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Past Events

March 2014

WorldSkills Barbados 2014
12-17 March 2014
St. Michael, Barbados

Noor Meister 2014/ Youth Masters 2014
7-8 March 2014
Tallinn, Estonia

Icelandic National Skills Competition
6-8 March 2014

Regional Competitions USA/ State conferences
1 March 2014
For exact dates and locations; see website, United States of America

February 2014

Skills Heroes - finals
21 February 2014
ROC Twente, Hengelo, Netherlands

Regional Competitions USA/ State conferences
1 February 2014
For exact dates and locations; see website, United States of America

January 2014

Skills Heroes - finals
25 January 2014
Koning Willem 1 College, Den Bosch, Netherlands

National Competition Denmark
23-25 January 2014
Gigantium, Aalborg, Denmark
For additional information, also see:

Skills Masters
9-11 January 2014
AHOY, Rotterdam, the, Netherlands

Regional Competitions USA/ State conferences
2 January 2014
For exact dates and locations; see website, United States of America

December 2013

Irish National Skills Competition
11-13 December 2013
Cork and Dublin, Ireland

Excellence in Skills Event
3-4 December 2013
Hmeenlinna, Finland

AGM and Celebration of Excellence in Trade Training
3 December 2013
The Long Room, Wintec House, Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton, New Zealand
This is more thanjust an AGM – It is promotion of WorldSkills and the opportunity to publicallythank our sponsors and partners for 2013.

Regional Competitions USA/ State conferences
1 December 2013
For exact dates and locations; see website, United States of America

November 2013

Bringing the Learning Home conference
27-28 November 2013
Casablanca, Morocco
Organised by the British Council, see website for additional information

The Skills Show
14-16 November 2013
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Skills Heroes - qualifications
14 November 2013
Deltion College, Zwolle, The, Netherlands

National Skilled Trades and Technology Week
4-10 November 2013
Centennial College, Ashtonbee Campus, 75 Ashtonbee Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Regional Competitions USA/ State conferences
1 November 2013
For exact dates and locations; see website, United States of America

October 2013

Waste Water Management Workshop
28 October 2013
Alborz/karaj, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

14th National skill competition Iran
27-30 October 2013
Alborz/karaj, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

September 2013

National Skills Competition Korea
30 September 2013 - 7 October 2013
Gangwon-do Province, Korea

WorldSkills Americas General Assembly
18-20 September 2013
Tarija, Bolivia
Incl. Vocational Education Seminar on 20 September

July 2013

WorldSkills Leaders Forum (WSLF)
4 July 2013
Leipziger Messe/CCL, Leipzig, Germany

Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) will give the keynote address during the WorldSkills Leaders Forum 2013 (WSLF) on 4 July in Leipzig, Germany as part of the 42nd WorldSkills Competition.

The theme of the WSLF is ‘Our Youth Our Future’. 

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013
2-7 July 2013
Leipzig, Germany
42nd WorldSkills Competition

June 2013

Skills Canada National Competition
5-8 June 2013
Vancouver BC, Canada

May 2013

WorldSkills Europe General Assembly
27-29 May 2013
Gothenburg, Sweden

Finnish National Skills Competition, Taitaja2013
14-16 May 2013
Joensuu, Finland

April 2013

1st WorldSkills Russia National Competition
29 April 2013 - 1 May 2013
Togliatti, Russia

Emirates Skills National 2013 competition
23-25 April 2013
Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates

Team Coaching for Austrian Competitors
20-21 April 2013
BauAkademie Obersterreich , Upper, Austria

WorldSkills Europe Board Meeting
18 April 2013
TBA, Netherlands

SkillStar Festival
12-14 April 2013
HUNGEXPO, Budapest, Hungary
EuroSkills 2014 qualifications, and two other main Competitions in one event. Exact date to be advised. Additional information will also be available on

March 2013

GCC Skills
30 March 2013 - 4 April 2013
Kingdom of, Kingdom of Bahrain

Skills Talents, finals
21-23 March 2013
ROC Twente, Hengelo, The, Netherlands

Skills Masters
14-16 March 2013
AHOY, Rotterdam, The, Netherlands

National Skills Competition
7-9 March 2013
Balewadi Stadium in Pune, India
Selection of participants for 14 disciplines to compete in the next WorldSkills Competition in Leipzig.

6th National Abilympics
6-10 March 2013
Bangkok, Thailand

LuxSkills 2013, National Competition
4-10 March 2013
National Vocational Training Centre CNFPC, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

February 2013

1st National Skills Competition
15-17 February 2013
Tbilisi, Georgia

National Skills Championship Belgium
11-17 February 2013
Exact date to be advised, national selections for WorldSkills Competition 2013 in Leipzig 

January 2013

National Competition Denmark
24-26 January 2013
Aarhus, Denmark

World Economic Forum
24 January 2013
Davos, Switzerland

WorldSkills Europe Board Meeting
24 January 2013
TBA, Netherlands

First Team meetings Team Austria
19-20 January 2013
TBA, Austria

Competition Preparation Week
15-20 January 2013
Leipzig, Germany

November 2012

Austrian Championship in Fashion Technology
29 November 2012 - 2 December 2012
Modeschule Graz , Styria, Austria

Austrian Championships at BIM 2012
22-25 November 2012
BIM 2012 (Exhibition), Salzburg, Austria - 8 Skills Competitions during BIM2012: 

Industrial Control, Electrical Installations, Wall & Floor Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering Design – CAD, Bricklayer and IT Network Systems Administration

National Skills Competition, WorldSkills France
22-24 November 2012
Clermont-Ferrand, France
More than 850 competitors from over 26 regions will compete in the national finals

Austrian Championship in Plumbing
21-24 November 2012
Vocational School Linz 8, Linz , Upper, Austria