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NIU's Sales Decathlon

The NIU Sales Decathlon is not just a sales contest, but an ongoing learning platform for professional sales students. This contest provides an opportunity for students to learn best practices and sales concepts for success. For more information contact Rob Peterson PhD., Director, at peterson@niu.edu or 815-753-6224..

January 31st
Online Application (register now...)

March 10th-20th
Elimination Rounds 1 & 2

April 7th-8th
Elimination Round 3

May 15th
Finalists & Alternatives are notified

September 18th-19th
Finalist Round 4

October 2nd-4th
Finalist Round 5-10


Prizes awarded to the top 4 performers

  • 1st Place - Sales Job offer at Adobe Systems Inc. and $2000 Prize money (job offer pending typical interview protocols and background checks)
  • 2nd Place - $1500 Prize money
  • 3rd Place - $1000 Prize money
  • 4th Place - $500 Prize money

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