TABLE OF CONTENTSContest Participation Details3Does the contest begin at Districts or States? How many can compete? Is it an individual or team contest?Contact Information4Host sites and Site Coordinator for all State Conference EventsSpecial Notices5-6For all contests that follow the National Standards, Everyone needs a resumé, Employability Skills TestingImportant Notes7-92018 Theme, Insuring Success, T-Shirt Requirement, Official SkillsUSA Attire according to National Standards,SkillsUSA Championships Clothing Requirements according to the 2018 National Standards,Visual samples for clarification of state contest requirementsSeriesPages ContestsBuilding Trades A10 - 14Electrical Construction Wiring Industrial Motor Control Major Appliance Technology MasonryBuilding Trades B15 - 20Cabinetmaking Carpentry HVACR PlumbingBuilding Trades C21 - 28Team WorksCommercial Design A29 - 36Advertising Design Audio / Radio Production Digital Cinema Production PhotographyCommercial Design B37 - 423D Visualization & Animation Additive Manufacturing Architectural Drafting Technical DraftingCommercial Design C43 - 47Graphic Communications Graphic Imaging Sublimation Painting and Design Screen Printing TechnologyFreshmen Events48 - 54Career Choice Commentary Exploratory Project Demo Sticker DesignHealth Occupations A55 - 60Health Knowledge Bowl Medical Assistant Nurse Assistant Practical NursingHealth Occupations B61 - 67Basic Health Care Dental Assisting First Aid/CPRHealth Occupations C68 - 76Early Childhood Education Health Occ Professional Portfolio Medical Math Medical TerminologyMetal Trades A77 - 88Automated Manufacturing CNC Milling CNC Technician CNC Turning Sheet Metal WeldingMetal Trades B89 - 94Engineering Technology Mechatronics Welding SculptureOccupational Support Trades A95 - 98Principles of Engineering Technology Technical Computer Applications Web DesignOccupational Support Trades B99 - 105Computer Programming Information Technology Service Internetworking Telecommunications CablingService Occupations A106 - 113Commercial Baking Culinary Arts Restaurant ServiceService Occupations B114 - 127Cosmetology (Over 500) Cosmetology (Under 500) Esthetics Nail CareTechnology Events128 - 139Electronics Technology Humanoid Robotics Mobile Robotics Technology Robotics and Automation Tech Urban Search & RescueTransportation Service Trades A140 - 145Automotive Refinishing Technology Collision Repair Technology Power Equipment TechnologyTransportation Service Trades B146 - 149Automotive Service Technology Diesel Equipment Technology Marine Service TechnologyDisplay Events & Techspo7 & 150 - 156Chapter Display Criminal Justice Promotional Bulletin Board TechspoOccupationally Related Events157 - 158Community Service Customer Service Entrepreneurship Related Technical MathIndividual Leadership Events7 & 159 - 161Employment Application Skills Extemporaneous Speech Job Interview Prepared SpeechTeam Leadership Events162 - 168Chapter Business Community Action Project Career Pathways Showcase Opening & Closing CeremoniesDemonstration Skill Events169 - 170Action Skills American Spirit Job Skill Demonstration A Job Skill Demonstration Open Occupational Health & Safety Multiple Occupational Health & Safety Single Outstanding ChapterOther State EventsState Officer Candidates Voting Delegates Student Advisory Committee171 - 172Page 2 2018 State Technical Standards

CONTEST PARTICIPATION DETAILS2018 State Technical Standards Page 3

CONTACT INFORMATIONHost Sites:Blackstone Valley Technical High School65 Pleasant StreetUpton, MA. 01568508-529-7758Joseph P. Keefe Technical HS750 Winter StreetFramingham, MA 01702(508) 879-5400Host Site for Graphic Communications, Screen Print Technology,Graphic Imaging Sublimation (limited Demonstration) andPainting & Design TechnologySite Coordinator:Thomas Belland, Vocational CoordinatorCyra Hathaway, Vocational Curriculum CoordinatorBlackstone Valley Technical High School65 Pleasant StreetUpton, MA. 01568508-529-7758 ext. 3412 Email:[email protected] ext. 3015 Email:[email protected] Championships Director:John Brochu, DirectorSkillsUSA ChampionshipsJP Keefe Technical High School750 Winter StreetFramingham, MA ive Director:Karen E. Ward, CSDSkillsUSA Massachusetts250 Foundry StreetSouth Easton, MA 02375508-230-1273Email: [email protected] Operation Director/Registration:Carol Olsen180 Four Rod RoadRochester, NH 03867Page 4 2018 State Technical Standards774-238-0513Email: [email protected]

