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SkillsUSA National Conference 2016Date:
6/20/2016 - 6/21/2016 |
Location: Louisville, KY
For more information visit http://www.skillsusa.org
The 52nd SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference—including the SkillsUSA Championships, a showcase of career and technical education students—will be held in Louisville, Ky., June 20-24, 2016.
More than 15,000 people, including students, teachers and business partners, participate in the weeklong event. The SkillsUSA Championships will be held June 22-23, 2016, at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. More than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students—all state contest winners—will compete hands-on in 100 different
trade, technical and leadership fields. Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies set by industry.
The championships is a multi-million-dollar event that occupies space equivalent to more than 19 football fields. Leadership contestants will demonstrate skills including extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedure. In special delegate sessions, hundreds of high school and college/postsecondary student leaders will vote on issues affecting SkillsUSA. Others campaign and will be elected to either high school or college/postsecondary tea