Florida Lineman Competition

Safety - Excellence - Honor

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Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 9:00 AM to Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at 6:00 PM
GRU Eastside Operations Center
4747 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
United States
JUDGE'S Q&A Banquet Tickets 2019-03-01 09:00:00 2019-03-02 18:00:00 America/New_York Florida Lineman Competition Safety - Excellence - Honor GRU Eastside Operations Center 4747 North Main Street Gainesville, FL 32609 United States Cheryl L. Anderson canderson@publicpower.com View Map

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Registration Options

Click HERE to enter the Judge's Q&A forum

About the Competition

Established in 2001 by the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA), the Florida Lineman Competition is where public power lineworkers come together from all over the region to demonstrate their skill and knowledge in the craft of line work. At the Competition, journeyman and apprentices can compete for professional recognition, attend training courses and practice essential skills in a safe environment. Competitor Registration

Events & Agenda

All Journeyman team event specs PDF

All Apprentice event specs PDF

Competition Agenda and Locations

Competition Site
(Team and Apprentice Registration, Judges Meeting, Apprentice Written Test)

GRU Eastside Operations Center
4747 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

Host Hotel
(Welcome Reception & Awards Banquet Location)

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 371-3600

Sponsorship Opportunities

You do business with municipal electric utilities so you understand sustained relationships and continuous exposure to this market segment is essential for long-term success. The Florida Lineman Competition brings together electric utility personnel from Florida’s municipal, cooperative and investor-owned utilities from across the state. Participating as a conference sponsor is easy. Take note of the benefits accompanying the different levels of sponsorship, to determine an appropriate level of support for your company.

Category

Contribution amount

Number of registrants included for Reception & Tickets for Awards

Diamond

$10,000

8

Platinum

$6,000

6

Gold

$4,000

4

Silver

$2,000

2

Bronze

$1,500

1

 

Exhibitor Information

The Florida Lineman Competition brings together electric utility personnel from Florida’s municipal, cooperative and investor-owned utilities from across the state.

 

FMEA Associate Member

Non-member

Friday Reception only

$500

$700

Saturday Field only

$500

$700

Both days

$700

$1,000

Field Tent/Table rental

$200 (Tent, table and two chairs)

Awards banquet ticket

$45/person (before Feb. 15) $50/person (after Feb. 15)

 

Hotel Information

A third party claiming to represent FMEA may be contacting attendees of upcoming conferences and offering assistance with hotel reservations. No such third party is affiliated with FMEA or authorized to represent us — please do NOT make hotel reservations through any third party that may contact you by phone or email. FMEA maintains room blocks with specially negotiated rates at all our conference hotels and attendees are encouraged to only use the online reservation links, phone numbers, and discount codes available on the FMEA web site.

Primary Hotel and Location of Awards Banquet:
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone: 352-371-3600

Online booking website.

 

Overflow Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville
3726 SW 40th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 375-2400
Rate: $145 (plus applicable tax)

Online booking website.

RV Camping

Nearby RV Campgrounds:
Travelers Campground
17701 April Boulevard
Alachua Florida 32615
(386) 462-2505
https://travelerscampground.com/

Dixieland RV Park
17500 NE US Hwy 301
Waldo, Florida 32694
(352) 468-3988
https://www.dixielandrvparkfl.com/

High Springs Campground
24004 Old Bellamy Road
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1688
http://www.highspringscampground.com/

Download Agenda

For More Information:

Cheryl L. Anderson
Cheryl L. Anderson
Deputy ED, Training & Member Services FMEA (850)251-5465
Thank you to all of our sponosrs for their continued support of FMEA and the Florida Lineman Competition!
Diamond Sponsor
Platinum Sponsors
Kissimmee Utility Authority
Gold Sponsors
8minutenergy Burns & McDonnell
FMPA
Genesys
Novinium: Masters of Reliability Ocala Electric Utility
OUC - The Reliable One Power Corporation of America
Ring Power
Silver Sponsors
Buckingham Buck Irby Co. JEA
Lakeland Electric Milwaukee Tool Pike Electric Corporation
Bronze Sponsor
American Safety Utility Corporation JELCO LAPCO_FR
Special Event Sponsors
Ace Pole Co. Preformed Line Products WESCO Distribution
FMEA Restoring Communites Award Sponsor
JELCO