2023 DECA NYS Regional High School Competition

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DECA NYS Regional High School Competition

Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology was proud to host the New York State Region #10 High School DECA Competition on December 14, 2023. DECA students presented their business plans to local business leaders who served as the competition’s judges. A variety of subjects were at the center of each business plan including accounting applications, business finance, marketing management, and retail merchandising to name a few.

Winners of the Region 10 High School DECA Competition will be recognized at the awards ceremony in the Gordon Field House at 12:30 p.m. Winners will advance to the New York State Career Conference in March 2024. The State Career Conference will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center from March 6-8, 2024

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To learn more and to access resources for your DECA chapter, please visit our DECA partnership page.

2023 DECA Competition Schedule:




7:45 AM - 8:00 AM

Buses begin to drop-off

D Lot - in front of Gordon Field House

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Information Tables

Gordon Field House

8:15 AM

Introduction Announcements

Gordon Field House Stage

8:30 AM – 12:15 PM


Gordon Field House Rear

10:00 AM

RIT Dining Location Opens for Lunch

Brick City Cafe

11:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Guest Speaker Joe DeGeorge – Session 1

Ingle Auditorium, SAU

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Guest Speaker Joe DeGeorge – Session 2

Ingle Auditorium, SAU

12:15 PM

Competition Ends

Gordon Field House Rear

12:15 PM

RIT Dining Location Closes for Lunch

Brick City Cafe

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Award Ceremony Begins

Gordon Field House Stage

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Buses arrive for pickup

D Lot – in front of Gordon Field House

Gabrielle Harrington
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When and Where
December 14, 2023
All Day
Room/Location: Field House Floor

This is an RIT Only Event

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