State Leadership and Skills Conference (SLSC) Dates: March 23, 24, 25, 2017 (Plan accordingly if you are going to the NCHS Prom!! You will have to pay the two night stay even if you need to leave early from the SLSC)
Scroll down for additional updates Location: Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) 2000 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta, GA 30337 and Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway(referred to as the Gateway Marriott Hotel - GMH) 2020 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta, GA 30337
SLSC cost is $155 for paid members, $180 SLSC costs plus dues. Checks payable to NCHS (memo SkillsUSA) Budget, about $27 a day for food and drink, and more for any incidentals because you will have access to the Atlanta Airport via train from the Marriott Gateway. Yet to be determined if all competitors will receive a lunch ticket for some choice of designated food vendor.
Pack for three days and two nights. -review GMH amenities, see website -review and research restaurants accessible from skytrain between the GMH and Atlanta Airport -include chapter t-shirt, NCHS spirit apparel -NO JEANS, CUT-OFFS, SHORTS, FLIP FLOPS, HATS allowed to be worn in any official SkillsUSA meeting, contest, testing area, interviews. -review DRESS CODE and CODE OF BEHAVIOR
OFFICIAL COMPETITION UNIFORM CHART These contests will need to have official/contest uniforms OR business attire: -Architectural Drawing - SkillsUSA white polo -Audio/Radio Production - SkillsUSA white polo -Broadcast News Production - SkillsUSA white polo for tech director and floor director, Red Blazers for anchors -Cabinetmaking - SkillsUSA Khaki workshirt and Khaki pants -Communication Skills - SkillsUSA Red Jacket OR business attire -Construction Blue Print - SkillsUSA White Polo OR business attire -Career Pathway Showcase - SkillsUSA Red Blazer/Red Jacket with official attire -Customer Service - SkillsUSA Red Blazer -Digital Cinema - SkillsUSA white polo -Early Childhood Education - SkillsUSA Red blazer -Firefighting - SkillsUSA Blue oxford & BDU - High Risk Traffic Stop - SkillsUSA Blue oxford & BDU -Mechanical Drafting Display - SkillsUSA Red Jacket OR business attire -Photography - SkillsUSA Photography -Plumbing - SkillsUSA Khaki workshirt and Khaki pants -Technical Drawing - SkillsUSA white polo -TV/Video Production - SkillsUSA white polo
These contests do not require an official dress but follow the above reminders about dress codes: -Business & Industry Video -Chapter Recruitment Video -SkillsUSA Music Video -SkillsUSA Commercial -Sports Highlight Reel
arrive at school as normal in the morning, meet at the main cafeteria ready to load bus which is anticipated 9 - 9:15 AM
upon arrival that the GICC registration materials will be distributed. Check program agenda for contestGroup meeting, set up, projects drop off, etc. Career Expo window to attend is 8 AM - 4PM plan accordingly
getting room assignments and stowing bags will be determined from the time we arrive into the early afternoon, so be flexible and patient TBA
lunch on your own
PDP must be taken between 12 PM and 7:30 PM, doors close 6:45 PM, some contests will require the teams to test together for their competition test. see the program agenda
Follow program agenda. Attend the Opening General Session need to be in contest uniform, casual appropriate attire (NO HATS, SHORTS...)
dinner on your own
chapter get together, CURFEW 11:30. Room check.
breakfast on your own
Follow program agenda
CEFGA Breakfast of champions 7:30 AM GICC international ball room, salon 4 & 5 (Trade contests only)
Attend awards ceremony - dress in official SkillsUSA uniform OR business attire
back to NCHS by 3p
Need to collect information and form this year's NCHS 2017 SLSC Group Chat Need to prepare for PDP--- paper copies and Quizlet search key word "michael_barcarse" there are four quizzes to use Tag your overnight bags and other belongings with your name.