Friday Flash, January 17, 2020




Advisor Meeting Reminder

Feb. 05, 9:30 AM- 12:00 noon

Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, 08807. 

·         Hotel representatives will be on hand to discuss over-night accommodations

·         Mr. Carey will review details for the 2020 Championships

·         State T-Shirts will be distributed for each of your competitors

·         Bring your questions

  • No registration required

 NOTE:  A buffet breakfast will precede the advisor meeting starting at 9 


 NJ SkillsUSA Championships Registration Early Bird Deadline

Jan. 24 is the deadline to get the early bird discount for registering your state competitors.  The Final Deadline is Feb. 03 when the system will close.




Channellock Continues Trade School Trade-Up Competition

Now in its third year, Channellock, Inc.’s Trade School Trade-Up Competition continues to help close the national skills gap by funding initiatives and tools that will support America’s future tradesmen and women. This year will be the biggest year ever for the event, as CHANNELLOCK® will now sponsor two competitions – one in the spring and the other in the fall. In addition, the company is launching its Trade Travelers Tour this spring.

How to enter:
The competition is open to students in plumbing, HVAC, welding, automotive and electrical trades. CHANNELLOCK® wants to know why your program deserves a classroom makeover. To submit an entry, get a group together to create a short video showcasing your team’s skills in action. We want to see what makes your program special. You’ll be graded on passion, content and need.

Learn more about the competition and how to enter by visiting


Focus Your Students on Safety

CareerSafe sponsors an annual National Youth Safety Video Contest. Students across the country are invited to create a two-minute video demonstrating workplace safety. All submissions should be sent to CareerSafe by March 1. The winning students will receive a SkillsUSA prize pack and a scholarship up to $2,500, and the winning school will receive a prize up to $5,000. For more information, visit the CareerSafe website at:

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