Maryland DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

Exciting Back to School Events!

Get your 22-23 DECA Journey started early by signing up for the events below

DECA Day with the Washington Commanders

The Washington Commanders are hosting a Sports Business Day at FedEx Field on Thursday, October 13th from 11am – 1pm! This field trip will include a panel discussion from Commanders executives, a tour of FedEx Field, and a marketing competition. Bring your business, sports business and DECA students to this fun-filled day!

Each registration will include a ticket to our November 27th game against the Atlanta Falcons. The registration will start at $45 per attendee and will include lunch at the event. Hurry! Deadline to Sign Up is Friday, September 30th, 2022! Please email our contact with the Washington Commanders Jake Supran to register your group. Then let us know you are planning to attend by signing up below.

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Competitions and Events

Maryland DECA along with National DECA have several events and Compeititions throughout the year. For 2022-2023 those events are getting started NOW! So keep checking this page often for updates and ways to get involved with DECA. 

One such event is DECA's Power Trip which is being held in Washington DC this year! November 11-13th, 2022 you can enjoy this opportunity right in our backyard to network and learn, all while making new friends from all over. You must be a registered DECA member to attend, so as soon as school resumes, get your club going early to be a part of this special event. Check out the registration guide and start planning! Registration opens in September 2022. Learn More about DECA's Power Trip Here

Stock Market Game

DECA members are invited to participate in the DECA Stock Market Game (SMG) which kicks off on September 12, 2022.

Participants in the DECA SMG test their investment knowledge and skills against other DECA members by managing a diversified portfolio of stocks, mutual funds, bonds and cash. Students can access their investment portfolios via a web browser on any device or on The Stock Market Game mobile app (by the SIFMA Foundation) available on Android or Apple. To View More information, please view Stock Market Game and Requirements. Registration closes October 21, 2022. Participants must be registered and paid DECA members in order to participate.

Competitive Events Draft Topics Announced for 2022-2023 - Check out this DECA Direct Article which includes helpful tips on the various topic areas that you may compete in. Share this with your club to prepare for next competition season.. Updated information can also be found in the Competitive Events Guide and Competitive Events update for 22-23.

Maryland Regional Competitions

Regional Competitions will be held in Dec/Jan.

Region 1 will be holding their competition on December 17th, 2022. Registration for Region 1 will be open November 1st. You must be a registered member with DECA in order to participate. Look here for further information soon.

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Maryland SCDC

More information will be coming SOON! Set your Calendar for Friday, February 24th, 2023 at the Delta Marriott in Hunt Valley

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April 22-25th, 2023 in Orlando Florida. Maryland DECA will be staying at the TRU Hotel by Hilton for the event. Members are only allowed to register through National DECA and MUST qualify for their event at SCDC in order to attend ICDC. More information will be coming soon!

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Learn More About National DECA Events

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