2023 NSUJL Rodeo

Every year since 2013, NSUJL holds a Fallen Lineworkers Benefit Rodeo to help raise funds for the families of fallen and injured IBEW power lineworkers. On the eve of Rodeo, NSUJL holds the Climbing for Lost Linemen memorial lantern ceremony honoring all brothers who lost their lives to the line during the previous 12 months.
NSUJL’s 11th Annual Rodeo will be held Saturday, June 17th, 2023! The 12th Annual Climbing for Lost Linemen will be held Friday, June 16th, 2023 at dusk. Both Rodeo & CFLL will be held at the same location as the last 2 years:

Our annual Rodeo is a day filled with fun competition & brotherly camaraderie, all in support of a great cause! This event is open to the public and general admission is free. This is a family-friendly event, with food, vendors, entertainment & plenty of activities for kids.


Deadline: May 26th, 2023

We are now accepting sponsors for our 11th Annual Rodeo & 12th Annual Climbing for Lost Linemen Ceremony! It is with the help of our sponsors that we are able to put this event together to honor our fallen brothers/sisters. If you are interested in being a part of this amazing event, please click the link below for details.


Deadline: May 26th, 2023
We are now accepting registration forms for Journeymen Teams (2 JLs + Groundman) and Apprentices.
REGISTRATION FEES /// Journeymen Teams – $150; Apprentices – $50
There will be 4 events per contestant: Hurtman Rescue, Speed Climb and 2 Mystery Events, which will be announced the day of the competition. Competitors will receive an exclusive longsleeve NSUJL 11th Annual Rodeo tee.
Brotherhood Tee Rodeo 2019 Green


Deadline: May 6th, 2023
All types of vendors are welcome.
Choose from Friday, Saturday or Both days.
We are looking for vendors that would like to set up a booth during the events.
Food Vendor – $75 per day
Other Vendor – $50 per day
Spaces are now available on a first come first serve basis.
NSUJL Rodeo Opening Ceremony 2019


Deadline: May 26th, 2023
Our CFLL™ ceremony takes place at dusk and is a tribute that cannot be described in words – but by the chills and tears on the faces of our fellow brothers and sisters.
A lantern is raised with each fallen brother’s name etched on it, as a brother climbs the pole to hang it and light the candle within. A moment of silence then takes place in the honoree’s memory. This event is by far the most symbolic of all we do, and why we do it.
At the conclusion of the Rodeo, Lanterns are then given and/or mailed to the families of those honored.
If you would like to honor a fallen lineman, please submit a 2023 Honoree Form.

***All CFLL™ honorees will also be honored in a 2023 Memorial Booklet, which will be available during the ceremony, as well as published online. Please be sure to include your loved one’s biography and photograph for the memorial booklet.

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