Parking at the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC)
There are parking fees associated with the Kentucky Exposition Center. For general attendees, the structure is as follows:

Gate admission price structure

$8 Daily admission – no in & out privileges
$4 Daily upgrade admission with in & out privileges. Available inside at 3 Venue service kiosk.
$40 Weekly Pass with in & out privileges

$20 Daily Access to restricted Lot E or K
$60 Weekly access to restricted Lot E or K

Reference the SkillsUSA KEC parking lot map below for designated parking lots.

Parking Map KEC

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For state directors, each state association will receive 2 complimentary parking passes to use the for the week of the conference. These passes must be in the front window on the dash and visible to gate attendants and KEC security. Towing is enforced.

States who will charter busses or motor coaches are to notify Ashley Ridgeway at  or 703-737-0620. Charter busses will load, unload and park in Lot E, which is coded blue on the attached. Once we receive notice from a state association on the number of busses being used as charters, we’ll send you that amount of blue parking passes to provide to charter driver. These passes are only good for KEC.