• Be sure to read the entire CMG Section H​​

  • Complete Application​​

  • Be sure to attach your head shot to your application

  • Mail the following to VA DECA Office by due date

    • Transcript from end of prior school year​

    • Professional Code of Conduct document

    • Applicant/Parent Agreement (pg 8 CMG)

    • Advisor Statement of Responsibility (pg 9 CMG)

    • Candidate Statement of Responsibility (pg10 CMG)

Pre-SLC Qualifiers


All Candidates for state officer positions will complete:

  • Application - due December 18, 2020

  • Online Test - testing window Jan 4-8, 2021

Candidates with completed applications and test scores of at least 80% will:

  • Phone Interview with Chartered Association Advisor, Jan 8-14

Scores = Test + Application/Phone Interview/Video Submissin

** Top 20 Candidates will be invited to campaign at SLC



Be sure to follow the detailed requirements and process outlined in the Chapter Management Guide Section H 

​If you are elected . . .

  • Newly Elected Officers will meet briefly after SLC closing session back stage


  • Professional Code of Conduct remains in effect until and throughout your term in office


  • Attendance at ICDC 2021 is optional, if you attend you will serve as voting delegate (in addition to competition if qualified to advance)


  • Team uniforms will be determined by the Chartered Association Advisor - Officers are responsible for cost of pants/skirt/dress, and shoes.  Estimated cost = $150 - 225 (payment plans available)


  • Required Conference attendance at:

    • Emerging Leaders Summit & VA Officer Training - June/July​

    • Officer Training at VAME Conference - July/August

    • Officer Leadership Retreat - August/September

    • Virginia CTSO Officer Training - Fall TBD

    • Competition Training Conference (optional)- October

    • DECA's Power Trip - November

    • SLC Planning - February

    • State Leadership Conference, Virginia Beach, VA - March

National DECA Recognition

Emerging Leader Honor Award

  • If you are a senior and have a 3.2 GPA you may qualify

Scholarship Programs

  • Over $300,000 in scholarships available

  • Merit based