2017 District Career Development Conference (DCDC) Information
2017 Chapter Allocations for the District Conferences (DCDC)
2017 State (SCDC) Allocations per District
2017 Tennessee DECA Written Events Submission Deadline
This year, all DECA written events must be mailed and RECEIVED by Jan. 13, 2017 at 5 p.m. CDT. Please be sure that each written event entry is printed and placed inside the appropriate DECA written event folio. These submissions will not be collected at any district conference.
Please mail all written event documents to the following address:
(Attn: Steven J. Mitchell)
710 James Robertson Parkway
Andrew Johnson Tower, 11th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
2017 DECA Competitive Events Programs
2017 Tennessee DECA Competitive Events by Conference
2017 DCDC Registration Instructions
2017 DCDC Inclement Weather Plan
Online Registration for the 2017 Tennessee DECA District Career Development Conferences will be open from 8 a.m (CST) on Wednesday, Nov. 16 until 5 p.m. (CST) on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. After the December 16 deadline, no changes, additions, or deletions can be made. Please register your participants before you leave for winter break to avoid last-minute problems when you return to school in January.
Below are step-by-step instructions to complete your registration.
Step 1: Go to the online registration website: www.decaregistration.com/tn-sites.
Step 2: Click "Registration" to the left of the screen.
Step 3: Enter your log-in credentials. (Same as your membership registration)
Step 4: Register your online testing proctor.
Important Things to Remember:
Step 5: Register your members (student membership must be in the national membership system for a student to be registered for the district conferences).
Step 6: Register additional advisers or chaperones.
Step 7: Double-check your chapter's registration.
Step 8: Submit Registration.
If you have changes to make, that is fine. Simply log back into the registration system, make any changes/adjustments, and click "Finished Registering" again. You can click "Finished Registering" as many times as needed between Nov. 16 and Dec. 16, 2016 at 5 p.m. (CST).
Your chapter will be financially responsible for all students and advisors entered into the registration system as of 5 p.m. (CST) on Dec. 16, 2016.
In order to prepare for the possibility of weather-related school closings, please carefully read the information below. We will send out text alerts through the REMIND text alert system. You will need to sign up for the text alerts (instructions below) prior to the conference and have this information on hand the morning of the event. An email alert will also be sent to advisors in addition to the text alert.
District Conference Cancellation Policy
TN DECA will use the REMIND alert system to alert advisors and judges in each district about conference cancellations or delays. In order to receive the text alert in the event of a delay or cancellation, you must follow the directions below. The phone numbers below are generated by the Remind system and cannot be used for two-way communication. Those individuals wishing to receive text alerts do not have to register for an account in order to receive alerts. Simply locate the appropriate district below and text the code to the number. This one-way text system is free to sign up; data charges may apply from your carrier. The system will be used only to relay important information regarding cancellations or delays to advisors. You should receive a confirmation text indicating that you have successfully signed up to receive alerts.
District 1: Text @decad1 to 81010
District 2: Text @decad2 to 81010
District 3: Text @decad3 to 81010
District 4: Text @decad4 to 81010
District 5: Text @decad5 to 81010
An email from Steven J. Mitchell will also be sent to all advisors if the conference is delayed or cancelled. Please monitor your phone and/or email address the evening before and the morning of the event.
Tennessee DECA State Career Development Conference Qualifiers
If a district conference is cancelled, test scores will be used to determine competitors advancing to compete at the Tennessee DECA Career Development Conference in March.
Required CTSO Release Form for 2016-17
All 2016-17 DECA conference participants must have a signed CTSO release form on file before participation can be granted. Please click here to download a copy of the form. Advisors must keep all release forms in their possession at all times and be prepared to show them at the registration table at any DECA conference. Attendees without a signed form on file will be sent home from the conference and will be unable to participate.
All required Tennessee DECA forms can be found here.