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SkillsUSA Championships

The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students. 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.

Each student may compete in one leadership and one skilled event in Casper, Wyoming during the State Leadership and Skills Conference.

Access to the SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards, which contain official contest rules, is available to professional members.  View the national contest descriptions for overviews of all contests. Contestants should check the national contest updates page for the latest updates.

National Pin Design Challenge and National T-Shirt Design Challenge

National Photo Contests

National CareerSafe Video Contest

State Design Contests

Contestants artwork should focus on Wyoming and it unique and/or appealing aspects.  The winners of each of these design contests will advance to the national conference.  National contestants will present their artwork in a display area and will give a 5-7 minute presentation explaining how the design represents the state, its unique qualities and why another student or adult SkillsUSA member would want to wear it.

State Pin Contest

The pin design contests give SkillsUSA members an opportunity to showcase their graphic design skills at the state and national level. The winner will design the official SkillsUSA Wyoming pin for the state and national conference. The designer will be recognized at the State Leadership and Skills Conference and have the opportunity to compete at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in June.

DEADLINE:  JANUARY 17, 2020 

  • Entries should be created in design software, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or similar software. Hand-drawn, painted, or entries rendered in colored pencils or markers will also be accepted.
  • Wording on the pin must reference Wyoming.
  • Designs may incorporate the National SkillsUSA theme for this year; however, this is not a requirement.
  • The SkillsUSA Emblem or SkillsUSA logo (or elements of either) should not appear on the pin.
  • All copyright laws must be followed in the creation of the design.

Submission Rules and Procedures

  • All designs are due by January 17. Late arrivals will not be considered.
  • All designs must be submitted by a student member of SkillsUSA.
  • Mail all entries to SkillsUSA Wyoming, 7817 Kepler Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009
  • Design entries must be submitted by printing the design on card stock with two versions on the same page. The first version must be printed 7″ wide or 7″ tall on its largest dimension. The second version must be printed 1″ wide or 1″ tall on its largest dimension.
  • A cover letter with the student designer’s name, school, address, advisor’s name, advisor’s email must be included with each entry.
  • The design should also be emailed to the state director using PNG or EPS formatting. Student designer’s name, school, address, advisor’s name, and advisor’s emai must be included.

All submissions become the property of SkillsUSA Wyoming and will not be returned. Submitting a design indicates that SkillsUSA Wyoming has the right to reproduce the design or one similar in any media chosen. SkillsUSA Wyoming has the right to modify the design as necessary.

State T-Shirt Contest

The t-shirt design contest gives SkillsUSA members an opportunity to showcase their graphic design skills at the state and national level. The winner will design the official conference t-shirt which may be used during the current or the following year’s State Leadership and Skills Conference. The designer will be recognized at the State Leadership and Skills Conference and have the opportunity to compete at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in June.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020    

  • Entries should be created in design software, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or similar software. Hand-drawn, painted, or entries rendered in colored pencils or markers will also be accepted.
  • Designs must include the words “SkillsUSA (STATE NAME)“, followed by the appropriate year.
  • Designs may incorporate the National SkillsUSA theme for this year; however, this is not a requirement.
  • The SkillsUSA Emblem or SkillsUSA logo (or elements of either) should not appear on the pin.
  • All copyright laws must be followed in the creation of the design.

Submission Rules and Procedures

  • All designs are due by February 1st. Late arrivals will not be considered.
  • All designs must be submitted by a student member of SkillsUSA.
  • Mail all entries to SkillsUSA Wyoming, 7817 Kepler Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009.
  • Designs entries must be submitted by printing the design on 8.5″ by 11″ card stock.
  • A cover letter with the student designer’s name, school, address, advisor’s name, advisor’s email must be included with each entry.
  • The design should also be emailed to the state director in PNG or EPS formatting. Student designer’s name, school, address, advisor’s name, and advisor’s email must be included.

All submissions become the property of SkillsUSA Wyoming and will not be returned. Submitting a design indicates that SkillsUSA Wyoming has the right to reproduce the design or one similar in any media chosen. SkillsUSA Wyoming has the right to modify the design as necessary.

State Contests

Contest TEAM LIMITS and SCHOOL LIMITS

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advertising Design
  • American Spirit
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Automated Manufacturing (held prior to SLSC)
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Career Pathways
  • Carpentry
  • Chapter Business Procedure
  • Chapter Display
  • CNC Technician
  • Commercial Baking
  • Community Service
  • Culinary Arts
  • Customer Service
  • Diesel Equipment Technology (held prior to SLSC)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • First Aid-CPR
  • Health Knowledge Bowl
  • Job Interview
  • Job Skill Demonstration A (Middle School Chapters may also compete)
  • Job Skill Demonstration OPEN (Middle School Chapters may also compete)
  • Manual Lathe and Mill
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Nurse Assisting
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies (Middle School Chapters may also compete)
  • Photography
  • Pin Design (DUE 1/17/2020) (Middle School Chapters may also compete)
  • Prepared Speech
  • Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Related Technical Math
  • Restaurant Service
  • Technical Computer Applications (under review in 2020)
  • Technical Drafting
  • T-Shirt Design (DUE 1/17/2020)
  • Urban Search and Rescue
  • Welding
  • Welding – Intermediate (NOT A NATIONAL CONTEST)
  • Welding Fabrication (held prior to SLSC)
  • Welding Sculpture