DECA Virtual Business Challenge - 2nd Round - Categories/Variables Announced

by Jeff Rutherford

A new year is here, and high school DECA members across the U.S. and Canada are gearing up for the second round of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge that begins on January 9th at 10 a.m. EST.

For students and teams eager to start planning their VBC strategies, we wanted to let you know the variables that teams will control in the upcoming second round of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge.

Restaurant: Kitchen Layout, Dining Layout & Menu Flyers

Sports: Ticket Pricing & Social Media (for concerts only)

Retailing: Staffing & Security

Hotel: Group Sales & Banquets/Meetings

Accounting: Forensic Accounting

Personal Finance: Housing, Work, Education, Schedule, Transportation, Shop, Pay Bills, Taxes, Insurance

Good luck, and we’ll see you on January 9th as the VBC second round begins. Also, reminder, even if you did not particpate in the first round of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge, you can still participate in the second round. You can sign up now and register for the second round that begins January 9th.

Remember, if you’re discussing the Virtual Business Challenge on social media, use the hashtag #vbchallenge so we can all follow the conversation.