SPECIAL NOTICETHE FOLLOWING CONTESTS WILL USE NATIONAL RULES.YOU CAN FIND THE REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNICAL STANDARDSFOR THE FOLLOWING CONTESTS IN THENATIONAL SkillsUSA CHAMPIONSHIPS TECHNICAL STANDARDS 2017-2018:ACTION SKILLSAMERICAN SPIRIT AWARDAUDIO / RADIO PRODUCTIONS (By Invitation)CAREER PATHWAYS SHOWCASECHAPTER BUSINESS PROCEDURECHAPTER DISPLAYCOMMUNITY SERVICECUSTOMER SERVICEEMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SKILLSENGINEERING TECHNOLOGYENTREPRENEURSHIP (1 electronic copy of the Business Plan must be sent to the State Office by April 6, 2018)EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEECHHEALTH KNOWLEDGE BOWLHUMANOID ROBOTICS (By invitation)JOB INTERVIEWJOB SKILL DEMONSTRATION AJOB SKILL DEMONSTRATION OPENOCCUPATIONAL HEALTH &SAFETYOPEN &CLOSING CEREMONIESOUTSTANDING CHAPTERMOBILE ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGYPREPARED SPEECHPRINCIPLES OF TECHNOLOGYPROMOTIONAL BULLETIN BOARD DISPLAYRELATED TECHNICAL MATH2017-2018 SkillsUSA Championships Technical StandardsURBAN SEARCH & RESCUEavailable on-line to all professional membersEMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TESTING:Employability Skills Testing for Community Service, Customer Service and Entrepreneurship takes place at the Marriott Courtyard, at thecontest site.All contestants in Leadership, Demonstration Skill and Display Events (except Action Skills, Community Action Project and EmploymentApplication Skills) and Related Technical Math whose competition takes place at the Best Western Hotel will take their Employability SkillsExams at the Best Western Hotel in Zachary’s Restaurant.There will be “rolling administration” of the test between 7:00 a.m and 10:00 a.m.During the briefing meetings, Series Directors will provide information on what time each group of contestants will take the test.2018 State Technical Standards Page 5

SPECIAL RESUMÉ NOTICEALL CONTESTS WILL REQUIRE COMPETITORS TO BRINGA ONE-PAGE, TYPEWRITTEN RESUMÉTO BE DELIVERED TO THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEES AT THE COMPETITION ON FRIDAY.RESUMÉS ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR THE BRIEFING MEETINGS ON THURSDAY EVENING.Joe Student123 Main Street West Anytown, MA 01234Home (508) 123-4567 Cell (774) 123-4567 [email protected] Objective: To work within the field of Marine Service Technology, so I may be able to contribute in a professional manner.Education & Training: Currently attending Anytown Regional Technical High School Anytown, MAMarine Service Technology student for four full yearsFocused on all aspects of the industry within shop and theory classes using a hands-on approach to learnWork Experience: Co-operative Education at Ocean Marine Beachside, MAResponsible for installing electronic equipment on new and used boatsTroubleshoot and repair problems within electronic and digital equipment on boatsService and repair boat engines, including inboard, outboard as well as back-up enginesTroubleshoot and repair problems within engine and electrical systems on boatsFocused on customer service needs and customer satisfactionInternship at Seaward Boatyard Watertown, MAResponsible for launching boats for the summer seasonServiced and prepared boats for launch, based on customer needs and launch scheduleOther Experience: Baseball PlayerProfessional Member:Anytown Middle School Watertown, MAAnytown High School, Junior Varsity Team Watertown, MASenior Babe Ruth Team Watertown, MAAnytown High School, Varsity Team Watertown, MASeptember 2014 - PresentSeptember 2015 - PresentMay & June 2015Various Years20132014 & 20152015 - 20162016 & 2018National Honor Society memberSeptember 2016 - PresentSkillsUSA memberSeptember 2014 - PresentMarine Service Technology Advisory Committee member, student representativeSeptember 2015 - PresentCreated Community Service project for members to work onAttended Leadership Training program offered through the Anytown Sheriff’s DepartmentSold Yankee Candle items for the Honor Society FundraiserParticipated in Fall State Leadership Conference during my junior yearCompeted in Marine Service Technology Competitions at both the District and State levels as a juniorCompeted in Marine Service Technology Competition at the District level senior yearDiscussions include various technical framework updates and assessment standards for the Certificate of Occupational ProficiencyOrganized classmates each year to represent our shop during our Open House EventAccomplishments: MVP Award for Baseball, from Anytown Middle SchoolSkillsUSA silver medallion for Marine Service Technology District competitionSkillsUSA bronze medal for Marine Service Technology State competitionMVP Award for Varsity Baseball, from Anytown Regional Technical High SchoolReferences: Kevin Smith, Anytown High School, Marine Service Technology InstructorLisa Jones, Anytown High School, English InstructorJoe Handy, Service Manager, Ocean MarineJune 2013March 2016May 2016June 2017(508) 123-4567 ext. 321(508) 123-4567 ext. 123(508) 987-6543Resumé requirements for the JOB INTERVIEW contest are different, please review that specific Scope of Contest.Page 6 2018 State Technical Standards

