top of page

The Championships: Qualifying Events

Every winter hundreds of SkillsUSA Illinois members partake in the annual Qualifying Events (QE). These are regional career competitions and serve as the gateway to compete in The Championships: Illinois' Elite Career Competitions. Chapters are encouraged to host local career competitions before advancing members to the Qualifying Events process.

IL Logo 1c_championships.png

February 15-22, 2024

Registration Information - Deadline: February 2

This registration guide outlines all information for registering and preparing for the Qualifying Events. Please review this information  and reach-out with any questions at or 833.754.5545

QE 2024 Registration Fees

Conference Registration

  • $10 – per Career Competition Exam


February 2

QE Registration Deadline

February 15-22

Qualifying Events Window


February 16

General Membership Deadline

The Championships Registration Information Available


Feb 28

Qualifying Events Results Released


March 8

Chapter Excellence Program Deadline


March 20

The Championships Registration Deadline


March 22

Advisor of the Year Application Deadline 

Update on Qualifying Conferences (regional competitions)

Qualifying Conferences (regional competitions) will not be offered this year. SkillsUSA Illinois is currently evaluating the best way to bring back hands-on qualifying events in 2025.

bottom of page