Contests Offered

 SkillsUSA Texas Competitions 

Skilled and Technical Competitions

Leadership Development Competitions

Occupationally Related Competitions

Health Occupations Competitions


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Texas Only Contests

Texas only contest are conducted at District and State level only


You will find Texas contests listed with guidelines in the Texas Regulations. 
Number in ( ) indicates number of team members.
   3D Freehand, Nail Art Acrylic Only
   Applied Engineering (4)
   Audio Visual Production Quiz Bowl (5)
   Auto CAD Civil Design
   Auto Collision Estimation (2)
   Automotive Service Quiz Bowl (5-7)
   Automotive Trades Tool Identification
   Building Search (4)
   Career Promotion Demonstration (2-3)
  Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.)
  Construction Materials Identification (2)
  Desktop Publishing
  Emblem Ceremony (3)
  Felony Traffic Stop (2)
  Forensic Science Team (3)
  Land Surveying Team (3)
  Mechanical Drafting
  Nail Art
  National Electrical Code
  Occupational Skills
  SkillsUSA Texas Memorial Scholarship
  SkillsUSA Texas Outstanding Member
  Web Page Design – Individual
  Welding Applications
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National Demonstration Contests

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Contest rules found on the national web site.
AMFG Additive Manufacturing – Direct Digital
CAP Community Action Project
 GIS Graphic Imaging & Sublimation
 IAGD Interactive Application & Game Development (2 – 4)
MEI Mobile Electronics Installation
USR Robotics Urban Search & Rescue (2)
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Occupationally Related Contests

Number in ( ) Indicates Number of Team Members

Contest rules are found in the National Technical StandardsThe National Technical Standards are free to all paid professional members.
CPSA Career Pathways Showcase Arts Audiovisual Technology and Communications (3)
  Business, Management and Technology Cluster
CPSB Career Pathways Showcase Business Management and Administration (3)
CPSF Career Pathways Showcase Finance Services (3)
CPSI Career Pathways Showcase Information Technology (3)
CPSM Career Pathways Showcase Marketing, Sales and Services (3)
  Health Services Cluster
CPSH Career Pathways Showcase Health Science (3)
  Human Services Cluster
CPSG Career Pathways Showcase Government and Public Administration (3)
CPSL Career Pathways Showcase Law, Public Safety and Security (3)
CPSE Career Pathways Showcase Education and Training Services (3)
CPSHU Career Pathways Showcase Human Services (3)
CPST Career Pathways Showcase Hospitality and Tourism (3)
  Industrial and Engineering Technology Cluster
CPSC Career Pathways Showcase Architecture and Construction (3)
CPSMF Career Pathways Showcase Manufacturing (3)
CPSN Career Pathways Showcase Science, Technology and Math (3)
CPSD Career Pathways Showcase Transportation Distribution and Logistics (3)
  Natural Resources / Agriculture / Food Cluster
CPSR Career Pathways Showcase Agricultural, Food and Natural Resources (3)
CUS Customer Service
ENG Engineering Technology/Design
ENTR Entrepreneurship (4)
CPR First Aid – CPR
BOWL Health Knowledge Bowl (4)
HOPP Health Occupations Prof. Portfolio
MM Medical Math
MTM Medical Terminology
PT Principles of Engineering/Technology
RTM Related Technical Math
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Leadership Development Contests

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AS Action Skills
AM American Spirit Award (1-3)
AVPBowl Audio Visual Production Quiz Bowl (5-7)
ASBowl Automotive Service Quiz Bowl (5-7)
CPD Career Promotion Demonstration (3)
CBP Chapter Business Procedure (6)
CBPEX Chapter Business Procedure – Middle School (Texas Only) (6)
DIS Chapter Display (1-3)
CS Community Service Project (1-3)
COBowl Cosmetology Quiz Bowl (5-7)
CJBowl Criminal Justice Quiz Bowl (5-7)
CABowl Culinary Arts Quiz Bowl
EC Emblem Ceremony (3)
JPR Employment Application Process
ES Extemporaneous Speaking
ESEX Extemporaneous Speaking – Middle School (Texas Only)
JI Job Interview
JSDA Job Skill Demonstration – A
JSDO Job Skill Demonstration – Open
JSDX Job Skill Demonstration – Middle School (Texas Only)
OHSM Occupational Health – Safety Multiple (1-5)
OHSS Occupational Health – Safety Single (1-5)
OCC Opening and Closing Ceremonies (7)
JSEX Opening and Closing Ceremonies – Middle School (7)
OUTHS Outstanding SkillsUSA Chapter (1-3)
PIN Pin Design – National Competition
PS Prepared Speech
PSEX Prepared Speech – Middle School (Texas Only)
BB Promotional Bulletin Board Display (1-3)
QUIZ Quiz Bowl (5-7)
CAIN SkillsUSA Texas Memorial Scholarship (Student Officers) Texas only
OUT SkillsUSA Texas Outstanding Member – Texas Only
TSD T-Shirt Design
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Skilled and Technical Sciences Contests

Number Indicates Number of Team Members

3DNAIL 3D Freehand Nail Art Acrylic – Texas Only
VA 3D Imagining and Animation (2)
ADV Advertising Design
AE Applied Engineering(2) – Texas Only
AD Architectural Drafting
RAP Audio Radio Production (2)
CAD Auto CAD Civil Design – Texas Only
ACE Auto Collision Estimation (2) – Texas Only
MFG Automated Manufacturing Technology (2)
ART Automotive Refinishing Technology
AST Automotive Service Technology
ATOOL Automotive Tool Identification Test
AMT Aviation Maintenance Technology
TVN Broadcast News Production (4)
BLMT Building Maintenance
BS Building Search (4)
CM Cabinetmaking
C Carpentry
CNCM CNC Milling Specialist
CNCT CNC Turning Specialist
CRT Collision Repair Technology
CB Commercial Baking
CMT Computer Maintenance Technology
CP Computer Programming
CMI Construction Materials Identification (2)
CTOOL Construction Trades Tool Identification Test
CO Cosmetology
CSI Crime Scene Investigation (3)
CJ Criminal Justice
CA Culinary Arts
DP Desktop Publishing
DET Diesel Equipment Technology
ET Electronics Technology
FACE Esthetics
FTS Felony Traffic Stop (2)
FF Firefighting
GC Graphic Communications
H Haircutting
MOTR Industrial Motor Control
WORK Internetworking
SUR Land Surveying (3)
MAT Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology
MT Marine Service Technology
M Masonry
MECH Mechatronics
NM Medical Assisting
MEI Mobile Electronics Installation
MRT Mobile Robotics Technology
MST Motorcycle Service Technology
MD Mechanical Drafting
NA Nail Art
NEC National Electrical Code – Written Test
NAIL Nail Care
NA Nurse Assisting
P Photography
PLB Plumbing
PET Power Equipment Technology
PMT Precision Machining Technology
RSIM Residential Systems Installation and Maintenance
FBS Restaurant Services (Formerly Food and Beverage Services)
RAT Robotics and Automation Technology
SP Screen Printing Technology
TW TeamWorks (4)
TECH Technical Computer Applications
TD Technical Drafting
CAB Telecommunications Cabling
TV Television (Video) Production (2)
DET Digital Cinema Production (Formerly Video Product Development)
WEB Web Design (2)
WEBTX Web Page Design (Individual)Texas Only
W Welding
WA Welding Applications – Texas Only
WFT Welding Fabrication Team (3)
WS Welding Sculpture