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© 2019 by Arizona DECA. All rights reserved.

2018-2019 EVENTS

In 2018-2019, forge your own path by attending events in any of Arizona DECA's four new event categories. Glory and prizes await those who maximize their attendance in a particular series. Chapters that compete to be the top dog in a series can win even more.

PATH TO GLASS

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

 

DISTRICT

CONFERENCES

STATE

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

CONFERENCE

INTERNATIONAL

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

CONFERENCE

December - January

Throughout Arizona

The stakes at districts are higher than ever before. Begin your journey on the Path to Glass and prove you have what it takes to challenge fellow DECA members from around the state.

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February 28 - March 2, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona

The flagship conference of Arizona DECA is no longer just for those on the Path to Glass. Introducing the Rise Academy, non-competitors will have a chance to earn their claim to fame and enhance their DECA journey.

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April 26 - May 1, 2019

Orlando, Florida

Nearly 20,000 high school students, advisors, businesspersons, and alumni gather to develop knowledge and skills for college and careers. Will you walk away with the glass as an international champion?

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WINNER'S CIRCLE

COMPETITION MASTERY SERIES

 

THREE

FALL

LEADERSHIP

CONFERENCES

INVITATIONAL

CONFERENCES

September - November

Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Choose from three reimagined conferences where you'll network with Arizona DECA students, polish your competition skills, and tour multi-million dollar facilities. Finish the day relaxing at a major-league sports game.

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November 2-3, 2018

Tucson, Arizona

Ideas to Doors is about true retail and brand entrepreneurs. It is about the passion, determination, and belief that they could take their ideas and get them to the doors of their retail stores and customers.

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October - December

Throughout Arizona

Ever wish you had more opportunities to practice your competition skills? Now you can! Your chapter can host an invitational competition where all you have to do is set the scene. We'll do the rest! To get started, send an email to Dan@azdeca.org.

ONE DIAMOND

LEADERSHIP SERIES

 

EMERGING LEADER

SUMMIT

LEADERSHIP

AT LOST CANYON

July 15-17, 2019

San Diego, California

DECA leaders will engage in an array of education programs to empower them to lead in the upcoming year. There are plenty of opportunities to collaborate, network, achieve, excel, and grow.

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August 26-28, 2019

Williams, Arizona

Spend three days in the beautiful pines of Williams surrounded by emerging leaders from around the state. Engage in character-building activities and compete to be the best team at camp.

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WESTERN REGION

LEADERSHIP

CONFERENCE

ULTIMATE DECA

POWER TRIP

November 15-17, 2018

Anaheim, California

The best stories are the ones that excite us, pique our curiosity, and keep us in suspense. We're drawn to stories about life, love, and adventure... but why not write our own epic story to tell? This... is your chance.

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November 16-18, 2018

Baltimore, Maryland

Embark on a quest that will awaken your thirst for knowledge in this powerful city.  Feel the energy when DECA members come together for sessions filled with dazzling lights, upbeat music, and a powerful message.

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CAPSTONE

ENRICHMENT SERIES

 

MDA Muscle Walk of Tucson

September 29, 2018

At MDA, families are the stars and heroes. Muscle Walk gives us the opportunity to unite around a cause that binds us together and celebrate all the stars in our lives who make this journey possible.

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MDA Muscle Walk of Greater Phoenix Area

TBD

The dollars we raise together fuel MDA's efforts to find research breakthroughs across diseases, to care for kids and adults from day one, and to empower families in hometowns in America with services and support.

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INNOVATIONS

& ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CONFERENCE

NEW YORK

EXPERIENCE

SPORTS

& ENTERTAINMENT

MARKETING

CONFERENCE

November 16-18, 2018

Baltimore, Maryland

This is the springboard for DECA members to unleash their innovative and create ideas! Get an introduction to the transformative power of entrepreneurship, develop business concepts, and build a brief pitch for a new idea.

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November - December

New York City, New York

It's the concrete jungle where dreams are made, and the city becomes the living classroom for DECA members as they explore marketing, finance, fashion, hospitality, and so much more!

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February 6-10, 2019

Orlando, Florida

When it comes to learning from the professionals in these popular industries, this conference cannot be rivaled. Home to world-class professional and college sports, theme parks become the living classroom.

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