DECA Virtual Business Challenge - Registration Has Begun

by Jeff Rutherford

Registration for this year’s DECA Virtual Business Challenge has begun!

High school students - registered DECA members - compete against each other to best manage their virtual businesses. After 2 rounds of competitions (competition dates are below), the leading competitors will face off at DECA’s International Career Development Conference (April 26-29, 2017) in Anaheim, CA.

The DECA Virtual Business Challenge is open to all DECA high school members at no cost. If a DECA student’s advisor or teacher is not currently using a Knowledge Matters’ business simulation, students CAN still participate in the challenge at no cost.

Check out this video for all the details to register for this year’s DECA Virtual Business Challenge.

DECA Virtual Business Challenge competitors can register to compete individually or as a team of up to 3 members. The six tracks of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge include: Accounting, Hotel, Personal Finance, Restaurant, Retailing and Sports & Entertainment. Competitors can compete in any or all of the tracks during the challenge.

Event registration began on October 11th.

The first round of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge will be October 24, 10 a.m. EST - November 18, 5 p.m. EST. The second round will be January 9, 2017, 10 a.m. EST - February 3, 2017, 5 p.m. EST.

After the conclusion of the second round of the DECA Virtual Business Challenge, the teams that qualify to compete in the live event at DECA’s International Career Development Conference will be listed on the VBC rankings page.