College of Business

Professional Sales Competitions

Two presenters applaud on stage at the Chico State CSSI Sales Invitational. Spring 2020

Looking for an additional fun challenge?

Take part in one of our professional sales competitions! Competitions will push your personal and professional development to new levels. Not only will these competitions help refine your professional sales skills and knowledge, they will also help you get noticed by recruiters. Students in the Seufferlein Sales Program have the opportunity to participate in all of the competitions listed below. 

Fill out our Competition Interest Form!

Corporate Involvement

Competition attendance and judging are complimentary for all Corporate Partners. Interested in becoming a Corporate Partner?

 2021-2022 Competitions Key

Sweet 16 Sales Challenge  CSU Sales Competition Fall Sales Showcase Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition  Chico State Sales Invitational  Global Bilingual Sales Competition  WSC Sales Competition  Pacific Northwest Collegiate Sales Competition  


 ACSU logo.

Overview

The Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition is hosted by Arizona State University and Pacific Office Automation featuring sales role plays, speed selling, and visume competition. This competition will be hosted completely virtually.

2020-21 Competition Information

The ACSU competition date is TBD.


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Overview

The Chico State Sales Invitational (CSSI) is an energetic and exciting venue for university students, faculty and corporate recruiters. Competitors are among the best sales students from Chico State and are offered the chance to showcase their skills to attending recruiters.

2020-21 Competition Information

The Chico State Sales Invitational date is TBD. 


Overview

The Global Bilingual Sales Competition is hosted by Florida International University. "The FIU College of Business’ Global Bilingual Sales Competition (GBSC) is the only sales competition of its kind in the world, bringing student competitors from across the globe to compete in both English and Spanish. The need for bilingual sales representatives, key account managers, and sales managers by local, national, and worldwide organizations is rapidly increasing. The vision of the FIU-GBSC is that it serves as a venue for Spanish-English bilingual students and educators in developing a global salesforce."

2020-21 Competition Information

The GBSC date is TBD.


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Overview

The Western States Collegiate Sales Competition will feature schools from the western United States competing against each other in team and individual sales competitions.

2020-21 Competition Information

The Western States Collegiate Sales Competition date is TBD.


OSU logo.

Overview

The Pacific Northwest Collegiate Sales Competition is hosted by Oregon State University and "brings together students from area universities to test their sales skills and abilities to close the deal. Hosted by the OSU Sales Academy, the competition is sponsored by leading national companies including title sponsor, Pacific Office Automation."

2020-21 Competition Information

The Pacific Northwest Collegiate Sales Competition date is TBD.


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Overview

The Sweet 16 Sales Challenge is a local sales competition that takes place during the fall semester. The competition is open to all students taking MKTG 473 (Strategic Personal Selling).  During the semester, students compete in a series of role plays that utilize cases provided by Corporate Partners. In mid October, the top 16 students compete in a live role play event judged by corporate partners. The Sweet 16 Sales Challenge is accompanied by the Sweet 16 Networking Event, open to all SSP students.

2020-21 Competition Information

The Sweet 16 Sales Challenge date for 2021 will occur from October 13-14th!


 students in a sales competition

Overview

The Fall Sales Showcase is a local sales competition that takes place during the fall semester. The competition is open to all students taking MKTG 473 (Strategic Personal Selling). 

2021-22 Competition Information

The Fall Sales Showcase date is to be determined for 2021.


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Overview

The CSU Sales Competition is a sales competition hosted here at Chico State featuring competitors from all over the state of California. If you are interested in competing in this competition, please fill out our competition interest form; you can find the link on this page or on the homepage.

2021-2022 Competition Information

The CSU Sales Competition will occur from November 4-5th!


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usca, University Sales Center Alliance  


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Please email completed applications to tpvilla@csuchico.eduFor assistance filling out your application, please email tpvilla@csuchico.edu or visit our office once fall semester begins.


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Contact Us

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Glenn Hall Room 206

Thomas Villa
Executive Director
tpvilla@csuchico.edu 
916-223-2171 

Alexandra Pomatto
Marketing Specialist
arpomatto@csuchico.edu

Kristen Chatham
Marketing Assistant
kbchatham@csuchico.edu

Emma Ritchie
Operations Specialist
eritchie@csuchico.edu

Ana Flores
Operations Assistant
asfloresdiaz@csuchico.edu

Jack Thobe
Operations Assistant
jethobe@csuchico.edu

Mitchell Lung
Corporate Relations Specialist
malung@csuchico.edu

Makaela Keeve
Competition Lead
mkeeve@mail.csuchico.edu


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