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Contest Updates

All state contests will follow the SkillsUSA Championship Technical Standards as much as possible. Contestants should check the National Contest Updates page often for the latest information.

Contest Theme

The SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2021-22 school year is: SkillsUSA: United as One

The topic to be addressed by contestants in the 2022 SkillsUSA Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions is our theme, “SkillsUSA: United as One.”

Within this topic, contestants might illustrate or discuss any of the following:

  1. What does “United as One” mean to you in relation to your SkillsUSA chapter?
  2. How has your participation in SkillsUSA made you a better team member and what have you learned and demonstrated around the Essential Element of teamwork?
  3. How has your participation in SkillsUSA impacted your knowledge and demonstration of the Essential Element of multicultural sensitivity and awareness?
  4. How is the theme, “SkillsUSA: United as One” related to the SkillsUSA Framework and how will the Framework, in turn, prepare you for career success?
  5. What activities or learning within your career and technical education program have prepared you to contribute to a business setting with the attitude of “United as One”?

Download the theme art.

Resume Requirement

All competitors must create a one-page hard copy resume and submit this to the technical committee chair at the contest orientation. Failure to do so will result in a 10 point penalty.

Contestants per College

Each college may enter 4 contestants/teams per contest for the 2022 state championships.

Exception: Welding - 2 contestants per college, Welding Fabrication - 2 teams per college

Clothing Classifications

Additive Manufacturing Update

Architectural Drafting Update

Barbering Update

Carpentry Update

Cosmetology Update

Upload Cosmetology Color Video HERE

Specially Priced Burmax Competition Manikins information here. *Please note, there is not a specific brand manikin required for the State contest.

Esthetics Update

2022 Esthetics theme is DISNEY.

Graphic Imaging Sublimation Update

Industrial Motor Control Update

Information Technology Services Update

Mobile Robotics Technology Update

Nail Care Update

Photography Update

Technical Drafting Update

Welding Update

Welding Fabrication Update