Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 14

September 1, 2020

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game which kicks off September 14, 2020.

Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage a virtual investment portfolio. The Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game is conducted online and challenges teams of Collegiate DECA members to test their investment acumen against each other. The goal of the competition is to increase the value of the beginning portfolio, while maintaining a diversified mix of stocks, bonds and mutual funds.

The event is open to all Collegiate DECA members, giving them an opportunity to compete virtually against Collegiate DECA members all across the United States and Canada. The top ten teams from both the fall and spring Collegiate sessions will be recognized by Collegiate DECA for their accomplishments.

Competition Timeline:

  • Competition Begins: Monday, September 14 @ 9:30 am ET
  • Student Name Submission: Monday, October 5
  • Diversification Deadline: Friday, October 9 @ 4:00 pm ET
  • Competition Ends: Friday, November 20, 4:00 pm ET
  • Portfolio Deletion: Monday, February 15

For More Information:

If you have any questions about the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game or need assistance with registration, please contact Carolyn Quest, DECA Stock Market Game Coordinator, at


Stock Market Game

DECA and the SIFMA Foundation are pleased to provide their members with the DECA Stock Market Game and the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game.

The Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets and engages students in the world of economics, investing, and personal finance with the goal of preparing them for financially independent futures.

In the DECA and Collegiate Stock Market Games, teams of one to three DECA members are given a virtual $100,000 to invest in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.  Team members must work together to build and manage a high performing investment portfolio.

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