Popcorn- Important Dates and Information

2016 Popcorn Sale Timeline

August - Trainings (for ALL unit and district kernels, attend one)

  • Saturday, August 6th (10 am), Seattle Service Center
  • Monday, August 8th (7 pm), Auburn
  • Tuesday, August 9th (7 pm), Silverdale
  • Wednesday, August 10th (6pm), Sequim
  • Monday, August 15 (7pm), Bellevue

 

SALE DATES, ORDER DEADLINES, & PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION:

  • Monday, August 1st- SALE BEGINS
  • Sunday, August 21st – Show & Sell Product Orders Due (by 11:59 pm)
  • Friday, September 9th – Show and Sell Popcorn Distribution (District Kernel has specifics)
  • Monday, October 10th – Main product return due date (returns after this date is limited!)
  • Sunday, October 16th – SALE ENDS! Unit kernels to collect order forms and tally unit order.
  • Monday, October 17th – Final day to return unopened cases. Four case maximum!
  • Monday, October 17th– Take Order Product Orders Due (by 11:59 pm)

-          Show & Sell Settlement Forms and payments also due

  • Tuesday, November 1st - Prize Orders due (may be entered prior to this date)
  • Friday, November 4th -Take Order Popcorn Distribution (District Kernel to communicate specifics)

 

CLOSE OUT:

  • Thursday, November 17th – Deadline for units’ deposits to Bank of America
  • Friday, November 18th – All CLOSE OUT PAPERWORK DUE
    • (Seattle Service Center open until 6 p.m. for unit convenience)
  • By December 1st -On time unit’s commission check mailed (or deposited).



 

 


Important Info for Kernels

GuidebookSmall

2015 Leader Guidebook

 

2015 POPCORN FORMS

 

SITE SALE INFO

Many District Kernels (DK) will be assisting with site sales this year. Check with them prior to making any local store manager requests!

If your DK is NOT coordinating site sales at the district level, contact the store manager and/or corporate offices for permission using this form: Store Manager Request Letter (Template).

Unit Kernel Master Inventory Worksheet (2013)

 

2015 COMMISSION

Sell Popcorn = Earn 35% Commission


Expectations are:

  • Attend council trainings & host unit kickoff
  • Be on-time with orders & closeout paperwork
  • 3% BONUS -  Grow your sale (20% increase from 2014)

38% TOTAL POSSIBLE COMMISSION
Units earn a flat 35% commission for all online sales, too!

 

2015 DISTRICT KERNELS

Alpine - Ingrid Brown
Aquila - Sue Fore
Aurora - Doug Baer
Cascade - Cat Rowe
Foothills - Mary Wilson
Green River - Sean Mobley
Mt. Olympus - Crystal Tomlinson
North Lakes - Mary Pat Seeman
Orca - Harry Boyd
Sammamish Trails - Ross Comer
Sinclair - Sean Neal
Thunderbird - Craig Nakashima

 

COUNCIL CONTACTS

Darla Sklar - 206-902-2353
Patrick Nance - 206-902-2322

General Q's: popcorn@SeattleBSA.org

 

TRAIL'S END CONTACTS

Popcorn System Help
Online Sales Support
Scholarship Inquiries

Prize Questions?
If local council cannot assist, contact NDC.prizeincentiveprogram@scouting.org