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CA DECA Emerging Leaders Summit Reflection

California DECA’s State Officer Team had an amazing time in Salt Lake City, UT this past July for the DECA Inc. Emerging Leaders Summit. They had the opportunity to network with leaders from all across North America, with chartered associations as far away as Ontario, Florida, and Michigan attending. State President Daniel Dolan, Vice President […]

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CA DECA ICDC 2022 Grand Awards Winners

Hello California DECA! DECA ICDC’s Grand Awards session saw 119 California DECA students recognized for either placing in the top 10 of their event internationally, or receiving coveted DECA Glass for placing top 3! We are very proud of all of our California DECA ICDC delegation, and look forward to continued competitive success next year! […]

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Top 20 CA DECA ICDC Finalists

Hello California DECA! We’re very proud of the amazing effort of California DECA chapters and students in their hard work towards competitive success – 1 in 3 competitors from California DECA made top 20 in their events internationally! If you know any of them, be sure to congratulate them on their success! Team Decision Making […]

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State Officer Team Launches #CAGOLD Scholarship

Hey California DECA, we are so excited to announce the start of the #CAGOLD Scholarship. As DECA members around California seek to explore their interests and compete at conferences, financial situations should not be the limiting factor preventing them from participating. This scholarship will be provided to qualifying individuals in order to help cover a […]

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CA DECA DOMINATES VIRTUAL BUSINESS CHALLENGE RD. 1

Hey California DECA! DECA has released their results for Round 1 of the Virtual Business Challenge, and we’re proud to say that California had a winner in EVERY event, even sweeping half! Now let’s recognize our VBC winners! VBC Accounting Washington HS – Chandler/Rameshkumar/lyengar The Harker School – Ramachandran VBC Entrepreneurship BASIS Independent SV -Wang/Zhi/Sun […]

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Member of the Month: Gary He

 Hey California DECA! We are excited to announce our very first Member of the Month from October: Gary He from Westview High School. Gary is in charge of chapter communications. Gary is hard-working, dependable, outgoing, and considerate of others. He plans ahead of every meeting and is very well at summarizing the meeting minutes for […]

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Valley Christian Hosts Successful Mock Conference

Two weeks ago, Valley Christian High School held their first in-person mock conference. Over 100 students participated, 25 parent judges, 14 parents helped with the logistics, and all 24 members of the officer team worked together to make sure that the conference was running smoothly. We’d like to give a special shoutout to Mrs. Lin, […]

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APPLY FOR A DECA SCHOLARSHIP

The DECA merit based scholarship portal is now open for the 2021-2022 academic year. Last year, four CA DECA members were awarded scholarships and this year, we are looking forward to seeing even more! The scholarships that are available are the Association Of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) Scholarship, the Bob Foehlinger Memorial Scholarship, the […]

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Upcoming Chapter Officer Training Event!

California DECA is excited to present the 2021-2022 CA DECA Chapter Officers with the opportunity to attend The 100X Chapter Officer Training! This event is an amazing opportunity for all California DECA chapter officers, especially members of the Presidents Council, to get exclusive access to hours of premium leadership content with 30-day access to 100XED.TV, […]

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Welcome Back California DECA!

California DECA is excited to welcome members to another DECA year! The State Officers hope that all members have been enjoying your first couple weeks back at school and are excited to see what this year holds. This past summer, the state officer team held chapter chats with many different chapters to help them prepare […]

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Presidents Council 2021

Team 71 is excited to announce the first Presidents Council meeting, held on September 13. Unless stated otherwise, meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month from 5-6 PM. In order to stay updated, please join the California DECA Chapter Presidents Group on Facebook and fill out the Presidents Council Contact Form. […]

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CA DECA Alumni Receives Seed Funding for Startup

A huge congratulations to our former CA DECA State President, Diane Keng, from Monta Vista High School, for receiving $11 million in seed money for her data science startup, Breinify! Brienify aims to bring predictive personalization based on data science to marketers with the goal of helping them improve a customer’s experience by personalizing messages […]

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California DECA Members Achieve Next Level Results at International Conference

During the past three weeks, California DECA members who qualified at States had the chance to demonstrate their business skills at the International Career Development Conference. ICDC comprises many associations from around the world, allowing our members to participate with the brightest leaders. California DECA performed exceptionally at the international level with over 60 teams […]

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DECA Inc. Scholarship Recipients from CA DECA

During the months of November- January, members from all across the world had the opportunity to apply for merit-based scholarships provided by DECA Inc. These scholarships were based on students’ DECA involvement, leadership ability, community service, and academic performance. A huge congratulations to the four CA DECA members who were named DECA’S 2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients. […]

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LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS!

Calling all volunteers! Are you interested in helping out at California DECA’s 2021 District Conferences? Join us for the California DECA District Conferences and share your expertise and talents with the next generation of marketing, management, hospitality, finance and entrepreneurship leaders! Judging is from January 15-24 and will be 100% virtual this year. You’ll be […]

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WELCOME BACK CALIFORNIA DECA

Welcome back to another year, California DECA! We know that 2020 was a long and unprecedented year for all of us, and we thank you for sticking with us and continuing to grow as leaders and competitors over the course of the year. Within these next few weeks, we encourage you to reach out to […]

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Innovate 2020 Recap

Even in the confusing and ever-changing world that was 2020, California DECA still found exciting ways to engage with one another and grow our leadership skills through the Innovate 2020 Leadership Conference. During this week-long virtual conference, members from all over DECA’s Western Region were able to come together, engage in amazing leadership development workshops, […]

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California DECA Business Pitch Challenge Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the California DECA Business Pitch Challenge Competition.  The Top Three will receive a trophy.  We will reach out to them individually to gather mailing information for those trophies.  We would also like to recognize and congratulate those placing in the Top Ten. A big thank you to […]

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Want a State Officer at your Next Chapter Event?

Would you like to see a California DECA State Officer joining in on your next online chapter meeting or event? If so, Team 70 is here to help and would love to visit with you! Reach out to your advisors or chapter officers and see if they would be interested in one of our officers […]

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Yes, We’re Open!

Members of California DECA, as many of you begin going back to school this year, we hope you remember that although it is difficult for us to convene in person right now, Team 70 and the rest of us here at California DECA are ready for another year where we take it to the Next […]

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