What is DECA?

    DECA is a student marketing organization that works as a basic component of Marketing Education programs that support and enhance school and work based learning. The organization provides students with the proper skills, knowledge and experience to succeed in a global economy.


    DECA’s objective is to support the development of marketing and management skills in career areas such as hospitality, finance, sales and service, business administration and entrepreneurship. Programs and activities are tailored to the specific career interest of students and include technical skills, basic scholastic and communication skills, human relations and employability skills, and a strong emphasis on economics and free enterprise.

    The mission of DECA is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. 
    How can you join DECA?
    Any student who is enrolled in a marketing education class (Introduction to Business & Marketing, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Marketing I and Advanced Marketing) may join DECA.  Click the link below for a membership registration form and dues information.

    2015-2016 DECA Dues/Enrollment Form
    DECA Competitive Events 2015-2016  PPT- Tips for Competition
    District Leadership Conference (DLC)  Saturday, Nov. 21- Stone Bridge High School
    State Leadership  Conference (SLC)  March 4-6)  VA Beach
    International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) April 23-26- Nashville, TN 
Last Modified on August 15, 2016