State Qualifying Exam Registration Information

Every winter hundreds of SkillsUSA Illinois students partake in the annual State Qualifying Exams (SQE). This is their gateway to many of the competitions at the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships during the State Leadership & Skills Conference. Students will participate in a two-part exam, Contest Technical Exam and Professional Development Exam (tie-breaker). Top performers in each contest technical exam will qualify to compete at the 2018 SkillsUSA Illinois Championships.

Registration Details


February 21 – 28, 2018

Exam Times

The exam portal will be open from 6:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. each day.


Online Platform

Please have all students create a personal email address.

Registration Costs

$10 per exam

Registration Due

Deadline Extended!
February 12th, 2018


Please contact Christopher Anderson, Director or Education & Assessment at or 224.612.0099