SkillsUSA Colorado State Leadership and Skills Conference


Conference Venues

Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO

Pikes Peak Community College, nestled at the base of famous Pikes Peak, will be hosting the Technical Skill Contests for the 2017 SkillsUSA Colorado State Conference, April 5-7, 2017.

Additional Offsite Conference Locations Include
International Salon & Spa Academy – Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Care
Peyton Woods Manufacturing – Cabinetmaking and Carpentry
Pueblo Community College – Automated Manufacturing, Precision Machining, and Welding Fabrication

Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs, CO

hotel elegante

The Conference Hotel is the Hotel Elegante, 2886 S. Circle Drive, in Colorado Springs. The Opening and Awards ceremonies, as well as the Leadership contests will be held at the hotel. See conference program for details.

Keynote Speaker

Kayleen McCabe
Kayleen McCabe

The 2017 Keynote Speaker is Kayleen McCabe, a licensed contractor, TV host, and proponent of the Skilled Trades. She found her passion for remodeling after tackling an entire kitchen renovation in her early twenties and since then, she has used her unique combination of gutsy innovation and expert trade tricks to take on any home improvement challenge she can find. An outdoorsy Denver native, she is fearless in the face of demolition, always ready with the perfect power tool!