General Updates

The competition updates listed below provide members with the latest information about themes, clarifications, test study guides, and more. A competition update covers anything that is not listed in the official SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards and that a competitor and/or advisor needs to be aware of and bring and/or complete for the state competition.

For information on updates the national competitions please visit the national competition updates website:

Note: No live animals or biohazardous materials are allowed as part of any competition.

SkillsUSA Professional Development Test

The SkillsUSA Professional Development Test for state competitors will be conducted pre-conference via the SkillsUSA Online Testing Platform. All high school and college/postsecondary competitors are required to complete the SkillsUSA Professional Development Test, except for those entered in Action Skills, Building Maintenance, Community Action Project, and Employment Application Process. As a reminder, all middle school competitors are exempt from the national online resume and SkillsUSA Professional Development Test.

For a study guide please visit the national competition updates website:

SkillsUSA Annual Theme

This topic is to be addressed by competitors in the SkillsUSA Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions. “

The SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2023-24 school year is:
SkillsUSA: No Limits.

Competition-Specific Updates

Oregon-Specific Events

Here are some of the technical skills events that SkillsUSA Oregon might offer. Please consult the SLSC Registration Guide for a complete list of events that will be offered this year. Events vary by year because of participation/interest level.


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