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October 2020

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

November 2020

  1. 58th National Skills Competition

    13-16 November 2020

    Aichi, Japan

    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.

  2. AustrianSkills 2020

    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.

  3. 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.

December 2020

  1. WorldSkills China 1st National Vocational Skills Competition

    10-13 December 2020

    Guangzhou, China

  2. 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.

January 2021

  1. 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

February 2021

  1. SkillsDenmark National Competition

    4-6 February 2021

    Frederica, Denmark

  2. Skill Grand Prix

    19-22 February 2021

    Aichi, Japan

    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.

March 2021

  1. WorldSkills Ireland Live 2021

    23-25 March 2021

    RDS, Simmonscourt, Dublin , Ireland

April 2021

  1. 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.

  2. National Championship LuxSkills2020

    26-29 April 2021


  3. 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.

June 2021

  1. Skills Canada National Competition

    3-4 June 2021


  2. Skills USA - National Leadership and Skills Conference

    21-25 June 2021

    Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

September 2021

  1. WorldSkills Shanghai 2021

    22-27 September 2021

    Shanghai, China

    46th WorldSkills Competition

April 2022

  1. SkillsDenmark National Competition

    28-30 April 2022

    Høng , Denmark

September 2022

  1. EuroSkills 2022 St Petersburg

    14-18 September 2022

    St Petersburg, Russia

September 2023

  1. WorldSkills Lyon 2023

    12-17 September 2023

    Lyon, France

    47th WorldSkills Competition