DECA State Career Development Conference
The 68th Annual Oklahoma DECA Career Development Conference was Feb. 14-15, 2012 at the Marriott Southern Hills in Tulsa.
2012-13 DECA State Officer Candidate Speeches
Click here to view the candidate's speeches. Be sure to listen to each candidate's speech prior to coming to the State DECA Conference.
Conference Information for Teachers
- Tentative Agenda
- State CDC Invitation (Publisher format)
- Chapter Awards Program Competitive Event Guidelines (DOC)
- Emergency Conference Information Sheet
Conference registration opens on Jan. 3, 2012 and closes on Jan.13 at 4:30 p.m. Please print and read the registration instructions regarding State CDC and National CDC before beginning the registration process! You can access the online registration site at: http://decaregistration.com/ok.
Cost of registration is $60 per participant. DECA state t-shirts will be provided. Orders will be placed upon registration.
- Delegate Conduct Practices and Procedures
- DECA Professional Dress PowerPoint
- DECA Permission Form
- Statement of Assurance Form
Make purchase orders/checks payable to Oklahoma DECA. Mail payments to:
Attn: Debbie Hamble
1500 W. 7th Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074
Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills
1902 East 71st Street
Tulsa, OK 74136
Rate: $85 per room plus lodging and sales tax. You can fax or mail your tax exempt status to the hotel along with your registration.
You will need to make your own room reservations for you and your students. The hotel will take a purchase order. Please note that the hotel does not guarantee room type.
Online Testing Form
Teachers, you will need to designate team members that are testing. You will do this by giving each member the same team number. Each team will have a different number, for example Team 1, Team 2, Team 3. The events that require this action are the Team Decision Making Events or if you have more than one team for a Written Event. Click this link to get a copy of the DECA Testing Admittance form.
See the DECA Competitive Event Guidelines for official guidelines for each of DECA's Competitive Events and which of the 5 core tests your students will be taking.
A variety of competitions are available, including role plays, written research projects, and comprehensive exams. The Principles of Business Administration Events focus on our first year members. They will be taking the Business Administration Core Exam. The winners in each event are eligible to go on to International competition.
2012-13 DECA State Officer Candidates
The state officer candidates will each complete the application packet found on this website. These are due on December 16, 2011. Interviews will be held on Jan. 12, 2012. Each officer will prepare a video podcast for their campaign.
Emergency Procedures for CTSO Conferences/Events
The Oklahoma Department of CareerTech office requires local chapter advisors to provide accurate and current information about their students participating in each conference/event to school superintendents and principals in case of emergency. Please download the Conference Information Sheet to share with your administration. It is very important that you provide the Permission Assurance Form signed by your administrator in order for your students to compete at the State Conference.