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Western States Collegiate Sales Competition (WSCSC)



Welcome to the official website for the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition!

Quick Links

Please refer to the following Quick Links for detailed information and instructions:

 University Registration 

Information on how to register for the 2018 WSCSC was emailed out by Brittany Fortune at the beginning of November. Once a university is confirmed, each student competitor must also register online. Please contact Sheryl Manies with the Seufferlein Sales Program at (530) 898-3840 or smanies@csuchico.edu with any questions.

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WSCSC Event Schedule 

The WSCSC is a two-day event. For details about each component of the competition, please refer to the information provided below. If you are not a current partner of the Sales Program but are interested in participating as an observer, please contact Art Cox, Corporate Director, at alcox@csuchico.edu or (530) 898-5509.

CORPORATE CONNECT

  • Date & Time:  Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Location:  BMU Auditorium
  • Details:  The Corporate Connect is open to competitors and coaches, Sales Program corporate partners, and all Chico State students. The evening includes a speed interviewing event, competition instructions and information, and networking opportunities. Light appetizers will be served; dress is business casual.

ROLE PLAY COMPETITION

  • Date & Time:  Friday, April 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (includes breakfast, two 15-minute breaks, and a one-hour lunch)
  • Location:  Student Services Center
  • Details:  the Friday competition is for registered universities and corporate partners only will consist of a single-scenario role play. A continental breakfast and lunch is included; dress for student competitors is business professional.

AWARDS BANQUET

  • Date & Time:  Friday, April 20, 2018 from 7:00-8:30 PM
  • Location:  Colusa Hall
  • Details:  the evening Awards Banquet includes a buffet dinner and dessert and is open to competitors, coaches and Platinum Partners only. Dress is business professional.

2016 WSCSC Mixer

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Transportation, Accommodations & Parking

            



TRANSPORTATION     

  1. ALL transportation to and from the WSCSC is the responsibility of competing universities.
  2. The closest major airport is the Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Chico is approximately 75 miles north of Sacramento.
  3. Most teams arrive on Thursday and leave on Saturday. Note:  the "Corporate Connect" event begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday.
  4. North Valley Shuttle provides transportation from the Sacramento Airport to Chico - reservations must be made in advance.
  5. The Oxford Suites provides complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and Chico State campus.

COMPETITOR ACCOMMODATIONS

  1. Each competing university will receive three complimentary rooms at the Chico Oxford Suites (one single occupancy and two double occupancy).
  2. Complimentary rooms will be provided on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21.
  3. Additional rooms and/or nights must be paid for by the individual or university.
  4. ALL reservations for the Oxford Suites must be made directly through the Seufferlein Sales Program.

CORPORATE PARTNER ACCOMMODATIONS

A limited number of special rate rooms are available for our corporate partners at the Oxford Suites. Please contact Analise Uhlrig, Sales Manager, at analiseu@oxfordsuites.com or (530) 899-9090. Be sure to mention the Chico State Sales Competition when making your reservation. Hotel Diamond, Courtyard by Marriott Chico and Ramada Plaza Chico are among other alternatives for lodging.


PARKING

  1. PassportParking:  Chico State has transitioned to a mobile parking app system called PassportParking. Please refer to these detailed instructions re: dowloading and using this new and highly efficient process. Also included are alternative ways to purchase parking. Please refer to this campus parking map that identifies the buildings and parking lots and notes the “zone numbers” that are needed to pay for parking with this app.
  2. Metered Parking:  there are 10-hour coin-operated parking meters along the streets, particularly in the residential area adjacent to the south of campus. Be sure to bring plenty of quarters.

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Role Plays 

 

Role plays are streamed live to corporate partners who judge the competition. The role play scenario for the 2018 WSCSC will be announced at a later date.

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2017 WSCSC Results

         

     

Special thanks to the following 15 universities who participcated in the 2017 WSCSC competition in April:

Arizona State University ~ Baylor University ~ Bryant University ~ CSU, Chico ~ CSU, Fullerton ~ Georgia Southern University ~ Kansas State University ~ Plymouth University ~ Salisbury University ~ Sonoma State University ~ University of Arkansas-Little Rock ~ University of Minnesota ~ University of Missouri ~ University of San Diego ~ Utah State University ~ Washington State University-Vancouver

        

The 2017 WSCSC utilized role play cases from ADP (morning) and IBM (afternoon). Congratulations to this year's competition winners!
  
         
 
Combined Individual Performance Ranking
PLACE COMPETITOR UNIVERSITY ADP Score IBM Score Combined Score
1st Avery Wolfe CSU, Chico 35.8 37.3 36.55
2nd Austin Burback CSU, Chico 33.66666667 35.3 34.48333333
3rd Rachel Kipper Kansas State University 33.7 35.06666667 34.38333333
4th Sean West Arizona State University 35.01666667 33.63333333 34.325
5th Brett Reynolds Utah State University 34.53333333 32.66666667 33.6
6th Chadwick Stuart Washington State University 30.58333333 35.45 33.01666667
Combined University Team Performance Ranking/Overall Champion
PLACE UNIVERSITY COMBINED SCORES
1st Arizona State University 31.72916667
2nd Salisbury University 31.40833333
3rd Utah State University 31.15416667
4th University of Minnesota 31.075
5th University of San Diego 30.9875
6th Georgia Southern University 30.68125
  • Role Play Cases view the 2017 competition's role play cases and evaluation sheets:  ADPIBM
  • Competition Videos - click here to access role play videos from previous WSCSC competitions (available to Corporate Partners and student competitors only).

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