Maryland DECA

WELCOME TO MARYLAND DECA!

Why DECA? DECA is more than a Business and Marketing Club, DECA helps students realize their interests and helps students set goals for their future. Through activities, learning of skills and competitive events students research and learn about their own interests as well as making connections to other club members. Making real world connections to businesses and learn how to be successful. We hope that you join us and Grow with Maryland DECA and take your Dreams to "Maximize Your Momentum"!

Ready to Input Your Membership?

If you have not already done so, it is NOW time to input your club's membership! You can access Advisor Resources, or Click Here to input your chapter membership with National DECA. Please make sure to submit your membership in time for Competition Season. Region One will be holding it's competition on Friday, January 7th and SCDC will be held in February 2022. Members interested in competing need to be paid members. Please contact Maryland DECA if you need assistance or have questions about how to place and pay your chapter's membership.

DECA Blazer Purchase

Competition Season is starting soon and if you are new to DECA, you will need to purchase the official DECA Blazer. Check with your Chapter Advisor or Shop DECA to purchase yours before the Competition season gets into full swing.

Regional, State and ICDC Information can be found on the Competitions Page 

Returning Chapters for 2021-2022

Please Fill Out This Form if you are planning to return for the 2021-2022 School Year as a DECA Chapter. The purpose of this form is to get a sense of what Maryland DECA will look like next year in terms of member size, get updated advisor contact information, get contact information for leading chapter officers for the purpose of a GroupMe, understand the size of each region, and give chapters the chance to ask questions and express any concerns.

Want to get involved or start a chapter? Check out the New Chapter Resources Page

Chapter Resources

Maryland DECA is Reborn!

Maryland DECA is alive and well. And growing! Contact us if you are interested in starting a new chapter or rebooting one at [email protected]

Maryland DECA - Statement of Commitment

Maryland DECA Inc. stands against racism in all forms. As community oriented and professionally responsible leaders, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion and embrace our role in shaping a better future for all Maryland students.‚Äč

We stand in solidarity with the Black communities in the fight against systemic racism and injustice. Maryland DECA Inc. is committed to creating and maintaining a healthy and respectful environment for all of our emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Our philosophy is to ensure all members, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status are treated equally and respectfully. Any behavior in the form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying will not be tolerated. It is the responsibility of all members to uphold and contribute to this climate. -Ted Thompson, Maryland DECA Board Chair

Upcoming Events

January 7th, 2022

Region 1 Competition 3:30-7:30 pm

Richard Montgomery High School Rockville MD

February 2022

State Competition

Location: TBD

April 23-26, 2022

ICDC - Atlanta, Georgia

Information Available Winter 2022