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Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 7:08 am, Wed Jan 11, 2012.

On Jan. 28, Delta College will be hosting the first level of competition for the 2012 SkillsUSA Championships, with the Region 5 Competition being held at 8 a.m., inside Atherton Auditorium. Admission is free.

Sponsored by SkillsUSA, a nonprofit that promotes a skilled workforce, the competition is held to show off outstanding talent in a number of skilled professions, such as web design, photography and drafting.

The championships are held in Kansas City from June 23 to 27, bringing in top competitors from all over the country.

This year, Delta’s event needs additional judges for 14 different skill categories, including Advertising/Media Design, Health Occupation Skills, Commercial Baking/Culinary Arts and more.

A minimum of three judges are required for each skill cluster.  SkillsUSA event judges and volunteers will be provided with a continental breakfast and lunch.

Those interested may contact Alex Taddei at 209-954-5239 and ataddei@deltacollege.edu, or electronics instructor Sergio Calderon at 209-954-6072 and scalderon@deltacollege.edu.

Contact reporter Ed Yevelev at edy@lodinews.com.

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