May 17-18, 2024 • Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA

The GAFF-n-GO RODEO will provide you the opportunity to compete in a challenging environment demonstrating, the skills that are required in your everyday work. Stay ahead of the pack, maintain your physical skills, and keep abreast of the latest technology. Show the world a snapshot of what today’s lineworker is all about!

Join us in the heart of central Virginia to meet and compete with the “best of the best.” Bring the family and enjoy an action-packed weekend. Join us at the ANNUAL GAFF-n-GO  RODEO AND EXPO!

The GAFF-n-GO LINEWORKER RODEO attracts the best lineworkers from the East Coast and beyond to compete in traditional lineworker tasks. Journeyman teams and individual apprentices from cooperatives, investor-owned utilities, municipals and contractors will showcase their skills in the competition. More than 200 lineworkers competed last year.


Utility Drone Operator Competition for UAS Part 107 licensed pilots. The drone event will take place Friday afternoon following the Equipment Operator events and will not conflict with other events.

Competitors will assemble and operate their drones through a course while capturing video footage and images, which will be judged for accuracy and clarity. Awards will be presented during the Friday evening BBQ. Sentinel Robotic Solutions will oversee and judge the event.