Competitions

  • Shawnee High School competes in the Southeastern Division at the District & State levels. Members who meet the requirements will be eligible to compete at the Southern NJ Regional competition in the Southeastern Division. Students who qualify and choose to continue to the next level will participate at the NJ State competition and then ultimately at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC).

    DECA competitions include:

      * 100-question multiple choice test (Click HERE for sample test questions )

      * 1 or 2 Role Plays (States and Internationals have an additional "finalist" round)

      * Exam Blue Print - Tells you the type of questions that will be on the test

     

    NOTE: THE DISTRICT COMPETITION WILL CONSIST OF A TEST & ROLE PLAY(S)!!!!

     

    Click HERE to view sample Role Plays. The videos are examples from the international competition and include single role plays as well as a team role play. 

       * Click HERE to see the TOPICS of your Role Play(s) for the District Competition

     

    DECA EXAMS

    DECA currently uses seven industry-validated exams for the following competitive events. Each exam item represents a specific performance indicator from the respective national curriculum standards.
     
    Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making
    Business Services Operations Research
    Human Resources Management Series
    Principles of Business Management and Administration
     
    Business Growth Plan
    Entrepreneurship Promotion Project
    Entrepreneurship Series
    Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making
    Franchise Business Plan
    Independent Business Plan
    Innovation Plan
    International Business Plan
    Start-up Business Plan
     
    Accounting Applications Series
    Business Finance Series
    Finance Operations Research
    Financial Consulting
    Financial Services Team Decision Making
    Principles of Finance
    Stock Market Game
    Virtual Business Challenge – Accounting
     
    Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
    Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research
    Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling
    Hotel and Lodging Management Series
    Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
    Quick Serve Restaurant Management Series
    Restaurant and Food Service Management Series
    Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making
    Virtual Business Challenge -Hotel Management
    Virtual Business Challenge – Restaurant
     

    Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series

    Automotive Services Marketing Series
    Business Services Marketing Series
    Buying and Merchandising Operations Research
    Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
    Community Service Project
    Creative Marketing Project
    Food Marketing Series
    Integrated Marketing Campaign–Event
    Integrated Marketing Campaign–Product
    Integrated Marketing Campaign–Service
    Learn and Earn Project
    Marketing Communications Series
    Marketing Management Team Decision Making
    Principles of Marketing
    Professional Selling
    Public Relations Project
    Retail Merchandising Series
    Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Research
    Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series
    Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making
    Virtual Business Challenge – Fashion
    Virtual Business Challenge – Retail
    Virtual Business Challenge – Sports
     
    Financial Literacy Promotion Project
    Personal Financial Literacy
    Virtual Business Challenge – Personal Finance

     

    How To Pick The Right Competitive Event For You

    Competitive Events Poster

    Click HERE to sign up for a COMPETITIVE EVENT!

    PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION EVENTS (1st Year Members ONLY)

    1. Principles of Business Management and Administration—PBM

    2. Principles of Finance—PFN

    3. Principles of Hospitality and Tourism—PHT

    4. Principles of Marketing—PMK

    TEAM DECISION MAKING EVENTS

    1. Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making—BLTDM

    2. Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making—BTDM

    3. Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making - ETDM

    4. Financial Services Team Decision Making—FTDM

    5. Hospitality Services Team Decision Making—HTDM

    6. Marketing Management Team Decision Making—MTDM

    7. Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making—STDM

    8. Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making—TTDM

    INDIVIDUAL SERIES EVENTS

    1. Accounting Applications Series—ACT

    2. Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series—AAM

    3. Automotive Services Marketing Series—ASM

    4. Business Finance Series—BFS

    5. Business Services Marketing Series—BSM

    6. Entrepreneurship Series - ENT

    7. Food Marketing Series—FMS

    8. Hotel and Lodging Management Series—HLM

    9. Human Resources Management Series—HRM

    10. Marketing Communications Series—MCS

    11. Quick Serve Restaurant Management Series—QSRM

    12. Restaurant and Food Service Management Series—RFSM

    13. Retail Merchandising Series—RMS

    14. Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series—SEM

    PROFESSIONAL SELLING AND CONSULTING EVENTS (Must prepare a presentation prior to the competition)

    1. Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling—HTPS

    2. Professional Selling—PSE

    3. Financial Consulting - FCE

    BUSINESS OPERATIONS RESEARCH EVENTS (Written Manuals only for the STATE Competition)

    1. Business Services Operations Research—BOR

    2. Buying and Merchandising Operations Research- BMOR

    3. Finance Operations Research—FOR

    4. Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research—HTOR

    5. Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Research—SEOR

    CHAPTER TEAM EVENTS (Written Manuals only for the STATE Competition)

    1. Community Service Project—CSP

    2. Creative Marketing Project—CMP

    3. Entrepreneurship Promotion Project—EPP

    4. Financial Literacy Promotion Project—FLPP

    5. Learn and Earn Project—LEP

    6. Public Relations Project—PRP

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP EVENTS (Written Manuals only for the STATE Competition)

    1. Innovation Plan—EIP

    2. Start-Up Business Plan—ESB

    3. Independent Business Plan—EIB

    4. International Business Plan—IBP

    5. Business Growth Plan—EBG

    6. Franchise Business Plan—EFB

    MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE EVENTS (Written Manuals only for the STATE Competition)

    1. Advertising Campaign—ADC

    2. Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan—FMP

    3. Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan—SEPP

    ONLINE EVENTS (Compete in your own time, winners attend International Competition)

    1. Stock Market Game—SMG

    2. Virtual Business Challenge Accounting —VBCAC

    3. Virtual Business Challenge Fashion VBCFA

    4. Virtual Business Challenge Hotel Management—VBCHM

    5. Virtual Business Challenge Personal Finance—VBCPF

    6. Virtual Business Challenge Restaurant—VBCRS

    7. Virtual Business Challenge Retail—VBCRT

    8. Virtual Business Challenge Sports—VBCSP