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PG&E/IBEW West Coast Lineman's Rodeo

Pole climbs, hurt-man rescues and other competitive events!

Congratulations to the previous top finishers!

Don’t miss this thrilling, fun family event!

PG&E Livermore Training Center
7205 National Drive
Livermore, CA 94550


Saturday, May 18, 2024
7:30 a.m. - Opening ceremony
8:00 a.m. - Events begin

World’s best linemen compete

Watch some of the world's best Linemen and Apprentice Linemen show off their skills. Rodeo events include pole climbs, hurt-man rescues, and live-line tool expertise. As usual, safety comes first. The quickest—and safest—linemen win.

Winners go to the Expo 

What’s at stake? A shot at the Annual International Lineman's Rodeo & Expo! Top finishers from PG&E will travel to Overland Park, Kansas to compete!

Volunteer at the rodeo

PG&E coworkers and others are welcome to volunteer. Visit the volunteers’ page.

Register as a competitor


Calling all competitors: Linemen teams and apprentices

Do you have what it takes to make your company and your union proud? Teams and apprentices are encouraged to register!


  • Teams must include two Qualified Electrical Workers (QEWs)
  • A QEW, Miscellaneous Equipment Operator (MEO) or Apprentice can complete the teams
  • Your team ground person cannot climb during an event.


Your judges are volunteers who are or have been qualified linemen.


Apprentice registration closed.

Journeyman team registration form

2024 Rules and Regulations – Apprentices (PDF)

2024 Rules and Regulations – Journeymen (PDF)


Register as a judge


We need judges!

This event requires 55 to 65 judges. All current and former journeyman linemen qualify! Just complete the application. You'll receive a confirmation email with more information.


Judge registration form

Register as a vendor/sponsor


The exhibit setup starts at 6 a.m. All vehicles must be out of the booth area by 7:30 a.m. One 10 x 10 easy-up tent, one 6’ table and two chairs will be provided with each booth. For questions about sponsorships, email PGERodeo@totalsafety.com.

Sponsorship package details


Reserve exhibit space at the Rodeo through a sponsorship: Bronze ($500), Silver ($1,000) or Gold ($2,000). 

Your sponsorship will help underwrite food, refreshments, kids' activities and items for the Rodeo's raffle. $500 from each Gold sponsorship will be awarded as a scholarship for the Northwest Lineman College. The scholarships will be presented during the awards ceremony with recognition of the donor.

2024 West Coast Rodeo complete results

Congratulations to the top finishers, and good luck in October at the 2024 Annual International Lineman's Rodeo & Expo in Kansas.

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Contact us

For questions about volunteering, competing, judging or sponsorships, email WestCoastLinemanRodeo@pge.com.