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Create a PSA with DECA's Ethical Leadership Challenge

September 20, 2022

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.

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Register Now for Round One of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge

September 19, 2022

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.

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2022-2023 District-Level Competitive Event Instructional Areas Announced

September 15, 2022

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.

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Put Leadership into Action with the Lead4Change DECA Challenge

September 12, 2022

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.

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Produce the Next Big Cause Marketing Campaign with the NPCF Social Impact Leader of Tomorrow Challenge

September 1, 2022

Demonstrate your creativity by producing the next big cause marketing idea for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF).

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Become an Advocate with the MDA Disability Is Diversity Challenge

September 1, 2022

Create a focused Disability Is Diversity presentation that highlights the obstacles and experiences of navigating an educational environment with differing abilities.

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Lead with a Cause Through the Intuit Social Innovation Challenge

September 1, 2022

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.

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Unleash Your Creativity with the FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge

August 31, 2022

Demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit by proposing a new product idea and you could qualify to attend DECA's ICDC.

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Compete in the DECA Stock Market Game

August 30, 2022

DECA members are invited to participate in the DECA Stock Market Game (SMG) which kicks off on September 12, 2022.

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An Introduction to DECA Role-plays

August 30, 2022

If you are competing in an event with a role-play (Principles, Individual Series or Team Decision Making events), here are a few tips to help you get the edge this school year!

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You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event

August 30, 2022

Do you aspire to attain some #DECAGlass in DECA’s Competitive Events Program this year? Set yourself up for success in DECA’s competitive events by using this two-fold method.

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Competitive Events Topics Announced for 2022-2023

July 1, 2022

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.

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Session One of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins on September 12

September 5, 2022

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.

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Your Guide to Understanding DECA ICDC's Competitive Event Process and Transcripts

May 10, 2022

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.

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Collegiate DECA Competitive Event Draft Topics Announced for 2022-2023

May 5, 2022

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.

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3 Tips to Conquer Competitive Event Exam Anxiety

February 2, 2022

Do you get nervous before taking an exam? With these three easy methods, you will be able to overcome your test anxiety and stroll into your classroom or competitive event feeling confident that you will ace that test!

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How to Handle Competitive Event Feedback Like a Pro

January 4, 2022

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.

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Top 5 Tips to Prepare for Case Studies

November 9, 2021

Are you looking for ways to maximize this year’s competition season? Follow these five tips to learn how you can make this year’s competition your best one yet!

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3 Steps to Win DECA Glass in Your Prepared Event

October 27, 2021

Wining DECA Glass is every competitor’s goal. Here’s how to achieve your goal in a prepared event.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Prepared Event

October 17, 2021

Written events can be difficult to master. What does a winning project look like? What kind of before-hand preparation is required?

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How to Best Prepare for Your Next Role-play

October 4, 2021

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!

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The Art of Storytelling

January 12, 2021

Whether we are competing, fundraising, socializing, serving or leading we are constantly telling a story—our DECA story. So, why not make your story the best it can be?!

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A Quick Guide to Collegiate DECA Competitive Events

December 4, 2020

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!

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Stress to Success: How to Use "Good Stress" to Succeed in Competition

November 3, 2020

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!