Michigan DECA | Membership Information
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Membership Information

  1. Each school must submit a single membership roster for all Marketing Education Teachers at the school. (Multiple rosters from the same school will not be accepted.)
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  3. Rosters must be submitted online. Mailed copies and faxes will not be accepted.
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  5. Membership rosters are due to DECA Inc. by October 31, via the online system: http://www.decaregistration.com/hs/Login.aspx
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  7. State and National fees total $17.00 ($9.00 State, $8.00 National). The state fee includes accident insurance for each member.
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  9. All chapters must have at least ten (10) student members or have 100% enrollment of all marketing education students.
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  11. All chapter advisors must pay membership fees.
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  13. DECA Inc. will accept purchase orders for membership, but materials will not be sent until payment has been received.
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  15. When the roster has been completed, it may be used as an invoice for the purchase order or payment.
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  17. Once a roster has been submitted to DECA Inc., the chapter is responsible for payment for the number of members submitted (the amount due on the roster).
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  19. Student members must be an enrollee or a completer of a Marketing Education Program.
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  21. State and National membership fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
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  23. All conference participants must be paid members of DECA. Addition rosters are due at least one (1) week prior to their respective district conference. Non-members will be allowed to compete, but may have to pay a $5.00 fee in addition to the membership fee.
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  25. If an individual registered for a conference drops out of the marketing education program prior to the conference for which they are registered, or does not attend the conference, they are still required to pay the membership fees, and if necessary, the above penalty.
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  27. Priority seating will be reserved for chapters achieving all three membership campaign levels at the awards session of their choice. There will be open seating sections for chapters who have not achieved recognition of the membership campaign.
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  29. Michigan DECA defines 100% Membership as all students enrolled in all State Approved Marketing Education Classes taught by an individual teacher. State approved programs include all marketing education classes that are recognized and receive added cost funding from the Michigan Department of Education. This includes, but is not limited to, introductory courses, specialty courses (i.e. apparel, tourism, entrepreneurship) and management courses as well as general marketing education courses. 100% Membership recognition will not be given to those chapters who do not submit the completed 100% Membership Reporting Form by November 30.