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CURRENT & UPCOMING Challenges

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Career Search Challenge

Sponsored by the Business Education Program at Fort Hays State University. 

Overview

The Career Search Challenge is designed to help Kansas DECA members sharpen their job application skills. Students will find a position that they are qualified for at a company of their choice and submit a cover letter and resume. Also required is a one-page description of the company and the position being applied for. Amazon Gift Cards will be awarded to the top three placing students.

Start Date

Jan. 1

Submission Deadline

Feb. 9

Participant Information

Individual Competition.

   

Open to all Kansas DECA members.

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Business Information Systems Case Problem

Sponsored by the Business Education Program at Fort Hays State University.

Overview

Check back soon for information regarding this Kansas DECA High School Challenge opportunity for students.

Start Date

Feb. 5

Submission Deadline

Mar. 5

Participant Information

Individual Competition.

   

Open to all Kansas DECA members.

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Challenge Info
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Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge

Sponsored by the Center for Advancement at Kansas State University. 

Overview

Check back soon for information regarding this Kansas DECA High School Challenge opportunity for students.

Initial Submissions Due

Mar. 26

Finalists Present

Apr. 27

Participant Information

Coming Soon...

Completed Challenges

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Business Case Study

Sponsored by the Center for Principled Business at Kansas State University.

Overview

The DECA High School Challenge provides an opportunity for students to develop business-related knowledge and skills through the preparation and presentation of a current case study of a business impacted by current economic conditions. Scholarships and other prizes will be awarded to top-placing teams. 

Start Date

Oct. 28

Submission Deadline

Jan. 8

Participant Information

Teams of up to four.

   

Open to all Kansas DECA members.

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Elevator Pitch

Sponsored by the National Sales Institute at Kansas State University.

Overview

The Elevator Pitch Competition is designed to help Kansas DECA members prepare for their 2021 competition season by developing the skills necessary to introduce yourself and your idea in a clear, concise, and comfortable manner. Whether you compete virtually or

in-person, having planned and executed a successful elevator pitch provides an incredibly powerful gateway into your Kansas DECA competitive event experience.

Start Date

Nov. 2

Submission Deadline

Nov. 20

Participant Information

Individual Competition.

   

Open to all Kansas DECA members.