• Minnesota DECA provides opportunities for marketing students to enhance their understanding and skills through the competitive event program. These competitions emphasize academic and vocational excellence as the building blocks for successful careers. Top-ranked winners receive trophies, scholarship and corporate awards as recognition, plus opportunities to compete at the national level.

    Minnesota DECA Competitive Events Include:
    Series Events -students are required to accomplish a task or solve a problem by translating what they have learned in the classroom into effective, efficient, and spontaneous action.

    Management Team Decision Making Events - students work together to solve a problem or develop a plan to present to the senior management (the judge).

    Written Events - students develop and present a paper regarding either a marketing research topic or a business plan.

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