State Qualifying Events

SkillsUSA Illinois Championships


Every winter hundreds of SkillsUSA Illinois students partake in the annual State Qualifying Events (SQE). This is their gateway to many of the competitions at the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships during the State Leadership & Skills Conference. 

State Qualifying Events

SkillsUSA Illinois is ready to provide an opportunity to our members to showcase their career readiness though the 2021 State Championships. These career competitions will be delivered locally at our chapters across the state and judged virtually, connecting members with industry professionals around the country. More information, including competition guides can be found at

This year, members will qualify for the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships through State Qualifying Exams. These exam will be delivered online, proctored locally. All competitors must be members of SkillsUSA, by the SQE registration deadline.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, regional State Qualifying Conferences will not be offered this year. The current plan of SkillsUSA Illinois is for these opportunities to return in 2022.

 State Qualifying Exam Window

February 18-25, 2021
Online: 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
$10 per exam

Registration Information – ***Deadline February 10, 2021!***

The following Registration Guide has been prepared to guide advisors through the registration process for State Qualifying Events 2021.  Payments should be made payable to and mailed to: SkillsUSA Illinois, Inc. | P. O. Box 1029, Pekin, IL 61555-1029.
Refund Policy: Please review our Conference Refund Policy prior to registering.

For more information or questions, email or call 833.754.5545.