The 2023-2024 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

Jul 12, 2023

Looking forward to another year of DECA? This year's Collegiate DECA Guide is now available! Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the Collegiate DECA Guide is your go-to source to prepare for the 2023-2024 school year.

The DECA Guide contains tons of great resources for members and advisors, including:

  • Calendar of events
  • Information to start your year
  • Leadership Passport Program guidelines
  • Challenge guidelines
  • Competitive events updates and guidelines

With so many resources in one place, the Collegiate DECA Guide is worthy of a spot in your bookmarks bar for easy access throughout the year.

Competitive Event Updates

The following changes have been made to Collegiate DECA’s Competitive Events Program, effective 2023-2024.

  • Managerial Accounting is no longer offered.
  • Emerging Technology Marketing Strategies has been renamed to Digital Marketing Strategies.
  • Sales Management Meeting has been renamed to Sales Management and Leadership.
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing has been separated into two Team Case Study events: Entertainment Marketing and Sports Marketing.
  • Financial Statement Analysis is now a Prepared Business Presentation event for teams of two (2) to three (3) competitors.
  • The presentation time for all Prepared Business Presentation events is adjusted from 20 minutes to 15 minutes.
  • All Prepared Business Presentation events with a written component must be submitted online prior to the beginning of ICDC.
  • The Culinary Management Institute will no longer be offered beginning with the 2024 Collegiate DECA ICDC in Austin.


Christopher Young, CAE
Chief Program Officer

Christopher Young, CAE, is DECA's chief program officer. In this role, he devises and leads organizational strategies and growth initiatives, including innovative student and advisor learning programs focused on ultimately preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

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