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    CONGRATULATIONS TO AJ Brown for Placing 19 out of 48 competitors at SKILLS USA Nationals Automotive Service Hands on Contest in Louisville Kentucky!

    SkillsUSA-
    is a national nonprofit student organization serving 300,000 students enrolled in career and technical training programs at public high schools and colleges.

    SkillsUSA-Mississippi is the vocational student organization that is a part of National Skills USA. Students enrolled in a trade, technical, industry, or health related programs may become members of this organization. The State association has over 2,800 high school and community college members enrolled.  Skills USA is taught in trade, technical, industry, and health related programs as an integral part of the programs and it is strongly recommended that all students in these programs become active members of their local chapters.

    SkillsUSA-Mississippi high school members participate in leadership and skills contests at the District level and advance to State Championship. The first place winners from the State Championship will represent Mississippi at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Lousville, Kentucky each year in June.

    Events for 2017-2018  have been updated with the exception of nationals which I will update as soon as it is posted                                       
     
    October 20,2017                                            Tee shirt and Pin design entries must be postmarked on or before this date. Send to      
                                                                            www.mdek12.org/skillsusa 
     
    October 30, 2017                                            Fall Leaderhsip Conference/Northwest MS community College, Senatobia MS- $12.00 each 
     
    November 1, 2017                                          Fall Leadership Conference/ Jones Co. Junior College, Ellisville MS- Registration fee is $12.00 each
     
    November 1- January 1,2018                         Regional Competitions Registration site opens and closes-Registration fee is $18.00 per student
                                                                             Lunch is included
     
    November 15, 2017                                         Skills USA 100% Membership

    February 22, 2018                                           Region II Competition Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead, MS-$18.00 each
                                                                             After completing registration for regionals online please acces froms. E-mail the following
                                                                             documents to lirvin@mdek12.org: 
                                                                             1. Chapter entry registration invoice form (included)
                                                                             2. Registration summary(go to online registration page, pull down blue tab labeled"conference"
                                                                             3. Fee summary ( go to online registration page, pull down blue tab labeled "conference" 
                                                                             4. Check for rules and revisions at www.mdek12.org/skillsusa 
     
    March 1,2018-March 28,2018.                       Registration for State Championships- $30.00 per student

    April 11-12, 2018                                            Skills USA Mississippi State Championships - Trademart and Muse Convention Center Pearl MS

    April 1 - May 15 2017                                      National Leadership and Skills Conference Registration (open) Date to be established as soon as it  
                                                                             is posted. This was the date last year and is usually the same.  
     
    January 1, 2018                                               Deadline for regional and state competition dues for competing students

    June 26-29, 2018                                              National Leadership and Skills Conference Louisville, KY

    Projected Costs and expenditures for Contests,  Registrations, and Trips.  Prices are subject to change without notice!  Once you have committed to attending a competition, fees , registration, and transportation costs are non refundable. 
     
    • Membership for Skills USA is $15.00 per student at the Career Center
    • Fall Leadership will be $12.00 per person which includes lunch and transportation
    • Regional Competition is $18.00 per  person and includes lunch and transportation
    • State Competition is $30.00 per person for registration. Transportation will be based on the number of students attending and will be announced at a later date.
    • Advisor: Mr. McCraw/ Automotive & Mr. McPhail/ Construction
    • ALL PARTICIPANTS, OBSERVERS, AND ADVISORS MUST BE IN OFFICIAL SKILLS USA ATTIRE WHICH IS RED BLAZER/JACKET, WHITE BLOUSE OR SHIRT, BLACK DRESS SLACKS/SKIRT, BLACK SOCKS AND SHOES. 
    • NO JEANS, SHORTS, TENNIS SHOES,T-STRAPS,FLIPFLOPS,CAPS OR HEAD WEAR. 
    •  We want 100% chapers so make sure you join and please consider running for officeer positions which by the way, looks great on resumes.  Were looking forward to a great year!!!! 
       

    State of Mississippi Skills U.S.A. website                                       National Skills U.S.A. website

                http://www.skillsusa.org/                                                                                    http://www.skillsusa.org/
    Madison County Schools and Madison Career and Technical Center do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or handicapping condition.