College of Business

Professional Sales Competitions

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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  

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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.

2021-22 Competition Information

The Chico State Sales Invitational date is April 7th and 8th. More information to come!



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

2021-22 Competition Information

The Western States Collegiate Sales Competition date is March 3rd and 4th. Chico State is planning on hosting this event in person this year and is looking forward to hosting many other schools.

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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.

2021-22 Competition Information

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

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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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Please email completed applications to tpvilla@csuchico.eduFor assistance filling out your application, please email or visit our office in Glenn 206.

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Thomas Villa
Executive Director 

Alexandra Pomatto
Marketing Specialist

Kristen Chatham
Business Analyst

Emma Ritchie
Operations Specialist

Ana Flores
Operations Assistant

Jack Thobe
Operations Assistant

Mitchell Lung
Corporate Relations Specialist

Makaela Keeve
Competition Lead

Brianna Rader
Project Manager

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