How To Prepare

What To Review

Technical Standards (Virtual)

All contest will follow the “Standards and Competencies” outlined within the SkillsUSA Technical Standards (virtual). Contestants should review the contest’s Technical Standards prior to competing. The information provided here outlines how the contest will be facilitated at the state-level.

SkillsUSA Professional Members (advisors and teachers) can access the standards through SkillsUSA Absorb ( To join as a Professional Member visit

Contest Guides

SkillsUSA Illinois Contest Guides have been created to outline the contest's delivery for 2021. Contests will be delivered as either as a contest submission or virtual live event. These guides provide an overview for this year's contest. Additional updates will be posted. Materials lists will be published on April 1, 2021. The state contests will be released April 12, 2021. All contests will be completed by April 26, 2021. A virtual Awards Ceremony will be held on May 1, 2021.

More information coming soon!