New Jersey DECA provides two state level events to serve special populations.  These events are only open to students in special populations.

Supermarket Careers & Customer Service Events

 Overall Instructions

  1. Any student with an I.E.P. (Individualized Educational Plan) who is also enrolled in a corresponding class is eligible to enter the Customer Service Event, or the Supermarket Careers event.
  1. The Special Needs Event Form can be found in the New Jersey DECA Handbook. This form must accompany the Regional and State Conference registration forms.
  1. Students who are entered in the Customer Service Event will compete in the following instructional areas:
  1. Students who are entered in the Supermarket Careers Event will compete in the following instructional areas:
  1. A DECA word bank for students to use as a study guide of industry-related terminology will be used for these competitive events.
  1. Scores from the three instructional areas will be combined to achieve one score.
  1. Regional qualifiers will be determined in the same manner as the other qualifying events.
  1. At State competition, there will be a finalist round.

The event guidelines for each event are located at:2016-17 Customer Service and Supermarket Careers Information