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Note: The SkillsUSA Membership Hotline can take care of all of your membership questions. Call toll free 844-875-4557.

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Benefits of SkillsUSA membership

There are some great benefits of SkillsUSA membership.

Benefits for Students
What Do Students Get for Their Dues?

Dues-paying student members of SkillsUSA automatically receive the following benefits:

Access to career resources and contact with industry
Opportunities to compete in the SkillsUSA Championships at the local, state or national levels

Opportunities for scholarships, awards and honors
Job contacts and networking opportunities
A chance to learn and practice professional and leadership skills
Recognition from peers, teachers and leaders within the community

SkillsUSA Magazine Subscription
All SkillsUSA members receive a digital subscription to SkillsUSA Champions, the official publication of the organization. This quarterly magazine includes feature stories about outstanding individuals and their achievements, articles about SkillsUSA chapters and the latest information on careers and training. Your instructor should submit online or postmark your roster by Nov. 15, to receive all issues.

Scholarship and Award Opportunities
SkillsUSA members have opportunities for more than $1 million annually in scholarships, contests, awards and honors. Many are tied to the national SkillsUSA Championships. Each state offers its own awards and scholarships through their state conference. You can also visit our scholarships page for additional opportunities.

Benefits for Teachers

Learn the Value of SkillsUSA Membership

Why is it important to register yourself as a professional member of SkillsUSA? Becoming a professional member of SkillsUSA is one of the best ways you can demonstrate to your students the importance of the organization and the opportunities that membership will provide. As a professional member, you will receive online access to the following:

  • Framework Integration Toolkit
  • Program of Work Toolkit
  • Jump Into STEM!
  • SkillsUSA Championships Toolkit – includes the Technical Standards (Competition Guidelines)

SkillsUSA professional members, as a free member benefit, receive the aforementioned items when they have submitted a current and accurate email address along with their membership details. The latest SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards is available online to professional members as part of their paid membership. Once membership has been submitted, an email will be sent to the address on file which will include a pin number to access the items electronically.

  • As a special membership incentive, register at least 15 student members in your training program plus one or more professionals by Nov. 15, and you will receive a free educational resource item, Impact: Experiential Activities that Launch Productive Teams (value $9.95).
  • Instructors who register with 100-percent membership plus one or more professionals will also receive a SkillsUSA Program of Work calendar (value: $5.95).
  • SkillsUSA national dues for student members are $8 plus state dues, which vary. For instructors, national dues are $20 plus state dues, which vary. Student members must meet both the state and national deadline to be eligible for national competition, serve as voting delegates or national officer candidates. The national membership deadline is March 1, but many state deadlines fall earlier. The complete listing of state dues and deadlines are available here.
  • To enjoy full membership services, names submitted by Nov. 15 receive all membership services for the current school year, including free teacher items when applicable. Student membership runs from Aug. 1 to July 31 each year.

SkillsUSA Magazine Subscription
All SkillsUSA members receive a subscription to SkillsUSA Champions, the official publication of the organization. Postmark your roster by Nov. 15 to receive all four issues for this school year. Back issues available upon request (limited quantities).

Scholarship Opportunities for Students
SkillsUSA members have opportunities for more than $1 million in scholarships, contests, awards and honors. Review the scholarships pagefor more information.

Professional Membership Cards
All SkillsUSA Professional members are mailed their Membership Cards and a renewal letter separately each fall. Watch your mail for this wallet card, and call our membership office at 800-355-8422 if you do not receive it.

Membership Report

SkillsUSA’s membership report is issued mid-July. The report is broken down by state and also has separate reports for high-school, college/postsecondary and middle-school members.

Download the current membership report.

Membership FAQ

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about submitting SkillsUSA membership dues:

Who must pay membership dues?

All SkillsUSA members, including professional members, must pay membership dues.

What are the dues and deadline for my state?

See the list of state deadlines, fees and contact information. Your state advisor can also provide information on all upcoming state leadership and skill events.

What is the national membership deadline?

Membership must be submitted by March 1 for students to be eligible for national competition, run for national office or serve as a voting delegate. Competing at the state level is a prerequisite for national competition, so you must also meet your state deadline.

Can I join as a member after the deadline?

SkillsUSA will continue to accept membership after the March 1 national deadline. The March 1 national deadline must be met by students who are competing or running for office at the national level.

If I use a purchase order, where is my invoice?

If you use a purchase order for membership dues, the SkillsUSA online registration system will automatically populate the invoice which is then available for immediate printing.

What form of payments are accepted for membership?
  • Credit Card
  • Check
  • Purchase Order – Purchase order number required at time of purchase
  • Electronic Bank Transfers
Can dues be refunded or transferred?

Substitution of student memberships is not allowed. You may not drop one student from the membership roster and replace that student with another.

Dues cannot be refunded or transferred.

How many training programs should a chapter have?

Create multiple training programs for each career and technical education program in your school. A training program consists of all students taught by a single instructor in one occupational area or program within your school. Together, these training programs make up the school chapter.

Can I continue to add student members to my training program throughout the year?

Yes, to add additional students to your training program simply return to the online membership site and register your additional members.  An invoice will be generated each time members are joined.

Who can participate in SkillsUSA competitions?

SkillsUSA competitions begin at the local level and progress to the state and national levels. Students may compete at the state level if they are registered SkillsUSA members enrolled in an approved training program and who meet all contest requirements. Students must be paid members, state first-place winners and approved by their state association director to compete at the national level.

Should all SkillsUSA advisors join as professional members?

All advisors and school administrators should join as professional members in order to receive access to the online professional member resources, benefits and organizational notifications.

What does the term "100 percent membership" mean?

The term 100 percent membership means that all students enrolled in your training program are national- and state-dues-paying members of SkillsUSA.

I am a new SkillsUSA advisor. Help!

SkillsUSA publications cover programs, competition regulations, national conference and other activities. Your state office can provide information on state activities and upon request, assign an experienced advisor as your mentor for the first year. Phone numbers for all state offices are listed here.

The SkillsUSA Membership Kit will assist you in establishing, managing and growing your chapter – Online Membership Kit.

SkillsUSA Educational Resources products are available to assist you in ensuring that students get the most out of their SkillsUSA experience. For posters, classroom activities, contest coaching guides and more, go to: www.skillsusa.org/store/.

One of the best resources for you is your state association director.  You can contact the state office and be put on the mailing list to learn about state activities such as Fall Leadership Conferences or State Championships. State Office.

Reach out to the membership line at 844-875-4557 or email customercare@skillsusa.org for assistance in establishing your chapter.

Who do I call if I have questions on membership?

Call the membership line at 844-875-4557. You may send questions by email to customercare@skillsusa.org.

Where do I send payments?

MEMBERSHIP DUES:  Mail a copy of your invoice and membership dues to:

SkillsUSA Inc.
ATTN:  Membership
14001 SkillsUSA Way
Leesburg, VA  20176

LOCAL and STATE EVENT PAYMENTS – Mail a copy of your invoice and payment to your  State Office.