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2023 Middle School State Championships

April 25-26, 2023

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. 

We are VERY excited to bring the Middle School State Championships back to the Convention Center for 2023! Middle School Students will receive a T-shirt with their registration to compete in and winners will be recognized on stage at the Opening Ceremonies. 


Middle School Competitions include: 

Team Engineering Challenge

Creative Sculpture Contest

Creative Sculpture Rubric

Extemporaneous Speaking

Related Technical Math

Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Prepared Speech

Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue

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


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

Middle School Chapters are permitted up to 3 participants per contest.

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

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





2023 SkillsUSA Ohio Promotional State Championships Pin and T-Shirt Design Winners

Want to learn more about SkillsUSA and all we have to offer?
Students can join members of our State Staff and Alumni for a fun-filled active morning or team building, scavenger hunts, tours, and more!

*students that are competing are not eligible for this program as they will be competing while it is happening.
This event begins at 10AM and concludes at 130pm

2023 Leadership Exploration Experience 

Coming Soon!

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