To be eligible to participate you must ….. be a paid member in good standing have at least a C in your contest area be prepared to pay registration fees (ask your instructor for details) (ask your instructor for details) have had no discipline problems Have 90% attendance in content area
IF YOU MEET THE STANDARDS You can compete in THREE separate categories You can compete in THREE separate categories 1 Leadership contest 1 Technical Information (written) contest 1 Occupational Related contest 1 Skills contest
LEADERSHIP CONTEST Extemporaneous Speech Prepared Speech Job Interview Job Skills Demo Leadership Essay If you like to work by yourself. These competitions are for you!
You can also compete in….. Promotional Bulletin Board Chapter Display Leadership Essay District Officer Applications
If you like to work with other people, have we got a deal for you!!!!
TEAM EVENTS Opening and Closing Ceremonies 7 member team 7 member team Quiz Bowl 5 member team 5 member team Chapter Business 6 member team 6 member team
If performing in front of an audience is not your thing…………..
Technical Information Contest Skills - Content Area –Architectural Drafting Information –Dental Assisting –Welding Technology Information –ETC.
Occupational Contest Customer Service Employability Skills-Written Entrepreneurship First Aid/ CPR Principles of Technology Related Technical Math Spelling – Written SkillsUSA Information- Written Tech Prep Showcase Total Quality Management
Skill Areas Auto Tech Culinary Arts Health Sciences Computer Networking
Pre-engineering and design HVAC Collision Repair Welding Graphic Design and Printing
Win At Locals You move on to District Competition
WIN AT DISTRICT 1 st, 2 nd in Skills Contest 1 st - 3 rd In Written Contest 1 st -3 rd Leadership YOU MOVE ON TO STATE!!!!!
STATE COMPETITION You take your winning 1 st PLACE skills to Linn State Technical College March 25-27 3 Fun filled days of Competition Meeting people Establishing partnerships
KANSAS CITY HERE I COME NATIONAL COMPETITION JUNE 21-26, 2010
NATIONAL COMPETITION Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallist have opportunities to win over $1 million in scholarships. Full Scholarships to many of the nations leading training centers.
THE ART INSTITIUTE DEVRY ITT TECHINCAL INSTITUTE THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA These are just a few of the scholarship sponsors.
WORLD SKILLS Calgary Canada September, 2009 COMPETE WITH 42 COUNTRIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
Employers are looking for someone like YOU!!! Your involvement in SkillsUSA shows… SkillsUSA shows… You have career and technical training You have leadership training You have a positive attitude toward your school and community You have a positive attitude toward your school and community You have developed Good communication skills
YOUR SKILLS ARE YOUR TICKET FOR SUCCESS! SkillsUSA will help prepare you for the career you choose, not the job you have to take.