SBE Chapter Certification Submission Site Now Open

December 1, 2021

Certification Is Due by January 10, 2022

DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) chapter certification submission site is now open for chapters to submit their 2021-2022 projects.  

Here are a few key reminders as you prepare to submit your project:

  • SBEs must submit their documentation to DECA Inc. via the online submission site no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022. All submissions must be uploaded via the website. Mailed submissions will not be accepted.
  • Guidelines for chapter certification and chapter recertification are available here.
  • Submission instructions are available hereBe sure to check out the FAQ section on page seven, this may answer any questions you have!
  • The Statement of Assurances is electronic; there is not a physical form that students need to sign. (Note: this is unique to the SBE Chapter Certification project. Other DECA written events still utilize the physical form.) Be sure to review the Statement of Assurances with your students. Upon submitting the project online, advisors will be prompted to confirm their students read, understood and abided by the requirements.
  • Acceptable file types that can be uploaded to the submission website include JPEG, Word and PDF files. (If you’re attempting to upload one of the acceptable file types and it won’t successfully upload – the file may be too large.)
  • If possible, convert your project to a PDF. Often, judges do not have the same fonts loaded on their computers and this often messes up the spacing on the project and makes it difficult to evaluate.


Debbie Taylor
Leadership Specialist

As DECA’s leadership specialist, Debbie implements a comprehensive student leadership program for both the high school and college divisions. She is responsible for the Emerging Leader Series, executive officer teams and elections, and student recognition programs like the Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program and DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. Debbie has worked for DECA since 2019.

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