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2017 Hooked on Popcorn

2017 Hooked on Popcorn

Sign-Up   |   Calendar   |   Michael Beck Training   |   Unit Kernel Training   |   Kick-off   |   Products   |   Commission   |   Youth Prizes   |   Show & Sell   |   Online Sales   |   Forms   |   Fund Your Adventure   |   Best Methods   |   Scholarship

 

 

Top Sellers

Below are the Top 100 sellers in Circle Ten Council, based on submissions received. (* indicates a Top District Seller, as well). Total sales for these Scouts were a combined $286,087!

Scout District Unit
*Nahum  D Golden Arrow Troop 714
Rickie  W Golden Arrow Troop 1776
*Ethan  H Iron Horse Crew 178
*Tanner  K Northern Trail Troop 570
*Brian  S Eastern Skies Pack 852
*Austin  K Lone Star Troop 310
*Alfred  E Iron Horse Pack 754
*Charles  T Blackland Prairie Pack 730
Ford  F Blackland Prairie Pack 838
*Rylan  S Southern Star Pack 449
Wyatt   K Southern Star Pack 449
*Keller  R North Star Troop 787
*Noah  F Northern Lights Troop 226
*Wyatt  M East Trinity Trails Pack 304
*Ryan  S Duck Creek Troop 1020
Corbin  C Eastern Skies Pack 839
*Ben  M Blackland Prairie Troop 718
*Caiden  B Five Trails Pack 820
Shawn  M Golden Arrow Troop 1776
*Ryan  M North Star Pack 758
Lawrence  H East Trinity Trails Pack 939
Noah  F Blackland Prairie Pack 59
Nathaneal  K Golden Arrow Troop 1776
Logan  W North Star Troop 753
Noah  Z North Star Pack 713
*Trevor  R White Oak Troop 6220
*Juan  P Duck Creek Pack 243
Luke  S Iron Horse Pack 380
*William  K Two Rivers Troop 6002
*Jack  W Northern Lights Pack 1220
*Henry   M Tejas Caddo Pack 862
Jackson  M East Trinity Trails Pack 528
Taiting  Z Blackland Prairie Pack 730
Jamie  D Duck Creek Troop 1989
Tomas  B Iron Horse Pack 278
michael  d Eastern Skies Pack 852
Brian   W Eastern Skies Pack 1115
Tommy  L Northern Lights Troop 226
Adam  F North Star Pack 114
Levi  H Iron Horse Pack 920
*Caleb  M White Oak Pack 6017
Lane  S Iron Horse Pack 380
*Noah  M Texas Skies Pack 426
Sean   W Golden Arrow Troop 1000
*Klay  Y Northern Trail Pack 895
*William  S Mustang Pack 2510
*Braxton  S Golden Arrow Pack 2008
Connor  R Iron Horse Pack 902
Benjamin  E Golden Arrow Pack 1776
Kaleb  S Northern Lights Troop 226
Ethan  C Tejas Caddo Pack 862
Brayden  A Northern Lights Pack 226
Holden  M Blackland Prairie Pack 730
Samuel  B Northern Lights Troop 221
Luke  D Iron Horse Pack 380
Garrett  H Northern Lights Pack 226
Zachary  B East Trinity Trails Pack 1783
Ozzy  A Northern Trail Pack 570
Andrew  D Northern Trail Troop 719
Ryan  B North Star Pack 114
Benjamin  R Blackland Prairie Pack 59
Cash  M Texas Skies Pack 378
Nate  K Iron Horse Pack 380
August   P Tejas Caddo Pack 862
Darren   B North Star Pack 749
Ethan  E Iron Horse Pack 946
William  M Blackland Prairie Troop 730
*Dalton   P Lone Star Pack 496
Kai  S Golden Arrow Pack 1789
Kaiden  F Iron Horse Pack 902
Chase  B North Star Pack 1213
Truman  D Northern Lights Pack 1220
Zak  B Northern Trail Pack 871
Armin  J Lone Star Pack 910
Brayden  B East Trinity Trails Pack 528
Lucas  C Blackland Prairie Pack 838
Ephraim  W Northern Trail Troop 570
Tyler  C Duck Creek Troop 1978
Kyle   N East Trinity Trails Pack 939
Dalton  H East Trinity Trails Pack 528
Augie  S Northern Trail Pack 570
Talan  P Lone Star Pack 910
Aiden  F Duck Creek Troop 1020
Dominic  D Northern Trail Pack 719
Tyler  M White Oak Pack 6017
Wade  G Blackland Prairie Pack 59
Ayaan  P North Star Pack 758
Jack  S East Trinity Trails Pack 386
Jacob  B East Trinity Trails Pack 304
Andrew   C East Trinity Trails Pack 896
Joshua  C East Trinity Trails Pack 896
Chance  D North Star Troop 787
Kenston  W Iron Horse Pack 278
Preston  W Iron Horse Pack 278
Jeffery  T Tejas Caddo Pack 56
Preston  L Golden Arrow Pack 2008
Champ  L East Trinity Trails Pack 939
Lucas  F Duck Creek Pack 1978
Dane   B Duck Creek Pack 243
David  H East Trinity Trails Pack 314

 

Sign-Up

Get Hooked! Signing up to participate as a unit in the 2017 Hooked on Popcorn Sale will be done through our online reservation system, CampMaster, by going here. Only those designated in CampMaster as a unit leader will be able to sign up the unit. If you are not designated as a leader IN CampMaster, let us know.Be sure to sign up early in order to stay informed! 

