2020 NJ SkillsUSA Championships
NJ SkillsUSA Championships is the state-level competition for high school and
post-secondary students who are enrolled in career and technical education
training programs within the state.
More than 2000 competitors will compete in over 100 hands-on skill and
leadership contests this Spring culminating with an awards program on March 28
at the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Gymnasium.
1st place winners will qualify to represent the state of New Jersey at the National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky the week of June 22-27, 2020.
The contest standards for the national events are available with a paid professional SkillsUSA membership. Details available at
NJ SkillsUSA also conducts several contests that are considered "state only" competitive events. These contests do not have a national level competition. Information on the "state only" events are available on this website under "State Only Contests". Direct any questions to our office at 908 526-8900 X7249. The following state only contests are being considered for this year's SkillsUSA Championships:
NEW Basic Electrical Residential Wiring (demonstration contest)
Cosmetology Knowledge Bowl
Criminal Justice Quiz Bowl
Design & Build Plywood Challenge
Custom Automotive Painting
NEW Interior Systems Drywall Installation (demonstration contest)
MRE Culinary Challenge
Ornamental Iron Design
SkillsUSA Safety Display
State Banner Design
Wedding Cake Decorating
New Jersey also provides State Only Special Needs Contest Opportunities in:
Commercial Bakers Aide
Team Skills Demo