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 2022 SkillsUSA Nebraska State
Leadership and Skills Conference

2022 NE Leadership & Skills Conference Champions

 2022 Results can be found at skillsusa-register.org/scores.      Contestants will need their contestant number and their date of birth to find their scores.

Watch the Facebook Live Event of the Awards Ceremony!                                               Pictures of the awards recipients can be found here!

Pictures from past State Conferences can be found here!

Registration:

  • You must be a SkillsUSA paid national member
  • $80 per contestant
  • $50 per advisor
  • Conference on-line registration opens January 10, 2022 and deadline is February 21st
  • Registration payment is due March 23rd. Late fees will apply after this date.  Payment will not be accepted at conference
  • Championship viewing is free and open to the public
  • Please view the Important Advisor Resources and the Additional SLC Resources below

Competitions to take place April 7 – 9, 2022

Agenda:

Thursday, April 7th, 2022
10:00am – 1:30pm Chapter Registration/Tote pickup (Advisors Only)
11:00am – 12:30pm Parents/Current State Officers Buffet
2:00pm – 3:30pm Opening Ceremony
3:45pm – 5:15pm Delegate Dinner
6:00pm – 10:00pm Session I: Leadership Contests
6:00pm – 8:30pm TECHSPO/Job Fair
6:30pm – 9:00pm Contest Orientation Meetings (not all contests)

Friday, April 8th, 2022
9:00am – 10:30am VIP Business and Industry Tour
8:00am – 4:00pm Session II: SkillsUSA Championships
11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch will be served/Advisor’s Luncheon
5:00pm – 5:45pm Delegate Assembly
5:00pm – 6:00pm Teach STS Reception C/T Meet & Greet
6:00pm – 8:30pm Session III: Leadership Finals and State-Only Contests
9:00pm – 11:45pm SkillsUSA Social

Saturday, April 9th, 2022
8:30am – 11:00am Closing/Awards Sessions
11:00am – 11:30am All new and former State officers to tear down stage. Other chapter members may assist.

Award Session:  Saturday, April 9th starting tenatively at 8:30am

Delegate Session:  Friday, April 8th starting tenatively at 5:00pm

Future Dates at Heartland Events Center & Fonner Park • Grand Island

2023 | April 13-15         2027 | April 8-10

2024 | April 11-13          2028 | April 6-8

2025 | April 10-12          2029 | April 5-7

2026 | April 9-11          2030 | April 4-6 

       

The philosophy of the Championships is to reward students for excellence to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs. The state championships showcase the best career and technical students in Nebraska. First-place winners compete in the SkillsUSA national championships in June. More than 1500 people including students, teachers, and business partners are expected to participate in the event. Students work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in over 100 contests in areas of:

Architecture & Construction, Arts, Audio/Video Technology, Business Management & Administration, Education, Health Science, Public Safety, Hospitality & Tourism, Leadership, Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math, Information Technology, Transportation & more!

 SkillsUSA Champions 2021 Video

Contest Eligibility:

Students may compete in ONLY one contest from Category 1 and one contest from Category 2! Click Here for breakdown. Students can compete in as many Category 3 contests as they desire because they do not conflict with other contests. Many of the Category 3 contests will take place at the same time and Mousetrap Vehicles will require the student member to operate it during the competition. 

SO – means it is a “State Only” contest. Pay attention to SO contests that specify they are open only to 9th and 10th graders.

Contest Updates:

Advisors who are paid professional SkillsUSA members will gain online access to the national technical standards through the national website. The 2021-2022 SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards are the official competition guides for the SkillsUSA Championships and is newly revised. It contains rules for all national events, including an overview, lists of technical skills and knowledge required, clothing requirements, eligibility, and equipment lists. It also lists the embedded academic skills in math, English and science. Rules for state and local events may vary from the national guidelines, but most competitive events are modeled after the national technical standards.

Any additional information from our State Contest Coordinators will be listed on our Contest Updates page, Click Here. We will continually update contest information on the Updates page. This is the main way of communicating the tools/equipment lists and what advisors and students should know before the conference. 

Here are the State-Only Contests Standards. If the State-Only contest has national technical standards, refer to those technical standards. Scoring may vary between national contest and the state-only contest.

Important Advisor Resources:

Advisor Registration Checklist
Contest List
Dress Requirements
Hotel Recommendations
How to apply for National Membership. NEW! Quick Start Guide
How to register for State
Medical Release, Personal Liability, Code of Conduct, Photography/Sound Release (Required)*
*Note: This is the same release that you attest to when registering online. Advisors should have copies of each student’s release form and a photocopy of their insurance card at all conferences. Copies are to remain with the advisor for use in case of an emergency.
Responsibility Release & Chapter Permission Form (Required)

Additional SLC Resources:

Media Kit:

Optional MS/HS SLC Registration Packet
Optional C/T SLC Registration Packet
Partnership Packet
SkillsUSA Nebraska Competition Theme
SkillsUSA Store
Submit your SkillsUSA photos here throughout the year

State Applications Due March 8

Advisor Service Pin
Board of Directors Declaration of Candidacy
$500 Scholarships Sponsored by Nebraska Trucking Association
Jake Duncan Leadership Award

Outstanding Advisor Nomination Form
HS State Officer Candidate Application 
CT State Officer Candidate Application

Voting Delegates:

Number of Members in Local ChapterNumber of Voting Delegates
1-10 members2 voting delegates
11-25 members3 voting delegates
26-40 members4 voting delegates
41-55 members5 voting delegates
56-70 members6 voting delegates
71-85 members7 voting delegates
86-100 members8 voting delegates
100+ membersIncrease by 1 vote for every 15 members over 100