The Montana Lineman’s Rodeo Association (MTLRA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that exits to promote, finance, and facilitate the annual Montana Lineman’s Rodeo. The purpose of MTLRA is to educate the public on electrical power line workers, safety, and to demonstrate the skills necessary to insure reliable electric power.
The MTLRA is funded solely by donations and sponsorships from industry partners, the public, and interested parties. All funds are used to conduct the annual Montana Lineman’s Rodeo, and send the winning teams to the International Lineman’s Rodeo Competition held in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
Sponsors of the MTLRA include electric utilities, construction companies, unions, equipment vendors, community organizations, and public donations. Sponsors and donations are always welcome, and appreciated!
To view our sponsor list, click here.
The MTLRA has a 26-year history in conducting the annual Rodeo, as well as educating the public about electrical safety.
The Montana Lineman’s Rodeo event is open to the public, without admission charges. The Rodeo is held on the third Saturday in July, with pre-function activities occurring on Friday night before the Rodeo.
The Montana Lineman’s Rodeo consists of several events, including:
Tree Trimmer’s Rodeo
Ladies Pole Climb
Kids events and games
To view the history of Rodeo locations, click here
To view the current Board of Directors, click here