State Conference

51st Annual State Championship – April 12-13, 2024!

 

Friday, April 12, 2024

BWI Airport Marriott 

1743 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Registration Materials Pick-up (Available Friday Only!)- 2:30pm-6:30pm

Delegate Assembly – 6 pm-7:00 pm

Dinner for all Friday competitors and overnight guests – 6 pm-10 pm

Friday evening competitions begin at 7 pm and include:

Additive Manufacturing

Career Pathways Showcase

Community Service

Engineering Technology/Design

Entrepreneurship

Quiz Bowl

Saturday, April 13, 2024 (all contests begin at 8 am!)

Carroll County Career and Technology Center (Saturday competitions)

1229 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll County Agricultural Center (Electrical Construction Wiring, Industrial Motor Control, TeamWorks – important: TW is a Friday-Saturday contest at Agricultural Center)

706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll County Public Safety Training Center (Saturday competitions)

50 Kate Wagner Road, Westminster, MD 21157

Gateway School (Saturday competitions)

45 Kate Wagner Road, Westminster, MD 21157

Local 486 Plumbers and Steamfitters Apprenticeship Training School (Plumbing, Welding, Welding Fabrication competitions)

1201 66th Street, Rosedale, MD 21237

Mudgett’s Auto Body (Automotive Refinishing Technology, Collision Repair Technology)

2960 Dede Road, Finksburg, MD 21048

Toyota Central Atlantic Region Training Facility (Automotive Service Technology and Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair competitions)

6710 Baymeadow Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Food Trucks, Concessions, Fun Activities! noon-5 pm (plan to stay local after students compete!)

Carroll County Agricultural Center

Awards Ceremony – 6:30 pm -8:30 pm (Shipley Arena, Agricultural Center)

 

The SkillsUSA Maryland State Championship offers state-level competitions for high school (middle and PS) student members enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. To better appreciate the diversity of competitions available to students see 2024 state contest list. This list includes events that do and do not require regional competitions to qualify for state competitions:  2024 Regional and “Straight to States” Contest List 

Each Spring, the State Championship showcases Maryland CTE students from across the state who compete in a wide variety of skilled, occupationally-related and leadership events. The first place “gold medal” winners qualify to represent Maryland at the annual National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), in Atlanta, Georgia, June 24-29, 2024.

SkillsUSA Maryland paid Professional Members (ie. advisors/instructors) have online access to the latest competition Technical Standards. Go to skillsusa.org and click the “Join” button at the top of the home page to access this information.

IMPORTANT: Students interested in participating in local, regional and state competitions must receive/review 2024 Contest Technical Standards as soon as possible to successfully prepare for competitions.

Contest Technical Standards examples (from 2023):

Automotive Service Technology 2023 Technical Standards

Electrical Construction Wiring 2023 Technical Standards

Cyber Security 2023 Technical Standards

TeamWorks 2023 Technical Standards

Web Design & Development 2023 Technical Standards

Delegate and Delegate Assembly Information

SkillsUSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), whereby student members are charged with the responsibility of governing the affairs associated with the student constitution. Chapters are entitled to student voting delegates commensurate with their membership to represent the views of their chapter within the structure of the State House of Delegates. Please be sure your chapter is represented at the SkillsUSA Maryland annual Delegate Assembly, held on the first day of the State Championship. Learn more about serving as a State Delegate by reviewing instructions. Use these links to register now for the State Championship Delegate Assembly!

2024 State Voting Delegate Instructions

 Local Chapter Delegate Registration

 National Voting Delegate Application

 

Professional Development Test

Students participating in SkillsUSA Maryland state competitions must complete a professional development (PD) online test before the State Championship. PD test scores will be used as state contest tie-breakers so students are strongly encouraged to review and know the PD test study questions (answers included).

PD online testing window opens Monday, March 25, 2024 and closes Friday, April 5, 2024

SkillsUSA-PD-Test-2024-Study-Guide

SkillsUSA Professional Development Test Questions 

State Championship Courtesy Corps

If you would like to help support the 2024 State Championship consider volunteering for the Courtesy Corps (CC). Student delegates and Friday evening competitors are especially encouraged to participate. Please contact Charlene Zinnel if you have any questions:  zinnelc@dcpsmd.org

Here’s how to join: State Championship Courtesy Corp Sign-up

 

Competition Updates

Contest updates will be posted to this webpage as they are received:

 

Action Skills

Additive Manufacturing

Advertising Design

Architectural Drafting

Audio/Radio Production

Automotive Maintenance Light Repair MLR Contest Update.1.18.24

Automotive Refinishing Technology  

Automotive Service Technology AST Contest Update.1.18.24

Baking and Pastry Arts CB Contest Update.2.22.24

Barbering

Basic Health Care Skills

Career Pathways Showcase

Carpentry

Collision Repair Technology

Commercial sUAS Drone

Community Service

Cosmetology

Crime Scene Investigation

Criminal Justice  

Culinary Arts

Customer Service

Cyber Security

Diesel Equipment Technology

Digital Cinema Production

Early Childhood Education

Electrical Construction Wiring

Employment Application Process

Engineering Technology/Design

Entrepreneurship

Esthetics

Extemporaneous Speaking

Firefighting

First Aid/CPR

Health Knowledge Bowl

HVACR

Industrial Motor Control

Information Technology Services

Interactive Application and Video Game Design

Internetworking

Job Interview

Job Skill Demonstration A

Job Skill Demonstration Open

Masonry

Medical Math

Medical Terminology

Nail Care 

Nurse Assisting 

Photography

Pin Design

Plumbing

Prepared Speech

Principles of Technology

Promotional Bulletin Board

Quiz Bowl

Related Technical Math

Restaurant Service

Robotics and Automation Technology

Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue 

Sheet Metal

TeamWorks

Technical Drafting

Television (Video) Production

T-Shirt Design

Welding

Welding Fabrication

Welding Sculpture

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2023 State Championship Archives

Scores/Rankings!   https://www.skillsusa-register.org/scores

2023 State Championship Program.3.21.23

2023 State Championship Competition List (Revised 1/11/23)

 2022 State Championship Archives

2022 State Medalists / Individual Contestant Scores

https://www.skillsusa-register.org/scores

SkillsUSA Maryland 2022 Awards Ceremony Video