Competitive Events

Competing in DECA is a tremendous opportunity for you to develop and apply your skills and knowledge in the field of marketing. We encourage ALL of our chapter members to compete, even if just for the experience. For complete details on competitive events and sample tests, role plays, and other info, visit DECA's website:   High School Competitions


Below is a breakdown of the competitive events opportunities that you have this year. Talk to Mrs. Briggs North to sign-up for a competitive event. 

Georgia Only Testing Events: 
  • The top 10 scores in each event will earn a slot to 2019 ICDC in Orlando
  • Tests are taken here at school with a proctor
  • Online testing September 21-27
  • All DECA members will take a test - pick your category!
Competitive Event
  Advertising Services
  Buying & Merchandising
  Entrepreneurship
  Free Enterprise Economics
  Marketing Math
  Selling

Regional Competitive Events:
  • Typically top 3 to 4 winners in each event will move on to compete at State CDC at the end of February
  • At regionals, compete against other schools in our region - Troup, Carroll, Chattahoochee, Coweta, Douglas, Harrison, Harris, Heard, Marion, Meriwether, Muscogee, Stewart, Talbot, Taylor, and Webster County
  • Events will participate in online testing November 13-15
  • Role plays occur at Regional Competition on Friday, December 7 at Columbus State University
 Competitive Event
 Format Student Name
 Principles of Business Management and Administration Online test + Role Play

 Principles of Finance Online test + Role Play
 Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Online test + Role Play 
 Principles of Marketing Online test + Role Play 
 Accounting Applications Online test + Role Play 
 Apparel and Accessories Marketing Online test + Role Play
 Automotive Services Marketing Online test + Role Play 
 Business Finance Online test + Role Play 
 Business Services Marketing Online test + Role Play 
 Food Marketing Online test + Role Play 
 Hotel and Lodging Management Online test + Role Play 
 Human Resources Management Online test + Role Play 
 Marketing Management Online test + Role Play 
 Quick Serve Restaurant Management Online test + Role Play 
 Restaurant and Food Service Management Online test + Role Play 
 Retail Merchandising Online test + Role Play
 Sports and Entertainment Marketing Online test + Role Play 
 Personal Financial Literacy Online test + Role Play 
 Job Interview
 Role Play = Interview
 
 Business Speech Role Play = Speech  

State Career Development Conference:
  • Winners from regional competition will go on to compete at the state level in that event (they are not listed again below)
  • Events will participate in online testing January 8-11
  • Role plays and presentations will occur at State CDC February 14-16
  • Typically top 6 winners in each event will move on to compete at ICDC in April
  • Business Speech, Job Interview, and Marketing Decision Making are Georgia only events and winners will earn a slot in a leadership academy at ICDC
Team Decision Making Competitive Event
 # Part.
 Format Student(s) Name
 Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making

 2 Test + Role Play
 
 Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
 2 Test + Role Play 
 Financial Services Team Decision Making
 2 Test + Role Play 
 Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
 2 Test + Role Play 
 Marketing Communications Team Decision Making
 2 Test + Role Play 
 Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making 2 Test + Role Play


 Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making

 2 Test + Role Play 
 Business Operations Research Events# Part. Format Student(s) Name 
 Business Services Operations Research1-3 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Buying and Merchandising Operations Research1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Finance Operations Research1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation

 Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Sports and Entertainment Operations Research1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Chapter Team Events # Part. FormatStudent(s) Name 
 Community Service Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Creative Marketing Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Entrepreneurship Promotion Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Financial Literacy Promotion Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Learn and Earn Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Public Relations Project1-3  
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation

 Entrepreneurship Events # Part.Format Student(s) Name 
 Innovation Plan1-3 5 pg manual +
 15 min presentation

 Start-Up Business Plan Event 1 11 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Independent Business Plan Event1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 International Business Plan Event1-3 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Business Growth Plan Event1-3 
 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Franchise Business Plan Event1 30 pg manual +
 15 min presentation
 
 Marketing Representative Events# Part. Format Student(s) Name 
 Advertising Campaign 1-3 Online Test + 11 pg manual + 15 min presentation
 Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan 1-3 Online Test + 11 pg manual + 15 min presentation 
 Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan 1-3 Online Test + 11 pg manual + 15 min presentation
 Professional Selling and Consulting Events# Part. Format Student(s) Name 
 Financial Consulting Event 1 Test + 15 min presentation

 Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling Event 1 Test + 15 min presentation 
 Professional Selling Event 1 Test + 15 min presentation
 Virtual Business Challenge # Part.Format Student(s) Name 
 VBC Accounting 1-3 per group 
Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from
Southern Region advance to ICDC
 
 VBC Personal Finance 1-3 per group 
 Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from 
Southern Region advance to ICDC
 
 VBC Retail 1-3 per group 
 Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from 
Southern Region advance to ICDC
 
 VBC Hotel Management 1-3 per group 
 Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from 
Southern Region advance to ICDC
 
 VBC Restaurant 1-3 per group 
 Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from 
Southern Region advance to ICDC
 
 VBC Sports 1-3 per group 
 Online Competition:
Round One: Oct 19-Nov 13
Round Two: Jan 11-Feb 5
Only top two from 
Southern Region advance to ICDC