2018 Gaff•n•Go Rodeo Information


The GAFF-n-GO LINEMAN’S RODEO will provide you the opportunity to compete in a challenging environment demonstrating the skills that are required in your everyday work. Stay ahead of the pack, maintain your physical skills, and keep abreast of the latest technology. Show the world a snapshot of what today’s lineman is all about!

Join us in the heart of central Virginia to meet and compete with the “best of the best.” Bring the family and enjoy an action-packed weekend. Join us at the 16th ANNUAL GAFF-n-GO LINEMAN’S RODEO AND EXPO!

The GAFF-n-GO LINEMAN’S RODEO attracts the best linemen from the east coast to compete in traditional lineman tasks. A maximum of 60 Journeyman teams and individual Apprentices from Cooperatives, Investor-Owned Utilities, Municipals and Contractors will fill out the competition.

2018 Rodeo Events Information

May 11, 2018
The Gaff-n-Go Equipment Operator’s Rodeo and Vendor Expo at Meadow Event Park

May 12, 2018
The Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s Rodeo at Meadow Event Park
The Awards Banquet

All events held at the Meadow Event Park and are generally open to the public.

The 2018 Team and Apprentice Events will be as follows:

Apprentice Events:
  • Written Test
  • Climbing Skills
  • Hurtman Rescue
  • Conductor Transfer
Journeymen Events:
  • Climbing Skills
  •  Hurt Man Rescue
  • Pin Insulator Change Out
  • Crossarm Change Out
  • Recloser Change Out
Terex Events:
  • Hurt Man Rescue
  • Digger/Derrick Obstacle Course
  • Conductor Transfer

2017 Equipment Operators Scores | 2017 Apprentice Scores |
2017 Journeyman Scores | 2017 Photos2017 Rodeo Video | NRECA Rodeo Video |



Rodeo Packet

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