Chapter Management Starts Here

This form is not required at this time - Advisors see email from Donna Dail dated 9/23/20

This form is required - one per advisor. Form will be sent to all advisors registered for SLC after registration closes.ā€‹

Great Chapters Start with Great Plans

Get your chapter organized with the resources below.

Leadership Traninng

VA DECA Leadership Retreat

Get your chapter officers and leaders off to the best start possible at Smith Mountain Lake. 

Resources for DECA's Elevate Series 
  • Emerging Leadership & Entrepreneurs
  • DECA Leadership Styles
  • DECA Leadership Team
  • DECA Chapter Strategy
  • DECA Leadership Tools


November 4, 2020

Celebrate VA DECA Day by planning special activities or recognition in your school and community.

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Chapter Management Guide

An advisor's and chapter's guide to the school year with Virginia DECA.  Sections can be downloaded and printed for your convenience.

Section A - General Information

                Highlights changes and updates                        for 2020-21.

Section B - Forms

               Consent Form, Medical Form,                       Statement of Compliance                             Substitute Chaperone Form,                          Incident Form, Recommendation                     for Board of Trustees, Request for                   Special Circumstance (2020-21                   ONLY)

Section C - Competitive Events

                Start here for competitive event                      planning.  Explanation of events                    and eligibility for SLC

Section D - Annual Reports

               Instructions for your Annual Report.

                Select Template form - either                          Google or Word

               Annual Report Template - click here                 for Google Doc

               Annual Report Template - Click                       here for Word Doc

               Instructions to Submit - click here

Section E - Recognition 

               Information for chapter and                           member awards. Membership                       incentives, Friends of DECA,                         Honor Society, Merit Award, VA                   DECA Day, and Outstanding                       Advisor 

Section F - Scholarships

               Application and requirements   

Section G - District Presidents

                Resources for application,                            interviews, etc.

Section H - State Officer

                Read entire section very carefully                    for requirements, forms and                          process to run for office

Section I - DLC

               Information on number of winners                   who move on to SLC, links to                       forms,and general procedures. 

Section J - Executive Officer

              Information about national officer                  candidate process


VA DECA Constitution & Bylaws

Instructions for all registration sites and membership

Overview of all events with event details for participation at