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19TH Annual Xcel Energy Lineman's Rodeo

Kim Griffith
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, TX - Electric linemen from across the region are gearing up for the 19th Annual Lone Star Lineman's Rodeo.

Participants met Thursday to practice their skills which showcase the safety they practice everyday.

The public is invited to come out and watch the event.

Linemen from Texas, New Mexico and Colorado will be competing in different pole climbing competitions.

Those events include climbing with raw eggs, a hurt-man competition and three mystery events.

The rodeo will begin at 8 a.m. on July 17th at Xcel Energy's new Amarillo Technical Center on E. I-40.

Soft drinks, food and games for kids will be available.

 

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