Georgia DECA Events

Georgia DECA's calendar of events provides many opportunities for involvement and participation at both the high school and college levels of the organization.

Georgia Only Testing Events

September 19-27, 2018

Competitions: Advertising Services, Buying & Merchandising, Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise Economics, Marketing Math, Middle School Marketing and Selling. The top 10 scores (top 5 for Middle School Marketing) in each event will earn a slot to 2019 ICDC. 


September 20, 2018

This fall GA DECA will offer a Professional Development Workshop and Officer Training for all GA DECA Advisors and Local Chapter Officers on Thursday, September 20th at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington. . . .

Fall Rally

October 12, 2018

Once again we will host our DECA Fall Rally on Friday, October 12th at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. Come hear a dynamic keynote message and participate in competitive events, get to know members from around the state and enjoy the Georgia National Fair!

Fall LDC

October 18-19, 2018

Next year's Fall LDC will be held October 18-19, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. You can expect energetic pre-conference sessions by your Executive Officers, an inspiring opening session featuring a special presentation by our Community Service Project representative, hands-on leadership workshops, competitive events, and many other activities. All Fall LDC Housing will be handled by Georgia DECA.

Region Online Testing

November 8-15, 2018

Regional Events: Principles of Business Administration, Personal Financial Literacy Event& Individual Series Events


DECA Day at Georgia Tech

November 10, 2018

Be a part of GA DECA's fall event with Georgia Tech! Includes tour Scheller College of Business, Electrical & Computer Engineering, School of Architecture, or the Computer Cluster, breakout sessions with Georgia Tech professors, alumni, and students......

Region Competition

December 6-11, 2018

Showcase your leadership skills by participating in Region Competitive Events on December 6,7, 10 or 11. Online Testing will take place prior to the Region Competition. Events that will participate in online testing include: Principles of Business & Administration Events, Personal Financial Literacy Event, and Individual Series Events. Role plays will take place at Region Competition.

State Competition Online Testing

January 8-11, 2019

Regional Qualifying Events: Principles of Business Administration, Individual Series Events, & Personal Financial Literacy Event

State Events: Team Decision Making, Integreated Marketing Campaign, Professional Selling

Day with the Hawks

January 15, 2019

The January Sports Marketing Event with the Atlanta Hawks will be Tuesday, January 15th.

State CDC

February 14-16, 2019

This year’s State Career Development Conference will be held February 14-16 at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta Hotel. This will provide a wonderful opportunity for students to shine as they compete among the best in the state in our competitive events program and executive officer elections. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops and trainings. 


April 27-30, 2019

The DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is the highlight of the DECA year. Nineteen thousand high school students, advisors, businesspersons and alumni gather for several days of DECA excitement. This year’s ICDC will be held April 27-30, 2019 in Orlando, FL.