AUGUST    
  1 Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program Launches
  1-2 DECA Summer Camp at Kean University
  16-20 DECA Chartered Association Management Conference – Anaheim, CA
  22 Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens Fall Survey Begins
SEPTEMBER 2016
SEPTEMBER    
  6 Stock Market Game Begins
  15 State Officer Meeting, Kean University - 2:30pm
  21 North Advisor’s Meeting at Berkeley College Woodland Park Campus
  22 Southern Advisor’s Meeting
  26 New Advisor Training Boot Camp – 9:30am – Kean University
  26 DECA Advisor’s Night at the NJ Devils – 7:30pm
  27 Education Advisory Sub-Committee Meeting – Kean University - 3pm
  28 Central Advisor’s Meeting
  30 Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens Fall Survey Ends
  30 COLT registration due
OCTOBER 2016
OCTOBER    
  4 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy Early Bird Registration Deadline
  4 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy Registration and Housing Due to National DECA
  13 State Officer Meeting, Kean University - 2:30pm
  13 Central Advisor’s Meeting at _____
  19 North Advisor’s Meeting at Kean University at 12:30pm
  20 South Advisor’s Meeting at Cherry Hill West High School at 2pm
  24 Virtual Business Challenge Round 1 Begins
  25 COLT Conference – Entire State – Kean University

 

 

NOVEMBER 2016
NOVEMBER    
  1-30 November is DECA Month!
  1 Advisory Committee Meeting – Kean University
  1 Deadline for Honorary Life and Outstanding Service Awards to DECA, Inc.
  3-5 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy – Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, New York City
  7 DECA Night at the Philadelphia 76ers
  10 DECA Idea Challenge Begins
  14-20 Global Entrepreneurship Week Begins
  17 DECA Idea Challenge Entries Due
  15 Regional Registration materials are due to NJ DECA Office at Kean University.

Checks or Purchase Orders for all Regional Conferences are due to DECA office at Kean University.

  15 Deadline for National and State DECA Dues and Membership Roster to DECA Inc.  (Registration online at www.deca.org) Send purchase order/check to DECA, Inc. Reston, VA.
  15 On-line membership rosters are due
  15 National Officer Candidate State Packet due to the NJ DECA State Advisor
  16 North Advisor’s Meeting at the Brownstone in Paterson at 1pm
  17 Central Advisor’s Meeting at 1:00pm at Kean University
  17 South Advisor’s Meeting at Cherry Hill West High School – 2pm
  18 Virtual Business Challenge Round 1 Ends

 

Professional Division Award Nominations due to the NJ DECA Office at Kean University

  18 Pin and Cover Designs due to NJ DECA State Office
  18-20 Ultimate DECA Power Trip and DECA Entrepreneurship and Innovations Conference – Washington DC
  18 State Officer Meeting at Power Trip in DC

 

 

DECEMBER 2016
DECEMBER    
  1

 

 

 

1

All DECA Month Campaigns (Community Service, Promotional, Global Entrepreneurship Week & Membership) due to DECA, Inc.

All participants must be active members of DECA to be eligible to compete at any of the Regional Conferences

