SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards
As a free member benefit, SkillsUSA professional members receive the 2017-18 SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards when they have submitted a current and accurate email address with their membership details. The 2017-18 SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards manual is available online to professional members as part of the paid membership.
The 2017-18 SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards is the official competition guide for the SkillsUSA Championships and is newly revised. It contains rules for all national events, including an overview, lists of technical skills and knowledge required, clothing requirements eligibility and equipment lists. It also lists the embedded academic skills in math, English and science. Rules for state and local events may vary from the national guidelines, but most competitive events are modeled after the national technical standards.
Visit: www.skillsusa-register.org/ProfessionalBenefitsLogin to join as a professional member and get your free copy of the 2017-18 SkillsUSA Technical Standards manual.
NLSC Pin and T-shirt Design Challenge
2018 National Conference Pin and T-shirt Design Challenge
(Please read ALL of the following information carefully before beginning so as not to be disqualified)
SkillsUSA is sponsoring a national conference pin and T-shirt design challenge that is open to all dues-paying student members of the organization. The winning designs will become the official pin or T-shirt for the 2018 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The pin and T-shirt will be produced by the SkillsUSA Store.
Two designs will be selected. One will be used for the pin and one for the T-shirt. All designs submitted should be appropriate for use on a pin or T-shirt. All entries must be submitted to SkillsUSA exactly as directed in the rules below, and all entries become the property of SkillsUSA once submitted. Only one entry/design per SkillsUSA member is permitted.
This challenge is open to all registered SkillsUSA student members who are enrolled in a career and technical education program at a high school or college/postsecondary institution with an active SkillsUSA chapter. Membership for the 2017-18 school year will be verified by the national headquarters (the name must appear on a roster for this school year).
Only one entry/design per SkillsUSA member is permitted.
All entries must be received(not postmarked) in the SkillsUSA national headquarters by close of business on Feb. 5, 2018, by mail (USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc.) only. Do not send electronic entries due to issues receiving large electronic files, printing files with accurate colors, etc.
Congratulations to Melissa Swanchara, the 2017 winner of the SkillsUSA National Pin Design Challenge. She is a student at C.S. Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg, Va. Her advisor is Pam Smith. Her design is pictured on the left.
Congratulations also to Alexis Espinoza, the 2017 winner of the SkillsUSA National T-shirt Design Challenge. He is a student at YV-TECH in Yakima, Wash. His advisor is Ryan Broom. His design is pictured on the right.
Both students will be recognized at the Opening Ceremony of the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville this June.