SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives, working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It helps each student excel. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
Iowa SkillsUSA is associated with the national organizaion Skillsusa that can be found at this website:
That Iowa had 8 Students Place in the top three in the nation at last summer’s National SkillsUSA Leadership Competition held in Kansas City in the areas of: Automotive Service Technology, Computer Maintenance Technology, Power Equipment Technology, Advertising Design, Plumbing, Technical Drafting and Welding? Iowa also had an additional 21 students place in the top 10 in the nation in their contests.
2013 State Registration Packet (List of contests on Compete Page)