Popcorn Sale 2015
 
Popcorn- Important Dates and Information

 

 

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2015 TRAININGS

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

  • Saturday, August 15th (10 am), Seattle Service Center
  • Wednesday, August 19th (7 pm), Silverdale Lutheran Church
  • Thursday, August 20thth (7 pm), Sequim Boys & Girls Club
  • Tuesday, August 25th (7 pm), St. Louise Parish, Bellevue 

 

2015 SALE TIMELINE

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2015 SALE DATES, ORDER DEADLINES, & PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION:

  • Friday, August 28th - SALE BEGINS
  • Tuesday, September 1st – Show & Sell Product Orders Due (by 11:59 pm)
  • Thursday, September 17th – Show and Sell Popcorn Distribution(District Kernel has specifics)
  • Thursday, October 1st – 11th – Online Sales Frenzy (Chance to win cool prizes for online sales completed during this week. Online sales made August 28th-October 11th will qualify).
  • Monday, October 19th – Main product return due date (returns after this date is limited!)
  • Sunday, October 25th – SALE ENDS! Unit kernels to collect order forms and tally unit order.
  • Monday, October 26th – Final day to return unopened cases. Four case maximum!
  • Monday, October 26th – Take Order Product Orders Due (by 11:59 pm)

-                              Show & Sell Settlement Forms and payments also due.

  • Monday, November 2nd - Prize Orders due (may be entered prior to this date)
  • Friday, November 13th -Take Order Popcorn Distribution (District Kernel to communicate specifics)

 

2015 CLOSE OUT DATES:

  • Tuesday, December 1st  – Deadline for units’ deposits to Bank of America
  • Wednesday, December 2nd – All CLOSE OUT PAPERWORK DUEBy December 31 -On time unit’s commission check mailed (or deposited).
    • (Seattle Service Center open until 6 p.m. for unit convenience)

 

 

 
Kernel Tools

[2015 Details Coming this summer and fall]

A few 'seasoned kernels' have prepared and shared some helpful reports and documents to assist with your Site Sales (best practices, and inventory tracking reports):


TRAINING INFORMATION
FOR PLACING ORDERS
Trails End Popcorn System Product Ordering Tutorial Video To Be Updated this Fall
Prize Ordering Instructions with screen shots - Coming this Fall!

Do you have any helpful tools or forms to share? Send to: popcorn@seattlebsa.org

Be Sure to SELL ONLINE!!
Learn to set up your accounts: Scout Accounts to sell online and Leader Accounts to 'view online sales'.
All sales provide 35% commission to the unit, to be included with your final commission check. The average sale online is over $40. Be sure to pad your unit sales with this super easy selling method.

There will be a special prize drawing for every Scout that sells at least one item online during the sale (Aug. 1 - Oct. 26).

 


 
Scout Prizes & Incentives


[2015 information coming soon!]

 


 

 
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Important Info for Kernels

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2015 Leader Guidebook - Coming this Fall

 

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 - Shana Scott
North Lakes - Teresa Simmering
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 BSA National Supply or our local Scout Shop.

The council office is closed on July 3rd, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy holiday!