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SLSC Medalist Count (College Only)





Read the Press Release from the SkillsUSA Tennessee State Leadership and Skills Conference Here! Scroll down for Contest Offerings!

SkillsUSA Tennessee is heading to Chattanooga, TN, April 14-17, 2024, for the annual State Leadership and Skills Conference (SLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. More than 2,000 people — including students, teachers and business partners — are expected to participate in the event.

Throughout the Championships outstanding career and technical education students will compete in a variety of trade, technical and leadership fields. Students will work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set by industry. Leadership contestants will demonstrate skills including extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedure.

The conference caps off with the Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Wednesday morning.

Feb. 1, 2024 | Pin Design Entries Due
Feb. 1, 2024 | T-Shirt Design Entries Due
Feb. 5, 2024 | Registration Opens
March 1, 2024 | Membership Registration Deadline to be Eligible to Attend
March 1, 2024 | Registration Closes
March 4, 2024 | Housing Opens
March 8, 2024 | Housing Closes
March 20, 2024 | Testing Opens
March 31, 2024 | Testing Closes
April 14, 2024 | Arrival and Registration Check-In
April 17, 2024 | Grand Awards Ceremony


Conference Guide 2024

Competition Descriptions

National Contest Updates

Click here to access the National Contest Updates. Please be aware of these Contest Updates as well as the State Contest Updates below.


SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards

The SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards is the official competition guide for the SkillsUSA Championships and is newly revised. It contains rules for all national events, including an overview, lists of technical skills and knowledge required, clothing requirements, eligibility, and equipment lists. It also lists the embedded academic skills in math, English and science. Rules for state and local events may vary from the national guidelines, but most competitive events are modeled after the national technical standards.

As a free member benefit, SkillsUSA professional members receive the SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards when they have submitted a current and accurate email address with their membership details. The guide is available online to professional members as part of the paid membership. Visit:

Below is a list of the potential contest offerings (Note if their is low participation some contests may not be offered).

Contest Offerings:

  • 3D Visualization and Animation-Team of 2
  • Action Skills (Includes Middle School) (IDEA Requirement)-Individual
  • Additive Manufacturing-Team of 2
  • Advertising Design-Individual
  • American Spirit (Includes Middle School)-Team of 3
  • Architectural Drafting-Individual
  • Audio-Radio Production-Team of 2
  • Automated Manufacturing Technology-Team of 3
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (High School Only)-Individual
  • Automotive Refinishing Technology-Individual
  • Automotive Service Technology-Individual
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology-Individual
  • Baking and Pastry Arts-Individual
  • Barbering-Individual
  • Basic Health Care Skills (High School Only)-Individual
  • Building Maintenance (IDEA Requirement)-Individual
  • Cabinetmaking-Individual
  • Career Pathways Showcase Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources-Team of 3
  • Career Pathways Showcase Arts and Communication-Team of 3
  • Career Pathways Showcase Business Management and Technology-Team of 3
  • Career Pathways Showcase Health Service-Team of 3
  • Career Pathways Showcase Human Services-Team of 3
  • Career Pathways Showcase Industrial Engineering Technology-Team of 3
  • Carpentry-Individual
  • Chapter Business Procedure-Team of 6
  • Chapter Display (Includes Middle School)-Team of 3
  • CNC 2 Axis Turning Programmer-Individual
  • CNC 3 Axis Milling Programmer-Individual
  • CNC 5 Axis Milling Programmer-Individual
  • CNC Programmer-Individual
  • Collision Damage Appraisal-Individual
  • Collision Repair Technology-Individual
  • Commercial Roofing-Individual
  • Commercial sUAS Drone-Team of 2
  • Community Action Project (Includes Middle School) (IDEA Requirement)-Team of 2
  • Community Service (Includes Middle School)-Team of 3
  • Computer Programming-Individual
  • Cosmetology-Individual
  • Crime Scene Investigation-Team of 3
  • Criminal Justice-Individual
  • Culinary Arts-Individual
  • Customer Service-Individual
  • Cyber Security-Team of 2
  • Dental Assisting-Individual
  • Diesel Equipment Technology-Individual
  • Digital Cinema Production-Team of 2
  • Early Childhood Education-Individual
  • Electrical Construction Wiring-Individual
  • Electronics Technology-Individual
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Team of 2
  • Employment Application Process (IDEA Requirement)-Individual
  • Engineering Technology-Design-Team of 3
  • Entrepreneurship-Team of 4
  • Esthetics-Individual
  • Extemporaneous Speaking (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Facilithon-Leadership in Facility Mangement-Individual
  • Firefighting-Individual
  • First Aid-CPR-Individual
  • Graphic Communications-Individual
  • Graphic Imaging-Sublimation-Individual
  • Health Knowledge Bowl-Team of 4
  • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio-Individual
  • Heavy Equipment Operation-Individual
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)-Individual
  • Industrial Motor Control-Individual
  • Information Technology Services-Individual
  • Interactive Application and Video Game Development-Team of 2
  • Internet of Things (IOT) Smart Home-Individual
  • Internetworking-Individual
  • Job Interview-Individual
  • Job Skill Demonstration A (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Job Skill Demonstration Open (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Marine Service Technology-Individual
  • Masonry-Individual
  • Mechatronics-Team of 2
  • Medical Assisting-Individual
  • Medical Math-Individual (Test Only)(Max 2 per high school or dual)(Max 3 per college)
  • Medical Terminology-Individual (Test Only)(Max 2 per high school or dual)(Max 3 per college)
  • Mobile Electronics Installation-Individual
  • Mobile Robotics Technology (Includes Middle School)-Team of 2
  • Mock Trial (High School Only) (State Only)-Individual
  • Motorcycle Service Technology-Individual
  • Nail Care-Individual
  • Nurse Assisting-Individual
  • Occupational Health and Safety Multiple-Team of 3
  • Occupational Health and Safety Single-Team of 3
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies (Includes Middle School)-Team of 7
  • Outstanding Chapter (Includes Middle School)-Team of 3
  • Photography-Individual
  • Pin Design (Click Here for Dates etc.) (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Plumbing-Individual
  • Power Equipment Technology-Individual
  • Practical Nursing-Individual
  • Prepared Speech (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Principles of Engineering-Technology-Individual
  • Promotional Bulletin Board (Includes Middle School)-Team of 3
  • Quiz Bowl-Team of 5 up to 7
  • Related Technical Math-Individual (Test Only)(Max 2 per high school or dual)(Max 3 per college)
  • Residential and Commercial Appliance Technology-Individual
  • Restaurant Service-Individual
  • Robotics and Automation Technology-Team of 2
  • Robotics-Urban Seach and Rescue (Includes Middle School)-Team of 2
  • Screen Printing Technology-Individual
  • Sharon Melton Myers Spirit Contest (State Only)(High School Only)-Individual
  • Sheet Metal-Individual
  • Suitcase Display (State Only Contest)(High School Only)-Individual
  • T-Shirt Design (Click Here for Dates etc.) (Includes Middle School)-Individual
  • Team Works-Team of 4
  • Technical Computer Applications-Individual
  • Technical Drafting-Individual
  • Telecommunications Cabling-Individual
  • Television (Video) Production-Team of 2
  • Video News Production-Team of 4
  • Web Design and Development-Team of 2
  • Welding Fabrication-Team of 3
  • Welding Sculpture-Individual
  • Welding-Individual