IEC Dakotas Annual Conference Meetings & Wire-off

Friday, April 26 2024

The Good Earth Farm Barn Events Center

28318 466th Avenue, Lennox SD

IEC Dakotas will provide bus transportation from the Ramada Inn to the location and back.

About the venue:  The Good Earth Farm is a small experiential farm located outside of Sioux Falls.  The farm has 30 acres of pastures, gardens, and trails, with a creek wandering through it.  The space hosts a farm animal sanctuary with cows, a mini horse, donkeys, pigs, goats, chickens, ducks, geese, and many farm cats.  The centerpiece of the farm is a recently restored 1897 barn.  The barn now includes a full bar, restroom facilities, a deck/patio, and seating for 150+.  There are games for kids and treats to feed the animals.


5:00 pm              Bus Departs Hotel

5:00 pm              Venue opens, bar opens

5:30 pm               Food Truck opens

5:30 pm               Silent Auction opens

6:00 pm               Whiskey Tasting/Wine Tasting

6:30 pm                4th Year Apprentice Graduation in upper level of barn

7:00 pm                Casino night begins

10:00 pm             Event ends- Last Bus Departs Event


Saturday, April 27 2024

IEC Classroom

801 W. Blackhawk Street, Sioux Falls SD


7:30 am                Facility opens, continental breakfast

8:00 am                Students meet with proctor and judges.  Discuss the competition.

8:15 am                Problem begins: Ladder Diagram

9:00 am                Hands-on problem begins

10:30 am             A&T Committee Meeting

11:30 am             Lunch Served- Wire-off Competitors

12:00 pm             Lunch served- Contractors

1:00 pm                Troubleshooting and conduit bending begin

1:00 pm                Executive Board Meeting

1:30 pm                Board of Directors Meeting

3:30 pm                General Membership Meeting and 2024-24 Board Elections

4:30 pm              Meetings adjourn

Ramada Inn by Wyndham

1301 W. Russell Street, Sioux Falls SD


5:30 pm                Happy Hour Begins- Ramada Meeting Room

6:00 pm                Banquet begins

7:00 pm               Wire-off Contest Winner presentation

8:00 pm                Banquet ends