Academy Experience Contest

NADA is excited to celebrate our NADA Academy Alumni. NADA is taking the opportunity to honor distinguished alumni through the NADA Academy Experience Contest. The contest will showcase the lives and legacies of graduates who embody the mission of NADA academic excellence and leadership.

If you’re an NADA Academy graduate, we want to know your story! The submission process is easy – share your name, class number and either a 90 second video or 200 words or less about your NADA Academy experience and how it has impacted your career in automotive retailing. 

NADA will choose three winners, which will be announced and recognized at the NADA Academy Alumni Reception during NADA Show 2021 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 5pm.

  • Grand-Prize Winner: Enrollment for one dealership employee to attend NADA Academy (Value: $10,950) 
  • Second-Place Winner: One-year subscription for dealership to NADA Education Subscription which includes all NADA Professional Series classes and seminars; excludes NADA Academy program (Value: $8,400)
  • Third-Place Winner: NADA Professional Series class enrollment for one dealership employee (Value: $2,995). 

Contest Rules

  • No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  • Open to persons eighteen (18) years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States.
  • Void where prohibited including outside of the United States.
  • All winning scholarships need to be enrolled in a course before December 31, 2021.
  • Click here for complete contest rules

Submission Requirements

  • Submissions can be no longer than a 90 second video or 200 words. 
  • Submission entered through the form below granting NADA the right and permission to use and display submitted entry.
  • All submissions must be received by Sunday, January 3, 2021, to be eligible.
  • Note: All fields required. Data collected is FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.


First Name 

Last Name 

Dealership Affiliation 

Job Title 

Location (city, state, zip) 

Class Number 

Contact Email 

Contact Phone Number 

In 200 words or less, please share your NADA Academy experience, how it impacted your career in auto retailing, and why your submission should be considered: (If submitting a video please type "submission via video" in the box below)



I grant NADA the right to use this submission * 


By clicking the "Submit" button, Entrant agrees to be bound by the official contest rules and consents to NADA’s use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information and statements attributed to Entrant for advertising and promotional purposes, including without limitation, inclusion in NADA’s newsletters, website(s) or any social media channels without additional compensation. Entrant also agrees that NADA shall own the Entrant’s submission (and all rights embodied therein) and that NADA and its designee(s) may copy, alter, distribute, publish, broadcast and display the submission in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, additional permission or notification, or attribution to Entrant or any third party (except where prohibited by law). Entrant agrees that he/she will not disseminate or otherwise submit the submission to any other entity or individual for publication or use. NADA reserves all rights not expressly granted herein.