Welcome to Popcorn 2014!
The trucks are coming July 31 with the first inventory
of popcorn for 2014. Get details and join the team to help unload
Farm Fresh Popcorn Sales
Farm Fresh Corporate offices are pleased to
authorize the following two specific fall weekends for popcorn sale
opportunities. Authorized locations include all Southside Hampton Roads stores
and one Farm Fresh in Elizabeth City, North Carolina for Albemarle District.
September 19 21
October 3 - 5
Friday sales hours are from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
and Saturday and Sunday sales hours are from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
To schedule a sales date and location for your
unit, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Pack/Troop and number
Primary phone number to be reached at
First Choice - location
2nd Choice- location
Each unit is authorized two
sales dates at Farm Fresh.
Tidewater Council will issue authorization letters
to confirm dates and locations scheduled. If Council is notified your unit was
selling at a Farm Fresh location without an authorization letter, they will
forfeit participation in the entire popcorn sale.
Units who attended popcorn training in their district got the bonus of getting
to sign up first.
Order forms are available -
to download (get the order folder outside by
Stop by the Scout Shop or
pick some up at roundtable
July 29, 7:00 PM - Carrow Baptist Church,
5545 Susquehanna Dr, Virginia Beach
Fund the Greatest Scouting Year Ever
History tells the story; units can and
have funded the entire year with a well planned and executed
popcorn sale. Council supported money-earning programs are the
only NO RISK opportunity available. The unit investment is time, no
upfront money, no contracts that put the unit at risk -
How does a unit build a successful sale?
Planning and communication is the short answer.
Build a budget
Setting goals for a successful sale
(one that will finance the whole plan and unit registration)
Communicating the plan, budget and
goals to members and their families
Encouraging and rewarding success
CELEBRATING the end of the sale and
enjoying a full year of fun - with no more fundraising!
Keep visiting the popcorn website to check
out this year's success stories as the sale goes forward. Don't
let a single person in Tidewater say they did not have a chance to
support Boy Scouts in their community because they weren't asked to buy
popcorn! Popcorn is available now!
Popcorn selling units earn 38% as a flat rate
Commission begins on the first dollar of
direct sales and is available in the unit budget immediately.
The process has been streamlined to make popcorn sales even more
Reminders for unit Popcorn Kernals
Optional internet sale at 30% commission with direct shipment to
donations made at show and sell locations are considered to be
Military Popcorn Donations with the unit retaining a 38%
unit that is selling will start with $120.00 profit by receiving
one free case of Buffalo Ranch (must be picked up by September
The individual prize program is designed to
supplement a unit incentive plan. Build a great sale by
developing a unit incentive program; recognize Scouts early and
often for their success.
INDIVIDUAL PRIZE PROGRAM
SELLER RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:
Individual popcorn sales patch
The SUPER SECRET Level is Back! Qualifying
Scout receives 50% discount for Pumpkin Chunkin and gets to PIE
THE SCOUT EXECUTIVE. Watch the website for additional surprise
DEADLINE November 3
Custom Tidewater Council sports item of your
choice basketball, football, baseball, hockey stick, first come
first served limited to stock on hand
Two 2015 tickets to both Scout Night at the
Norfolk Tides and the Admirals. Tickets will be distributed
for each event when the Council receives them from the team
Pecatonica Popcorn Incentive
Ipod, TV, Tablet, Laptop, Telescope,
Scooter, Go-Pro, Wii Bundle, or $200 Best Buy Gift Card
Pecatonica Popcorn Incentive
PS4, Ipad, or $400 Best Buy Gift
Card (If you earn this level you
do not get level F)
Council Top 3
Special prizes in addition to the above stated
This is a progressive prize chart. Once a level is achieved,
the selling Scout receives all items before it (exception
level G and higher exclude level F). For example, at the
$3,000 level you will get all items A through F as stated. If
you reach level G, you get all items from A to G, except for
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