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Special Thanks to Our Proud 2016 Host
OUC
Platinum Sponsor
Altec Industries
Gold Sponsor
Burns & McDonnell
Silver Sponsors
Buckingham MFG
JEA
KUA
Lakeland Electric

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 linework. At the Competition, journeyman and apprentice and Senior lineworkers can compete for professional recognition, attend training courses and practice essential skills in a safe environment.

Furthermore, attendees will have a unique opportunity to connect with and learn from the nationwide community of lineworker professionals.

Competition Agenda – Printable PDF
Friday, March 11
9:00 – Noon Competition Field Vendors/Trailer-truck registration and set up at the Lee Vista competition field site (adjacent to the hotel)
10:00 – Noon Safety and Training Committee Meeting at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
3:00 – 5:00 pm Teams and Apprentices registration at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
3:00 – 5:00 pm  Event Judges registration and mandatory meeting: Master and Event Judges meet with all competition Judges at the Lee Vista competition field site (adjacent to the hotel)
3:00 – 5:00 pm Vendor registration and set up for Vendor Expo and Welcome Reception at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
5:00 – 7:30 pm Vendor Expo and Welcome Reception at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
Saturday, March 12
7:00 – 7:30 am Late registration and Vendor field set up at the Lee Vista competition field site (adjacent to the hotel)
8:00 am Florida Lineman Competition begins at the Lee Vista competition field site (adjacent to the hotel)
6:00 pm Awards Banquet at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside

Competitor Registration

General Information:

  • Complete Registration Packet and Event Details

Journeyman/Senior Teams:

Apprentices:

Judges:

 Judge’s Q&A Forum
2016 Journeyman/Senior Teams Events
2016 Apprentice Events

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Information

As a Florida Lineman Competition sponsor or exhibitor, this is your chance to show your support for the utility industry, while networking with colleagues and demonstrating your products and services to Florida’s electric line personnel. We are anticipating 25 teams and 40 apprentices from Florida municipal, cooperative and investor-owned utilities along with out-of-state utility visitors.

Registered 2016 Exhibitors
Electric Supply, Inc. Gresco Utility Supply Highline Heroes Foundation

 

Hotel Information

A third party claiming to represent FMEA is 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 website.

Primary Hotel & Competition site:

Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside
7499 Augusta National Dr.
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: (407) 851-9000
Fax: (407) 857-6211
Saturday morning buffet breakfast included

ROOMS ARE SOLD OUT – FMEA has negotiated rates at the neighboring hotel.

Overflow Hotel:

Ramada Suites Orlando Airport
7500 Augusta National Dr.
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone:(407) 240-3939

FMEA Room rate $119

2015 Photos

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2015 Videos