Important Dates & Cost Estimates

SkillsUSA Dates for Program of Work 2022-2023

8-7 to 8-10-22 ACTE Conference – Spokane, WA
8-8-22 SkillsUSA Advisor Trainings
9-29-22 Southwest Region Annual Advisor Meeting – 5:00 pm – Cascadia Tech
9-26-22 Board Meeting: 4:00 pm – Zoom -
Meeting ID: 825 5695 3012 / 1-253-215-8782
10-1-22 SkillsUSA WA Advisor Training & Meeting 9:00 am-10:00 am
SkillsUSA WA Regional Trainings begin 10:00, see coordinator for link
10-5-22 Advisor Training – SkillsUSA Basics – registration, tech standards
Advisor Expectations – Advisor Role / in person: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours
10-10-22 Register advisors and chapter officers for CISPUS, fall leadership at Registration is $195 for students, advisors and state officers. 10-13 req for special dietary needs due
10-11-22 SkillsUSA Chapter of Excellence Program and Applications
(Facilitated by Mary Rawlins, Oak Harbor) / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours
10-19-22 Advisor Training – SkillsUSA Absorb, Teaching tools, Tests-Certifications / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours:
10-26-22 Advisor Training – Preparing for Regional Competitions – Competition Operating Policies, / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours
10-28-22 Notify regional coordinator of intent to host contest & maximum contestants
11-4-22 Leadership Training for chapter leaders 11:00am-8:30 pm - Randle
11-5-22 Leadership Training – Ropes Course 9:00-noon – Randle/Cispus Learning Center
11-4 & 11-5 Leadership Training at Cispus Learning Center
11-14-22 Board Meeting: 4:00 pm – Zoom /
Meeting ID: 812 8472 7713 / 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
11-15-22 National Membership Early Incentive deadline w/15 student members
11-18-22 Deadline to announce contest dates/hosts & intent to compete.
This gives hosts time to plan and participants time to arrange travel, subs, etc.
11-28-22 Final contest announcement with maximum number of students per school
11-30-22 Regional Registration opens for all regions –
Students must be members to compete
12-20-22 STATE MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE to COMPETE, new members accepted through May
(March 1 is National Deadline)
Everyone MUST BE a MEMBER & REGISTERED for Regional Championships @
Regional Contest Registration Deadline (this must be done even if there is no fee for your region)
Recipes for SLSC posted at
(Recipe source National Leadership and Skills Conference)
1-6-23 Board Meeting: 10:30-12:30, Location TBD
1-28-23 State pin / program (also state sticker) designs due (last Friday of January)
1-30/31-23 State Officer’s Training – Mandatory (January 30 & 31st) Location TBD-Olympia
2-1-23 Legislative/Civic Engagement Day, Olympia (display tables available for schools – contact if you want to display your CTE projects)
2-3-23 Last day of Regional Technical Competitions
2-4-23 Last day of Regional Leadership Competitions
Do not schedule technical contests on the day regional leadership contests are held
2-4-23 Southwest – Regional Competitions – Fort Vancouver HS
2-4-23 Puget Sound South – Regional Leadership Competitions – Pierce Co Skills Center
2-10-23 Regional Scores due to regional coordinator using given excel sheet
If advisor does not submit scores to regional coordinator, on time on excel sheet, students will not be invited to Washington State Leadership and Skills Conference
2-16-23 Selection Meeting (Regional Coordinators and Contest Coordinator)
4:00pm - Zoom
2-22-23 Chapter of Excellence Program Applications due
CEP judging by state completed March 4th
2-25-23 Invitation list available at
2-25-23 Registration opens for SLSC (State Leadership and Skills Conference)
3-3-23 Advisor of the Year Applications due
Accepted only from chapters completing CEP Level 2 Application
3-11-23 Registration ends for SLSC, invoice must be created, $75 late fee begins 3-12-23
$75 late fee is charged for invoice changes beginning 3-12-23
April 13-15 State Leadership and Skills Conference – Tacoma, WA at Hotel Murano State Officers arrive 2 days earlier (April 11 & 12)
May 4 Registration ENDS for National Leadership and Skills Conference
May 22 Board Meeting: 10:30-12:30 in person
May 21-23 State Officer Training with Career and Technical Student Organizations – mandatory for new and returning state officers
6-24 to 6-25 Leverage and Activate Training at NLSC, Atlanta
6-26 to 6-30 National Leadership and Skills Conference (last full week in June) Atlanta
6-26-23 NLSC WA State meeting – 8:00 pm – Hilton Atlanta
8-7 to 8-9 ACTE Conference – (Spokane area student Chapter Leader needed)
SkillsUSA Advisor Training provided – 2 sessions

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