Advisor Resources

DECA's goal is to provide you with valuable resources for your classroom and chapter.

Virginia DECA Shared Folder

Get your forms, documents and advisor updates!

VDOE Marketing Resources

Marketing programs prepare students for postsecondary education and careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship.

Chapter Resources

Check here for chapter resources for program promotion, membership, activities and more!

Chapter Management


An advisor's and chapter's guide to the school year with Virginia DECA.

All forms can now be accessed through our Virginia DECA Shared Folder link

Section A - General Information

Highlights changes and updates

Section B - Forms

Consent Form

Medical Form

Statement of Compliance Substitute Chaperone Form

Incident Form

Recommendation for Board of Trustees

Request for Special Circumstance

Section C - Competitive Events

Start here for competitive event planning. Explanation of events and eligibility for SLC

Section D - Annual Reports

Instructions for your Annual Report

Annual Report Templates

Instructions to Submit

Section E - Recognition

Information for chapter and member awards

Membership incentives

Friends of DECA

Honor Society

Merit Award


Outstanding Advisor

Advisor Verifications (Honor & Merit) forms will be found in the Virginia DECA Shared Folder link at the top of the page

Section F - Scholarships

Application and requirements

Section G - District Presidents

Resources for application, interviews, etc.

Section H - State Officer

Read entire section very carefully for requirements, forms and process to run for office

Section I - DLC

Information on number of winners who move on to SLC, links to forms, and general procedures.

Section J - Executive Officer

Information about national officer candidate process

Virginia DECA Constitution & Bylaws

Conference Corner

Resources & Updates on Competition

SLC Update Session - recorded

Competitive Events Quick Reference Guide (BROKEN LINK)

Breakdown of all events /participation at DLC, SLC & ICDC

DECA Guide 2022-23

Competition Training Conferences

Competition Training will be offered in several regionally locations during the month of October. Dates and registration details will be announced as they are finalized. Each conference location may have different cost & time frames based on the location.

Region - TBD


Conference/Registration Information

Registration Site

Participant List Template

NOTE: you must upload participant list with your registration!

Officer Leadership Retreat

Start your year off strong with a jam packed 1/2 day training.


Retreat Information (BROKEN LINK)

Register Here

Creating Leaders

Resources for DECA's Elevate Series

•  Emerging Leadership & Entrepreneurs

•  DECA Leadership Styles

•  DECA Leadership Team

•  DECA Chapter Strategy

•  DECA Leadership Tools


•  A free leadership program that fits into any learning environment.

•  Lead4Change lessons give students a purpose and connection, especially in a virtual learning environment.

•  Empower students to become emerging leaders with skills from the lessons and practical application through a service project. Find ideas for projects that respect physical distancing here.

•  For more information go to Lead4Change website.