Over 7,500 of Ontario’s finest taking over downtown Toronto for 3 days of fierce competition and professional development.

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
M5H 2M9

CAD 60+

The cost of the competition varies based on registration package chosen.

Online Registration and payment for Provincials is due December 11, 2017

2018 Provincials Tentative Agenda               Provincials Registration Package  (updated November 27)             Provincial Hotel Liability Terms and Conditions

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.

Learn More         How to Read the Provincials results


Written Events

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.

2017 Written Events Information page

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Leadership Academies

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.

Learn More

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Overall Provincials results
2017  Provincials Cutoff Scores         (Top7 eligible to attend ICDC and Top 10 Event finalists)
2015 DECA Ontario Provincials Results 2016 DECA Ontario Provincials Results
 2017 DECA Ontario Provincials Results

Hotel Information

2018 DECA Ontario officially designated DECA hotel properties

Toronto Sheraton CentreChelsea Hotel
DoubleTree DowntownMarriott Downtown Eaton Centre
123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 (416) 361-100033 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4 (416) 595-1975108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3 (416) 977-5000525 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2 (416) 597-9200
Certificate of Insurance (Sheraton) Certificate of Insurance (Chelsea)Certificate of Insurance (DoubleTree)Certificate of Insurance (Marriott)
Reservation Numbers (Sheraton)Reservation Numbers (Chelsea)Reservation Numbers (DoubleTree)Reservation Numbers (Marriott)
Sheraton Floor PlanChelsea Floor Plan
Halal CertificateEmergency Procedures (Chelsea)
Sheraton Check-in Procedures and Assigned Dinner SeatingChelsea Dinners
Sheraton Clean Team Program