3D Animation and Visualization

3D Animation and Visualization This competition allows students to step into a real-world 3-D production environment where creative output must be accomplished within specific time frames, resources and design constraints. Competitors must produce high-quality images...

Advertising Design

Advertising Design Technical skills and creative aptitude are tested as though competitors work for an ad agency. In addition to a written test, competitors recreate a given advertisement on the computer. Competitors are judged on their accuracy, proficiency with...

Creative Photography Display – Illinois

Creative Photography Display – Illinois Creative Photography Display contests are designed to encourage creative involvement and technical competency in the field of photography, and in so doing, encourage students to pursue further training and career...

Fashion Design – Illinois

Fashion Design – Illinois Fashion Design evaluates each contestant’s preparation for employment and recognizes outstanding students for excellence and professionalism in the field of commercial sewing, design and embroidery decoration. Technical Standard The...

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications Competitors participate in a seven-part competition that evaluates their skills in digital workflow, electronic prepress, finishing, offset press operations, oral professional assessment and production planning. Students will also complete a...

Graphic Imaging Sublimation

Graphic Imaging Sublimation This contest rates a screen-printing contestant’s preparation for employment and recognizes outstanding contestants for excellence and professionalism in the field of graphic imaging. The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current...

Interactive Application and Video Game Creation

Interactive Application and Video Game Creation Teams must produce an original, high-quality prototype or sample of an interactive multimedia application or video game during the school year immediately preceding the contest deadline. Their production should include...

Interior Room Design – Illinois

Interior Room Design – Illinois Interior Room Design provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate competencies needed in the occupational field of interior design through designing a room to accommodate individual needs, interests and tastes within a...

Photography

Photography Competitors demonstrate their ability to use digital single-lens reflex cameras, image editing software (Adobe Photoshop) and professional studio lighting. Students perform on-site photography, including portrait studio lighting and posing. They process...

Pin Design

Pin Design Students present their state-winning pin and artwork and participate in an oral presentation regarding all aspects of the creation of their design. Competitors will explain how the pin represents the state, its unique qualities and why another SkillsUSA...

Screen Printing Technology

Screen Printing Technology Competitors are tested on their ability to prepare screens; register a multicolor design on a manual four-color, one-station rotary press; and print a multi-color design on a manual six-color, four-station rotary press. Competitors also...

T-Shirt Design

T-Shirt Design This event is designed to assess the ability of the competitor to create a T-shirt design and produce a drawing of that design. A presentation regarding all aspects of design creation is also required. 2022 Contest Information The SkillsUSA Illinois...

Television (Video) Production

Television (Video) Production Teams of two are required to plan and shoot a video on location to convey the theme of the event. Editing is done in the competition area, with special emphasis on professional production of the video by industry standards, quality of...

Web Design and Development

Web Design and Development Teams complete a series of challenges focusing on website usability and accessibility, with at least one challenge related to scripting. Each challenge must be documented, clearly demonstrating the skills as outlined in the latest edition of...