Judges Information

The 74th

Ohio Career Development Conference

March 9-10, 2018

Judges Information can be found here

For a quick look at DECA and business partnerships, go to this link, https://www.deca.org/partner/

and scroll down to the “Let’s Talk About DECA” video. It is only about four minutes long.


Hyatt Regency

350 North High Street

Columbus, OH

Parking is provided at the Convention Center garage, Ohio DECA will pay for your parking!

Friday, March 9 7:30 AM-2:00 PM

Written Events responsibilities include:

  • Reading and evaluating written research projects
  • Determining the top 10 finalist
  • Returning Saturday to for finalist interviews
  • Friday and Saturday Register Here
  • Saturday Only Written Events Register Here

Saturday, March 10 7:30 AM-12:00 PM

Career Events responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate students in various role play, case study or interview situation
  • Using provided evaluation form, judges rate students on selected skills
  • Consider staying to evaluate finals, lunch is provided
  • Register Here

Saturday, March 10 12:30 PM-3:00 PM FINALS

Responsibilities include:

  • Finalist presentations to evaluate students in various role play, case study or interview situation
  • Using provided evaluation form, judges rate students on selected skills
  • Register Here