FAQ

SkillsUSA is a national student organization serving students enrolled in career and technical education training programs at our nation’s public high schools and colleges

SkillsUSA has approximately 15,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations,

Over the past 30 years, Utah students have won more medals at the National SkillsUSA Championships than any other state in the nation.

SkillsUSA benefits students by:

  • Teaching teamwork and leadership
  • Reinforcing employability skills
  • Offering a national contest program
  • Providing ways to serve the local community
  • Offering $1 million in scholarships annually
  • Helping students meet potential employers

Yes, $8 for State (deadline Feb. 15, 2013) and $14 for national (March 1, 2013 deadline).

At Salt Lake Community College, March 28th and 29th, 2013.

Absolutely not! The SkillsUSA competition is just a part of the program. Personal and professional development is a huge part of why the program exists.

Kansas City, Mo, June 24-28. More than 15,000 people are expect to participate in the week long event.

If you were a student in the current academic year, you are eligible to compete.

Yes, Post Secondary students can compete at the state level 2 times.High school students can compete twice in High School and twice in college.

This is sponsored by Lowes and open to all dues-paying student members with various awards

One student + One advisor = One Chapter

All students must create a resume on-line. This resume will be a part of every score card. Printing of resumes is discouraged for security reasons.

Yes, each chapter is required to have one of their members compete in at least one category. Job Interview Skills is an example of one contest. The State website has other categories of competitions in this category.

There are over 96 categories that you can compete in. A brief description of the contests can be found at http://www.skillsusa.org/competitions/

This is a test used for tie-breakers. The questions cover questions about the SkillsUSA theme, colors, emblem, etc.