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SkillsUSA Championship Competitive Events

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

SkillsUSA is an Applied Method of Learning where students practice skills and build self-confidence while helping their schools and communities. SkillsUSA provides experiences in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. The program emphasizes high ethical standards, superior work skills, lifelong education and pride. These are qualities employers value and look for when hiring or promoting workers.

Mission: SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

Vision: SkillsUSA produces the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.

Resources: SkillsUSA offers many resources for educators and students please visit www.skillsusa.org then go For additional information about the student organization, see SkillsUSA National Website at www.skillsusa.org and the SkillsUSA Virginia Website at www.skillsusava.org

SkillsUSA Championships Events: The official regulations for the following events are published in the SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards. New contests are added each year.

The SkillsUSA Championships brings together industry and labor representatives, educators and the public to watch students compete in leadership and hands-on skill events for a full day. The SkillsUSA Championships begin at the local level with contests in classrooms nationwide. Winners advance through district, regional and state competition, and only the best make it to the national event. Students benefit no matter how they place in their contests. They test their skills, frequently make job contacts, and have a chance for recognition. State and national winners receive gold, silver and bronze medallions, scholarships, tools and other awards as provided by business and industry partners.

(#) Contest not currently offed in Virginia
(*) Contest for students with IEP only

Leadership Development

Action Skills *
American Spirit Chapter
Business Procedure #
Chapter Display
Community Action Project*
Community Service
Employment Application Process *
Extemporaneous Speaking
Job Interview
Job Skill Demonstration A
Job Skill Demonstration Open
Occupational Health and Safety
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Outstanding Chapter
Pin Design (State Conference)
Prepared Speech
Promotional Bulletin Board
Quiz Bowl
T-shirt Design
Occupationally Related
Career Pathways Showcase
Customer Service
Engineering Technology/Design
Entrepreneurship
First Aid/CPR
Health Knowledge Bowl #
Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
Medical Math
Medical Terminology
Principles of Engineering/Technology
Related Technical Math
Team Engineering Challenge #
Skilled and Technical Sciences
3-D Visualization and Animation
Additive Manufacturing
Advertising Design
Architectural Drafting
Audio/Radio Production
Automated Manufacturing Technology #
Automotive Refinishing Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Automotive: Maintenance and Light Repair (S)
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Barbering
Basic Health Care Skills #
Broadcast News Production
Building Maintenance
Cabinetmaking
Carpentry
CNC Milling Specialist
CNC Technician
CNC Turning Specialist
Collision Damage Appraisal #
Collision Repair Technology
Commercial Baking
Computer Programming
Cosmetology
Crime Scene Investigation
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Dental Assisting
Diesel Equipment Technology
Digital Cinema Technology
Early Childhood Education
Electrical Construction Wiring
Electronics Technology
Esthetics
Firefighting
Graphic Communications
Graphics Imaging – Sublimation
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Humanoid Robotics #
Industrial Motor Control
Information Technology Services
Interactive Application and Video Game Development
Internetworking
Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology #
Marine Service Technology
Masonry
Mechatronics
Medical Assisting #
Mobile Electronics Installation #
Mobile Robotics Technology
Motorcycle Service Technology
Nail Care
Nurse Assisting
Photography
Plumbing
Power Equipment Technology
Practical Nursing #
Residential Systems Installation and Maintenance #
Restaurant Service
Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue
Robotics and Automation Technology #
Screen Printing Technology
Sheet Metal #
TeamWorks
Technical Computer Applications
Technical Drafting
Telecommunications Cabling
Television (Video) Production
Web Design
Welding
Welding Fabrication
Welding Sculpture
State Only Contest (not national contest)
Auto Maintenance *
Barbering Bricklayer *
Club Scrapbook
Current Events
Emergency Medical Technician
Essay
Extemporaneous Writing
Fantasy Manikin (Live)
Food Preparation Assistant *
Occupational Display
Occupational Scrapbook
Poster
Precision Machining Technology
Promotional Flyer
Radio Communications (Pre-Produced)
Spelling
Student of the Year
Television Production (Pre-Produced Cut-Only)
Television Production (Pre-Produced Special Effects)
Veterinary Assisting