KUA to Host 2006 Florida Lineman's Rodeo

The sixth annual competition, which is expected to draw hundreds of participants and spectators, will be hosted by Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on March 17-18, 2006. The purpose of the rodeo is to recognize the profession of line work as well as demonstrate the safety, skill and education of electric linemen.

Kissimmee, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2005 -- The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) has announced the selection of Kissimmee, Fla. as the host city of the 2006 Florida Lineman's Competition & Lineworker Training Workshop.

The sixth annual competition, which is expected to draw hundreds of participants and spectators, will be hosted by Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on March 17-18, 2006. The purpose of the rodeo is to recognize the profession of line work as well as demonstrate the safety, skill and education of electric linemen.

"This event will be a great opportunity for Kissimmee to showcase its city to a statewide audience," said Jim Welsh, KUA's president and general manager. "KUA will ensure that the lineman's competition is a memorable event both for the city and the participants."

Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida's sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric, water and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.

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