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Kansas 2011 State Conference & SkillsUSA Championships Hosted at WATC

by amcfayden on April 25, 2011

High school and post secondary technical education students from across Kansas will be coming to the National Center for Aviation Training to compete in their technical fields of study Wednesday, April 27 & Thursday, April 28.  The awards ceremony will take place at Wichita State’s Hughes Metroplex on Friday, April 29.   All first place winners in the State of Kansas will compete in the SkillsUSA National Competion in Kansas City in June 2011.  For additional information on SkillsUSA and the contest go to http://www.skillsusa.org/.   WATC has 28 students competing in this year’s contest.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at WATC – 4004 N. Webb Rd.

8 AM- 5 PM – Architectural Drafting Contest (AM + PM Sessions)
11 AM – 6 PM – Schools Registration
1 PM – Most Leadership Contests

  • Action Skills
  • Chapter Display
  • Community Service
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Job Interview
  • Job Skill Demo A + Open
  • Outstanding Chapter
  • Prepared Speech
  • Promotional Bulletin Board

1 PM – High School Officer Candidates Meeting

  • Orientation
  • Knowledge Test
  • Campaign Materials Check-in
  • Interviews

3 PM – Written Test for TV (Video) Productions

6 PM - Opening Session

  • Membership Increase Awards
  • Advisors and Administrators-of-the-Year Announcement
  • Recognition of 2010-11 Kan Do Chapters
  • Recognition of State Officers’ Advisors

7 PM – Voting Delegate’s Session

  • Orientation
  • Candidate Introductions and Speeches

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at WATC – 4004 N. Webb Rd.

7 AM – Late Registration

8 AM – Most Skill Contests Check Program

2 PM – SkillsUSA Kansas Corporate Advisor’s Meeting

4 PM – Quiz Bowl Contest

  • Orientation for contestants and advisors
  • Written Test for all contestants

6 PM – Opening + Closing Ceremony Contest
              Quiz Bowl Contest

  • High School

7:30 PM – Quiz Bowl Contest

  • College/PS

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at WATC – 301 S. Grove

8 AM – Auto Service, Collision Repair, Auto Refinishing and Auto Parts Management contests

1:30 PM – Vehicle Written Contest

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at various sites in the Greater Wichita Area

8 AM – Carpentry, Diesel Equipment, Electronics Technology, TV Production Contests

Friday, April 29, 2011 at Wichita State University/Metropolitan Complex

10 AM – Kansas House of Delegate’s Meeting if needed

  • High School State Officers Election
  • 2011 Statesman Awards distributed

12 Noon – Awards Session

3 PM – Winner’s Meeting

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