North Dakota DECA

Preparing Emerging Leaders in Marketing, Mangement, and Entrepreneurship

HERE WE GO
Learn. Grow. Achieve. 

High School Students

This is the place to start your DECA Career! We’re combining real-life experience with classroom activities to help you graduate from high school with a full resume and a headstart on your future. Take this opportunity and make it yours! Here We Go!

Get Involved

Whether you’re a member, parent, advisor, school administrator or marketing education supporter you’re in the right place to begin your ND DECA story! 

College Students

See what it means to be a DECA Member and who to contact on your campus. Join the association helping young leaders interested in entrepreneurship, marketing, management, finance, or hospitality develop skills, gain experience, and launch a successful career. 

High School

DECA programs exist in 24 of our high schools and career and technology centers in the state.

Alumni

Reconnect with the association that gave you so much.

College

Nine colleges and universities have a Collegiate DECA Chapter.

Educators

Classrooms led by dedicated educators are filled with students across North Dakota to learn about marketing, management, hospitality, finance and entrepreneurship. 

Our Mission & Vision

North Dakota DECA was chartered in 1953 and was organized around one ambition goal: to improve educational and career opportunities for students.

In the years since its formation, DECA has remained on the cutting edge of educational innovation and has become nationally known for integrating academic achievement with vocational skills and creating linkages with the business community.

Over time, the needs of our membership have changed and we have changed to meet them. The fundamental reasons we formed remain at our core: first, effective marketing education gives young people the tools and aptitudes they need to pursue their dreams, and second, marketing education works best when it’s part of an integrated education program.

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs
for careers in marketing, 
finance, hospitality and management 
in high schools and colleges in
North Dakota and across the Globe.

2019 - 2020

We’re excited to kick off the 2019 year in August when members return to the classroom and DECA Actvities. Planning is underway for conferences, new chapter and member resources and other incredible opportunties! 

Get DECA NewsWhat to Expect

Next Steps

Lots of Ways to Get Involved.

Compete

Get Resources

Be A Judge

Be A Leader

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Alumni

Donate

Scholarships

Partner

We’re On The Go

Across North Dakota

High School Officer Team

These six leaders were elected at the 2019 North Dakota State Career Development Conference in Bismarck, ND to serve the membership of North Dakota DECA. 

Collegiate Officer Team

Moving Collegiate DECA forward is what this team looks forward to doing after being elected in Fargo, ND at the Collegiate Career Development Conference. 

Supported By

Business partners are important to the success of North Dakota DECA. Business partners continue to support DECA and provide opportunities in leadership development, entrepreneurship, competition, and other areas that benefit youth. DECA has developed continued partnerships with many businesses in the state.

Important Dates

 

FLC Registration Due

September 26

Collegiate Leadership Conference Registration Due

September 30

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UPCOMING CONFERENCES:

HIGH SCHOOL

Fall Leadership Conference | October 13-14, 2019

Central Region Conference | December 5-8, 2019

State Career Development Conference | March 15-17, 2020

International Career Development Conference | April 29 - May 2, 2020

COLLEGIATE

Collegiate Leadership Conference | October 15-16, 2019

ENGAGE Conference | November 8-10, 2020

State Career Development Conference | February 9-10, 2020

International Career Development Conference | April 22-25, 2020

ND DECA Blog

The Latest News & Updates

2018-2019 ND DECA Competitive Event Winners

ND Champions! Sharing news, information, and resources to make North Dakota DECA better! Congratulations to the top scorers from the North Dakota Career Development Conference! 150 judges from businesses across the state heard...

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High School Competitive Event Updates 2019

Some of the competitive events are seeing changes for the 2019-20 year. The event changes are in an effort to align with the industry best practices and needs. Let's Go!  1. The Chapter Team Events will now be called the Project Management Events, effective for the...

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DECA Guide for 2019-20 Year

Go for it all this year!  Sharing news, information, and resources to make North Dakota DECA better! The DECA Guide is the ultimate resource for all information from competitive events to International Conferences and professional...

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