If you were not able to join us at Downers Grove South on January 9, here are some of the resources used! WrittenEventPresentationTips HLM Practice Role Play CoffeeCompetePracticeTest
So you’ve qualified for ICDC, what are you going to do next? Go to Disney World of course! And when you’re in Disney World, your one stop shop for all things magical is The Magic Kingdom, but with so much to do and so little time, how will you get the most of your adventure? Luckily, […]
How many times did you hear the term “IFME” at ICDC? If you counted – you would have figured 23 times and you probably wondered each time what the heck it was. I wondered the same until I began thinking about running for State Office and then I figured I should look into it.
How many times has this happened to you? You pull up to the hotel, drag all your stuff into your room, chat with friends, run around like crazy people, and then you start to unpack, and realize you forgot your toothbrush or your bathing suit or that shirt you wanted… You get the idea. With […]
There I was, sitting on the bus, on the way to sectionals. A friend of mine casually asked “are you ready for your role play” to which I answered “what’s a role play?” I want to say that I made up this story for the sake of this blog post as an example of what […]
This year, the State Action Team has been meeting with our elected officials to raise awareness and support for Illinois DECA. State and National Congresspeople have been open to hearing about DECA and helping however they can. As active citizens, we have both the right and responsibility of talking with and sharing our ideas with […]
It seems like every year we leave the presentation part of the event till the very end. We practice till 3am Thursday night before competition begins on Friday to perfect the presentation, however this year, we want you to be participating in karaoke and having a good time Thursday night. So, here are a few […]
Wow, look how quickly the time has passed! In exactly one month we will all be having the time of our lives at ILCDC 2015. This one month countdown may be a reminder to start working on your presentations for your written events, or it may encourage you to start looking over those cluster and […]
First impressions can be tough. Everything on competition day has to be just right. You’re already worried about making sure your handshake is perfect, your flip book is in the right order, your posters didn’t get squished on the bus, and trying to think of every possible detail you could have forgotten; you shouldn’t have […]
If you do any of these things, you know you’re in DECA….though if we are being honest everyone already knows you’re in DECA.