Michigan DECA Calendar

To see the calendar in a monthly grid, please go to the Google Calendar – Month View page.

All dates are subject to change.  The calendar will be finalized in September.


July 26


October 8

October 10

October 16

October 19

October 25 & 26

October 31




November 12

November 12-18

November 16-18

November 19

November 30

November 30

November 30

December 3-11


December 5

1 week before

December 14

December 18

December 19

December 20

Advisors’ Council Meeting, Michigan State University

Registration Deadline for: MME Fall Conference Housing and Registration

Registration Deadline for: New Advisor In-service

Advisors’ Council Meeting, Michigan State University

New Advisor In-service, Eastern Michigan University

Registration & Payment Deadline for: Central Region Leadership Conference

MME Fall Conference, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mount Pleasant

Student & Advisor Memberships Due to DECA Inc.  

Registration Deadline:  Sports & Entertainment Marketing Workshop

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Workshop, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

DECA Month

Deadline For:  Proctor Registration Form (for District Conference Testing)

Global Entrepreneurship Week 

Central Region Leadership Conference, Detroit, Michigan

Registration Deadline for:   District Conferences

Deadline for: 100% Membership Reporting Form to Michigan DECA

Deadline for: Membership rosters due to DECA Inc. for campaign recognition

Deadline for: Membership Campaign entries due to DECA Inc. for recognition

Online Testing window for District Conferences 

Chapters in District 6 must complete testing by December 7


Payment Deadline For:  District Conferences

Deadline for: Bronze level MAP names for recognition at District Conference

District 6 Conference, Lawrence Technological University

District 1 Conference, Saginaw Valley State University

District 8 Conference, Baker College

District 3 Conference, Kalamazoo Valley Community College



January 8

January 10

January 11

January 11

January 12

January 15

January 18

January 25

January 28

February 1

February 1

February 1

February 2

February 6

February 6-15

February 15

February 16

February 20-27

February 21-22

February 28 

March 1

March 8-10

March 19

April 10

April 25 – May 1

District 2 Conference, Ferris State University 

District 4 Conference, Eastern Michigan University 

District 5 Conference, Eastern Michigan University

Deadline for:  School Based Enterprise documentation to DECA, Inc.

District 7 Conference, Lake Orion High School

First Day Chapters Can Submit State Conference Registration Forms

Deadline for: Online DECA Scholarship Applications due

Deadline for:  State Officer Candidate Screening Registration

First Day Chapters Can Submit State Conference Housing Forms

Deadline for: Bronze, Silver and Gold MAP names for Certificates of Achievement

Deadline for:  International Conference Academies Applications

Deadline for:  Proctor Registration Form (for State Conference Testing)

State Officer Candidate Screening, Lansing, Michigan 

Deadline for: State Conference Registration and Housing Forms

TurnItIn submission window of written events for plagiarism review

Payment Deadline for:  State Conference Registrations

Written Event Screening, Eastern Michigan University

Online Testing window for the State Conference

Advisors’ Council Meeting, Detroit, Michigan

Deadline for:  MDA Verification form MDA to be recognized at State Conference

Advocacy Campaign entries due to DECA Inc.

State Career Development Conference, Detroit, Michigan

Registration Deadline for: International Career Development Conference

Final Payment Due: International Career Development Conference

International Career Development Conference, Orlando, Florida


Planning Ahead? Future dates and locations:

March 6-8, 2020 – State Career Development Conference, Detroit, Michigan
April 28-May 3, 2020 – International Career Development Conference, Nashville, Tennessee

April 23-28, 2021 – International Career Development Conference, Anaheim, California

April 22-27, 2022 – International Career Development Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

April 21-26, 2023 – International Career Development Conference, Orlando, Florida