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What is SkillsUSA?

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. It is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. 


Southern Maryland Regional Competitions

Students in Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties compete and can advance to a state level if they earn a gold, silver, or bronze medal. The competition locations are rotated between each of the three counties.

Maryland Leadership and Skills Conference

Students throughout the state that competed and placed in their respective regional competitions in trade, technical, and leadership fields will participate in this event. If a student earns a gold medal, they are eligible to represent the state of Maryland on a national level.

National Leadership and Skills Competition

The National Leadership and Skills Conference is the showcase for the best career and technical students. Students competed beginning at the local level and continuing through the state and national levels.