District 04 Information and Documents

Your District Coordinator for District Four is Derick Simpson. He can be reached at: district4@skillsusatx.org.  Your District Director for District Four is Amy Baxmann.

Your Teacher Advisory Committee representative for District Four is Shawndelle Harrington and she can be reached at: sharrington@gormanisd.net

Your Board of Directors regional representatives are: Victor Ramirez, varamir1@episd.org and  Tommy Spence,  tspence@seminoleisd.net

Please make sure you are joining your district’s advisor group on Signal. Each district has its own page where advisors and the state office can connect without students.

Once you download the app and request to join the D4 Advisor group a group admin will need to approve your request.

Join the group here: https://signal.group/#CjQKIPl-gLY9yl8Q7Dj-Vw1UwSb7Q6lcQ5a-yeKdvmlxanU0EhCAjhmyJLvCwhqJkYGxrrGw

2023 District4 Officer Application 011123

2023 Advisor of the Year Texas Application D4 

2023 D4 Outstanding Member Application

Number of Voting Delegates Per Chapter: Each Texas chapter will have: a. one delegate for the Texas chapter b. one delegate for each group of 10 members c. one delegate for major fraction of 10 members (more than 5) i.e. 16 members = 3 voting delegates; 15 members = 2 voting delegates

2023 District Contest

Registration opens Wed Dec 14th and closes Mon Jan 30th at 5pm. You must be a joined member to compete, registration is $50 per registrant. One advisor must be registered to attend to supervise the competitors. No late registration. No cancellations after Feb 3rd. Payment is due Feb 28th.  www.skillsusa-register.org

Substitution Deadline is Feb 2nd at 5pm. Download form HERE.

Online PD Testing window is Wed Feb 8th from 8a-4p. Click here for information: District PD OnlineTestingUserGuide. If you do not contact your district coordinator 24 hours in advance to make other arrangements and you do not take the test, you will get a ZERO score, no exceptions. If you are entered in multiple contests you will only take the test once.  Please register your students with a personal, not a school email address.

Main contest at TCC campuses Feb 17-18th, 2023

Offsite contests at Crowley and Ben Barber Feb 10-11th, 2023 

Thank you Brookshires for the $500 donation for Culinary Contests!

2023 D4 Contest Agenda

2023 D4 Contest Schedule 012623

Job Exhibit Notebook Score Sheet for district

Conference Liability Form (part of registration but if you need a hard copy you can print it here)

Observer Form for D4 awards ceremony at UTA. Form must be turned into registration area at TCC South before noon on Sat Feb 18th.

Contest Updates D4 2023

Esthetics, Nail Art, 3D Nail Art and Commercial Baking Job Exhibit Contest Theme is Fairy Tale.

2023 Additive Manufacturing District 4

AV Quiz Bowl District 2023

Barbering-Contest-Recap-D4 2023

Commercial Baking (Pastry Arts) D4 2023

Cosmetology-Skill-Contest-Recap-District4 2023

Cosmetology District 4

Culinary Arts D4 2023

DCP prompt and instructions-2023-revised

Esthetics Updates 2023

Internetworking Update D4 2023

Interactive Application update12623

IT Service Update D4 2023

Nailcare District 2023

Restaurant Services D4 2023

Telecomm Update D4 2023

Welding Sculpture contest has added an in person welding element to the contest. This will not be done at district only state.

District 04 Events Calendar


Competition Regulations

All Texas Chapters abide by the regulations as outlined in the Texas Regulations. This document outlines registration limits, state, and nationals advancements, Texas Only contests, and more. Please refer to the Texas Regulations for detailed information. Always prepare your students by reading the newest edition of contest guidelines. 

National Technical Standards

National contests are listed in the national technical standards a free download with your paid professional membership.

Log on to www.skillsusa-register.org, and you should see a technical standards icon at the bottom of the page after you log in. If you click on that icon you will be directed to: https://mycareeressentials.org. (this platform is called Absorb) Advisors will need to create an account on Absorb to access the Technical Standards. If you need help setting up that account, please contact SkillsUSA’s customer care team at 844-875-4557 for assistance. If you need further help downloading the standards once an account has been established, you can view a short instructional video here: https://youtu.be/aR9Jet0PRP8.

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