Ultimate ICDC Packing List!

Kaitey Crosby│Wisconsin DECA Vice President of Brand Management   ULTIMATE #DECAICDC PACKING LIST Every April, DECA members all ask themselves the same overwhelming question: what should I pack for #DECAICDC? While you want to make sure you don’t underpack for ICDC, you also don’t want to be the person who packs 13+ bags to Atlanta. Luckily, Wisconsin DECA has created the ULTIMATE #DECAICDC PACKING LIST, which will give you what you exactly need to pack to ensure your ICDC experien ...

Sun Prairie DECA Shares District 3 Conference Highlights

Olivia Showers │ President of Sun Prairie DECA Sun Prairie DECA Districts Recap Kicking off the competition season for the 2018 year was the District level Career Development Conference. This is an incredible exciting time for many, and that clearly was shown in Wisconsin DECA District 3. District 3 brought almost 900 high school students from 23 different schools to Sun Prairie High School to compete early on January 6th. By the time all of the morning jitters had passed, competition ...

West Salem DECA’s Tips for Perfecting Your Written Event

Danille Miller │ West Salem DECA 5 Tips For Perfecting Your Written Event SCDC is coming soon which mean everyone is working on their written event. Written events are a great way to get to ICDC, but can sometimes be challenging. You have already put in so much time into researching and planning your project so why not make it the best that it can be? Here are 5 tips for perfecting your written event: Tip #1: Set Deadlines and Goals Making a written event schedule and setting dead ...

Glenwood City DECA Successful at Districts!

Makayla O’Brien │ Glenwood City DECA President Glenwood City DECA Success at D1 Districts On January 6, 2018, Glenwood City DECA competed at D1 DECA districts along with other chapters at UW-Stout’s Memorial Student Center in Menomonie, WI. This day-long annual event gave our members the opportunity to network with other chapters both during the competition, and activities held during the day. This district competition was the start of a journey for some DECA members, as top competitors ...

Hudson DECA Earns SCDC Spots

Robert Elsenpeter│Hudson DECA Hudson DECA Competition Recap Hudson DECA competed at our district competition on January 6th at UW-Stout. We brought 17 members to compete in their various events. We started the day early on Saturday morning. It was a chilly day for competition, but our State Officer Ben Smith pumped us up with the cheer, “We have ice in our veins.” As we arrived to UW-Stout around 8 am, we had time to explore the campus and grab some breakfast before our cluster exams. ...

West Salem DECA Tips on Acing Tests

Abby Sharp│West Salem DECA Acing Your DECA Test: 4 Tips to Improve Your Scores Most DECA members can agree on one thing: tests are not their strong suit. There are just so many questions, the vocabulary is intense, and the questions are not exactly written in a user-friendly way. As someone who took 13 practice tests last year and actually enjoys DECA tests from time to time, I’m here to give you my best tips to get more familiar with tests and hopefully get better at them along the way. ...

Rhinelander DECA Prepares for Competitive Excellence

Abigail Krueger │Rhinelander DECA │ Vice President of Community Service Competition Tips from Rhinelander DECA For the past two months, Rhinelander DECA has been taking many proactive steps in preparing for the upcoming competition season. Keeping a keen focus on competitive excellence is key to any DECA chapters success, and Rhinelander DECA has found the best method of achieving that goal is hosting regular study sessions. In order to encourage members to prepare for competition an ...

DeForest DECA Shares Chapter Competition Prep Tips

Audrey Williams │ DeForest DECA Chapter Competition Preparation With Districts right around the corner, DeForest DECA has made preparing our competitors a top priority. From “Remind” texts from our advisor, urging us to pick up more practice tests, to pizza nights, our chapter is excited to enter the competition season knowing that we’ve done all we can to achieve success and earn some hardware. DeForest kicked off their competition preparations by hosting a “New Competitors Mee ...

Arrowhead DECA Recruits Members for Competition

Emily Chu │ Arrowhead DECA Arrowhead DECA Recruiting for Competition Arrowhead DECA has been focusing on recruiting more chapter members to compete in districts. Our underclassmen participation has been low in the past years, so this year we really concentrated on filling those principles events. Prior to the competition, our advisor advertised districts to his marketing classes. He created a system in which kids could earn extra credit points if they decided to compete, with more extra ...

Wilmot DECA – Helping Your Chapter Prepare for Competition

Lauren Christensen │ Wilmot DECA │ Chapter President   Helping Your Chapter Prepare for Competition Competition season can be the best part of being in DECA, you have the opportunity to travel and network with people from all around the United States while honing in on your own skills for your competition. But during this busy time, it can be easy to focus more on your own success. As a leader in your chapter, it can be difficult to help everyone reach success, but focusing on a se ...

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