COMPETITIVE EVENTS

Excel in Your Competition

Involvement in Alabama SkillsUSA’s Competitive Events programs offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in families, communities, and careers. Members can demonstrate workforce skills, career skills, and interpersonal skills through the following competitive events.

Students first compete at the district level and advance to the state level for the Alabama SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. State winners go on the national competition: The SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Ky.

Competitive Event Resources

Competition Sectors

Each of the 102 competitions at the SkillsUSA Championships falls under one of 11 categories known as “sectors.” Supporting competition sectors demonstrates a company’s direct support of and alignment with the work on the competition floor and the sweat equity required to qualify for this competition.

  • 3-D Visualization and Animation
  • Advertising Design
  • Audio/Radio Production
  • Broadcast News Production
  • Digital Cinema Production
  • Graphic Communications
  • Graphic Imaging Sublimation
  • Interactive Application and Video Gaming
  • Photography
  • Pin Design
  • Screen Printing Technology
  • T-Shirt Design
  • Telecommunications Cabling
  • Television (Video) Production
  • Web Design
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Building Maintenance
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet Metal
  • TeamWorks
  • Welding
  • Welding Fabrication
  • Welding Sculpture
  • Basic Health Care Skills
  • Dental Assisting
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nurse Assisting
  • Practical Nursing
  • Commercial Baking
  • Culinary Arts
  • Restaurant Service
  • Barbering (demo)
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics
  • Nail Care
  • Computer Programming
  • Cybersecurity (Technology demo)
  • Information Technology Services
  • Internetworking
  • Technical Computer Applications
  • Action Skills
  • American Spirit
  • Chapter Business Procedure
  • Chapter Display
  • Community Action Project
  • Community Service
  • Customer Service
  • Employment Application Process
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Health Knowledge Bowl
  • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
  • Job Interview
  • Job Skill Demonstration A
  • Job Skill Demonstration Open
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Outstanding Chapter
  • Prepared Speech
  • Principals of Technology
  • Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Arts and Communications
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Business Management Technology
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Health Sciences
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Human Services
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Career Pathways Showcase: Natural Resources and Agriculture
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Automated Manufacturing Technology
  • CNC Milling Technology
  • CNC Technician
  • CNC Turning Technology
  • Humanoid Robotics (demo)
  • Industrial Motor Control
  • Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Mobile Robotics Technology
  • Residential Systems Installation and Maintenance
  • Robotics and Automation Technology
  • Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue
  • Technical Drafting
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Firefighting
  • Electronics Technology
  • Engineering Technology/Design
  • Mobile Electronics Installation
  • Related Technical Math
  • Team Engineering Challenge (Middle School)
  • Automotive Maintenance Light Repair (technology demo)
  • Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Collision Damage Appraisal (demo)
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Marine Service Technology
  • Motorcycle Service Technology
  • Power Equipment Technology
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Alabama SkillsUSA Contests

  • Action Skills
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Class Project Display Individual
  • Class Project Display-Team
  • Cosmetology
  • Customer Service
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Electronics Technology
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Job Interview
  • Job Skill Demonstration A
  • Job Skill Demonstration Open
  • Masonry
  • Masonry – First Year
  • Prepared Speech
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Related Technical Math
  • Technical Drafting
  • Welding
  • Welding – Beginner
  • State Pin Contest
  • State Program Cover
  • State Tee Shirt
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advertising Design
  • Adviser of the Year
  • American Spirit
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Automated Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Barbering
  • Basic Health Care Skills
  • Broadcast News Production
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Career Pathway Showcase
  • Chapter Display
  • CNC Milling Specialist
  • CNC Technician
  • CNC Turning Specialist
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Community Service Project
  • Computer Programming
  • Cosmetology Quiz Bowl
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Cinema Production
  • Drone Technology
  • Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Engineering Technology/Design
  • Esthetics
  • Firefighting
  • First Aid-CPR
  • Health Knowledge Bowl
  • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond’ & Refrig’
  • Industrial Motor Control
  • Information Technology
  • Internetworking
  • Job Information Manual
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Mobile Robotic Technology
  • Motorcycle Service Technology
  • Nail Care
  • Occupational Health and Safety -Project
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Outstanding Career Technical Student
  • Outstanding Chapter
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Power Equipment Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Principals of Engineering Technology
  • Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Robotics and Automation Technology
  • Technical Computer Applications
  • Telecommunications Cabling
  • Television (Video) Production
  • Web Design
  • Welding Fabrication Team of 3
  • Welding Sculpture
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advertising Design
  • Adviser of the Year
  • American Spirit
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Automated Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Barbering
  • Basic Health Care Skills
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Career Pathway Showcase
  • Carpentry
  • Chapter Display
  • Class Project Display Individual
  • Class Project Display-Team
  • CNC Milling Specialist
  • CNC Technician
  • CNC Turning Specialist
  • Collision Repair Technology
  • Commercial Baking
  • Community Service Project
  • Computer Programming
  • Cosmetology
  • Cosmetology Quiz Bowl
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Customer Service
  • Cyber Security
  • Diesel Equipment Technology
  • Digital Cinema Production
  • Drone Technology
  • Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Electronics Technology
  • Engineering Technology/Design
  • Esthetics
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Firefighting
  • First Aid-CPR
  • Health Knowledge Bowl
  • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond’ & Refrig’
  • Industrial Motor Control
  • Information Technology
  • Internetworking
  • Job Information Manual
  • Job Interview
  • Job Skill Demonstration A
  • Job Skill Demonstration Open
  • Masonry
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Mobile Robotic Technology
  • Motorcycle Service Technology
  • Nail Care
  • Occupational Health and Safety Project
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Outstanding Career Technical Student
  • Outstanding Chapter
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Power Equipment Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Prepared Speech
  • Principals of Engineering Technology
  • Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Related Technical Math
  • Restaurant Service
  • Robotics and Automation Technology
  • State Pin Contest
  • State Program Cover
  • State Tee Shirt
  • Technical Computer Applications
  • Technical Drafting
  • Telecommunications Cabling
  • Television (Video) Production
  • Web Design
  • Welding
  • Welding Sculpture

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