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Students compete in Skills USA competition in Allentown

Published On: Jan 29 2014 05:20:54 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 29 2014 05:47:21 PM EST

Hundreds of students put their skills to the test Wednesday in Allentown.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Hundreds of students put their skills to the test Wednesday in Allentown.

More than 450 kids participated in the Skills USA district championships.

Competitions were held at sites across the Lehigh Valley, including at Ag Hall in Allentown.

Students were tested in dozens of categories, including cake-decorating, carpentry and welding.

The winners will compete in the state competition.