 Tentative 2-3 State Planning Session, Harrahs Resort Atlantic City, NJ -5pm

NJ DECA State Officer Meeting during planning session

NJ DECA Educators Advisory Subcommittee meeting during planning meeting

  9 NJ DECA Sports Marketing Night at the NJ Devils – Program time TBD, Game Time at 7:30pm
  15 South Advisor’s Holiday Lunch and Meeting TBD
  15 Central Advisor’s Meeting-MANDATORY- Location TBD - 1:30pm
  16 2016-2017 State Officer Candidate applications due to the State Advisor at the NJ DECA State Office. These must be RECEIVED and NOT postmarked by this date.
  16 Stock Market Game ends
  TBD North Advisor’s Regional Conference Planning at Ramapo College at 12:30-MANDATORY
JANUARY 2017
JANUARY    
  3 Southern Region Blue Conference, Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill
  4 Southern Region Gold Conference, Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill
  5 Central Region Blue Conference, Kean University
  6 Central Region Gold Conference, Kean University
  9 Northern Region Blue and Gold Conference, Ramapo College
  9 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 Begins
  9 Central Region Blue Conference, Kean University (snow date)
  10 Central Region Gold Conference, Kean University (snow date)
  10 Northern Region Blue and Gold Conference, Ramapo College (snowdate)
  13 DECA, Inc. Student Scholarship Applications due Online
  13 NJ DECA State Scholarship Applications must be RECEIVED and NOT postmarked at the NJ DECA state office at Kean University
  17 List of regional qualifiers from regional conferences to the NJ DECA State Office AND Tabulation Coordinators
  17 Last date for additions and changes to Chapter Membership Roster to be eligible to attend the State Career Development Conference.
  17 Last date for move-ups from Regionals to SCDC.
  18 Northern Region Meeting, The Brownstone - Paterson
  19 Central Advisor’s Meeting at 1:30pm – Location TBD
  19 South Advisor’s Meeting at Cherry Hill West High School – 2pm
  20 NJ DECA State Officer Candidate Screening Interviews at Kean University 1:00pm
  20 State Conference Registration Deadline
  20 SBE Certification due to DECA, Inc
  24 Education Advisory Sub-Committee Meeting-Kean University 3pm
  25-29 DECA Sports and Entertainment Marketing Conference, Orlando, FL
FEBRUARY 2017
FEBRUARY   FEBRUARY IS CTE MONTH!
  1 All participants must be active members of DECA with the current year’s dues on file with DECA, Inc.
  1 Collegiate DECA Intent to Run for Executive Office form Due
  3 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 Ends
  3 DEADLINE for all 30-page manuals and CAP manuals received at the State DECA Office at Kean University. (not postmarked) These manuals will not be accepted after this date at the New Jersey DECA office or at the State Conference. This is also the deadline for copies of the files to be uploaded to TurnItIn.  (11-page manuals will be registered at the state conference, as in the past.)  THIS DEADLINE WILL NOT BE M0VED DUE TO WEATHER OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES!
  9 NJ DECA State Officer Meeting – Kean University 2:30pm
    Collegiate DECA Academic Honor Awards Due
  15 North Advisor’s Meeting at the Brownstone in Paterson at 1p.
  16 South Advisor’s Meeting at Cherry Hill West High School at 2:00pm
  16 Central Advisor’s Meeting at Monroe Township High School at 1:30pm
  17 Deadline for all 5 & 11 Page Papers to be uploaded to TurnItIn.
  TBD Final deadline for additions to the Collegiate Rosters to participate in ICDC
  20 Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens Spring Survey Begins
  21-23 High School State Career Development Conference – Harrahs Resort, Atlantic City, NJ.
MARCH 2017
MARCH    
  1 DECA Advocacy Campaign Due
  1 Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Awards Due
  1 Last date for additions and changes to Chapter Membership Roster to be eligible to attend the International Conference (ICDC)
  1 All ICDC drops must be reported via email to the State Office
  11 Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference, Kean University
  8 International Career Development Conference Registration Packet Deadline (must be in the New Jersey State Office at Kean University-NOT postmarked)
  13 NJ DECA State Officer Meeting Kean University, 2:30
  15 North Advisor’s Meeting at the Brownstone in Paterson at 1pm
  23 South Advisor’s Meeting at Cherry Hill West High School at
  16 Central Advisor’s Meeting at Monroe Township HS at 1:30pm
    Collegiate DECA ICDC Registration and Housing Due
  28 NJ DECA Full Advisory Committee Meeting at Kean University at 3pm
  31 Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens Spring Survey Ends
APRIL 2017
APRIL    
    North Advisor’s Meeting location and time TBD
    South Advisor’s Meeting at location and time TBD
    Central Advisor’s Meeting at location and time TBD
  19-22 Collegiate Division International Career Development Conference, Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
  26-29 High School Division International Career Development Conference, Anaheim, CA

 

State officer Meeting during ICDC

  TBD Advisory Committee Meeting if necessary at ICDC
MAY 2017
MAY    
  17 North Advisor’s Meeting
  TBD South Advisor’s Meeting
  18 Central Advisor’s Meeting at Monroe Township HS at 1:30pm
  22 NJ DECA State Officer Transition meeting at 2pm at Kean University
  25 Full Advisory Committee Meeting at Kean at 3pm
JUNE 2017
JUNE    
  TBD State Officer Installation and Transition Dinner
  15-18 DECA Train the Trainer, Reston, VA
JULY 2017
JULY    
  TBD State Officer Training
  9-11 DECA Emerging Leader Summit, Tysons Corner, VA