December 11, 2014

Virtual Business Challenge Round 1 Results


The results from Round 1 of the Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) have been released! Between October 20th and November 14th, teams from all over California competed to qualify for ICDC by placing top 2 in the Western Region in the five different VBC Categories: Sports, Restaurant, Personal Finance, Retail, and the Hotel Challenge.
Below are the competitors recognized by DECA, Inc. as the highest ranking VBC teams in California. The teams in bold also placed top 2 in the region and qualified to compete at ICDC.
VBC Top Competitors:
Mission San Jose High School – Zuhayer Quazi, Shivam Patel, Samuel Liu (Sports)
Mission San Jose High School – Anup Krishnamraju (Restaurant)
South Pasadena High School – Alexander Wong (Personal Finance)
Dougherty Valley High School – Mimi Evans (Hotel Challenge)
Granada Hills Charter High School – Kerthinivash Korisal (Retail)
Congratulations to all of our top competitors! For those of you who did not qualify, there is still an opportunity to do so. Round 2 of VBC begins on January 12th, 2015 at 10:00 AM. Good luck competitors!

About California DECA
California DECA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Career and Technical Student Organization, endorsed by the California Department of Education. With over 4,500 members in 59 schools throughout California, California DECA works to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in four fields of business: marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. For more information about California DECA, visit


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