DECA Competitive Events

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DECA
Competitive Events
If you wish to compete this year …
In the month of October you will need to:
 Check out www.deca.org/competitions/highschool
 Decide if you want to compete alone or with a
partner or 2
 Meet with an advisor
 Choose an event
Please note:
 We would rather our members not compete with
each other … so choose your event early!
Principles of Business Administration Events
Details:
 Online Exam
 Number of
Participants: 1
 Preparation Time: 10
minutes
 Content interview
with a judge
 2nd Content interview
for finalists
 Presentation Time:
10 minutes
Competitions:
 Regionals in
November
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get to
advance to the next
competition
Principles of Business Administration Events
 Principles of Business Management &
Administration
 Principles of Finance
 Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
 Principles of Marketing
Team Decision Making Events
Details:
 Online Exam
 Number of
Participants: 2
 Preparation Time:
30 minutes
 Case study before a
judge
 2nd Case study for
finalists
 Presentation Time:
15 minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
Team Decision Making Events
 Business Law & Ethics
 Buying & Merchandising
 Financial Services
 Hospitality Services
 Marketing Communications
 Sports & Entertainment Marketing
 Travel & Tourism
Individual Series Events
Details:
 Online Exam
 Number of
Participants: 1
 Preparation Time: 10
minutes
 2 Role plays with a
judge
 3rd Role play for
finalists
 Presentation Time:
10 minutes
Competitions:
 Regionals in
November
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
Individual Series Events
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Accounting Applications
Apparel & Accessories Marketing
Automotive Services Marketing
Business Finance
Business Services Marketing
Food Marketing
Hotel & Lodging Management
Human Resources Management
Marketing Management
Quick Serve Restaurant Management
Restaurant & Food Service Management
Retail Merchandising
Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Business Operations Research Events
Details:
 Number of
Participants: 1 to 3
 Maximum Paper
Length: 30 pages
 Present research
and plan to the
judge
 Presentation time:
15 minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Business Operations Research Events
 Business Services Operations
 Buying & Merchandising Operations
 Finance Operations
 Hospitality & Tourism Operations
 Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Operations
Chapter Team Events
Details:
 Number of
Participants: 1 to 3
 Maximum Paper
Length: 30 pages
 Present project to
the judge
 Presentation time: 15
minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Chapter Team Events
 Community Service Project
 Creative Marketing Project
 Entrepreneurship Promotion Project
 Financial Literacy Promotion Project
 Learn and Earn Project
 Public Relations Project
Business Management & Entrepreneurship Events
Details:
 Number of Participants:
1 to 3; only 1 for the
Participating Events
 Maximum Paper Length:
varies from 5 to 30 (see
advisor/website)
 Present proposal/
prospectus/plan to the
judge
 Presentation time: 15 20 minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get to
advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Business Management & Entrepreneurship Events
 Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan
 Entrepreneurship Participating
 Creating
an Independent Business
 Creating a Franchise Business
 Entrepreneurship Written
 Entrepreneurship – Growing Your Business
 International Business Plan
Marketing Representative Events
Details:
 Online Exam
 Number of
Participants: 1 to 3
 Maximum Paper
Length: 11 pages
 Present campaign/
plan to the judge
 Presentation time: 20
minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get to
advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Marketing Representative Events
 Advertising Campaign
 Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan
 Sports & Entertainment Promotion Plan
Professional Selling Events
Details:
 Online Exam
 Number of
Participants: 1
 Sales Presentation
to a judge
 Presentation Time:
20 minutes
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Professional Selling Events
 Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling
 Professional Selling
Online Events
Details:
 Number of
Participants: 1 to 3
 Only Stock Market
Game has a 15
minute presentation
of their portfolio (11
page paper)
Competitions:
 States in February
 Nationals in April
Only top winners get
to advance to the next
competition
* See paper deadlines
Online Events
 Stock Market Game
 H&R Block Dollars & Sense Challenge
 Virtual Business Challenge Restaurant
 Virtual Business Challenge Retail
 Virtual Business Challenge Sports
* All Written Events
 There are required due dates for drafts and
the final paper that must be reached in order
to have the paper submitted to the judges.
 There are also minimum standards that
must be met in order to have the paper
submitted to the judges.
 No exceptions.
Written Event Deadlines
Turn in all drafts and final written paper to
Advisors in ATC 714. Drafts can also be emailed to
[email protected]
 Nov. 20
 Dec. 18
 Jan. 23
Initial Draft due – returned by Nov. 30
Revised Draft due – returned on Jan. 3
Final Paper due (sign Statement of Assurances)
No Exceptions – Get it done and turned in so we have
a chance to help you to be able to compete
successfully.

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