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How to Choose Your Competitive Event

Given the vast realm of DECA competitive events, it can be difficult to know which will be the right fit for you. Luckily, there are a few steps that you can take to make a more educated decision before signing…

5 Advanced Competition Tips for Collegiate Members

How do you stand out among the crowd? Go get ready for this competition season with some new tips and tricks to incorporate into your next case study or role-play. 1. Use Visuals Rather Than Bullets Points Bullet points on…

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 23

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, which kicks off September 23, 2019. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage…

The 2019 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

Check out the Collegiate DECA Guide for 2019-2020, which contains a variety of great resources for members and advisors all in one place! The 2019-2020 Calendar Information About Student Recognition Opportunities Key Conference Dates Competitive Events Overview Competitive Events Guidelines…

4 Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking

Did you know that 4 out of 5 people have a fear of public speaking? If you’re one of them, then keep reading because public speaking is such an important part of DECA. Between roleplays and even just interacting with…

High School Stock Market Game begins September 3

Participants in the DECA Stock Market Game develop and manage a virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The Stock Market Game is conducted via the internet and allows DECA members to test their knowledge and skills against…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019-2020 Virtual Business Challenge

Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and…

2019-2020 DECA Guide Available Now

Here We Go! This year's DECA Guide is out now! Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the DECA Guide is your go-to source to prepare for the 2019-2020 school year. The DECA…

Beat the Test Stress: 4 Tips to Ace Your Cluster Exam

While it might be relaxing to push aside studying right now, your future self will thank you for getting a head start. Instead of scrolling through social media between classes, use Quizlet to test your business knowledge! Rather than taking 4 practice exams the night before, challenge yourself to complete and review 10 questions per day.

DECA Announces the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 ICDC Qualifiers

DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second qualifying round of the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge. These students finished in the top two places in their region in one of the Virtual Business Challenge tracks. With approval from their chartered association, each team has earned an opportunity to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference.

5 Hacks to Calm Competition Day Nerves

Every year as we move closer towards competition season, many of us tend to get nervous. We spend hours decorating our posters, practice role plays deep into the night, and dissect DECA Direct articles in order to perform our best. Here are the only 5 tips you need to be completely prepared to dominate your state competition.

DECA Idea Challenge 2018 Global Winning Teams Announced

A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.

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