Congratulations to the DECA Idea Challenge 2015 Global Winners!

After an intense competition, DECA Inc. is pleased to announce the DECA Idea Challenge 2015 global winning teams!

Elementary/Middle School Global Winning Team:

  • Republic of Moldova – Eco Blinds, Ion Creanga

High School Global Winning Team:

  • United Arab Emirates – The Shades, GEMS World Academy

Collegiate Global Winning Team:

As a premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week, each global winning team will be recognized on both the Global Entrepreneurship Week and DECA Inc. websites. Monetary awards will also be provided by DECA Inc. as follows:

  • Elementary and Middle School (ages 6 to 13 years) – $500 U.S. dollars
  • High School (ages 14 to 18 years) – $750 U.S. dollars
  • Collegiate (ages 18 years and above) – $750 U.S. dollars

The DECA Idea Challenge 2015 is an energizing, experiential exercise that dares elementary through college students worldwide to form teams, generate an innovative and sustainable new use for a commonplace item and pitch their idea in a 3-minute YouTube video presentation – all in eight days! This year’s competition challenged students to re-invent cardboard boxes. We received more entries than ever before, with over 2,230 teams submissions from 8,456 students around the world! Take a look back to congratulate the DECA Idea Challenge 2015 Global Finalists from each participating country.

DECA Inc. commends all students, teachers and mentors who participated in the competition!

Stay connected to DECA Direct to hear more from this year’s global winners and the latest announcements on the DECA Idea Challenge 2016! We look forward to even more creativity next year!

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