State Fair Contests
2023 Contest Events !
SkillsUSA North Carolina has partnered with the ApprenticeshipNC and the North Carolina State Fair to provide some excellent competitive event opportunities for your students to participate in or explore CTE and potential career paths in an educational trip to the North Carolina State Fair. Please see the dates and activity descriptions below and consider registering your students to participate, or bring a class for a field trip to the State Fair.
Mon. October 16 - Masonry Contest Register on the NC State Fair website
Wed. October 18 - Electrical Contest Register on the NC State Fair website
Thurs. October 19 - Carpentry Contest Register on the NC State Fair website
Fri. October 20 - HVACR & Plumbing Contest Register on the NC State Fair website
Sat. October 21 - Cosmetology Contests (SkillsUSA)
There will be four cosmetology competitions offered this year for our North Carolina Cosmetology programs. These contests are open to all North Carolina Cosmetology Students (high school and college). There will be cash prizes given out to the winners of each contest, along with other great prizes. Competitors also get free admission to the Fair. Full details for each contest are listed below.
REGISTRATION: Click Here $20 per contestant/contest, includes free Fair admission!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 13
Total Look / Fantasy Hair & Make-Up (Live model) Rules 2023 Theme: Fairy Tale
Total Style (Showcase) Rules Manikin Styling performed in advance and brought to the state fair for judging.
Fantasy Nail Art Design (Showcase) Rules Manikin Hand creation performed in advance and brought to the state fair for judging. 2023 Theme: Fairy Tale
Participants MAY enter the TOTAL STYLE or FANTASY NAIL ART DESIGN (Showcases) Competition AND the TOTAL LOOK or TOTAL EVENING ELEGANCE if desired, but will need to register for each competition and will have a registration fee for each.
Sponsors: Great Clips