of lineworker—from the first-year apprentice to the advanced lineworker—are eligible to participate. Check back for more information.

Evening Activities

These optional activities are available at participant’s expense on Wednesday evening. Sign up form will be available during the school.

  • Golf 
  • Sporting Clay Shoot

What to Bring

  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Gloves
  • Work Boots (no tennis shoes allowed)
  • High Visibility Clothing–appropriate for the weather
  • Rain Gear (just in case)
  • Fall Restraint (if your class involves climbing). Required regardless of experience. MMUA has a limited number of fall restraint devices available for participants to use.
  • Note Pad and Pen/Pencil
  • Calculator

Certificate of Attendance

Overhead School participants earn 19 hours for attendance and a certificate will be available online. Watch for an email notification from MMUA after the school. Please note: we must have the participant's email address on file in order to send the certificate.

Hotel / Motel Information - Marshall, MN

For a map of hotels in Marshall, click HERE. The AmericInn and Ramada offer special pricing for participants. Just ask for MMUA's reduced rate when making your reservation.


By registering for this event I, the attendee, authorize Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) to photograph me at this event and use such photographs in MMUA marketing materials (both electronic and print). I understand that I will not be paid for giving this consent. 


Please contact Theresa Neddermeyer by email tneddermeyer@mmua.org or phone 763.551.1230.


Thank You, Annual Sponsors

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Video Captures 2016 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo

We now have a 4-minute rodeo recap video of the 2016 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo, live on the MMUA YouTube channel.  It features great footage and interviews with a number of key players in the event.  The April 2 event was hosted by Shakopee Public Utilities and MMUA, and brought together lineworkers from across the country. Watch this video and enjoy reliving that amazing day.  Be sure to bundle up before you click!