IMPORTANT NOTES1. ThemeThe SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2017-18 year is: SkillsUSA: Champions at Work - Job-Ready Day OneThe SkillsUSA competition theme is used throughout the year as the topic to be addressed by contestants in the Chapter Display, PreparedSpeech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions at local, state and national levels.The topic to be addressed by contestants in the Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions is howour theme, “SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Job-Ready Day One,” addresses the SkillsUSA program of work in the area of professionaldevelopment.Within this topic, contestants might illustrate or discuss any of the following:How has being a member of SkillsUSA helped to prepare you to be job-ready Day One?How does your career and technical education program emulate the workforce?How will you demonstrate to an employer that you are job-ready Day One?How is the SkillsUSA Framework of developing personal, workplace and technical skills central to the concept of becoming job-ready Day One?What areas of the SkillsUSA program of work have assisted you in becoming job-ready Day One?How is SkillsUSA an integral part of your career and technical education program in ensuring you are job-ready Day One?In what ways does SkillsUSA emulate the workforce?What are your next steps in ensuring you are job-ready Day One?If a potential employer asked you which specific skills gained from SkillsUSA will make you job-ready Day One, what would you say?What are the specific skills and abilities that a member possesses when job-ready Day One?Why is it important that new hires be job-ready Day One?If asked to create a campaign around the fact that SkillsUSA is preparing job-ready Day One employees, what would be your key points?Which SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing the personal skills needed to be job-ready Day One?Which SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing the workplace skills needed to be job-ready Day One?Which SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing the technical skills needed to be job-ready Day One?2. Insuring Success: Make sure every contestant reviews their contest(s); scope, tooling requirements,clothing requirements, etc., as there are penalties in place for non-compliance in every competition.3. T-shirt Requirement: For every contest that has a clothing requirement specifying SkillsUSA MassachusettsT-shirt, the T-shirts will be distributed to chapter advisors during registration. Every participant at the conferencewill receive a conference T-shirt. Make sure competitors get one that fits, as not all students compete in their shirt.4. Official SkillsUSA Attire: Participants are expected to wear SkillsUSA attire or professional dress to the Opening and AwardCeremonies. The Massachusetts State Conference options include the SkillsUSA windbreaker and jacket, shown on page 8. See page 9 forclarification of other items.“SkillsUSA official attire” as indicated for specific contests refers to the following:For men:Official blazer or jacket, black trousers with white dress shirt, plain black tie with no pattern (or official SkillsUSA black tiefrom:, black socks and black shoes.For women: Official blazer or jacket, black slacks or knee-length skirt with businesslike white, collarless blouse or white blouse withsmall, plain collar that may not extend onto the lapels of the blazer, black sheer or skin-tone seamless hose and black dressshoes.Note:All personal jewelry should contribute to a businesslike appearance. Only official SkillsUSA jewelry is to be worn on aSkillsUSA blazer, jacket or sweater. Official jewelry is described as conference pin, SkillsUSA emblem, officer pin, President’sVolunteer Service Award pin, statesman pin (one only) and professional development (one only) pin.2018 State Technical Standards Page 7

either our SkillsUSA logo oricial dress. Polo shirts are notNOTES Continued(collared)shirts can IMPORTANTbe worne consisting of:No canvas, vinyl, plastic or leather athletic type