Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo

Team Events:

**For all team events: The first climber must stop and be in position before the second climber can climb.**

 

Hurtman Rescue 

1.

 

 

Mystery Event

1.

 

 

Tap Change

1.

 

A6 Polybell Change Out

1. Will we be able to use a hoist at the bottom of the pole gripped to the handline to change out the bell?

Yes. You can use a hoist at the bottom of the pole.

2. What is the measurement for the guy attachment on the dead end pole?

Guy will be about 1 foot.

3. Are we only removing one hot line clamp on the line side of the disconnect pole?

Yes, high side of disconnect.

4. Do you have to use 2 line hoses and a blanket to cover up the neutral? Or, if we stay out of minimum approach do we have to cover up the neutral?

Rule # 5 on event specifications – Lineman shall cover both sides of the neutral.

5. Does the groundman have to wear rubber gloves to run the long stick?

Rules #4 on event specifications – Rubber gloves shall be worn.

6. On the 2nd pole, can the groundman break the line with a handline or will we need to break it with a snatch block?

If the groundman can break it with the handline, that’s fine.

7. How much coverup is required when covering up the neutral?

Both sides and the spool

8. Are we allowed to hang the hand line above the neutral before it’s covered?

Yes, you can hang it above the neutral before you cover, but remember you can not make contact with the neutral.

9. Are we allowed to put the ground on the neutral with our hands?

Yes, you can put the ground on the neutral only by hand.

10. What size cutout will be used in the event and will it be a solid blade or fused barrel?

The cutout s 100amp and it will be fused.

11. What size bells will be used?

15kv Poly Bell

 

 

 


Apprentice Events:

Hurtman Rescue 

1.

 

 

A-6 Poly Insulator Change-out

1.

 

Jack Jumper

1.

 

Cutout Challenge

1.

 

Written Test

1. 

 


Individual Journeyman:

Hurtman Rescue

1.

 

 

Obstacle Course

1.

A-6 Poly Insulator Change-out

1.

 

Jack Jumper

1.

 


Senior events:

Hurtman Rescue

1.

 

Obstacle Course

1.

 

 

Cutout Challenge

1.

           


         


               


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Utility Training Services, Inc.

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Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo