Competitions

As information is made available for each contest area, we will update the state and regional standards below.  Please check back frequently as items will be updated as they are made available to us from the contest chairpersons.  If nothing has been posted yet, please refer to the National Technical Standards to begin your preparations and check back for updates.

 

Download this packet by clicking on the Packet above to find out key details for regional & state competition including registration information, deadlines, locations, payment procedures, etc.

The 2022 CONTEST LIST can be found on the final 6 pages of the packet.

 

 

  • Hotel Reservation Forms for State Conference Greensboro 

** You must complete and email BOTH of these forms in order for your reservations to be processed.

Master School Form 2023        

Rooming List Spreadsheet 2023

 

 

  • Other Forms

Medical Form

Special Needs/Accommodations Form

Level 1 Verification Form

Core Verification Form 

   

All national level contest standards can be found in the National Technical Standards (Professional Membership Benefit).  All contests at the regional, state and national level are based on these standards (though modifications are made at the regional and state level based off of space, time, and resources).  The National Technical Standards are available FREE to all advisors once they have joined as professional members.  Once you join as a SkillsUSA professional member, you will receive an access code for the National Technical Standards and previous national contest projects (if applicable).  CLICK HERE to JOIN SkillsUSA and get access to the standards.

2019 Conference Program

Contest Standards

NOTE:  MUCH OF THIS INFORMATION IS FROM 2020 AND HAS NOT BEEN UPDATED FOR 2022 YET.

Below you will find information pertaining to North Carolina State Competitions.  Contest information will be updated as information becomes available from each contest Technical Committee.  Please refer to the National Technical Standards for tool lists and other critical information where noted.  Scroll to the bottom to see contests available for MIDDLE SCHOOL students.

NOTE THE YEAR IDENTIFIED for Contest Projects - 2022 is THIS YEAR'S PROJECT & INFORMATION2020 is the project from the last scheduled live contest 2 years ago - it remains posted only for reference.

 

  • 3D Visualization & Animation:  Pre-Conference Assignment - coming soon     National Standards & Check Back for Updates

  • Action Skills:  See National Standards

  • Additive Manufacturing:   See National Standards    Regional Project 2022     State Project 2022

  • Adobe Video Design:    Regional Standards      2022 State Standards   

  • Adobe Visual Design:    Regional Standards      2022 State Standards    

  • Advertising Design:  See National Standards 

  • American Spirit:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 11, 2022 

  • Architectural Drafting:  See National Standards

  • Audio/Radio Production:  See National Standards

  • Automated Manufacturing Technology:  See National Standards

  • Automotive - Beginner (Level 1 only):   Standards    Contest Info  

  • Automotive Refinishing Technology:  See National Standards    Off-site - GTCC CAM Campus - 6012 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro

  • Automotive Service Technology MLR (High School):  Standards 

  • Automotive Service Technology (PostSecondary):   See National Standards

  • Skill Project Showcase - Transportation:    See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below

  • Auto Tool ID:    Tool List Guide     Standards

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology:  See National Standards

  • Barbering:   2022 Standards     Manikin Substitution Notice   

  • Basic Health Care Skills:  See National Standards

  • Broadcast News Production:  See National Standards

  • Building Maintenance:  See National Standards

  • Cabinetmaking:  See National Standards

  • Skill Project Showcase - Cabinet/Furnituremaking:    See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below

  • Career Pathways Showcase:  See National Standards

  • Carpentry (Level 2+):    Tool List   See National Standards     HS: 2-Day Build - April 27 & 28, 2022

  • Carpentry 1 (Level 1 only):  Standards    Score Card    Tool List

  • Skill Project Showcase - Carpentry:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Chapter Business Procedure:  See National Standards

  • Chapter Display:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 18, 2022

  • CNC Milling Specialist:  Prep Course  See National Standards    Off-Site - Phillips Corp 

  • CNC Turning Specialist:  Prep Course  See National Standards    Off-Site - Phillips Corp

  • CNC Technician:  Prep Course  See National Standards    Off-Site - Phillips Corp - 8500 Triad Dr, Colfax, NC    

  • Collision Repair Technology:  See National Standards     Off-site - GTCC CAM Campus - 6012 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro

  • Collision Damage Appraisal:   Standards coming soon

  • Commercial Baking:   2022 NC Contest Addendum      Off-site - GTCC Jamestown

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT):  Standards

  • Community Service:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 11, 2022

  • Community Action Project:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 11, 2022

  • Computer Programming:   See National Standards

  • Construction Core:  Standards     Score Card    Tool List

  • Construction Estimating:    Standards

  • Construction Tool ID:    Standards    Tool List Guide    

  • Cosmetology:   2022 Standards     Long Haircut    Short Haircut    Men's Haircut     Manikin Substitution Notice    

  • Cosmetology Beginner Skills:   2022 Standards    

  • Skill Project Showcase - Cosmetology:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below    

  • Creed:   Standards

  • Crime Scene Investigation:  See National Standards

  • Criminal Justice:  See National Standards

  • Culinary Arts:  See National Standards   2022 NC Contest Addendum     Off-site - GTCC Jamestown

  • Skill Project Showcase - Culinary:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Customer Service:  See National Standards

  • Cyber Security:    Standards

  • Debate:   Standards     Topics for 2022  

  • Dental Assisting:  See National Standards    Off-site - GTCC Jamestown Campus

  • Diesel Equipment Technology:  See National Standards

  • Digital Cinema Production:  See National Standards

  • Skill Project Showcase - Digital Media:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Drafting 1 (Level 1 only):   Standards

  • Drone Pilot:   NC Contest Standards    NC 2022 Contest Agenda    The Drone Contest Requires Attendance on April 27 & 28, 2022 for ALL (including Postsecondary)

  • Early Childhood Education:  See National Standard

  • Electrical Construction Wiring (Level 2+):    NC Standards    2022 State Tool List       Students ARE REQUIRED to bring Tools and Calculator.

  • Electrical Construction Wiring  I (Level 1 only):   Standards        Sample Project

  • Electronics Technology:  Students ARE REQUIRED to bring Safety Glasses/Goggles.    See National Standards

  • Employment Application Process:  See National Standards

  • EMT:    Standards       This contest is now a TEAM OF 2.  This is a 2-day contest for Both HS & PS - Wed 1-5 and Thurs 8am until.

  • Engineering Technology:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 18, 2022 

  • Skill Project Showcase - Engineering:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Entrepreneurship:  See National Standards    2022 State Contest Information    Business Plan Submission by April 1, Team Presentations on April 13, 2022

  • Esthetics:   2022 Standards      2022 Theme (from the national level)DISNEY    Contest Date/Location: April 12, 2022 @ Wake Tech

  • Extemporaneous Poster:  Standards

  • Extemporaneous Speaking:  See National Standards

  • Fantasy Hair and Makeup:   2022 Standards  Updated 1-13-22         2022 Theme -  DISNEY

  • Firefighting Basic (State Only) :  Standards   

  • Firefighting Intermediate (State Only) :  Standards   

  • Firefighting:  See National Standards  

  • First Aid/CPR:  See National Standards  

  • Graphic Communications:  See National Standards

  • Graphic Imaging Sublimation:  See National Standards

  • Hair Coloring:    2022 Standards    

  • Health Knowledge Bowl:  See National Standards

  • Health Occupations Portfolio:  See National Standards

  • Heating, Ventilation, AC, & Refrigeration (HVACR):     Competencies 2022 State Contest   See National Standards   Contest Date/Location:  April 7, 2022 8am @ Guilford Tech CC Greensboro Campus  Reg Deadline March 17

  • Industrial Motor Control:  See National Standards    CONTESTANTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN TOOLS - Click here for TOOL LIST

  • Information Technology Services:   2020 State Contest Information   See National Standards

  • Interactive Application and Video Game Creation:  See National Standards

  • Internet of Things (formerly Residential Systems Installation):  See National Standards

  • Internetworking (Level 2+):  See National Standards

  • Internetworking 1 (Level 1 only):  Check Back for Updates

  • Job Interview:  See National Standards

  • Job Skill Demonstration A:  See National Standards

  • Job Skill Demonstration Open:  See National Standards

  • Marine Service Technology:  See National Standards

  • Masonry (Level 2+):  See National Standards   2022 Masonry Project    2022 Masonry Information   

 

  • Masonry 1 (Level 1 only):    State Project - 2022

  • Masonry Bulletin Board:  Standards

  • Masonry Estimating:  Standards

  • Mechatronics:  See National Standards

  • Medical Assisting:  See National Standards

  • Medical Math:  See National Standards

  • Medical Terminology:  See National Standards

  • Skill Project Showcase - Medical/Health:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Skill Project Showcase - Metalworking:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Below 

  • Mobile Robotics:   2022 Game Manuals:        High School & Middle School (1 Robot)        PostSecondary (2 Robots)     

  • Motorcycle Service Technology:  See National Standards

  • Nail Care:   2022 Standards   

  • Nurse Assisting:  See National Standards

  • Occupational Health and Safety:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 11, 2022

  • Opening & Closing Ceremonies:  See National Standards

  • Outstanding Chapter:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 11, 2022

  • Photography:   State Contest 2022   

  • Pin Design:  State Standards for 2022     Regional Standards    *For State Competition - Design, Written Component AND Resume must be submitted by April 11, 2022 electronically. Presentations:  HS/MS - April 27, PS - April 28, 2022.

  • Pledge:  Standards

  • Plumbing:  Tool List 2020 State contest     See National Standards & Check Back for Updates    Contest Date/Location:  April 7, 2022 @ Guilford Tech CC Jamestown  Reg Deadline March 17

  • Poster:   Updated Standards Coming Soon

  • Power Equipment Technology:  See National Standards

  • Practical Nursing:  See National Standards

  • Prepared Speech:  See National Standards

  • Principles of Engineering/Technology:  See National Standards

  • Promotional Bulletin Board:  See National Standards    Important 2022 Contest Information    Notebooks submitted by April 18, 2022

  • Quiz Bowl:  See National Standards

  • Related Technical Math:  See National Standards

  • Residential Commercial & Appliance Technology (MART):  See National Standards

  • Restaurant Service:  See National Standards    2022 NC Contest Addendum    Off-site - GTCC Jamestown

  • Robotics & Automation Technology:  See National Standards

  • Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue:  2022 Challenge Guide   

  • Screen Printing:  See National Standards

  • Sheet Metal:  Tool List & Competencies 2019 State contest   See National Standards    Contest Date/Location:  April 7, 2022 @ Guilford Tech CC Jamestown  Reg Deadline March 17

 

  • Skill Project Showcase:  Cabinet/Furnituremaking, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Culinary, Digital Media, Engineering, Medical/Health, Metalworking, Transportation     Standards

  • Spelling:  Standards

  • T-Shirt Design:  State Standards for 2022    Regional Standards   *For State Competition - Design, Written Component AND Resume must be submitted by April 11, 2022 electronically.  Presentations:  HS - April 27, PS - April 28, 2022.

  • TeamWorks:   High School Project 2019    Postsecondary Project 2019   See National Standards     This is a 2-day contest - April 27 & 28, 2022 for ALL (including Postsecondary)

  • Technical Computer Applications:  See National Standards 

  • Technical Drafting:  See National Standards 

  • Telecommunications Cabling:  See National Standards 

  • Television/Video Production:  See National Standards

  • Web Design:    See National Standards

  • Welding - HIGH SCHOOLSee National Standards       Off-site - GTCC CAM Campus

2022 Regional Project     Regional Qualifiers:  The top 5 high school winners from each region will advance to the state contest.  Please see the regional event list and register for one of the Regional Rallies. 

  • Welding - POSTSECONDARY:  See National Standards    Tool List     Off-site - GTCC CAM Campus

 

Welding Fab REGIONAL Project 2022 (HS & CCP only)

  • Welding Sculpture:  See National Standards

 

Middle School Contests

Below you will find contests for Middle School students:

 

  • American Spirit:  See National Standards

  • Creed:  Standards

  • Extemporaneous Poster:  Standards

  • Extemporaneous Speaking:  See National Standards

  • Job Skill Demonstration  A:  See National Standards 

  • Job Skill Demonstration Open:  See National Standards 

  • Mobile Robotics:   See above for Game Manual and contest information

  • Opening & Closing Ceremonies:  See National Standards

  • Outstanding Chapter:  See National Standards

  • Pin Design:  See above for NC Contest Guidelines   

  • Pledge:  Standards

  • Poster:  Standards

  • Prepared Speech:  See National Standards

  • Robotics Urban Search & Rescue:   See above for Challenge Guide and contest information

  • Skill Project Showcase - Middle School:   See Skill Project Showcase Standards Above 

  • Spelling:  Standards

  • Team Engineering Challenge:  See National Standards

  • T-Shirt Design:  See National Standards