The Florida Lineman Competition
Diamond Sponsor
Altec Industries
Gold Sponsors
Burns & McDonnell
Novinium: Masters of Reliability
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsors
Buckingham Buck
Titan Utility Services

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.

Journeyman Team Registration(NOTE: One judge is required per journeyman team competing)

Apprentice Registration(NOTE: One judge is required per three apprentices competing)

Additional Judge Registration

Presale Items

Events & Agenda

Competition Field Site :
Osceola Heritage Park
1875 Silver Spur Ln.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Phone: (321) 697-3333

Friday, March 9
9:00 – Noon Vendors/Trailer-truck registration and set up at Osceola Heritage Park
2:00 – 4:00 PM Judges registration and mandatory meeting: Master and Event Judges meet with all competition Judges at Osceola Heritage Park
3:00 – 4:00 PM Teams and Apprentices registration at Osceola Heritage Park
3:00 – 5:00 PM Late Vendor reception setup at Osceola Heritage Park arena
4:00 – 5:00 PM Apprentice Written Test (mandatory for all apprentices) at Osceola Heritage Park
5:00 – 7:30 PM Vendor Expo and Welcome Reception
7:30 PM Welcome BBQ bash and concert at Osceola Heritage Park arena
Saturday, March 10
7:00 – 7:30 AM Late Vendor field set up
8:00 AM Florida Lineman Competition opening ceremony
6:00 PM 2017 Safety and 2018 Florida Lineman Competition Awards Banquet

Competition Events

Journeyman Team Events Packet (All Journeyman events)
Apprentice Events Packet (All Apprentice Events)

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.

Sponsorship levels

Contribution amount
Number of registrants included for Reception & Tickets for Awards

Sponsorship Registration

Exhibitor Information

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

Exhibitor rates

FMEA Associate Member
Friday Reception only
Saturday Field only
Both days
Field Tent/Table rental
$200 (Tent, table and two chairs)
Awards banquet ticket

Exhibitor Registration

2018 Registered Exhibitors

Altec Industries LAPCO FR

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.

Embassy Suites by Hilton

4955 Kyngs Heath Rd

Kissimmee, FL 34746

Phone: (407) 597-4000

FMEA room rate $150.00

Booking Website:

Deadline for Hotel room rate: February 13