This competition features a five-to seven-minute demonstration of an occupational skill in an area in which a student is training. Competitors use examples, experiments, displays or practical operations to clearly explain their skills using contestant-prepared visual aids. The competition is available to students who are classified under the provisions of Public Law 105-17, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 1997.
The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.