To support locate technicians in the state of Georgia, by
providing support via a scholarship program to compete in the
International Utility Locate Rodeo.
Committee News & Information
Announcement: May 5, 2016
The GUCC Locate Rodeo
Scholarship committee is happy to recognize the winners of a full
ride scholarship to the International Utility Locate Rodeo in
Arlington, Texas, June 23-25, 2016. If you know or see these
winners, give them a pat on the back and wish them
Russell Brock- Georgia
Jessie Ashley- City
of Lawrenceville Gas
International Locate Rodeo Scholarship Program
The Scholarship Program will consist of awarding three (3)
scholarships. These scholarships will award to State of
Georgia participants and will pay for the Rodeo Registration of
$200.00. Reimbursement will be provided based on
criteria provided in our forms in the library for Travel, food and
Hotel. Please read all the terms before applying for this
The scholarships will be awarded based on the submittal of an
essay from the individual of 250 words or less expressing why they
think that they should receive this scholarship.
Each entry will be submitted to the GUCC Rodeo Committee for
review and selection by a selected deadline date.
Requirements for individuals who may participate in the program
are as follows:
1) Participant must live and work
for a utility or utility contractor in the State of Georgia and
currently work as a locator.
2) Participant is required to have
held his current employed position for 2 years or longer.
3) Participant must be able to
attend the Locate Rodeo required Friday meetings and
registration. This meeting is held the Friday prior to the
Locate Rodeo competition day. Times and dates are posted on
the International Locate Rodeo website at www.LocateRodeo.com
4) Participant must provide his
locate equipment, equipment bag, vest and hard hat.
Scholarship Application Deadline for 2016 is Noon, April 29.
The winner's will be notified the following week.
Please look in the righthand side of this page in the
LIBRARY to download the scholarship application.