District 07 Information and Documents


Contact Information

Your District Coordinator for District Seven is Andi Pope. She can be reached at district7@skillsusatx.org. Your District Director for District Seven is

Your Teacher Advisory Committee representative for District Seven is Joel Casiday. He can be reached at: jcasiday@cocisd.org

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 App. Each district has its own page where advisors and the state office can connect without students. First, you download the app and request to join the D7 Advisor group a group admin will need to approve your request. Join group here: https://signal.group/#CjQKIPl-gLY9yl8Q7Dj-Vw1UwSb7Q6lcQ5a-yeKdvmlxanU0EhCAjhmyJLvCwhqJkYGxrrGw

Officers, Chapters, Applications, Voting and Membership

Need help with your chapter? For help with your application, number or have other questions please email: stephanie@skillsusatx.org

Membership questions? Joining, invoices or payments please contact customercare@skillsusa.org

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. At District Contest and State Conference, your delegates vote for officers and any proposed amendments. 

2024 District Officer 7 Application
2024 Advisor of the Year Texas Application D7 
2024 D7 Outstanding Member Application 
New Texas State Pin and T-Shirt Contests. Thank you for entering! Details for 2025 coming soon.

2025 Fall Leadership

Information coming soon!

2024 District Contest

2025 Dates coming soon.
Registration and Schedule Information

Feb 8-10, 2024 at LIT and Lamar. Offsite dates below.

D7 Contest Agenda 2024

2024 D7 Contest Schedule 020624

Registration will open Dec 15 and close on Jan 19. No late registration. Substitutions and cancelations are allowed Jan 20-Jan 24 only. Any information in registration that is not submitted for an invoice by Jan 24 will be deleted. There is no on site registration. An invoice is the only confirmation that you are fully registered, an estimate of fees is not a complete registration. No Refunds after Jan 24. Payments are due Feb 24. Add a 3% fee for credit card transactions. Must be a joined member to register. www.skillsusa-register.org

Job Exhibit Notebook Score Sheet for district
Deadline for substitutions is Jan 24 at 5pm Substitution-Add Request Form

Advisors must register with their students. Students must have a contestant badge to compete. Job exhibit notebooks must have a registration label to be judged.

Online Testing or Pre Work

Online PD/Skills Testing window is Jan 20, 8am-Jan 26, 5pm. Click HERE for PD test study guide. If student does not take the test, they will get a ZERO score, no exceptions. The test score is part of the contest score. If entered in multiple contests they will only take the test once per contestant number.  Please register your students with a personal, not a school email address.

Each registered competitor will receive an email on Jan 20th. This email will contain the link for Online Resume Submission, PD Test completion and Job Exhibit Photo upload all in one place. The deadline for all of these will be January 26th at 5pm. Please note that only the score from the first attempt, timestamped within the designated testing window, will be accepted and considered for their contest score portion. Any test taken outside of this testing window will not be taken into account and will be disregarded.

All contests that require a resume: Resumes must be uploaded through this link to avoid the 10-point penalty. No in-person resume submission will be accepted except for the job interview contest. Job Interview will require a resume to be turned in to the judge as part of the contest.

District Contest Portal Directions

Hotel Blocks for D7 Contest

District Contest Updates 2024

AV Quiz Bowl

Baking (Pastry Arts) District 2024

Carpentry District 2024

Culinary Arts District 2024

Esthetics Information D2024
Graphic Image Sublimation District 2024

Masonry Contest District 2024

Photography Contest D7 2024

Restaurant Services District 2024

Teamworks District 2024

Welding District 2024

Welding Fab District 2024

Welding Application District 2024
Welding One District 224

Welding Sculpture: advisors will be emailed a form after registration closes to certify the student’s ability to weld and that they completed the sculpture. If this form is not submitted before Jan 25th there will be a 20-point deduction to their score.

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

District 07 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.

District 7 Coordinator

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