DECA News

DECA Announces the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 ICDC Qualifiers

DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second qualifying round of the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge. These students finished in the top two places in their region in one of the Virtual Business Challenge tracks. With approval from their chartered association, each team has earned an opportunity to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference.

DECA Direct Magazine: The Team Issue is Available Now

DECA Direct Magazine, the Team Issue, features tips from top competitors, stories of successful DECA members and alumni, and a discussion guide for team effectiveness. Plus, find everything you need to be #ReadyForIt when #CTEMonth arrives in February. 

DECA ICDC Discount Travel Information

DECA has arranged special considerations for airfare and rental cars for those attending the 2019 International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL this April.

Chapter Resources

Let’s Unify Your Chapter!

When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.

Discover Opportunities for School-based Enterprises (SBE) Certification!

Does your DECA chapter run a thriving business? Consider applying for DECA School-based Enterprise (SBE) Certification. This program provides international recognition for outstanding DECA student members and chapters for their management and operation of food or retail enterprises within their…

Compete

5 Hacks to Calm Competition Day Nerves

Every year as we move closer towards competition season, many of us tend to get nervous. We spend hours decorating our posters, practice role plays deep into the night, and dissect DECA Direct articles in order to perform our best. Here are the only 5 tips you need to be completely prepared to dominate your state competition.

DECA Idea Challenge 2018 Global Winning Teams Announced

A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

What Top Entrepreneurial Students Do After High School Competitions

Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari  High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement:  2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…

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