Item 1 - Date, Time and Location
The 2022 Utah Skills CNC Machining Skill Championships will be held Friday, March 25, 2022 at Ogden Weber Tech College in the MT100 Building 7:20 am-1:00pm (lunch will be provided). There will be a contest meeting on Friday morning at 7:20 am. at MT107 OTech Main Campus Each contestant is to have a copy of their Personal Resume with them at the contest site. The resume is to be given to the contest chairman at the morning meeting prior to the start of the contest meeting. No contestant will be allowed to leave the contest area without a judge present with them. All contestants must display badges on chest while at OTech and the use of a cell phone is not allowed during any part of the contests or they will be disqualified.
Item 2 – Transportation
Transportation to and from the contest site will be provided on your own.
Item 3 - Lunch
Lunch will be provided by the Haas Foundation for all contestants and advisors.
Item 4-Clothing Requirements
Skill contestants will be penalized for not adhering to national clothing requirements. Jewelry including rings and watches are not allowed during the contest. Cell phones are not allowed to be used or seen during the contest time. Contestants may not wear clothing that has school identification visible to the judges. Proper clothing includes name badges placed on chest left hand pocket area with the contestant number facing out
Item 5 - Awards Ceremony
Contest winners will be recognized during the Awards Assembly at 6:00 p.m. on Friday March 25, 2022 at the Salt Lake Community College Convention Center Arena. OFFICIAL Skills USA ATTIRE IS REQUIRED! Any contest winner who is not in official Skills USA attire will not be permitted on stage. The student will be escorted behind the stage to receive his or her medallion and awards. The awards ceremony is the "Showplace" of our state conference, and many industry guests and VIP's are invited to present medallions and honor our students.
Item 6 – Judges
The Business and Industry Technical Committee (Northern Utah NTMA Chapter) will be organizing and judging the contest.
Item 7 - Industry Awards
Once again, your assistance is needed to obtain industry awards for the CNC contest winners. If any instructor can bring extra prizes it will help. If you are able to secure any industry awards they should be labeled with the name and address of the award supplier and bring to the contest area on Friday March 25, 2022. All awards and Industry Award/Donation Forms are needed by 12:00 p.m. on Friday so that industry awards can be appropriately processed.
Item 8-Rules and Regulations
From this Competition, we will select one secondary student and one postsecondary in each contest to represent Utah at the Skills USA Championships. Therefore, we will follow the national rules, regulations, and the contest content as closely as possible (2022 national will have Cad/Cam but is not part of the scoring so the Utah Technical Team has decided not to have that portion of the contest until it is scored). We want our team members to be as prepared to compete at the national level.
Item 9 - Tools and Supplies
Tool list and information: Each contestant will be required to bring some tools. Contestants need the tools listed below. Each contestant will need to bring there own tools on the list. Sharing tools will not be allowed.
CNC Milling Specialist
CNC Turning Specialist
For safety reasons side shields and safety glasses are required.
Major violations will deem automatic disqualification at judges discretion.
Item 11– Equipment
For safety of the equipment you will be using. Please make sure you use the correct work holding devices. Failure to do so could result in removal from that contest area.
Item 12- Creation of CNC Program
Contestants will create alphanumeric (CNC code) program for
One lathe part and one mill part if competing in the Technician category; lathe only or mill only for the specialists. Program must include:
1) Tools given by the drawing model, material type and part name on
the heading. Offset numbers with tools are encouraged.
2) A program number, tool changes, coolants on and off, feeds and
speeds, spindle on and off and cutter compensation are a must.
3) The parts are easy enough that a simple calculator will suffice.
Scoring will be judged according to the efficiency of the program,
ease to read it, use of cutter comp, high speed machining when
possible and the approach to machining the part.
Once programs are created and double checked by the contestant,
Turn in to appropriate judge.
Item 13- Interview Details
All contestants must have turned in a job resume at least by March
21st, via email to the technical chairman.
Interviews will be done in 20-minute increments that will be
assigned randomly as the parts are being tested on the machines.
Scoring will be done by a professional with extensive HR
background. Points will be awarded based on personality,
hire ability, readiness to enter workforce, perceived skill set
CNC Milling Specialist
The purpose of this contest is to evaluate each contestant’s preparation for employment in Computer Numeric Control Milling. In addition, recognize outstanding students for excellence and professionalism.
This contest will assess the ability to write CNC milling programs, interpret prints (including GDT), and measure/gage parts. Participants will also demonstrate theoretical knowledge of CNC machine configuration, setup and operations.
CNC Turning Specialist
The purpose of this contest is to evaluate each contestant’s preparation for employment in Computer Numeric Control Turning. In addition, recognize outstanding students for excellence and professionalism.
This contest will assess the ability to write CNC turning programs, interpret prints (including GDT), and measure/gage parts. Participants will also demonstrate theoretical knowledge of CNC machine configuration, setup and operations.
The purpose of this contest is to evaluate each contestant’s preparation for employment in Computer Numeric Control Turning and Milling. In addition, recognize outstanding students for excellence and professionalism.
Educational Team Chairperson: Bret Holmes
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 801-395-3795
Tech Team Chairperson: Art Santana (Northern Utah National Tooling and Machining Association member)