Officer Leadership Retreat

Start your year off strong in a camp style officer training session.

September 20-21, 2020

Smith Mountain Lake

W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conf. Center

775 Hermitage Road

Wirtz, VA 24184


Registration Due Aug. 28, 2020


Retreat Information - Click Here

Registration is capped at 180 advisors & students

Registration Instructions

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State Fair

Enjoy all that Virginia has to offer at the annual State Fair.  Marketing and DECA Day include an optional role play and promotional campaign competitions.

Advisors can find Scavenger Hunt activity on the Advisor Resource Page


September 30, 2020


Chapters must purchase tickets to enter the state fair at

Registration Due Sept. 22, 2020

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Arrival Information from State Fair of VA

Competition Training Conferences

Join this 4-week virtual conference - students and advisors will participate in both on demand and live advisor-led training for members. Content will establish weekly competition learning pathways for DECA and allow members to explore hours of content according to pre-set pathways.

DATES - 4 weeks of October

Registration Due Sept. 14, 2020

Conference Information - Coming Soon

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State Leadership Conference

A weekend of leadership academies and competition to determine who will move on to International Competition.

​March 5 - 7, 2021

SLC Information - Click Here

Future Dates:

2021 - March 5-7

2022 - March 4-6

2023 - March 3-5

2023 - March 1-3

International Career Development Conference

April 24 - 27, 2021

The culmination of an exciting year. This year the conference will be in Anaheim, CA.  Will you be a lucky member of the Virginia Delegation?

ICDC Information - Click Here

Marketing Day Activities & Field Trips

Sports Biz Virtual Career Exploration Camp July 14 -16

Who: DECA advisors and students who love sports and want to attend Camp

What: This camp uses the power of sport in helping high school students to prepare for a successful career. In partnership with current professionals from the largest sports organizations in the industry, we'll help campers to understand the many and diverse career pathways to work in sports business.