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State Championships

April 25-26, 


The SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships brings over 5000 competitors, business and industry partners, instructors, and vendors together in over 100 contests in all 16 Career Pathways to showcase Career and Technical Education in Ohio. Students compete for the title of best in Ohio in their respective career fields. This prestigious event has something for everyone.

Along with competitions students get a chance to campaign for the opportunity to be selected to be one of seven every year to hold the title of State Officer in the yearly delegate assembly and officer elections. Ohio Business and Industry display their products and offer employment opportunities for students at the SkillsUSA Ohio Techspo.


Students that are interested in learning more about SkillsUSA and the Championships can register to participate in the SkillsUSA Ohio Leadership Experience and Championships tour led by SkillsUSA Ohio Alumni and State Advisors. These students will experience a "sneak peak" of all that SkillsUSA Ohio has to offer, and receive a guided tour of the Championships while interacting with business and industry partners. 

Automotive Refinishing

Three-C Body Shops Inc.

2300 Briggs Rd.

Columbus, OH 43223

April 25, 2023

Collision Repair Technology

Three-C Body Shops Inc.

2300 Briggs Rd.

Columbus, OH 43223

April 25, 2023

Computerized Damage Appraisal

Three-C Body Shops Inc.

2300 Briggs Rd.

Columbus, OH 43223

April 25, 2023

Audio/Radio Production

Will take place at Capital University on

March 25, 2023

Commercial Baking Competition

Will take place at Columbus State on 

April 14, 2023

Heavy Equipment Operations 

Will take place at Local 18 Operators Union Training Center 4250 Soldiers Home Rd Miamisburg, OH 45342


April 14-15, 2023


Precision Machining North

Will take place at

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center


April 14, 2023

Precision Machining South

Will take place at Sinclair Community College


April 14, 2023







Students may have a regional contest to qualify for the State Championships-refer to the specific regional pages to determine if a regional contest is held for your students competition.

All Contests are created in accordance with the
2022-2023 National Technical Standards-these are
available with your professional membership.


State Championships Competition Standards will be posted by March 1, 2023 or
as they are finalized by contest coordinators-
these will have contest specific information regarding Ohio Contests.


Students running for office must take the qualifying test and submit an application by the deadline.

State and National Membership is required by the registration deadline to participate in the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships.

All other Rules and Regulations can be found
in the SkillsUSA Ohio Program Guidelines.


Unexpected and unforeseen changes may occur, SkillsUSA takes ever measure to get up to date information out quickly. Check back frequently for updates and make sure you are registered for the SkillsUSA Ohio Newsletter to stay up to date.

  • Compete in your field of study or choose from many leadership contests

  • Run for State Office

  • Elect future leaders as a State Voting Delegate

  • Volunteer with our State Courtesy Corps 

  • Attend leadership development workshops, Career Success Fair, and visit with business and industry partners



  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advertising Design
  • American Spirit
  • Architectural Drafting 
  • Art Show-State Only Event
  • Audio/Radio Production
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Automotive Refinishing​ 
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Barbering
  • Basic Healthcare Skills
  • Broadcast News Production
  • Building Maintenance
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Career Pathways Showcase
  • Carpentry
  • Chapter Display
  • CNC Milling  
  • CNC Technician 
  • CNC Turning 
  • Collision Repair 
  • Commercial Baking
  • Community Service
  • Computer Programming
  • Collision Damage Appraisal and Total Loss Evaluation​ 

  • Creative Sculpture Contest - 
    Middle School DEMO
    • Creative Sculpture Rubric
  • Cosmetology
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Culinary Arts
  • Customer Service
  • Delegate Assembly-Officer Elections
    • Official Delegate Strength
  • Dental Assisting
  • Diesel Equipment Technology 
  • Digital Cinema Production-8AM Start Time
  • Drone
  • Early Childhood Education-DEMO
  • Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Electronics Technology
  • EMT - DEMO-
  • Engineering Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Esthetics
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Facilithon
  • Firefighting​-8AM Start Time 
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Graphic Communications
  • Health Knowledge Bowl
  • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
  • HVAC 
  • Heavy Equipment Operations​ 
  • Industrial Motor Control
  • Information Technology Services
  • Interactive Application & Video Game Design
  • Internetworking
  • Job Interview 
  • Job Skills Demo A 
  • Job Skills Demo Open
  • Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR)
  • Masonry 8AM Start Time
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Math
  • Medical Terminology
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Motorcycle Service Technology
  • Nail Care
  • Nurse Assisting
  • Occupational Health & Safety - Single 
  • Occupational Health & Safety - Multi 
  • Opening and Closing
  • Outstanding Chapter
  • Photography 
  • Pin Design Contest
  • Plumbing
  • Power Equipment Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Precision Machining North 
  • Precision Machining South 
  • Prepared Speech
  • Principles of Engineering / Technology
  • Promotional Bulletin Board
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Related Technical Math
  • Restaurant Service
  • Robotics and Automation Technology
  • Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue-
    • Contest Booklet​
  • Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue -
    • Contest Booklet
  • Screen Printing-CANCELLED for 2022
  • Sheet Metal
  • SkillsTANK-State Only Contest
  • T-Shirt Design Contest
  • Team Engineering Challenge (MIDDLE SCHOOL)
  • TeamWorks-5PM Monday Start Time (updated 4/5/2022)
  • Technical Computer Applications
  • Technical Drafting
  • Telecommunications Cabling
  • TV/Video Production-8AM Start Time
  • Web Design
  • Welding
  • Welding Fabrication
  • Welding Sculpture
Concrete Wall


April 25, 2023
The Greater Columbus Convention Center

This year we will be offering the Second Annual SkillsUSA Ohio Exploration Experience for students who are not competing to experience SkillsUSA Ohio and the Championships
What is it?
A Leadership experience to get students excited about SkillsUSA and
their local chapters led by State Advisors and Alumni.

Who can participate?
SkillsUSA Ohio Student Observers looking to experience
SkillsUSA Ohio Leadership Programming and the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships

Cost: $25/Student-This will include lunch voucher and cost of materials

FOR NON-MEMBERS wishing to take part-
Please complete this form and return it to

2022 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships Competition Standards
(for use in conjunction with the National Technical Standards)

Competition Standards

Want to pay your experience forward?

Want to continue your work in SkillsUSA Ohio?

Want to be a part of our ever-growing events?

Help us continue to foster great SkillsUSA members!



2022 SkillsUSA Ohio Promotional State Championships Pin, T-Shirt, and National Banner Design Winners

SkillsUSA Ohio sponsored the 2022 Promotional Pin and T-shirt Design Challenge! The purpose of the challenge is to provide designs for a commemorative pin and T-shirt for the 2022 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships.

SkillsUSA Ohio is proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the 2022 Promotional Pin and T-shirt Design Challenge. 

Pin Design Challenge Winner

State Officer Brinkli Hayes from Springfield-Clark Technology Center

T-Shirt Design Challenge Winner

Jayda McQueen from Miami Valley Career Technology Center

Congratulations to the winners above on their creativity! 


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