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 The SkillsUSA National Leadership

and Skills Conference

DATE:  June 24 – 28, 2024

Nebraska – 2023 Top Ten @ Nationals

Nebraska 2022 Medalist Champions

Nebraska – 2022 Top Ten

This conference focuses on Activate, Leverage, and Engage opportunities for students and advisors to focus on leadership development.

Delegate sessions for middle-school, high-school and college/post-secondary students are conducted by the national officers. The sessions provide a platform to conduct the organization’s official business, elect student leaders and recognize state association voting delegates.

SkillsUSA University is a program of educational seminars available to all participants Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

SkillsUSA TECHSPO returns to the conference as a whole new experience and is now located on the competition floor. Look for products available to purchase from SkillsUSA’s sponsors and vendors in TECHSPO exhibits.

The SkillsUSA Championships will be held on Wednesday and Thursday. More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students –– all state contest winners –– will compete hands-on in 115 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Students work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set by industry. Leadership contestants will demonstrate skills including extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedure. The competitions will be open to the public and free of charge.

The week caps off with the Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Friday evening at KEC’s Freedom Hall.

The following will be done by your school Adviser along with Greg Stahr to ensure all schools receive the most adequate information and deadlines.

Registration: Cost is $245

We have a separate registration site for the following groups:

  • Educator Guests
  • Business Guests
  • National Education Team Members
  • Conference Management Team Members
  • Technical Committee Members
  • Contest Helpers
  • Judges
  • National Courtesy Corps
  • Volunteers

Hotel: Room rates and sizes will vary per group

We will be staying at: Wyndham Peachtree – Atlanta

Motorcoach Trasportation: TBD Estimated Cost is $300

Will be available to all participating schools to the conference 


Conference Agenda: Schedule

Program and Events: Schedule

(Remember your resume)

Rules and Regulations: Code of Conduct

Additional Educational Seminars:

If State officers wish to participate in Leverage it is $165/participant

If Chapter leaders wish to participate in Activate it is $165/participant

If Advisers wish to get some training in Engage it is $165/participant

All registration fees, hotel, transportation, and misc. items will need to be paid per the invoice received via Greg Stahr prior to the event. If you have any questions please reach out to Greg at [email protected].


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