How Well Do You Know DECA?

Deca Trivia 3x2

January 4, 2021 is National Trivia Day and what better way to celebrate than with DECA trivia! Learn all the trivia facts on our wonderful organization to impress your fellow DECA members the next time you’re challenged with a DECA trivia question. Are you ready to learn more about DECA? Let’s g0…!

Questions:

  1. Where was DECA founded?
  2. What year was DECA founded?
  3. What did “DECA” originally stand for?
  4. How many different designs of our beloved DECA Diamond have there been?
  5. Where is DECA Inc.’s Headquarters located?
  6. How many competitive events does DECA offer?
  7. Who are the members of the 2020-2021 High School Division Executive Officer Team?
  8. What is DECA’s official magazine?
  9. When is DECA Month?
  10. How many chartered associations make up the High School Division?

Answers:

  1. DECA was originally founded in Memphis, Tennessee beginning with 17 initial chartered associations.
  2. DECA was officially founded through the work of the United States Office of Education and other organizations in 1946.
  3. DECA originally stood for “Distributive Education Clubs of America;” however, we have since dropped the acronym and simply go by “DECA.”
  4. Over the past 75 years, there have been 5 versions of the DECA Diamond, starting with the first diamond in the 1950’s and our most current diamond today!
  5. DECA Inc.’s Headquarters is located at 1908 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191.
  6. From role-play and prepared events to online competitions, there are 59 competitive events for you to earn #DECAGlass!
  7. The 2020-2021 High School Division Executive Officer Team is comprised of the Central Region Vice President – Nate Jacobs, North Atlantic Region Vice President – Ryan Rivera, Southern Region Vice President – Ramkishore Annachi, Western Region Vice President – Mattie Bradford, and President – Catherine Horton.
  8. The official digital magazine is DECA Direct (Check out past issues here).
  9. DECA Month is celebrated every November and full of fun challenges and fall conferences!
  10. There are 53 chartered associations across the world that make up the High School Division of DECA (although we have members in many other countries).
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