Students from several area high schools and throughout Arizona will compete at the secondary level and students from Arizona Western College will compete at the post-secondary level. Quality career and technical education will be the centerpiece of this conference.
More than 450 students, teachers, education leaders, and support from representatives from Yuma Area business and industry will participate in the event. All competitions are representative of certificate or degree programs offered by Arizona Western College.
The Region One Skills USA Championships is the local-level competition for public high school and college/postsecondary technical students enrolled in career and technical education programs and is a precursor to the Arizona Skills USA Competitions held in Phoenix, Arizona and culminating with the National Skills USA Championships in Kansas City later this summer.