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Sweet 16 Sales Challenge



2019 Sweet 16 competitors

2019 Sweet 16 Sales Challenge competitors

The Sweet 16 Sales Challenge is a local Chico State sales competition that takes place during the fall semester. This semester, 140 students enrolled in "Strategic Personal Selling" (Marketing 473) are participating in four rounds of role plays. The top 16 students will then move on to compete in the Sweet 16 where live role plays are streamed to corporate partner judging rooms.

Attending the Sweet 16 Corporate Connect and judging the competition are benefits of Corporate Partnership with the Seufferlein Sales Program. The number of representatives companies are permitted to bring depends on partnership level.



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2019 Competition

The Sweet 16 Sales Challenge is a local Chico State sales competition that takes place during the fall semester. This semester, students enrolled in “MKTG 473-Strategic Personal Selling” are participating in in-class role plays. The top 16 students will move on to compete in the Sweet 16 Sales Challenge where live role plays are judged by you, our corporate partners. The event is divided into two components – the Corporate Connect (Thursday evening) and the role play competition (Friday).

 
 
 
 
Thursday, November 7

Corporate Connect Event: Showcase your company and network with the competitors and sales students!

  • Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
  • Location: Colusa Hall, Room 100
Friday, November 8

Sweet 16 Sales Challenge role plays: participate in judging some of Chico State’s top sales talent!

  • Time: 8 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Colusa Hall, Room 100

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Oxford Suites hotel in Chico
Hotel Accommodations

We are pleased to announce that the Oxford Suites Chico is offering discounted rates for our program partners:

 

 

SSP Partner Discounted Rates:

  • 2 Queen Suite: $90
  • King Suite: $99
  • Executive King Suite: $107

To take advantage of these rates:

The Oxford Suites Chico offers the following amenities:

  • Full hot breakfast buffet
  • Evening reception featuring appetizers and your choice of wine, beer, or soft drinks (Sundays excluded) 
  • Electric car charging stations, including Tesla
  • Outdoor pool, spa, sauna, and steam room
  • Fitness center
  • Shuttle service to Chico State
  • Meeting rooms for events

 

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2019 Competition Winners

The 2019 Sweet 16 Sales Challenge winners:

2018 Sweet 16 winners
  • 1st place:  Ryan Brumfield 
  • 2nd place:  Megan Nethercutt
  • 3rd place:  Kelsey Bosman

  

        

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