The second competition of the year invites qualifying students to continue to compete in their chosen category from the Regional Competition. Students who did not qualify at the Regionals may choose to participate in the Leadership Development Academy (LDA). This two-day competition is loaded with award ceremonies, sponsor showcases with a scavenger hunt and draws, and evening entertainment. Achievement at the Provincials will determine who will compete in their categories at the International Career Development Conference.
February 8 – 10, 2018
Toronto Sheraton Centre
123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON
The cost of the competition varies based on registration package chosen.
Online Registration and payment for Provincials is due beginning of December
See your DECA Advisor for specific details
The following Written events will be expected to write a multiple choice exam for the Provincials competition. NONE of the other 30-page papers have this requirement.
MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE EVENTS : ADC, FMP and SEPP events WILL WRITE the Marketing Cluster exam.
PROFESSIONAL SELLING AND CONSULTING EVENTS : HTPS event WILL WRITE the Hospitality Cluster exam., FCE event WILL WRITE the Finance Cluster exam and the PSE event WILL WRITE the Marketing Cluster exam.
Future Provincials dates
February 10 – 12, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
February 9 – 11, 2020 | Toronto, Ontario
The top regional competitors in the Individual Series Events, Principles Events, Team Decision Making Events, Marketing Representative Events, Professional Selling and Consulting Events, and Business Management and Entrepreneurship Events challenge each other at the Provincial Competition for a chance to earn a spot to the International Career Development Conference.
Presenting fully developed business proposals, these events are not for the faint-hearted. Following very specific guidelines, our written event competitors are evaluated on their pragmatism, evidence-based decision making, and attention to detail.
Sharpening their tools for a better future, participants in the leadership academies engage in a full day of professional development and training led by industry professionals and leadership development professionals.