DécaNation is an annual track and field meeting organized by the French Athletics Federation (Fédération Française d'Athlétisme) since 2005. The competition comprises national teams of athletes competing in a decathlon, with each athlete competing in their specialised event to score points for their respective countries. The first five editions took place at the Stade Charléty in Paris, but in 2010 it was held at Annecy, in 2011 at Nice and in 2012 it was at Albi. It is sponsored by SEAT and is referred to as the SEAT DecaNation.
American Leonel Manzano winning the 800 metre event at the 2014 DécaNation
DécaNation is a competition for national teams, who battle it through the ten classic events of the decathlon program. There are 8 participating countries. Each country fields 20 athletes, 1 man and 1 woman per discipline. The concept is summarized in the promotional tagline L'Athlé Devient un Sport d'Equipe, that is, Athletics are Now a Team Sport.