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Using Classroom Knowledge for Role-plays

Whether it is a case study, role-play or a written event, it is always important to be prepared for competition. The best way to elevate your performance in front of a judge is by using the skills learned through your…

Getting Started with Written Events

For those of you that have competed in DECA’s prepared events, you know that writing a quality paper, coupled with delivering a presentation, can be hard and tedious work. However, breaking it up into smaller elements can help with time…

You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event

Do you aspire to attain some #DECAGlass this year in DECA’s Competitive Events Program this year? Set yourself up for success in DECA’s competitive events by using a two-fold method: first, find a career area that you have immense interest…

Take a Look: DECA's New Project Management Events

The Project Management Events require participants to use project management skills to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project. Participants in the Project Management Events will: Identify a problem Develop a project management plan related to the…

5 Ways to Win #DECAGlass in a Role Play This Year

Here are five ways to boost your chances of making it to #DECAICDC in a role-play competition: 1. Focus on the exam and study with a purpose One of the often-overlooked portions of a DECA role-play is the exam. The…

Advisor Resources for Later Haters Challenge

DECA and AT&T encourage you to ‘Stop the Hate and Spread the Love’ through the Later Haters Challenge. DECA has teamed up with AT&T to empower teens to rise above online negativity through the Later Haters Challenge. Help to raise…

How to Choose Your Competitive Event

Given the vast realm of DECA competitive events, it can be difficult to know which will be the right fit for you. Luckily, there are a few steps that you can take to make a more educated decision before signing…

5 Advanced Competition Tips for Collegiate Members

How do you stand out among the crowd? Go get ready for this competition season with some new tips and tricks to incorporate into your next case study or role-play. 1. Use Visuals Rather Than Bullets Points Bullet points on…

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 23

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, which kicks off September 23, 2019. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage…

The 2019 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

Check out the Collegiate DECA Guide for 2019-2020, which contains a variety of great resources for members and advisors all in one place! The 2019-2020 Calendar Information About Student Recognition Opportunities Key Conference Dates Competitive Events Overview Competitive Events Guidelines…

4 Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking

Did you know that 4 out of 5 people have a fear of public speaking? If you’re one of them, then keep reading because public speaking is such an important part of DECA. Between roleplays and even just interacting with…

High School Stock Market Game begins September 3

Participants in the DECA Stock Market Game develop and manage a virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The Stock Market Game is conducted via the internet and allows DECA members to test their knowledge and skills against…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019-2020 Virtual Business Challenge

Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and…

2019-2020 DECA Guide Available Now

Here We Go! This year's DECA Guide is out now! Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the DECA Guide is your go-to source to prepare for the 2019-2020 school year. The DECA…

Beat the Test Stress: 4 Tips to Ace Your Cluster Exam

While it might be relaxing to push aside studying right now, your future self will thank you for getting a head start. Instead of scrolling through social media between classes, use Quizlet to test your business knowledge! Rather than taking 4 practice exams the night before, challenge yourself to complete and review 10 questions per day.

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