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OREGON TRAIL COUNCIL
2013 POPCORN SALE
AUGUST 1 to OCTOBER 31

LET THE ADVENTURES BEGIN!

IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION

DISTRICT KICK OFFS

District Date / Time Location
Benton Aug. 15 - 6:00pm Grace Lutheran Church
Cascade Aug. 14 - 6:30pm OTC Scout Service Center
Chinook Aug. 22 - 6:00pm Simpson Park
Doug Fir Aug. 27 - 6:00pm Roseburg Christian Fellowship
Greenwood Aug. 14 - 6:30pm OTC Scout Service Center
Wacoma Aug. 20 - 7:00pm LDS Brookings
Yaquina Aug. 6 - 7:00pm LDS Newport

SALES DATES, ORDER DEADLINES, & PRODUCT DISTIBUTIONS

August 1st Online Selling Starts
September 3rd Show and Sell / Show and Deliver order due via Trail’s End popcorn system
September 13th Program Planners Due
September 18th - 20th Show and Sell Product Pick-up at District location
October 28th – 29th Show ‘n Sell Turn In (Money & Product)
November 1st ALL UNITS SUBMIT “TAKE ORDER”
VIA TRAIL’S END POPCORN SYSTEM
November 4th Online Unit Prize Orders Due
November 20th–22nd   “Take Order” Product Pick-up at District location
November 22nd–30th Scouts deliver popcorn to customers and collect payment
December Roundtables

Unit Kernel turns in popcorn money to District Kernel
One check per unit for entire sale made out to 
Oregon Trail Council

December 5th

Take Order Settlement Paperwork
Commission Request
Scholarship Forms Due to Council Office



IMPORTANT INFO FOR KERNELS

2013 Leaders Guide


2013 POPCORN FORMS


UNIT COMMISSIONS

Can Total up to 40%

  • 33% - Base Commission
  • 03% - Increase sale by 10%
  • 02% - Attend Kickoff, 
               Committment Form
               & Planner
  • 02% - On Time Settlement

CONTACT INFORMATION

DISTRICT KERNELS

Benton: Michele Bojanowski

Cascade: Brad Griffin

Chinook: Dallas Carter

Doug Fir: Sharon Muck

Greenwood: Jennifer Andrews

Wacoma:  Bill Hamilton

Yaquina:  Jeff Weiss

COUNCIL CONTACTS:

Staff Advisor: Rex Starr

Staff Assistant: Crystal Mischel

TRAIL'S END FORMS

College Scholarship Enrollment Form

College Scholarship Payout Form


INCENTIVES FOR SCOUTS

1.            PRIZES-Scouts may choose a prize from the catalog provided by Trail’s End, based on their total sale.  Prizes are based on individual sales.  Each Scout may select one prize from the sales level reached, or from a lower level

 

2.            TOP PRODUCERS EVENT DRAWING

Fill up a popcorn order form and each week Oregon Trail Council will conduct one drawing for each form filled up with a

 $25 gift card from the forms we have received. 

a.         Drawings will be held September 13th, September 20th, September 27th, October 4th, October 11th, and October 18th.

b.         Once your form is turned in, you do not need to re-submit it for the remainder of the drawings. You have a chance to win every time we do a drawing; you will be entered once for every order form you fill up and submit.  You will not get credit if the ENTIRE bottom portion of each form is not filled out completely and correctly.

3.            For every Fill It Up Form a Unit Kernel turns in from their unitthe Unit Kernel will be entered into a drawing to be held September 20th, October 4th, and October 18th for a $50 gift card.

4.            OREGON TRAIL COUNCIL TOP PRODUCERS EVENT –  U of O Basketball game & pizza feed.

5.            ONLINE SALES – Scout with the highest online sales will receive a $50 gift card from Oregon Trail Council.  August 1 – October 31, $250 minimum sales to qualify.

6.            $600 CLUB – Scouts who sell $600 will receive a $20 gift card and Patch which will be shipped by Trail’s End directly to your home.

7.            SPECIAL GIFT CARDSScouts who sell $1,500 and more will receive a $100 gift card from Trail’s End.  This reward is in addition to any other prize or gift card you earn, and it will be shipped direct to your home from Trail’s End.  

8.            COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP MONEYScouts who sell $2,500 or more are eligible for a Trail’s End Scholarship.  Trail’s End will create an account for each qualifying Scout and deposit 6% of the Scout’s total sale into the account.  Money will stay in your scholarship account and grow until he’s ready for college.  Please see sell.trails-end.com for full details.


NEW PRODUCTS

Chocolatey Caramel Crunch - Tin

Dark & White Chocolatey Drizzle

Bacon Ranch

Kettle Corn


VIDEOS

Parent Video

 

Leader Video

 

Scout Training Video


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q.      My son’s unit is not selling.  Can he still sell individually?

A.      Yes.  Your District Popcorn Kernel needs to contact council to get this set up.

 

Q.      Where do I find my login user name and password?

A.      On the Unit Login and Password sheet in your packet.

 

Q.      Our unit does not have a Login and Password sheet in the packet, what do we do now?

A.      Contact your District Popcorn Kernel or Council Office to get set up in the Popcorn System.  They will need your e-mail address, mailing address and phone number.

 

Q.      We received damaged product.  What do we do?

A.      Call the Council Service Center to arrange for a replacement.  A replacement will be sent to you and the damaged product needs to be returned to the Council Service Center.

 

Q.      How long will it take for our prizes to arrive?

A.      Generally 2-4 weeks, but you must hit the SUBMIT button on your online prize order to make this happen.

 

 

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