Abstract：the teaching feature of art design major in higher vocational colleges is to cultivate students' professional ability. Holding science and technology competitions in higher vocational colleges can provide students with training and communication platform of vocational education. At the same time, it can also display the teaching achievements of higher vocational colleges, promote the improvement of students' vocational skill level, and convey the teaching concept of school enterprise cooperation and strengthening skill training to teachers and students, Holding science and technology competitions in higher vocational colleges plays a positive and important role in promoting teaching reform. After studying the leading role of science and technology competition in the practical teaching of art design specialty, it is found that the practical ability of art design specialty can be effectively improved with the help of science and technology competition. The mode of science and technology competition should be deeply analyzed to provide students with a high-quality practical learning platform.
Key Words：Science and Technology Competition; Art Design Major; Practical Teaching; Innovation