The Florida Lineman Competition
Diamond Sponsor
Altec Industries
Gold Sponsors
8minutenergy
Burns & McDonnell
FMPA
Genesys
Novinium: Masters of Reliability
OUC - The Reliable One
Ocala Electric Utility
Ring Power
Silver Sponsors
Anixter
Beaches Energy Services
Higher Power Solution
JEA
PIKE Corp.
Bronze Sponsors
Buckingham Buck
Jelco
LAPCO FR
Titana Utility Services
Tyndale FR

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 at Osceola Heritage Park
6:00 PM 2017 Safety and 2018 Florida Lineman Competition Awards Banquet at Embassy Suites hotel

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

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

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
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
$50/person

Exhibitor Registration

2018 Registered Exhibitors

Linewife, LLC

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:

Embassy Suites by Hilton
4955 Kyngs Heath Rd.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: (407) 597-4000
FMEA room rate $150.00

Booking Website:
https://aws.passkey.com/e/49307252

OVERFLOW HOTEL

SpringHill Suites
4991 Calypso Cay Way Kissimmee, FL 34746
T 407.997.1300 F 407.997.1301
Room rate: $142.00

Booking Website:
Book your group rate for FL Lineman Competition