2013 DECA Ontario Provincials Written Event Submissions Please follow the instructions below carefully. SUBMISSION PROCEDURE Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by 4:00pm PART A Submit to turnitin.com Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by 4:00pm NOTE: Do NOT submit rough drafts. When you re-submit the final paper, it will show a high plagiarism percentage. 1. Register as a new student and log on – only ONE person from the team has to do this a. Cut and paste this link to your browser: b. https://turnitin.com/newuser_type.asp?&lang=en_us& c. Sign in as a New User as a STUDENT to complete profile d. Class IID: 4421496; Password: proposals e. Save your Written Proposal as a PDF or Microsoft Word document File Naming Convention: EVENT CODE–SCHOOL-LAST NAMES [i.e. ADC 1 – East York CI – Plagianakos, Smith] f. Submit under 2013 Proposals as a PDF or Microsoft Word document g. Click the green arrow to upload your submission h. BEFORE you log off, print a confirmation receipt to ensure you correctly uploaded the document. PART B Mail ONE Good Copy to DECA Ontario RECEIVED by Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 by 4:00pm 2. Mail to DECA Ontario a. Ensure submission is in the following order, staples in the top left corner: i. Written Events Check List DECA Guide – page 86 http://www.deca.org/_docs/conferences-competitions/DECA_CE_Checklist.pdf ii. Statement of Assurances – Must be Signed DECA Guide – page 87 http://www.deca.org/_docs/conferences-competitions/DECA_Written_Statement.pdf iii. Title Page and Written Proposal b. Mail/Courier ONE COPY of your submission to the address below: DECA Ontario 100 Richmond Street West, Suite 341 Toronto, ON M5H 3K6 NOTES: - Each school may submit a maximum of 2 written proposals per event category. - Written Proposals are submitted before the Provincial Competition to be assessed for plagiarism and adherence to the DECA Competitive Event Checklist. - Folios are NOT required. Simply staple ONE good copy. - Three hole punch the paper submission. DECA Written Event Statement of Assurances, 2013 Research and report writing are important elements of modern business activities. Great care must be taken to assure that the highest ethical standards are maintained by those engaging in research and report writing. To reinforce the importance of these standards, all written entries in DECA’s Competitive Events Program must submit this statement as part of the entry. The statement must be signed by the DECA member(s) and the chapter advisor. I understand the following requirements are set forth by DECA Inc. for all Competitive Event entries containing a written component. These requirements are additional to the general rules and regulations published by DECA Inc. By signing this statement, I certify that all are true and accurate as they relate to this entry. The contents of this entry are the results of my work or, in the case of a team project, the work of current members of this DECA chapter. 2. No part of this entry has previously been entered in competition. 3. This entry has not been submitted in another DECA Competitive Event. 4. Credit for all secondary research has been given to the original author through the project’s bibliography, footnotes or endnotes. 5. All activities or original research procedures described in this entry are accurate depictions of my efforts or, in the case of team projects, the efforts of my team. 6. All activities or original research described in this entry took place during this school year or the timeline specified in the Event Guidelines. 7. I understand that DECA has the right to publish all or part of this entry. Should DECA elect to publish the entire entry, I will receive an honorarium from DECA. Chapters or individuals with extenuating circumstances may appeal the right to publish the entry to the executive committee of the board of directors prior to submission of the project for competition. This statement of assurances must be signed by all participants and the chapter advisor, and submitted with the entry, or the entry will be given 15 penalty points. _______________________________________ ________________________________________ Participant’s Signature Participant’s Signature _______________________________________ Participant’s Signature ___________________________________________________________________________________ Print/Type Participant Name(s) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Competitive Event Name/School/Province To the best of my knowledge, I verify that the above statements are true and that the student’s (students’) work does not constitute plagiarism. _______________________________________ ________________________________________ Chapter Advisor’s Name Chapter Advisor’s Signature _______________________________________ Chapter Advisor’s Email Hole punch and place in front of the written entry. Do not count as a page. DECA Competitive Event Checklist, 2013 Written Entry Checklist Participant(s):___________________________ Event Name___________________________ I.D. Number:____________________________ Please refer to Format Guidelines for the Written Entry for a more detailed explanation of these items. Penalty Points Page Checked Assessed No. 1. The Written Event Statement of Assurances must be signed and submitted with the entry. ______ 15 _______ 2. Entries submitted in an official DECA Written folio. NO DEDUCTIONS AT THE PROVINCIAS 3. Sheet protectors may not be used. _______ 5 _______ 4. Limited to the number of pages specified in the guidelines (plus the title page and the table of contents). _______ 5 (per page) _______ 5. All pages are numbered in sequence starting with the executive summary. _______ 5 _______ 6. Major content must be at least double-spaced (not space-and-a-half). Title page, table of contents, executive summary, bibliography, appendix, footnotes, long quotes, material in tables, figures, exhibits, lists, headings, sample letters, forms, etc., may be single-spaced. _______ 5 _______ 7. Entry must be typed/word processed. Handwritten corrections will be penalized. Charts and graphs may be handwritten. _______ 5 _______ 8. Paper is 81/2 inches x 11 inches. No fold-outs, attachments, tabs used. _______ 5 _______ 9. The body of the written entry follows the sequence outlined in the guidelines. Additional subsections are permitted. _______ 5 _______ Total Penalty Points Assessed ______ A check indicates that the item has been examined. A circled number indicates that an infraction has been noted. A page number indicates the location of the infraction.
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