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2022 Xcel Lineman Rodeo



Welcome to Amarillo! We are so excited to be hosting you in the Yellow City. We've put together a virtual welcome bag to help guide your stay. Use this tool to help you to stay on top of the event schedule, get discounts at local restaurants and businesses, find things to do, and more.

Event Details

It’s back! The Lone Star Lineman’s Rodeo will be held July 15th at the Don Taylor Training & Rodeo Grounds just behind the Amarillo Technical Center. The competition will kick off at 6:00 pm and is open to employees, their families and retirees. Also back: The Tailgate Party. This event, featuring the best foods from around the company, will kick off at 5:00 pm July 16th at a new location - Starlight Ranch Event Center. Rodeo awards will be presented at 6:30 pm, followed by a live band 7:00 to 10:00 pm.



Things To Do

First things first, always check the weather before you head out. We've included the weekly forecast for you to reference before making any plans. The weather here in the Panhandle has a mind of its own, so it's always a good idea to check the high and low temps for the day before making plans. See the map below to check out things to do near you. The Holiday Inn West Medical Center is highlighted on the map with rings showing everything that is within a 30-minute walking distance. Click on the map to take 360 tours of places before you go.




Restaurants and Bars

near the Holiday Inn West Medical Center



Distinctly Amarillo