Lineworker Rodeo Clinic

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Lineworker Rodeo Clinic

Lineworker Rodeo Clinic

Date: February 26-27, 2020
Time:
  • Day 1: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: MMUA Training Center, 1004 Michigan Road, Marshall, MN 56258
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Pricing:

Members: $0

Nonmembers: $0

This event is for MEMBERS ONLY.

Members of MMUA can attend this complementary training clinic to help you prepare for the 2020 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo in Kansas, or the 4th annual Minnesota Lineworkers Rodeo in September in Marshall.

Teams and individuals who are planning on competing at an upcoming Rodeo are invited to attend MMUA's free Lineworker Rodeo Clinic. At the clinic, participants can expect to hear from individuals who have competed in previous Rodeos and can gain valuable first-hand insight and tips.

MMUA’s Lineworker Rodeo Clinic will cover a number of useful topics, including:

  • What you can expect at the Rodeo
  • General rules
  • Tools and equipment
  • Safe work practices
  • Tips to further develop your strategy for success

In addition, participants will have an opportunity to run through a few of the events built indoors.

Keep in mind that for the 2020 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo, Journeyman event competitions involve a 3-person team. An Apprentice can compete with the Journeyman, but must remain as their ground person. All Apprentice event competitions are individual events. 

Schedule

Wednesday, February 26
9:30-10:00  Registration
10:00-12:00  Hands-On Training
12:00-12:30  Lunch
12:30-4:00  Hands-On Training

Thursday, February 27
8:00-12:00  Hands-On Training
12:00  Adjourn

What to Bring

  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Work Gloves
  • Belt and Hooks
  • Fall Restraint (required regardless of experience); MMUA has a limited number of fall restraint devices available.
  • Practice Rubber Gloves
  • Work Boots
  • Hand Line
  • 10' x 10' Tarp
  • Note Pad and Pen/Pencil
  • Optional: Rodeo Cart

Note: Fall restraint equipment is mandatory to compete in the Rodeo.

Registration Fees

Members
There is no registration fee for MMUA members to attend this event, however, you must register by February 7, 2020 (this ensures we have an accurate count for food, beverages, etc.).

Attendees are responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses. MMUA will provide all materials (other than those in the "What to Bring to the Clinic" list), Tuesday lunch and refreshment breaks.

Deadline to register is February 7, 2020.

This event is open to members of MMUA only.

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.

Brochure

This information is available in a printable format as well.

Questions?

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

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