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Create a PSA with DECA's Ethical Leadership Challenge
In teams of up to four DECA members, develop a 60-second (or less) public service announcement to educate your community about the importance of ethics.
Register Now for Round One of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge
You won't want to miss the 21st annual DECA Virtual Business Challenge! DECA VBC is an official competitive event free to high school members. Participate and you could earn a trip to ICDC and a share of over $20,000 in scholarship money.
2022-2023 District-Level Competitive Event Instructional Areas Announced
Get ready for competition season! Each year DECA provides the primary instructional area(s) assessed in each of the district-level scenarios to help advisors and members prepare for district competitions more effectively.
Put Leadership into Action with the Lead4Change DECA Challenge
Demonstrate your leadership skills by being involved with your community and submitting a community service project. Work in teams and do a project as you go through the lessons.
Produce the Next Big Cause Marketing Campaign with the NPCF Social Impact Leader of Tomorrow Challenge
Demonstrate your creativity by producing the next big cause marketing idea for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF).
Become an Advocate with the MDA Disability Is Diversity Challenge
Create a focused Disability Is Diversity presentation that highlights the obstacles and experiences of navigating an educational environment with differing abilities.
Lead with a Cause Through the Intuit Social Innovation Challenge
Intuit and DECA are proud to team up and share an exciting opportunity to compete with other high school groups across the U.S. and Canada to make entrepreneurship and business ownership accessible for all.
Unleash Your Creativity with the FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge
Demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit by proposing a new product idea and you could qualify to attend DECA's ICDC.
Competitive Events Topics Announced for 2022-2023
Get a head start on the 2022-2023 competition season with DECA's competitive event topics and resources for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.
Session One of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins on September 12
Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game (SMG) which kicks off on September 12, 2022.
Your Guide to Understanding DECA ICDC's Competitive Event Process and Transcripts
If you're looking for more information on DECA's International Career Development Conference competitive events process and transcripts, look no further! Explore these frequently asked questions and answers.
Collegiate DECA Competitive Event Draft Topics Announced for 2022-2023
Get a head start on the 2022-2023 competition season with Collegiate DECA's competitive event draft topics for the Business Research and Emerging Technology Marketing Strategies events.
How to Handle Competitive Event Feedback Like a Pro
Feedback is a key element of developing as an emerging leader and entrepreneur. Use these tips to turn feedback from districts into future competitive event success.
How to Best Prepare for Your Next Role-play
With competition season fast approaching, the number one thing on many competitors’ minds is the thought of how they can crush their role-play in front of their judges. Unfortunately, there is no magical hack to make your presentations better but these tips should definitely help!
A Quick Guide to Collegiate DECA Competitive Events
So, you've decided to compete in Collegiate DECA. Now what? What competitive events exist? How do you choose? We'll tackle these questions so that you can become a #NextLevel competitor!
Stress to Success: How to Use "Good Stress" to Succeed in Competition
Stress is often perceived as a negative experience, but the right kind of stress can actually fuel your success in competition and beyond. Read on to learn about "good stress", how to distinguish it from the bad and ways you can harness it to take your competitive edge to the next level!