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SkillsUSA Wisconsin State Leadership and Skills Conference

Apr. 9 @ 1:00 pm - Apr. 10 @ 6:30 pm

| Free


Apr. 9 @ 1:00 pm
Apr. 10 @ 6:30 pm
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Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison , WI 53713 United States
(608) 267-3976

The 51st annual SkillsUSA Wisconsin State Leadership and Skills Conference will be held in Madison, Wis. on Tues., April 9 – Wed., April 10, 2024. Competitions will take place at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, and Madison Area Technical College (MATC), 1701 Wright St. The Opening and Awards ceremonies will take place in the Alliant Energy Center’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum while the competitions will be held in the Exhibition Hall as well as at Madison College.

The 2024 conference will feature more than 1,500 middle, high school, and college/post-secondary students, over 200 teachers, and more than 300 industry volunteers working in more than 80 competitions., including…
3D Printing and Design
Action Skills
Additive Manufacturing
Advertising Design
American Spirit
Architectural Drafting/CAD
Audio/Radio Production
Automated Manufacturing Technology
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Automotive Service Technology
Broadcast News Production
Chapter Display
CNC Milling Technology
CNC Turning
CO2 Dragster
Collision Damage Appraisal
Collision Repair Technology
Commercial sUAS Drones
Community Service
Computer Programming
Crime Scene Investigation
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts*
Customer Service
Diesel Equipment Technology
Digital Cinema Production
Electrical Construction Wiring
Electronics Technology
Engineering Technology/Design
Extemporaneous Speaking
First Aid/CPR
Industrial Robotics
Information Service Technology
Job Interview
Job Skill Demonstration A
Job Skill Demonstration Open
Marine Service Technology
Medical Math
Medical Terminology
Model Rocketry
Motorcycle Service Technology
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Pin Design
Power Equipment Technology
Precision Machining Technology (CNC Technician)
Prepared Speech
Promotional Bulletin Board
Related Technical Math
Robotics and Automation
Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue
Screen Printing Technology
Sheet Metal
Team Engineering Challenge
Technical Drafting
Television (Video) Production
T-Shirt Design
Web Design
Welding Fabrication
Welding Sculpture
Woodworking Display
*competition to be held at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee on Fri., March 15.

The Opening Ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 9, with competition set up and event briefings held throughout the day. The State Championships will commence April 10 at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. All contests are conducted under the direction of industry experts, trade associations, and labor organizations, testing competencies that are set to industry standards.

The Closing Ceremony, including the presentation of awards, will start at 6:30 p.m. The first-place winners will go on to compete in the National SkillsUSA Championships, June 24-28 in Atlanta, Ga.

The public is encouraged to attend the SkillsUSA Wisconsin State Championships for free.

Founded in 1973, SkillsUSA Wisconsin, with more than 2,300 members in over 140 chapters, is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has the skilled workforce needed to stay competitive. The diverse talent pipeline covers 120 trades, technical, and skilled service occupations, the majority science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related.

More than 200 corporations, trade associations, businesses, and labor unions actively support SkillsUSA Wisconsin. Programs are integrated into career and technical education through a framework of personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics. SkillsUSA also offers technical skill assessments and other workplace credentials.

Helping each student excel and a solution to shrinking the skills gap, SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations.

SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics. The SkillsUSA mission is built upon — and its success depends on — the commitment of members and partners to the following values: integrity, respect, responsibility, citizenship, and service.

For more information on the SkillsUSA Wisconsin State Leadership and Skills Conference, visit www.skillsusa-wi.org or email [email protected].