National Competitions Brazil 2020
1 September 2020 - 30 November 2020
Various locations, Brazil
(Rescheduled from May-Aug 2020) National Competitions in Brazil will be held from Sep to Nov, 2020 at SENAI's Professional Training Centers in 27 federative units across the country. The test projects are aligned with the skills of the Technical Descriptions updated by WorldSkills International and the CIS used at Worldskills Competition.
Swiss Championship 2020
9 September 2020 - 14 November 2020
various locations, Switzerland
Despite the two-year postponement of the SwissSkills 2020 in Bern, hundreds of talented professionals will have the opportunity to demonstrate their know-how at a Swiss championship this year again. The SwissSkills Championships 2020 will take place in a decentralized manner for 60 different professions. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the best young professionals, from the most diverse apprenticeship professions, will be able to participate in a Swiss championship this year. In all, 29 professional associations will select a Swiss champion in 60 professions. In nearly 40 professions, the SwissSkills 2020 championships will also serve as a qualification for the 2021 WorldSkills in Shanghai (China).
WorldSkills Africa Swakopmund 2020 (Cancelled)
25-31 October 2020
The Dome, Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia
WorldSkills Africa 2020 will be postponed to late 2021, with the consideration to push it to 2022. We will keep you posted about any further developments.
WorldSkills Americas 2020
26-31 October 2020
One set of Skill Competitions will be hosted in the Dominican Republic from the 20th to the 24th of July, and another set of Skill Competitions will be held in Guatemala from the 26th to the 31st of October.
58th National Skills Competition
13-16 November 2020
The Japanese National Skills Competition is a competition in which young skilled workers age 23 or under (except for a few job trades) pit their skills against each other. The purpose of this is to encourage the development of skilled workers of the next generation. It also serves as a qualifying event for the WorldSkills Competition.
19-22 November 2020
Messe Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
AustrianSkills 2020– The Austrian State Championships as qualification for the international professional competitions The so-called AustrianSkills are the national qualification competitions in which the participants qualify for the international vocational competitions. Based on the level of international competitions, young professionals compete for a ticket to WorldSkills or EuroSkills every two years at the Austrian State Championships.
Startech Days - National Skills Championship Belgium
30 November 2020 - 1 December 2020
Ciney Expo, Ciney, Belgium
Startech’s Days is the most important skills promotion event in Belgium. The event is organized around 30 competitions, 70 try-a-skills, as well as various conferences and workshops. This year’s focus is on STEM.
WorldSkills China 1st National Vocational Skills Competition
10-13 December 2020
WorldSkills France National Finals (Postponed)
15-17 December 2020
EUREXPO Lyon, France, France
The WorldSkills France National Finals Lyon, which had been postponed a first time to December 2020, will now take place in 2021.
EuroSkills Graz 2020 (Postponed)
6-10 January 2021
Exhibition Centre Graz, Graz, Austria
EuroSkills Graz 2020, which had been postponed a first time from September 2020 to January 2021, has now been postponed indefinitely. The WorldSkills Europe Board and EuroSkills Graz 2020 are currently investigating options for holding the event at a later date
SkillsDenmark National Competition
4-6 February 2021
Skill Grand Prix
19-22 February 2021
The Skill Grand Prix is held every two years with the aim of contributing towards developing an atmosphere conducive to respecting skills and improving the status of skills.
WorldSkills Ireland Live 2021
23-25 March 2021
RDS, Simmonscourt, Dublin , Ireland
WorldSkills ASEAN 2020
6-11 April 2021
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore
(Rescheduled from 26-28 July 2020) WorldSkills ASEAN is the largest showcase of professional and technical skills in the ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region and brings the objectives of the WorldSkills movement to Southeast Asia. The skills competition was initiated by an agreement among ASEAN member countries in 1993 and aims to promote and raise skills standards in the ASEAN region to an international level, as well as to motivate youths to develop their skills and knowledge. ASEAN member countries take turns to host the biennial WorldSkills ASEAN Competition. For the first time, Singapore will be hosting the 13th WorldSkills ASEAN Competition from 6 – 11 Apr 2021 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. The competition will see top youth talents from the 10 ASEAN member countries competing in 22 skills areas. Apart from the skills competition, WorldSkills ASEAN Singapore 2020 will also feature interactive activities to promote skills and a skilled career.
National Championship LuxSkills2020
26-29 April 2021
WorldSkills Australia National Championships and Skills Show (Rescheduled)
29 April 2021 - 1 May 2021
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
(Rescheduled from August 2020) The WorldSkills National Championships & Skills Show 2020 was postponed, and will now take place in April 2021. Forecast to attract over 20,000 visitors, industry leaders, experts and top education providers. Over three action-packed days, visitors will have access to an exciting array of interactive events, workshops and activities. Witnessing over 50 exhilarating skills and trade competitions, while being immersed in cutting edge VR and technology at the new STEM hub, or the opportunity to to Try’aSkill out for themselves in one of the demonstration areas.
Skills Canada National Competition
Skills USA - National Leadership and Skills Conference
21-25 June 2021
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
WorldSkills Shanghai 2021
22-27 September 2021
46th WorldSkills Competition
SkillsDenmark National Competition
28-30 April 2022
Høng , Denmark
EuroSkills 2022 St Petersburg
14-18 September 2022
St Petersburg, Russia
WorldSkills Lyon 2023
12-17 September 2023
47th WorldSkills Competition