District 05 Information and Documents

Your District Coordinator for District Five is Emily Downing. She can be reached at: district5@skillsusatx.org. Your District Director for District Five is Amy Baxmann.

Your Teacher Advisory Committee representative for District Five is Sarah Mateo.  can be reached at: sarah.mateo@pisd.edu

Your Board of Directors regional representatives are: David Lanman, david.lanman@wylieisd.net and Rebecca Jan Holland, r_holland@nacisd.org

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 D5 Advisor group a group admin will need to approve your request.

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

Once you download the app and request to join the D5 Advisor group a group admin will need to approve your request.

2023 D5 Officer Application

2023 Advisor of the Year Texas Application D5

2023 D5 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

D5 Awards PPT 2023

D5 Top 10 Construction Tool ID List

D5 Top 10 Automobile Tool ID List

D5 Job Exhibits State Qualified 2023

Feb 2-4 at TSTC Waco, main contest weekend. Details below. Registration opens Dec 14th and closes Jan 12th 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. Cancellation deadline Jan 20th. Payment is due Feb 20th.  www.skillsusa-register.org

Deadline for Substitutions is Jan 16th at 5pm. Sub Form Here


Jan 24th: Sherman HS

Jan 26th: Wylie HS

Feb 10th: Aveda Dallas

Online PD Testing window is Wed Jan 18th 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.

2023 District 5 Agenda 011023

2023 D5 Contest Schedule 02012023

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)

2033 D5 Waco Hotel List

D5 Contest Updates 2023

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

Updates 1-23-2023

All AV contests: https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/y2H4CG6ELnFLVl0AiKUxhr?domain=tinyurl.com

AV Quiz Bowl District 2023

Commercial Baking D5

Culinary Arts D5

Esthetics Updates 2023   Esthetics Information 2023 expectations

Restaurant Services D5

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

2022 Fall Leadership

D5 Fall Leadership Agenda

Advisor Session 2022 Fall Leadership

District 05 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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