A cult that you and your friends join. You talk about how much you hate DECA and how much stress it is when secretly you all are to infatuated with DECA to stop talking about it for short periods of time. An obsession. DECA is an excuse for your parents to pay for you to go on vacation with you and your friends and be placed in a nice hotel with them.
Dad: Hey son, here's $1000 for your DECA conference at icdc, hope you learn about what it takes to be successful in the business world.