Calendar of Events


December 15, 2017                         Stock Market Game Winners Announced!

December 19, 2017                         Be a Judge! High School District 1 at Saginaw Valley State University

December 20, 2017                         Be a Judge! High School District 8 at Baker College of Allen Park

January 3, 2018                                 Be a Judge! High School District 2 at Ferris State University

January 11, 2018                              Be a Judge! High School District 4 at Eastern Michigan University

January 12, 2018                              Be a Judge! High School District 5 at Eastern Michigan University

January 13, 2018                              Be a Judge! High School District 6 at Lakeland High School

January 13, 2018                              Be a Judge! High School District 7 at Lake Orion High School

January 14, 2018                              Board Meeting – Lansing or Grand Rapids

January 19, 2018                              Conference Registration Ends/ Housing List Due/Online Testing Starts*

                                                                  Late Registration Begins at Midnight                                      $230.00 p/p
                                                                  Be a Judge! High School District 3 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

January 23, 2018                               DECA Idea Challenge Global Winners Announced!

January 28, 2018                               State Conference Late Registration Ends
                                                                   Online Testing Ends for CDC
                                                                   State Office Candidate Application Due

February 1, 2018                               Last day for Membership Registration to be submitted to
                                                                   Nationals to attend CDC or ICDC as a competitor
                                                                   State Executive Officer Application Due 

                                                                   CTE Month

February 2, 2018                               State Conference Begins at 8:00 pm Crowne Plaza – Grand Rapids

February 3, 2018                               State Conference Competition Day and Social Event

February 4, 2018                               State Conference Brunch and Awards – Wrap-up at 12:00 pm

March 7, 2018                                    Executive Officer Candidate application Due
                                                                   Leadership Passport Award Due & Advocacy Campaign Due
                                                                   Community Service Award Due & Academic Honor Award Due

March 9-11, 2018                             Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference

March 13, 2018                                  Deadline for Registration for ICDC – Alexandria, VA (DC area)
                                                                   $150.00 p/p Registration Fee

March 14, 2018                                  Deadline for Hotel for ICDC – Crystal Gateway Marriott               

March 26, 2018                                  Online Testing begins for ICDC 

April 3, 2018                                       Online Testing ends for ICDC                    

April 11 – 14, 2018                           ICDC – Alexandria, VA      Hotel – Crystal Gateway Marriott 

                                                                   (does not include travel time needed to arrive and depart)

May 5-6, 2018                                    Mandatory State Officer Training and Board Meeting, Location TBD

May 6, 2018                                        Board Meeting, Location TBD

June 30, 2018                                     Membership Year Ends​!

2017 - 2018