Post #DECAICDC FAQs + Answers

We hope you Owned Your Future at #DECAICDC 2017 and had a safe trip home!

The DECA staff will soon be busy unpacking all of the conference items that returns from Anaheim.

Here are some answers to frequently asked post-ICDC questions:

Where can I find the overall results/winners’ list?

Within the next week or two, the overall winners’ list will be posted to It will include those who earned a medallion for top performance on the exam and presentation, overall finalists, and top 10 by rank.

Until then, you can find the overall finalists and top 10 winners on

How can I get my results?

DECA makes available competitor transcripts. The competitive event transcript reports students’ performance on each element of the competitive event. As soon as they are available, chapter advisors will be notified and directed to to order. They are $7 per competitor.

Some associations have purchased transcripts for their entire delegation and those will be sent to the chapter advisor from the chartered association (state/provincial) advisor.

Those associations include:

Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Can I get an industry certification for my performance?

DECA members taking the Hospitality and Tourism Cluster Exam at ICDC who score at least 70% will be eligible for AHLEI’s Certified Guest Services Professional Certification. As soon as they are available, chapter advisors will be notified and directed to to order.

My event was sponsored. When can I expect my award check?

As soon as DECA processes all of the winners’ information, we will issue awards checks to the home address competitors provided on the yellow registration card. Please allow six to eight weeks. If the event has a sponsored cash award and is a team event, the award is split among the team members.

Our team advanced to finals on Saturday. How can I get the written manual?

The written manuals will be returned to your chartered association (state/provincial) advisor in three weeks.

Where can I find a press release to share our DECA success with the local media?

Download it here and be sure to tweet @DECAInc the online story!

What changes are in store for 2017-2018 and what are the topics?

Check out this article for the changes, and this article for the draft topics. Complete guidelines will be posted to by July 1.

How can we order additional trophies?

Please contact Awards Unlimited at

How can we access photos from the conference?

Photos from the Leadership Recognition Session, the SBE Academy and Universal Studios Hollywood Party can be downloaded here.

Awards and other candid photos can be purchased here when the album is ready.

Other questions?

Please contact Christopher Young, High School Division Director, at

Follow DECA on Twitter @DECAInc.

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