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http://www.decaregistration.com/ms/ - Online registration site for all state conferences. THIS SITE MUST BE USED TO REGISTER FOR ANY MISSISSIPPI CONFERENCE.

As you review your membership, please consider the following.

1. All attendees at your district and state conferences must be members of DECA prior to participating in the conference.

2. All attendees of the International CDC must be paid members by March 1.

3. All attendees of Mississippi CDC must be paid members by February 1.

4. All attendees of regional conferences, New York Experience and the Sports and Entertainment Conference must be paid members. Go to DECA.org for details of these conferences 

5. Check your participants in the new Principles events as only first-year DECA members can compete in these events.

6. All scholarship applicants for National DECA must be paid members by March 1.

7. All scholarship applicants for Mississippi DECA must be paid members by February 1

August 29, 2014
Collegiate DECA Advisor Academy - Marriott Inn & Suites, Gulfport

September 13, 2013 - DEADLINE - DECA and Collegiate DECA Fall Leadership Registration Must be submitted online by 4:00 p.m. Room reservations must be submitted by this date or rooms will not be available at conference rate. Collegiate DECA rooms at the FFA Center must be reserved by this date.

September 29-30, 2013      
DECA Fall Leadership Conference; Tupelo

October 01, 2013
Collegiate Fall Leadership Conference
C. M. Brewer conference Center - Raymond

October 21, 2013
Virtual Business Challenge (retail, sports, restaurant and personal finance) begins - FREE for all High School DECA Members

International DECA Month - MAKE IT COUNT

November 1-3, 2013
Ultimate DECA Power Trip Conference (HS)
Boston, MA

November 8, 2013
DEADLINE - Honorary Life Membership Application - either fax or mailed to the state department by noon.

November 9-11, 2013
DECA Winter Executive Council Meeting (HS)
C.M. Brewer Center - Raymond

November 14-16, 2013
Collegiate CLA - New York, New York

November 15, 2013 - Initial Roster / Dues Deadline
Idea Challenge 2013 Begins (HS)
Virtual Business Challenge I ends (HS)

November 20-24, 2013
New York Experience (Week 1) (HS)

Nov. 29, 2013 - HS DECA
National Deadline - Community Service Campaign
National Deadline - Promotional Campaign
National Deadline - Global Entrepreneurship Week Campaign
National Deadline - Membership Campaign

December 4-7, 2013
Career/Tech Vision 2014 (ACTE-Teachers)
Las Vegas, NV

December 4-8, 2013
New York Experience (Week 2) (HS)

State Officer Candidate Applications
Initial roster and final dues deadline to International DECA
District Conference Registration - ONLY submitted DECA members may register for the conference. All members MUST be paid members PRIOR to their respective district conference or will be pulled from competition without reimbursement of registration fees.
All of the above, except roster and final dues, must be received by 4:00 p.m. at the State DECA Office

December 12-14, 2013
Collegiate DECA Winter Executive Council Meeting
C.M. Brewer (FFA) Center, Raymond, MS

January 10, 2014    District III Competition, Itawamba Community College, Fulton, MS

January 15, 2014 -District II Competition, Olive Branch High School, Olive Branch, MS

January 22, 2014    District IV & V Competition, JCJC, Ellisville, MS

January 24, 2014 - District I Competition, Hinds Community College, RANKIN Campus, Pearl, MS

January 18, 2014
DECA Alumni Division Meeting
Bonanza Restaurant, Tupelo, MS (11:00 a.m.)

  State Career Development Conference Registration for both High School
  and Collegiate DECA. Must be registered by 4:00 p.m.
  Reservations for the Marriott Hotel for HS and Collegiate DECA State CDC  -
  District I advisors, please estimate the number of rooms - try not to
  over/under estimate
  ALL DECA Advertisements and Sponsorships for the State DECA Program
       All of the above MUST BE RECEIVED/COMPLETED BY 4:00 P.M.

January 29, 2014
Collegiate DECA Culinary Arts Academy
Unified Brands, Byram, MS


February 5-9, 2014
Sports and Entertainment Conference
Orlando, Florida

Feb. 23-26, 2014
DECA State Career Development Conference – PAID MEMBERSHIP ROSTER REQUIRED TO COMPETE - Marriott Hotel, Downtown Jackson, MS

February 27-March 1, 2014
Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference - PAID MEMBERSHIP ROSTER REQUIRED TO COMPETE - Marriott Inn and Suites - Gulfport, MS

March 01, 2014 - DEADLINE - DECA Additions Roster - Last Eligibility Date for ICDC Competitors

March 7-9, 2014
2014-2015 High School DECA Officer Meeting
C.M. Brewer Center, Raymond, MS

April 23 - 26, 2014  -  DOES NOT INCLUDE TRAVEL DATES
Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference; Washington DC

DECA International Career Development Conference; Atlanta, GA
Please make arrangements for state test make up for May 10 if at all possible. We cannot control the date of the International Career Development Conference, but with proper planning, you should be able to work this out with your district.

May 5-6, 2014 English II
May 7, 2014 US History
May 8, 2014 Algebra I
May 9, 2014 Biology
May 12, 2014 State Testing Make-up day

All advisors and students MUST stay in conference hotel(s) for ALL DECA conferences if more than 60 miles away. The only exception is if a school states that NO student or advisor can stay overnight for a conference. This must be on school letterhead, signed by the director or principal of the school and verified by MDE.

All registration and hotel fees MUST take place through the person designated to register MS DECA for the International Career Development Conference. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!