DECA Ontario Timelines and Dates


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DECA Ontario Timelines and Dates

  1. 1. ONTARIO Engage  Educate  EmpowerAugust 1, 2012Dear Chapter Advisors and Teachers:Welcome back!!! This year will prove to be the best yet for DECA Ontario as we enter our 34th year. We are expectingto grow to over 9 000 members with new chapters already registered for this coming year!Our 34th Annual DECA Ontario Provincial Competitions are scheduled for February 11th and 12th, 2013 at the TorontoSheraton Centre in downtown Toronto. Top winners will advance to the Internationals, which will be held in Anaheim,California from April 22nd to 29th, 2013.Teachers receiving this package, who are new to DECA Ontario, are asked to carefully review the contents and considerthis learning opportunity for your students. DECA could be the tool to bring excitement and increased enrollment toyour business department as our courses are truly optional for students.Please feel free to contact any Board or Advisory Council member in your area if you have any questions about ourprogramme.Board of Directors:Olga Plagianakos East York CI Provincial Advisor olga@deca.caGreg Gregoriou Parkside HS Student Executive Director greg@deca.caShalina Khanna Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy Provincial Coordinator shalina@deca.caCarleton Banks Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. Treasurer carleton@deca.caCorwin Wong DSM Computing Solutions Inc. Website Development corwin@deca.caJen Hughes Metrix Group Secretary jen@deca.caNerissa Coronel St. Roch CSS Advisory Council Co-ChairsScott Kilby Parkside HS scott@deca.caAdvisory Council:Carolyn Ratz St. Benedict CHS carolyn@deca.caJordan Hoffman Tanenbaum CHAT South jordan@deca.caMichele Axelrod Richmond Hill HS michele@deca.caNerissa Coronel St. Marguerite d’Youville SS nerissa@deca.caPatricia Hopwood-Jones The Woodlands School patricia@deca.caScott Kilby Parkside HS scott@deca.caJoanna Morra Mary Ward joanna@deca.caCarolyn Ratz St. Benedict CHS carolyn@deca.caHuw Davies Kingston CVI huw@deca.caProvincial Officers:James Sun President Earl Haig SS james@deca.caMariam Rafo Secretary Notre Dame SS mariam@deca.caJerry Zhang Communications & Public Relations Bayview SS jerry@deca.caIsabella Chiu Events Coordinator University of Toronto Schools isabella@deca.caSarah Liu Events Coordinator University of Toronto Schools sarah@deca.caJake Jardine Reporter Parkside HS jake@deca.caKatie Flanagan Chapter Development Officer Sir John A. MacDonald SS katie@deca.caJack Fenton Chapter Development Officer Bayview Glen School jack@deca.caAndrew Shon Chapter Development Officer Earl Haig Secondary School
  2. 2. W H A T ’ S G O I N G O N ? 2012 – 2013 DECA Ontario TIMELINE (these dates are TENTATIVE at this time)September 17, 2012  Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Fall Symposium and Annual General Meeting; check www.deca.caSeptember 24, 2012  11th Annual DECA Ontario Fall Symposium and Annual General Meeting Capitol Banquet Hall, 6435 Dixie Road (905) 670-0635October 11, 2012  Deadline for registration and payment for Central Region Leadership Conference in Detroit, Michigan. Register online through by October 11, 2012.October 12, 2012  Deadline for DECA Ontario Membership registrations (Must be postmarked by October 12, 2012. Register online at website ONLY; $35 per student (includes membership dues AND Regional Qualifier fee) and $30 Chapter Fee (Chapter fee waived for new chapters). **NEW THIS YEAR: No late fees will be accepted. No members can be added after October 12th.**November 1, 2012  Online Multiple Choice Exams ~ between 7:00am-7:00pmNovember 15-18, 2012  Central Region Leadership Conference in Detroit, MichiganRegional QualifiersOctober 25, 2012  Toronto Regionals ~ Seneca College, Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave. East Toronto, ON, M2J 2X5 (404 and Finch Avenue)October 26, 2012  York Regionals ~ Seneca College, Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave. East Toronto, ON, M2J 2X5 (404 and Finch Avenue)November 4, 2012  Nor-Eastern Regionals ~ Sinclair Secondary School, 380 Taunton Road East, Whitby, ON L1R 2K5 (905) 666-5400November 6, 2012  Hamilton Regionals ~ Hamilton-Wentworth/Upper Grand DSB/Thames Valley DSB/Halton DSB & Private schools ~ Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane. Hamilton, ONNovember 10, 2012  Waterloo Regionals ~ Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School, 650 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo, ON, (519) 880-9979November 24, 2012  Peel Regionals ~ Gordon Graydon SS, 1490 Ogden Avenue Mississauga, ON L5E 2H8 (905) 274-2391December 7, 2012  Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Provincial Competition (Registrations and payment details will be e-mailed in the beginning of November)January 16, 2013  Deadline for LDA reservation cheques to be submitted to the DECA Ontario Office at 100 Richmond Street West, Suite 341. $100 per student, to a maximum of 2 students per schoolJanuary 16, 2013  Deadline for Written Event submissions; soft copy to be submitted to and ONE hard copy submitted to the DECA Ontario Office at 100 Richmond Street West, Suite 341 no later than 4:00pm. Ontario ‘Competitive Events Checklist’; make sure you follow THIS format for Provincials. Submit only ONE paper.
  3. 3. February 11 - 12, 2013  DECA Ontario Provincial Competition - Toronto Sheraton CentreMarch 1, 2013  Deadline to submit online registration and payment for DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) to Olga PlagianakosApril 7, 2013  Pre-ICDC meeting for ALL participants attending the ICDC in Anaheim, California; Capitol Banquet Hall, 6435 Dixie Road (905) 670-0635April 22 -29, 2013  67th International DECA Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, CaliforniaMay 6, 2013  Provincial Student Executive Applications are due to Greg GregoriouMay 12, 2013  Provincial Executive Interviews to take place at Toronto Sheraton CentreMay 17, 2013  Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Bowl BlastMay 25, 2013  11th Annual DECA Ontario Bowl Blast and announcement of 2013 – 2014 Provincial Student Executive MARK THESE IMPORTANT DATES IN YOUR CALENDAR!