SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Competitions

Sunday, April 23, 2017 — Wednesday, April 26, 2017 · at The Lakeland Center

SkillsUSA Florida Conference and Competition will conduct their annual conference and competition in Lakeland for 2016 and 2017. High school and college students preparing for careers in service occupations will compete to demonstrate their occupational and leadership skills. The SkillsUSA Florida event will bring more than 1,500 participants to Polk County for three days in April during each year, and will generate over 1,800 room nights and more than $1.9 million in economic impact annually.

About SkillsUSA

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. More than 125 occupational titles are represented in the curricula of SkillsUSA member students, covering the construction, manufacturing, transportation, health sciences, information technology, communications, personal services, hospitality, public safety and engineering technology industries. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills, helping students to excel in their career tracts and ensuring that America will continue to have a skilled workforce.

Event Location

The Lakeland Center
701 Lime St
Lakeland, FL 33815

Traviss Career Center
3225 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803

Polk State College
3425 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803

Ridge Career Center
7700 State Road 544
Winter Haven, FL 33881

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