October 6, 2020
Register your students for round one of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge.
The VBC is an official competitive event free to high school DECA members and hosted by Knowledge Matters. The event includes eight unique tracks and offers over $23,000 in scholarship money. Round one begins on October 20, 2020.
District Instructional Areas Announced

Get ready for competition season! Explore the primary instructional area(s) that will
be assessed for each of the district-level scenarios to help prepare your members for district competitions.
FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge

The FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge asks students to create a video pitch for a new product, describing the target market, launch strategy and more. Download the guidelines now.
October Student Video Calls

Encourage your members to connect with emerging leaders across the globe by joining October's video calls hosted by the Executive Officers. Check out the topics and share with your members.
DECA AMPED at Virtual MBA Conclave
This year's DECA AMPED professional learning experience will be held as part of the virtual MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference on October 16-18, 2020. The experience will bring together the best of both conferences in one experience.
Register now to reserve your spot!
DECA Professional Division Awards

The DECA Inc. Professional Division Awards recognize individuals for outstanding and significant contributions toward the development and progress of DECA Inc. Nominations are due November 2.
Plan Ahead for
New Member Week

From October 12-16, DECA is shining a spotlight on our newest members with our first-ever New Member Week. This week is a chance for us to meet the new faces in your DECA chapter or association.
Next Level Leadership Mentor Roundtable

Watch on-demand: Four leaders share how they have harnessed the power of leadership to impact others and offer advice for members. Use with the Classroom Discussion Guide.
Top-Ranked Business School
Thousands of reasons to get excited. One top-ranked business school. ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business is consistently top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Students can add value to their education and experience -- from their first day at ASU to graduation and beyond.
U.S. Army ROTC
Students can develop leadership skills that allow them to lead in any career while earning money for college tuition. When students graduate and complete Army ROTC, they'll commission as an officer in the U.S. Army.
Country Meats Contactless Fundraising
Country Meats believes that fundraising should be safe and easy. With our new Contactless Fundraising option, we've created a system for you to effortlessly raise funds for your amazing cause.
Full-Tuition Business Scholarship Programs
Students can unlock their potential with a four-year, full-tuition scholarship and premier academic programming from the
top-ranked business school at the University of St. Thomas. Encourage them to apply for the Schulze Innovation Scholarship or the GHR Fellows Program by January 8, 2021.