Since 1965, SkillsUSA has provided leadership training to students and instructors in the career and technical education sectors.

With three levels of skill and leadership competition, SkillsUSA encourages growth through participation in leadership and skill activities to enhance classroom learning. SkillsUSA California membership has grown again in 2012-13 to over 9,100 members! This is the highest membership total in the history of the SkillsUSA California organization. We hope you will consider joining SkillsUSA California and share in the excitement of our state SkillsUSA California, Champions at Work!


Fiscal Integrity, Growth, Business/Industry Partnerships, Process/Structure


SkillsUSA California is built upon - and it's success depends on - the committment of our members and partners to the following values: Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Citizenship, Service


To be respected, valued, and desired by business, industry, educators, and students for the benefit of California's workforce.


SkillsUSA California is the premier career technical student organization connecting technical education students to business and industry.

Updates & Information

Mike Rowe 2013 NLSC Keynote Presentation

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 8:46am

 Click on the following link to enjoy the 2013 Keynote presentation by Mike Rowe of 'Dirty Jobs' fame Mike discusses the value of SkillsUSA, our national 'skills gap' and how his new campaign - Profoundly Disconnected - supports the importance of career and technical education and it's role in America's future.

Upcoming Events

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:00am to Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:30pm

State Offivcer Training to be held in San Diego at the Town & Country Resort in conjunction with the Annual State Leadership Conference.

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Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

SkillsUSA California Board of Directors meeting at the Town & Country Resort, San Diego, CA.

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Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:00pm to Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:00pm

47th Annual State Leadership and Skill Conference at the Town & Country Resort, San Diego, CA.

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 5:00pm

50th SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skill Conference registration closes - no late registrations accepted.

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Sat, 06/07/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Statewide Advisory Committee Meeting at Sacramento, CA.

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SkillsUSA California 47th Annual State Leadership and Skill Conference

State Conference Registration Information
Hotel Room Reservation Form
Program of Events 2014

April 24-27, 2014
Town & Country Resort and Conference Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

2013 State Conference Contest Results click HERE

2014 National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)

June 23-27, 2014

2014 NLSC Schedule

SkillsUSA: Champions at Work – Educated and Skilled to Lead America