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Vote for Your Favorites in DECA's Ethical Leadership Challenge
Voting is now open for the DECA Ethical Leadership Challenge! You and your social media followers become the judge as you "vote up" your favorite entries.
Prepare for Role-plays at Association-level Competition
Need help showing your students why DECA is the best at preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management? Use this chronological guide to get started and develop role-play champions!
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.
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.
Calming Competition Day Nerves
Already thinking ahead to your next DECA competition? Despite all the preparation in the world, it’s hard not to feel nervous when you step into the exam room or begin solving the case study! Here are some tips to enter your next competition with confidence.
The Making of Collegiate DECA's Individual and Team Case Studies
The Individual and Team Case Studies involve real-world industry trends that present a challenge for competitors to solve. The case study scenarios are derived from input from National Advisory Board partners, industry associations and trade journals. Read on for an inside look at how they are created.
Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It
You hear the words “presentation” and immediately your heart starts to race. We’ve all been there right? Most of us need a bit more training on calming those fears when presenting to a room of people. You are not alone in this fear and we are here to help ease the presentation anxiety.
Sports and Entertainment Competition Tips from the Pros
DECA offers several sports and entertainment marketing competitive events for members to flex their skills. To help you prepare for your next competition, I gathered some insider knowledge from two previous SEM event competitors.
Collegiate DECA Finance Events: Everything You Need to Know
It’s the start of a new semester and for many, this time of year signals the beginning of competition season! If you’ve ever thought of competing in a finance event, read on for some helpful tips and tricks to ensure success!
3 Written Event Competition Tips to Consider
As the competition season heats up, take the opportunity to review the written event that you’ve worked so hard on. Make sure it’s the absolute best it can be before it reaches the judge and it’s your turn to deliver a knockout presentation!
The Ultimate Written Event Guide
Before serving as the 2018-2019 High School Division President, he was an international finalist, earning second place in the International Business Plan at ICDC in Anaheim. Andrew Weatherman took home DECA glass and now he’s taking the time to share his insider secrets with you.