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Virginia DECA Foundation

Chapter Recognition






2023-2024 VA DECA Chapters earning recognition for membership and chapter efforts.

Membership Awards, Incentives, and Recognition

2023-2024 Chapter Recognition

Full List of Chapter Recognitions



Step 1: Determine your membership goals for the year by checking your membership goals.  

Step 2: Recruit members - students, advisors, alumni and professional members all go towards your awards and incentives!

Step 3: Submit members into the membership site and pay all invoices!


New Chapter Membership Goals:  Star|11 Members      Super Star| 16 Members      Platinum| 21 Members  


Competition Wild Card Incentive - Chapters will receive "wild card" competition entries at SLC.


Chapters with 50 or fewer members in 22-23 will earn 1 wild card entry per 5 additional members on your roster this year.

Chapters with 51+ members in 22-23 will earn 1 wild card entry per 10 additional members on your roster this year.


  *A Wild Card competition entry may used in any event offered at the State Leadership Conference.

  *An entry can be an individual or a team.

  *All member types count towards earning wild card entries.

  *The cutoff for earning wild card entries is January 19, 2024.


Blazer Challenge - Chapters may earn up to 2 DECA Blazers this fall by adding professional and alumni members to their rosters!

  *Chapters will earn (1) Blazer for every 20 alumni or 20 professional members on their submitted roster.

*Chapters can earn a max of 2 DECA Blazers during this incentive period.

*Chapters can maximize their incentive by adding 20 Alumni and 20 Professional members earning them 2 Thrive spots at ICDC.

*The cutoff for earning DECA Blazers is December 1, 2023.


Diamond Chapter Recognition - Diamond Chapters are the highest level of recognition for membership efforts.

  *Chapters must achieve Platinum level + two areas of DECA's Membership Campaign

*Chapters will receive: ribbons at SLC; Glow Star at SLC; Mystery Swag Item at SLC; Priority Seating at SLC; and website recognition

*The cutoff for earning recognition at the State Leadership Conference is January 19, 2024.


Platinum Chapter Recognition - Platinum Chapters have increased their overall membership by at least 15 members.

  *All member types count toward a chapter's increase over last year.

*Chapters will receive: ribbons at SLC; Glow Star at SLC; Mystery Swag Item at SLC; and website recognition

*The cutoff for earning recognition at the State Leadership Conference is January 19, 2024.


Super Star Chapter Recognition - Super Star Chapters have increased their overall membership by at least 10 members.

  *All member types count toward a chapter's increase over last year.

*Chapters will receive: ribbons at SLC; Glow Star at SLC and website recognition

*The cutoff for earning recognition at the State Leadership Conference is January 19, 2024.


Star Chapter Recognition - Star Chapters have increased their overall membership by at least 5 members.

  *All member types count toward a chapter's increase over last year.

*Chapters will receive: ribbons at SLC  and website recognition

*The cutoff for earning recognition at the State Leadership Conference is January 19, 2024.


Chapters Maintaining Membership Recognition - All chapters in VA DECA contribute to our success and ability to offer more students opportunities.  The following chapters have maintained and/or increased their membership from last  year.


*The cutoff for earning recognition at the State Leadership Conference is January 19, 2024.