• ANOKA DECA

    Own Your Future
     

    What is DECA?

    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
    We are a a co-curricular student organization that serves 9th through 12th grade students at Anoka High School.

    DECA’s activities assist in the development of academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. 

    Who Can Join?

    Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors can ALL join Anoka DECA.  

    Since DECA is a co-curricular organization, the only other requirement is that a student must be enrolled in a marketing related class sometime during the current school calendar year.

    DECA members can begin their experience as early as the ninth grade by enrolling in a marketing, finance, hospitality, business management, or entrepreneurship course. They can retain their membership in DECA as long as they are actively pursuing courses in one of the content areas.

    DECA enhances the co-curricular education of members through a comprehensive learning program that integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business and promotes competition.

    Why Should I Join?

    • DECA is one of the best student associations in the country

    • DECA gives students opportunities to achieve goals, build self-esteem, and develop leadership skills.
    • The opportunity to participate in a variety of activities
    • Meet new people
    • Learn new skills
    • Compete with and against other students
    • TO HAVE FUN! 

    Some of DECA’s Main Events

    • Civic and Community Projects

    This is a very rewarding way to give back to the community through a variety of activities.

    • Competitive Events

    In these you can show-off your marketing knowledge in a variety of subject categories. Some categories include advertising, market research, retail marketing, management, entrepreneurship, and many other individual and team competitions.

    • Special Events

    Each year DECA plans many original new exciting activities that develop leadership, organizational, and team building skills.

    • What type of recognition will I receive?

    As a DECA member, you will be taken seriously and get the recognition and respect of the business and civic communities. Many of America’s leading corporations actively support DECA members by giving scholarships and awards.

     Develop your leadership skills, get involved with DECA!



    2016-2017 CONFERENCE DATES

    • DISTRICT 4 LEADERSHIP AND OFFICER ELECTIONS CONFERENCE

    Bunker Hills Activity Center, Blaine

    Friday, October 14, 2016

    • MINNESOTA DECA FALL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

    Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday

    November 5,6, and 7, 2016

    • DECA NEW YORK EXPERIENCEDECA WHEEL

    Next NYE trip in 2016-17

    • DISTRICT 4 CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Crowne Plaza, Plymouth

    Saturday Night, Sunday & Monday

    February 4-6, 2017

    • STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis

    Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

    March 19-21, 2017

    • INTERNATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Anaheim, California

     

    April 26-29, 2017

     
     

    Helpful DECA Links

    Use these Attachments when Preparing for DECA Competition

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