Middle School

Interested in starting a Middle School SkillsUSA chapter?
SkillsUSA middle school programming has been part of Wisconsin technology and engineering programs dating back to at least the late 1980’s.  On March 3, 2014, the SkillsUSA National Board of Directors voted to officially recognize a middle school division.

As part of officially recognizing the middle school division, SkillsUSA held an national kick-off event in Wisconsin on October 30, 2014.  Riverside Middle School represented Wisconsin very well in their performance of Opening and Closing Ceremonies and the ribbon cutting.
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Fall Leadership Conference
SkillsUSA Fall Conference  focuses on teaching students what SkillsUSA is, develops student involvement, understanding the program of work, and strategies to improve meeting attendance.

District Competitions
Middle school students are allowed to compete in designated contests at District competitions.

Regional Conferences
Middle school students are allowed to compete in designated contests at Regional competitions.

State Conference
The competitions listed below are events middle school students can enter at State Conference, see full standards on this link in alpha order:
  Contest Guidelines

Chapter Display – (Leadership team of 1 – 3)
CO2 Dragster – (Skilled)
Community Service – (Leadership team of 1 – 3)
Extemporaneous Speaking – (Leadership)
Job Interview – (Leadership)
Job Skill Demonstration A – (Leadership)
Job Skill Demonstration Open – (Leadership)
Model Rocketry – (Skilled)
Opening & Closing Ceremonies – (Leadership team of 7 – National Qualifier Event)
Outstanding Chapter – (Leadership 1 – 3)
Prepared Speech – (Leadership)
Promotional Bulletin Board – (Leadership)
Related Technical Math – (Occupational Related)
Urban Search and Rescue – (Skilled team of 2 – National Qualifier Event)
Team Engineering Challenge – (Skilled team of 3 – National Qualifier Event)
Woodworking Display – (Skilled)
3D Printing and Design – (Skilled)
Welding Sculpture – (Skilled)