The Nebraska Excavation Rodeo competition promotes damage prevention best practices and recognizes excavators for superior skills and performance.

Excavator Rodeo

Show off your safety equipment skills! The Excavator Rodeo is an equipment skills test/competition using mini excavators to demonstrate your proficiency in using the machine safely. To participate in the Excavator Rodeo, sign up for a time slot on the day of the event in the rodeo area.


  • 1st Place – $250
  • 2nd Place – $125
  • 3rd Place – $75
  • 4th Place – $50
Sign up at event. Compete during breaks first come, first served.

Due to resource availability, there will not be a Locate Rodeo for the 2024 event. We’re working to bring it back for future events – stay tuned!

General questions

For general questions contact Jill Geyer

Exhibitor/Sponsor Inquiries

For exhibitor/sponsor inquiries, please contact Travis Beran