District 09 Information and Documents

District Contest planning is underway, but please be patient. Many facilities are taking a little longer to commit due to restrictions from COVID!

Please review the attached District 9 Contest Schedule below. This is a Very Tentative document. As we verify contest times and locations with our Technical Chairs, we will post an updated contest schedule. Note that any information in RED denotes tentative information, BLACK denotes confirmed contest information.

2022 District 9 Contest Schedule – updated 12/6/21

 

Please make sure you are joining your district’s advisor group in Schoology. Each district has its own page where advisors and the state office can connect without students. Videos of the town halls and other resource materials are posted in each district’s group.  District or State Schoology use will be a different log in specific to that event.

Starting an account is free at schoology.com. You will create an account as a student. Once you have an account go to Groups and then join a new group, you will be asked for an access code. Please reach out to your district director for your group code.

Your Teacher Advisory Committee representative for District Nine is Al Tag. He can be reached at: [email protected] 

District 09 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 9 Director

Bart Taylor
[email protected]

800-444-2297, Ext 4

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