IMPACT SkillsUSA gives students a chance to build and hone their leadership and technical skills in regional, state, and national competitions against other students in a wide variety of vocational and career contest areas.

SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

Students may choose to compete in one Skill and one Leadership competition (2 competitions total). All competitions require resumes, professional dress, and a written test on the subject and/or the SkillsUSA organization. More dates and information available on the IMPACT SkillsUSA Calendar!

Official dress code, emblem, and colors information

Select one of the links below for more information on a specific contest:

Digital Arts Skill Competitions
Audio/Radio Production
Broadcast News Production
Digital Cinema Production
T-Shirt Design
TV/Video Production

SkillsUSA: Building the Future is a short promotional documentary created by Cathedral City High School students for the Digital Cinema Production competition that shows the SkillsUSA experience from the students' perspective. The film earned a Bronze medal at the State Conference and is an excellent resource for those new to the program.