Events FAQ

THE FAQS PAGE IS NOT OPEN FOR EVENT QUESTIONS ONLY 2022 Event Questions will be posted at the bottom of the page as they are officially responded to. Please submit ALL event questions directly to the Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo Association using the contact form below or by emailing us at Please include your contact information with your submission. Before you submit a question please check the questions below as you may find your answer there. Events Committee Members: Bobby Fincher, Snapping Shoals - Committee Chair | Tony Jordan | Ronnie Poston, Cartersville Electric | Blake Manning, Crisp County Power | Bo Hopkins, Flint Energy | Wayne McConnell, Jackson EMC | Les Wilson, Marietta Power | Patrick Lecroy, Greystone Power | Ryan West, Walton EMC

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    Q: Can the climber have safety set on the pole before time starts In the apprentice switch relocation event?
    A: No, the safety can not be attached to the pole before time starts. It can be adjusted and ready to go on the pole during set up time.
    Q: On the journeyman cross arm change out will the cross arms all be on the same side of the pole or different sides? If on the same side, which side?
    A: We will have 2 lines built with arms on different sides.
    Q: Once you take the hotline clamps off can you hang the shot gun stick on the primary wire
    A: You are not required to use a shot gun stick to remove the clamps, but if you choose to use one you must provide the stick and it must be pulled up and lowered on a running line each time it is used. You may not hang it on the wire while not in use.