SkillsUSA California Championships

The SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards are the official rules of all Nationally recognize contests. The official Technical Standards can be found on the SkillsUSA Registration Site by logging in with your paid professional membership and Pin number (retrieval guide found here). Please be sure to reference the Technical Standards for the current school year, as they are updated on an annual basis by the National SkillsUSA Staff. 

Please note that all California Only contests are governed by their own rules not found in the official technical standards. These contest rules can be found in the contests web updates.

Contest Updates

Contest updates are posted as they are received from the Technical Committee Chairs and Contest Coordinators. If information is not listed through the links below, refer to the National Technical Standards for base line contest information. Check back often as updates are coming in regularly. All clothing requirements will be in line with the National Clothing Guidelines. 

State Contest Updates & Guidelines
Click on the contest below for a link to the contest update.
Links in bold lettering are now live. Updates will be added as we
receive them from the
Technical Committee.
Please review the updates carefully as each contest has specific requirements.
*** All links are subject to change ***

2022 Contest Information Coming Soon!

Contest Name

20 Second Elevator Story 4/17/21

3-D Visualization and Animation 4/10/21

Action Skills 4/17/21

Additive Manufacturing 4/17/21

Advertising Design 4/17/21

American Spirit 4/17/21

Architectural Design 4/10/21

Architectural Drafting 4/10/21

Audio/Radio Production 4/17/21

Automotive Refinishing Technology 4/10/21

Automotive Service Technology 4/11/21

Aviation Maintenance Technology 4/10/21

Barbering 4/10/21

Basic Health Care Skills 4/17/21

Broadcast News Production 4/17/21

Cabinetmaking 4/17/21

Carpentry 4/10/21

Chapter Display 4/17/21

CNC Milling Specialist 4/10/21

CNC Technician 4/10/21

CNC Turning Specialist 4/10/21

CO2 Race and Design 4/2/21

Collision Damage Appraisal 4/10/21

Commercial Baking 4/10/21

Community Action Project 4/17/21

Community Service 4 17/21

Computer Programming 4/17/21

Cosmetology 4/10/21

ALL Career Pathway Showcase (CPS) - 4/17/21

CPS - Arts and Communications Technology Cluster

CPS - Business, Management and Technology Cluster

CPS - Health Services Cluster

CPS - Human Services Cluster

CPS - Industrial and Engineering Technology Cluster

CPS - Natural Resources/Agriculture/Food Cluster

Creed 4/17/21

Crime Scene Investigation 4/18/21

Criminal Justice 4/18/21

Culinary Arts 4/10/21

Customer Service 4/17/21

Cyber Security 4/17/21

Dental Assisting 4/10/21

Diesel Equipment Technology 4/10/21

Digital Cinema Production 4/17/21

Early Childhood Education 4/11/21

Electrical Construction Wiring 4/10/21

Electronics Technology 4/11/21

Emergency Medical Technician 4/17/21

Employment Application Process 4/17/21

Engineering Technology/Design 4/11/21

Entrepreneurship 4/17/21

Esthetics 4/17/21

Extemporaneous Speaking 4/17/21

Facilithon 4/15/21

Firefighting 4/11/21

First Aid - CPR 4/11/21

Contest Name

Graphic Communications 4/10/21

Graphic Imaging - Sublimation 4/10/21

Health Knowledge Bowl 4/10/21

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio 4/10/21

Humanoid Robotics 4/17/21

Information Technology Services 4/17/21

Interactive Application and Video Game Develop. 4/17/21

Internet of Things and Smart Home 4/11/21

Internetworking 4/17/21

Introductory Advertising Design 4/17/21

Introductory Drafting A 4/10/21

Introductory Drafting B 4/10/21

Introductory Woodworking 4/17/21

Job Interview 4/18/21

Job Skill Demonstration A 4/17/21

Job Skill Demonstration Open 4/17/21

Maintenance & Light Repair (Auto) 4/11/21

Marine Service Technology 4/10/21

Medical Assisting 4/17/21

Medical Math 4/9/21

Medical Terminology 4/9/21

Mobile Electronics Technology 4/17/21

Mobile Robotic Technology 4/10/21

Motorcycle Service Technology 4/10/21

Nurse Assisting 4/10/21

  • Project Posted in Champions Hub 3/28/21

Occupational Health and Safety - Multiple 4/17/21

Occupational Health and Safety - Single 4/17/21

Opening and Closing Ceremonies 4/17/21

Outstanding Chapter 4/17/21

Photography 4/10/21

Pin Design (State Conference) 4/18/21

Plumbing 4/10/21

  • Project Posted in Champions Hub

Power Equipment Technology 4/10/21

Practical Nursing 4/10/21

  • Project Posted in Champions Hub 3/28/21

Prepared Speech 4/18/21

Principles of Engineering/Technology 4/17/21

Promotional Bulletin Board 4/17/21

Quiz Bowl 4/17/21 (prelim) & 4/18/21 (final round)

Related Technical Math 4/9/21

Restaurant Service 4/11/21

Robotics and Automation Technology 4/17/21

Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue 4/10/21

Screen Printing Technology 4/10/21

Team Engineering Challenge 4/11/21

TeamWorks 4/11/21

Technical Design 4/10/21

Technical Drafting 4/10/21

Telecommunications Cabling 4/11/21

Television (Video) Production 4/17/21

T-Shirt Design 4/18/21

Web Design 4/10/21

Welding 4/15/21

Welding Fabrication 4/15/21

Welding Sculpture 4/15/21

Welding, MIG 4/15/21

Welding, Oxy-Acetylene 4/15/21

Welding, Shielded Metal Arc 4/15/21

Welding, TIG 4/15/21