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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Joined DECA

Joining DECA is a truly life-changing experience. From exploring your interests and traveling the world to making new friends, DECA gives students a number of opportunities to grow and push themselves. Here’s what ten of our California DECA members said when asked about something they wish they knew before they joined DECA!  “One thing I […]

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California DECA Dominates Online Events!

Hey California DECA!  We are excited to announce that California DECA has dominated DECA’s Online Events once again this year! 23 of the 36 Western Region teams from both rounds of the Virtual Business Challenge are from California, a record-breaking number! Additionally, we nearly sweeped the Stock Market Game! Out of the 25 Western Region […]

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4 Things I’ve Learned After 4 Years in DECA

DECA provides a lasting difference beyond high school into college and your career. Through DECA’s competitive event experiences and numerous leadership opportunities, the skills members gain from DECA can help them stand out.  Rushil Sahai is an exceptional California DECA member who, over the course of his four years in DECA, has pushed himself and […]

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DECA Districts Season Recap!

California DECA’s Districts season was a huge success! Earlier this month, members from each of our three districts truly experienced the DECA Difference! From networking to competition, our members started the 2024 DECA season with a bang! Nearly 700 members joined us in SoCal for the district conference! The SoCal CDC was packed with fun, […]

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Audition to be the SCDC 2024 National Anthem Singer!

We are excited to announce that the auditions to sing the National Anthem at SCDC in March 2024 are officially open! If you or someone from your chapter is a talented singer, encourage them to audition to become the SCDC National Anthem singer, and they could be selected to perform during the Opening Session at […]

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Looking Back on 2023 in California DECA

Hey California DECA! As we swing into the New Year, Team 73 would like to take a moment and reflect on the amazing memories CA DECA made in 2023! We rang in 2023 with our annual District Conferences in SoCal, Silicon Valley, and Northern California! This was a lot of our members’ first conference and […]

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Announcing the 2024 CA Gold Scholarship

Hey everyone! Team 73 is ecstatic to announce that we will be presenting the California Gold Scholarship this year! This scholarship will be awarded to one member from each region (NorCal, SV, SoCal) and presented at the State Career Development Conference in 2024. The California Gold scholarship will cover the $85 for SCDC for each […]

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Stepping Up to Lead!

DECA Leadership Leadership is an integral part of the ultimate DECA experience, and DECA provides many opportunities for personal and professional growth. Through hands-on leadership roles at the chapter, association, and executive levels, you can develop skills including communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. Leadership in DECA showcases your initiative, responsibility, and commitment to growing as a […]

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Are You Ready For It? Champ Camp is Back!

Hey California DECA! Team 73 is so excited to announce that we are bringing back Champ Camp! Champ Camp is a series of Zoom webinars where members can gain advice from past ICDC winners. The calls are the first Monday of every other month from 7:30-8pm PST. The recordings will be posted on YouTube after […]

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Austin Adventures: Ultimate DECA Power Trip Guide to Austin

Join us from November 17th-19th in Austin, Texas for the annual DECA Power Trip! This conference will be filled with fun activities, workshops, and competitions AND you will have a number of opportunities to explore Austin. Here are our top recommendations for places you should check out during this trip! The Blanton Museum is well […]

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Announcing the 2023-2024 Business Pitch Challenge!

Calling all California DECA members! Team 73 is excited to announce the launch of the 2023 DECA Business Pitch Challenge! This challenge is a fun opportunity for DECA members to pitch their best new business idea. The event is completely virtual and involves a video presentation of your idea. This event is a great way […]

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Team 73 Attends the Emerging Leaders Summit

Team 73 is still on cloud 9 from the amazing time we had at ELS this summer! This retreat was packed with workshops, exciting activities, and a tremendous amount of opportunities for networking with leaders from all over the world! Below are some highlights from the summit! Leo: “I thoroughly enjoyed meeting leaders from other […]

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California DECA’s Chapter Banquets

As the 2022-2023 school year has come to a close, chapters all across the state held banquets to reminisce on their favorite memories and celebrate each member’s dedication. Team 73 and the Northern California DAT officers had a great time attending chapter banquets. We would like to thank Quarry Lane, Irvington High School, Washington High […]

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California’s Scholarship Recipients 2022-2023

California DECA wishes a warm congratulations to three of our seniors who received scholarships from various organizations at ICDC. These three individuals were recognized on stage at the ICDC Closing Ceremony for their hard work and dedication! Komal Vij, from Mountain House High School, was awarded the DECA Inc Scholarship this past April. Saivaishnavi Enduri, […]

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Team 73 Attends Capitol Leadership Retreat

This past May, Team 73 was delighted to have the opportunity to attend the Capitol Leadership Retreat in Sacramento! Our officers got to meet members and state officers from 5 of the other CTSOs in California. The conference was filled with workshops, which covered topics ranging from the legislative process in California to etiquette training! […]

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CA DECA Glass Winners at ICDC!

Hey California DECA! We hope your summer break is going well! We are so proud of how well each and every one of our members did throughout the 2022-2023 season and wanted to recognize a few of our members who performed exceptionally well at ICDC this year. We are ecstatic to have brought home 34 […]

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California DECA Top 20 Finalists at ICDC

Hi California DECA! We are so proud of your hard work and dedication this year! 1 in 4 of our competitors finalized in their events at this year’s International Career Development Conference! It was so exciting seeing you all challenge yourself and Get the Edge!  Team Decision Making Events Written Events Project Management Virtual Events […]

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