The SkillsUSA New Mexico State Leadership and Skills Conference (SLSC) will be held April 13 – 15, 2023 in Albuquerque.  The event includes several leadership development opportunities and competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. Not all national competitions are available at the New Mexico SLSC.  Competitions that are available will be announced as we get closer to the event.

Helpful Links (2022/23 standards will be updated as they become available)
Competitive Event descriptions can be found here
Video explaining how to access Technical Standards found here
Scorecards can be found here

2022 Leadership Development Career Competitions
2023 TBD – Stay tuned!

Action Skills 
American Spirit 
Career Pathways Showcase 
Chapter Display 
Community Action Project
Customer Service

Employment Application Process 
Extemporaneous Speaking  
Job Interview 
Job Skill Demonstration A *

Job Skill Demonstration Open *
Outstanding Chapter *
Prepared Speech 
Principles of Technology 
Promotional Bulletin Board 
QuizBowl *

2022 Skilled and Occupationally Related Career Competitions
2023 TBD – Stay tuned!

3D Visualization and Animation
Advertising Design
Auto. Service Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technolgy
Basic Healthcare Skills (High School only)
Collision Repair

Computer Programming
Crime Scene Investigation
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Diesel Equipment Technology
Electrical Construction Wiring

First Aid/CPR
Information Technology Services
Medical Math
Medical Terminology
Mobile Robotics Technology *
Nurse Assisting

Related Technical Math
Television (Video) Production
Welding Fabrication
Welding Sculpture

* Eligible for Middle School Student Competitors.

This list is subject to change.

SkillsUSA Professional Development Test
The SkillsUSA Professional Development Test is counted as a scored portion of all state and national career competitions. The 2023 study guide will be provided when we get closer to the 2023 SLSC to assist in preparing students for these written exams.

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