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Lineman Rodeo


The Missouri Electric Cooperatives will be assisting in disaster recovery efforts in Louisiana after widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, which made landfall Sunday, August 29th.   Approximately 170 linemen from across Missouri were mobilized beginning August 31st and will be remain in Louisiana for several weeks. 

To facilitate a successful event for all participants and sponsors, the AMEC Rodeo will be rescheduled from September 1-2 to October 20-21.


The AMEC’s 4th Lineman’s Rodeo is shaping up to be another successful event!   13 Cooperatives will be represented, with 14 teams and a total of 57 linemen registered to compete on October 20th and 21st.  The Rodeo will feature individual and team competitions for apprentice and journeymen linemen, lunch both days, a reception on Wednesday evening and the awards ceremony on Thursday.  Competitive events include a knowledge test, hurt-man rescue, modified pole climb, equipotential grounding & insulator change out, transformer arrestor change out, extendo stick (long stick) event, and a digger derrick obstacle course.   A number of corporate sponsors have donated to the event, including several that will have a vendor booth set up during the rodeo.  All proceeds from this event will benefit future international projects sponsored by Missouri Electric Cooperatives.  The event is open for all to attend.  Please feel free to join us at any time throughout the competition, visit our vendor sponsors and witness the impressive skills of our linemen on display.



Barry Electric Cooperative - Cassville, MO

Black River Electric Cooperative – Fredericktown, MO

Boone Electric Cooperative – Columbia, MO

Central Missouri Electric Cooperative – Sedalia, MO

Crawford Electric Cooperative - Bourbon, MO

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative – Troy, MO

Lewis County Electric Cooperative - Lewistown, MO

Laclede Electric Cooperative - Lebanon, MO

Macon Electric Cooperative - Macon, MO

North Central Electric Cooperative – Milan, MO

Pemiscot-Dunklin Electric Cooperative – Hayti, MO

Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative – Platte City, MO

West Central Electric Cooperative – Higginsville, MO






Associated Electric Cooperatives Inc.

Cintas Corporation

Fletcher-Reinhardt Co & 3M

Foam Supplies

High Voltage Workwear

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Onesource Restoration

Scobee Powerline Construction

Seiler Instrument Geospatial

State Technical College

Utility Solutions Inc


Altec Industries Inc

Emerald Transformer


Milwaukee Tool

Missouri One Call


Ozark Technical College

Powertel & Associates/Buckingham

Tallman Equipment

Terex Utilities

Townsend Tree Service


Andereck, Evans, Lewis, Figg & Battagler

Border States Electric

Brooks Bros.


Cuivre River Electric Cooperative

Laclede Electric Cooperative

Northwest Llineman College

Preformed Line Products/CBM

Sellcon LLC

Sellenriek Construction Inc

Utilisource LLC



Baldwin Pole

Drake-Scruggs Equipment

ETI / Palfinger

Graybar Electric Co

Lynn Elliott Co KC

MECE Credit Union

Moehn Electrical Sales

National Rural Utilities Co-Op

Finance Corp (CFC)


Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative

Toth & Associates Inc


Barry Electric Cooperative

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative

North Central Electric Cooperative

Osage Valley Electric Cooperative

Pemiscot-Dunklin Electric Cooperative

Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative

SEMO Electric Cooperative

Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative

Tri-County Electric Cooperative

White River Valley Electric Cooperative

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