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

Maryland DECA's 3rd Annual 🔷 Summer Pitch Competition 🔷

Put your business skills to the test, collaborate with friends, and sharpen your presentation skills for the upcoming DECA season!

All students are welcome to compete! Students who do not wish to compete are also welcome to spectate the live competition and cheer on their fellow DECA members.

If you are interested in competing or spectating, please register via by Wednesday, August 17 to receive attendee info.

The pitch competition will take place live via Zoom on Monday, Aug. 22nd, from 2:00-4:00 PM. Students may compete in teams of 1-3 members. During the competition, competitors will address a case study prompt in a 2-3 minute business pitch that will be evaluated by a panel of judges. Further information regarding the pitch competition can be found at Details include the competition schedule, grading rubrics, sample pitches, and registration info.

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected]

We are so excited to see our MD DECA family on the 22nd!

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!

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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. Registration opens in September 2022. Learn More about DECA's Power Trip Here

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..

Maryland Regional Competitions

Regional Competitions will be held in Dec/Jan.

Region 1 will be holding their competition on December 17th, 2022. 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

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Learn More About National DECA Events

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