SkillsUSA Championships

The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.

This is a multi-million-dollar event that occupies a space equivalent to 16 football fields. In 2015, there were more than 6,000 contestants in 100 separate events. Nearly 1,500 judges and contest organizers from labor and management make the national event possible.

The philosophy of the Championships is to reward students for excellence, to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs.

SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards 2015-2016

To ensure you and your students are prepared for the 2016 competitions, be sure you have the latest edition. You may order online by going to or you may call toll-free and place your order. The telephone number is 1-800-321-8422.