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 20-27, 2017

Competitions: Advertising Services, Buying & Merchandising, Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise Economics, Marketing Math, and Selling. The top 10 scores in each event will earn a slot to 2018 ICDC. New this year- Middle School Marketing (for middle school students only, top 5 scores will earn a slot to 2018 ICDC)

Fall Rally

October 13, 2017

Once again we will host our DECA Fall Rally on Friday, October 13th 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!

Day with the Hawks

November 03, 2017

The Fall Sports Marketing Event with the Atlanta Hawks will be Friday, November 3rd.

Region Online Testing

November 13-17, 2017

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

State Events: Marketing Representative and Professional Selling

Region Competition

December 1-8, 2017

Showcase your leadership skills by participating in Region Competitive Events on December 1, 7, or 8. 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 8-9, 2018

Regional Qualifying Events (if students did not score 60% or higher): Principles of Business Administration, Individual Series Events, &Personal Financial Literacy Event

State Events: Team Decision Making

State CDC

February 1-3, 2018

This year’s State Career Development Conference will be held February 1-3, 2018at the Hyatt Regency 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 21-24, 2018

The DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is the highlight of the DECA year.Eighteen thousand high school students, advisors, businesspersons and alumni gather for several days of DECA excitement. This year’s ICDC will be held April 21-24, 2018 in Atlanta, GA.


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 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.