DECA News

Level Up Your Entrepreneurship Skills with Intuit Innovation Challenge

DECA is excited to announce the Intuit Innovation Challenge. A premier DECA event during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the Intuit Innovation Challenge is a hands-on design thinking project, daring students around the globe to innovate for impact to help reverse the effect of global warming.

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 DECA Pumpkin Contest

Congratulations to the winners of DECA's Annual Pumpkin Contest! This year's contest had a record-shattering 530+ submissions from members all across the DECA world. The selection process was not easy, but the members have voted and we are excited to announce the top three winners in each category!

Celebrate DECA Month 2020!

To most people, November means pumpkin-flavored everything, falling leaves and cooler temperatures, but to DECA members November also means DECA Month! Here are the three ways to get yourself, your chapter and your association involved.

Chapter Resources

Chapter Campaigns Submission Deadline Extended

Due to the academic year starting late in many schools and a constantly changing landscape, the Chapter Campaign deadline has been extended until December 15, 2020, with specific parameters. Read on to learn more.

Announcing New Membership Incentives for 2020-2021

As we celebrate the beginning of DECA Month, we are pleased to share two new membership incentives in addition to DECA’s Membership Campaign. Activate Your Chapter For each chapter that submits at least 10 student members and 1 chapter advisor…

Community Service: COVID-19 Style

If anyone knows how to participate in community service, it's DECA members! Even in the middle of a pandemic, we continue to create new, socially-distanced ways to impact our communities.

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Beginner’s Guide to the DECA Virtual Business Challenges

DECA’s VBC program offers eight tracks of competition—Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Hotel Management, Personal Finance, Restaurant, Retailing and Sports. This lesser-known competitive event series allows members to qualify for ICDC, compete for coveted DECA glass and earn a share of $23,000 in scholarship money.

Compete in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation

Are you ready to test your business and marketing skills against other Collegiate DECA members? You can do just that and earn cash prizes in the upcoming Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation Competition (brought to you by long-time DECA partner, Knowledge Matters) that begins November 2, 2020.

2020-2021 District Event Instructional Areas Announced

Get ready for competition season! Each year DECA provides the primary instructional area(s) assessed in each of the district-level scenarios to help advisors and members prepare for district competitions more effectively.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

Watch Now: Executive Mentor Roundtable on De-stressing

Check out DECA’s Executive Mentor Roundtable on “De-stressing." Two executives share how stress—good and bad—plays a role in their everyday lives and offer tips and tricks to help you manage your stress in your personal and professional life.

Virtual College Search Tips for Finding Your Dream School

Whether you are doing initial research and creating your list of potential colleges or you are a senior getting ready to apply, this guide will help you find useful resources to aid you in your college application and decision process.

Ten Tips for Back to School

As the new school year begins, we must all learn to adapt to a new world. We'll encounter many online classes, virtual events and new guidelines for campus... To help you navigate it all, here is a list of ten tips for starting this school year strong.

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