Compete

Beginner’s Guide to the DECA Virtual Business Challenges

DECA’s VBC program offers eight tracks of competition—Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Hotel Management, Personal Finance, Restaurant, Retailing and Sports. This lesser-known competitive event series allows members to qualify for ICDC, compete for coveted DECA glass and earn a share of $23,000 in scholarship money.

Compete in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation

Are you ready to test your business and marketing skills against other Collegiate DECA members? You can do just that and earn cash prizes in the upcoming Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation Competition (brought to you by long-time DECA partner, Knowledge Matters) that begins November 2, 2020.

2020-2021 District 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.

Beginner’s Guide to the DECA Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game is an online simulation that helps students develop skills in economics, investing and personal finance. If you are curious about competing in this event, read on to find out more!

The 2020-2021 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

The Collegiate DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, learn about virtual challenges and access competitive event guidelines. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead yourself and your chapter to the next level.

High School Stock Market Game Begins September 14

DECA members are invited to participate in the DECA Stock Market Game which kicks off September 14, 2020. Participants in the DECA Stock Market Game develop and manage a virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The Stock…

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 14

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game which kicks off September 14, 2020. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage…

2020-2021 DECA Guide Available Now

The DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, access competitive event guidelines, review the advisor guidebook and browse Shop DECA merchandise. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead your members to the next level.

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:

2020-2021 Competitive Events Update and Topics

Get a headstart on the 2020-2021 competition season with DECA's competitive event changes and draft topics for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.

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.

Rock the DECA Exam

It’s competition season! While this can be a nerve-racking time, it is also an excellent opportunity to fine-tune your skills. I know one thing that I consistently struggled with when competing was the exam requirement for many events. Here's what I've learned.

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