National Leadership and Skills Conference Guide

June 24-28, 2024

Registration opens Friday, April 26th

Registration closes Tuesday, May 7th

Countdown to National Leadership & Skills Conference

5/22/24 UPDATE- Competitor emails with testing information has been sent and testing for NLSC 2024 is officially open. Customer Care with SkillsUSA is available to assist with testing issues or concerns.

Testing centers/proctors for competitor testing please review this document for additional information and insight.

Preparation Materials

The information provided is to help support contestants, advisors, administers and family and friends as they prepare for NSLC.  Please check back often as SkillsUSA continues to update their NLSC materials the close we get to June.

Registration and Hotels

Accommodation Needs-  If a conference attendee is need of accommodation support while at NLSC it is important to make those requests inside the registration system while registering.  If accommodations are needed after registration is closed you can use the online form .    Learn more about accessibility and accommodations by watching this video


Conference registration will be $305 per person.

  • Cancellations/No Refunds
    There are no refunds or online registration extensions after deadline.
  • All schools must have payment submitted to Oklahoma SkillsUSA by May 31st.

All conference participants attending NLSC require badge credentials. Registration will open to the public beginning May 21st. The registration link will be available on the national SkillsUSA Website.


Oklahoma Delegation will be staying at the Hilton Atlanta.

The Hotel Reservation Guide will walk you through the steps of registering for rooms.

  • Have all attendees names/roommate assignments ready prior to starting the housing process. All student names are required to be put into Passkey.

Hotel Reservation Guide

Issues using Passkey? Please contact Passkey tech support:  or 480-998-9770 Ext:2

Competition Information

As you prepare for NLSC make sure you are aware of all of the important rules and regulations.  It is the responsibility of the contestant to make sure they are abiding by all policies/rules/regulations of SkillsUSA for NLSC.

The 4 Keys to Success as you prepare for competition

  • Review the SkillsUSA Championship Technical Standards. Available to professional members through Absorb.
  • Complete Required Online Submission(s). Based on your specific contests areas.
  • Complete Your Online Test(s)
  • Check for Competition Updates

Important dates and reminders:

  • Online submissions must be complete by June 6, 2024 at 5:00pm E.T. Check Technical Standards and updates to learn about your contests submissions. 
  • Online testing guidelines and timelines.  Please read carefully.
    • Email address affiliated with NLSC conference registration will be used for testing information.
    • May 22-June 6: National competitor online testing window
    • June 6: Deadline to complete online testing by 5pm E.T
    • Details about testing substitutions found in online testing guidelines and timelines.