State Leadership & Skills Conference

“SkillsUSA: No Limits”

Mark your calendar – Our 52nd annual conference will be April 1-2, 2025!

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SkillsUSA Wisconsin is heading back to Madison, WI, April 9th-10th 2024, for the 51st annual State Leadership and Skills Conference (SLSC).

SLSC is a showcase of career and technical education students and more than 2,000 individuals including students, teachers, and industry partners are expected to participate in the event.

NEW:  Seeking Musical Talent to Perform National Anthem at Wisconsin SLSC

Do you have a musical gift to share with the SkillsUSA community? If so, apply to perform the national anthem at the opening session of SkillsUSA’s Wisconsin Leadership & Skills Conference on April 9th at 1pm.   Please make a short audition video, email us at with your name, school and email address.  We will then send you a google folder to upload your audition into. 

COMPETITORS and VOTING DELEGATES need to be registered and paid for by March 1st to be eligible.

Interested in Volunteering at SkillsUSA State Conference we would love to have you!  Fill out the form.

Date: April 9th and 10th, 2024

Location: Alliant Energy Center & Madison Area Technical College


Registration: The registration fee includes lunch on Wednesday, insurance, general sessions, vendors, materials, and supplies. To register, go to the national registration website

Local Advisor Procedures and Responsibilities (WLSC 1B Form)
Cancellation/Substitution (WLSC 8 Form)

Contest Information:

  • Pay special attention to the contest updates found below.
  • The following contests occur at MATC Madison:
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Architectural Drafting,
    • Automotive Refinishing Technology,
    • Collision Repair Technology,
    • Electronics Technology,
    • Precision Machining Technology,
    • Technical Drafting,
    • Welding (High School)
  • National contest Guidelines
  • State Technical Standards
  • Click here to review contest attire.
  • Contest Matrix


March 29th Looking for adult volunteers, except registration option available
March 29th Last day of changes via email, all others will be done in person.
April 9th Deadline for contestant substitutions
April 9th State Leadership & Skills Conference fees due
April 9th

Check-in (Alliant Energy Center – Hall D – Box Office) 

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



If you are an advisor and you did not see an email from about below contests, please reach out!
3D Printing and Design Updated Technical Standards  
Additive Manufacturing Contest Information was emailed to advisors.
Automated Manufacturing & CNC Emails have been sent to the advisors. If you didn’t receive contact ASAP!  
Automotive Service Technology Contest Information was emailed to advisors.
Cabinetmaking Tool supply list  
Carpentry Updated Technical Standards  
Culinary Was held March 15th @ WCTC in Waukesha.  Tentative Agenda
Electrical Construction Wiring Updated Technical Standards
Pin Design Middle & High School were done on March 5th – 8th  
TeamWorks Tool supply list
Television (Video) Production Contest Information was emailed to advisors.
Welding (High School Only)
Welding Website
Welding Fabrication Contest Information was emailed to advisors.