South Carolina Lineman Rodeo

The 3rd annual South Carolina Lineman’s Rodeo will be held March 24-25, 2023, in Ridgeland, South Carolina, at Palmetto Electric Cooperative.

The Lineman's Rodeo is open to all electric cooperative linemen currently working for one of the 18 South Carolina based cooperatives that are members of the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina, Inc. These linemen will demonstrate their trade skills in a fun and friendly atmosphere, seeking bragging rights amongst their peers at this competition.


Apprentice Events: 

Master Judge:  Jason Derrick

Events: TBD

Apprentice Entry Form

Journeyman Events:

Master Judge:  Kevin Mizzell

Events: TBD

Journeyman Entry Form

Our Mission 

The mission of the South Carolina Lineman’s Rodeo is to inspire a culture of safety with a focus on training while encouraging an atmosphere of competition and community among the brotherhood of South Carolina’s electric cooperative linemen. 

Rules of Eligibility

The South Carolina Lineman’s Rodeo is being held to recognize the profession of line work, as well as demonstrate the safety, skill, and education of these extraordinary men and women who, through their efforts, help provide the valuable luxury we call electricity.  Only active South Carolina electric cooperative linemen will be able to compete in this event.  Individuals who serve on the judging committee will not be allowed to compete in the Lineman’s Rodeo. 


Registration for all events, judging and volunteering are available here.


All registrations must be completed by February 24, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.