The 2018 State Skills Conference is April 19 – April 21, 2018 in Yakima, Washington.

This page is for hosts, judges, chapters and competitors to find out more information. The files below are for all the contests confirmed at this time. As more contests are confirmed, those files will be uploaded here as well. Most files attached contain sample Tech Standards (with materials lists), National Scorecards and sample competitions from the past.

In attempting to best prepare our students for the National SkillsUSA Championship competition, we are encouraging judges to meet or exceed (to the extent possible at the state competitions) the national standards, scorecards, and materials.

Updates are being made for 2018. Please continue to check back for more information regarding the competitions. If you are looking for technical standards you can find them on or contact bhirst [at]

If you do not see an updated tool list please refer to your contests technical standards for the tool list.

For Competition Locations Click Here

Some Technical Standards have been updated. Please click here to review them

Technical Competitions

3D Visualization & Animation
Additive Manufacturing
Advertising Design
Aerospace Assembly
American Sign Language
Architectural Drafting
Audio Radio Production
Automated Manufacturing Technology
Automotive Maintenance 
Automotive Refinishing
Automotive Service Technology
Aviation Technology
Basic Electronics
Broadcast News Production
CNC Milling
CNC Technician
CNC Turning Specialist
Collision Repair Technology
Commercial Baking
Computer Programming
Criminal Justice
Crime Scene Investigation
Culinary Arts
Diesel Equipment Technology
Digital Cinema Production
Early Childhood Education 
Electrical Construction Wiring (Updated 2017)
Electronics Technology
Extemporaneous Speaking
Graphic Communications
Graphic Imaging Sublimation
Information Technology Services
Interactive Application & Game Design
Major Appliance & Refrigeration
Mobile Electronics Installation
Mobile Robotics Technology
Motorcycle Service Technology
Nurse Assisting
Power Equipment Technology
Precision Machining
Restaurant Service
Robotics & Automation Technology
Screen Printing Technology
Technical Computer Applications
Technical Drafting
Telecommunications Cabling
Television Video Production 2-Person
Web Design
Welding Art & Sculpture
Welding Fabrication

Leadership Competitions

Action Skills
Chapter Display
Community Service
Community Action Project
Employment Application
Extemporaneous Speaking
Job Interview
Job Skills Demo A
Job Skills Demo Open
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Outstanding Chapter
Pin Design
Prepared Speech
Promotional Bulletin Board
Quiz Bowl
T-Shirt Design

Occupational Competitions

Customer Service
Engineering Technology Design
First Aid & CPR
Health Knowledge Bowl
Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
Medical Math
Medical Terminology
Related Technical Math

State Only Contests:

American Sign Language (ASL)

Basic Electronics

Computer Maintenance


Jewelry Fabrication

For questions, issues or comments, please contact: Bhirst[at]