Computer Programming

Computer Programming This competition consists of project coding and output, a skill-related written test and an interview. Each project’s specifications are written for Visual Basic, Java, C#, C++ and RPG. The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current...

Cyber Security

Cyber Security Open to active SkillsUSA members enrolled in programs with Cyber Security, Information Security, or Systems and Networking Security Architecture the contest is defined by industry standards as determined from elements of the NIST Publication 800-181...

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship This team event tests students’ knowledge in starting their own businesses by developing business plans that identify needed products or services in a local market. Emphasis is placed on financial planning and practicality of the product/service....

Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services This competition requires competitors to identify and repair computer hardware malfunctions, solve configuration problems and install common components. In addition, the competitors take a A+ Certification lie exam. Their score on this...

Internetworking

Internetworking This competition consists of four main parts. The networking design problem tests students’ ability to design the functionality, scalability, adaptability and manageability of an internetworking system. The online written portion tests the students’...

Technical Computer Applications

Technical Computer Applications Competitors are expected to demonstrate installation, configuration and use of Windows, Mac OSX and Linux professional Operating systems, as well as one or more integrated Office suite packages. The use of instant messaging,...

Telecommunications Cabling

Telecommunications Cabling This competition tests to worldwide industry standards for data and voice connections, physical and logical networks and signal transmission. Competitors demonstrate skills in: reading network design documentation; parts list setup;...