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Calendar

  • April 6 Sign-ups begin
  • June 10 Michael Beck Sales Training (first offering of 4)
  • July 27 Michael Beck Sales Training (second offering of 4)
  • August 1 - 15 Unit Kernel Trainings (locations)
  • August 9 - Michael Beck Sales Training (newly added third offering of 4)
  • August 19 Michael Beck Sales Training (final offering of 4)
  • August 26 Council-wide kickoff (locations), Show & Sell orders due online (how-to video)
  • September 16 Show & Sell pickup
  • October 27 Show & Sell payments due
  • November 10 Sales ends, orders due online (how-to video), Prize orders due, Top Seller Submissions due
  • December 2 Popcorn pickup
  • December 8 Final popcorn payments due

 

PDF version of calendar

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Michael Beck Sales Training

Want to increase your fundraising by 14%? Want to earn an extra 1% in commission? Make sure that your unit is in attendance! Bring your volunteers, parents, top sellers, senior patrol leaders - they will learn valuable tools to increase sales.

  • Michael Beck Sales Training will help you earn more to Fund Your Adventure
    • June 10, John D. Murchison Scouting Center, Dallas
    • July 27, Calvary United Methodist Church, 3105 Lamar Avenue, Paris, TX 75460
    • August 9, Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center, 5600 US Highway 75 South, Fairview, TX 75069
    • August 19, Eastridge Church of Christ, 670 N. Stodghill Road, Rockwall, TX 75087
  • Written testimonials
  • Video testimonials
  • Sign up here

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Unit Kernel Training

All units should send their unit kernel to a training, in preparation for the Kickoff. More details will be provided as we move closer to the dates.  Pre-registration will be necessary to help us plan for food. Please register here. Earn an extra 1% in commission for attending a training.

  • Unit Popcorn Kernel Training (PDF with addresses)
    • August 1 - Camp Wisdom
    • August 3 - Athens First United Methodist Church
    • August 5 - Waples Memorial UMC, Denison
    • August 8 - John D. Murchison Scouting Center
    • August 10 - Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center
    • August 10 - First Rowlett United Methodist Church
    • August 12 - LDS Church, Greenville
    • August 14 - Bobby Lyle ♦ Billy Gamble Scouting Center
    • August 15 - First United Methodist Church, Paris
    • August 15 - Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church, Dallas

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Kickoff

The council-wide kick-off will be held on August 26th at 9:00 a.m. at different locations around the council. To see where your district is assigned, please click here.

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The Products

Be sure to check out our new line of products from CAMP MASTERS Popcorn. With 14 different products to choose from, we are sure there will be something for you! To view the products for Take Order, click here.

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Commission - 31% total cash commission available

  • Units' base commission is 26% of total sales
  • Earn an additional 1% commission by attending 1 of 4 Michael Beck Sales Trainings
  • Earn an additional 1% commission by attending 1 of 7 Unit Kernel Trainings
  • Earn an additional 1% of commission by have account 100% settled by December 8
    • Bonus 2% commission available
      • For any unit selling that did not sell in 2016, or
      • For any unit with a 15% increase in total sales over their 2016 total sales
  • 4% in prizes earned in the Scout Prize Program paid for by Circle Ten Council

Settling your account after December 8th will result in a loss of commission:

  • December 9 - commission reduced by 1%
  • December 16 - commission reduced by 1%
  • December 23 - commission reduced by 1%

You do not have to wait for the deadlines to make payments. You may make payments throughout the sale and we encourage you to do so. 

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Youth Prizes

Scouts who participate in the sale have many opportunities to earn prizes! Looking for a way to track a Scout's sales and prize choices; a "check list" of items to complete for each Scout? Try this.

Visit our PRIZE PAGE

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Show & Sell

Your unit will work as a team at a location to show your product and to make immediate sales. Units are responsible for getting permission from the business, store front, or other location prior to setting up to sell. Please remember that Tom Thumb, Albertson's, Bass Pro Shops, and Dick's Sporting Goods are not available for popcorn sales, as they partner with us for the Camp Card sale or Scouting for Food. Show & Sell orders are due online by August 26 at 12:00 p.m. Attend a Michael Beck sales training to increase your sales by 14%! The payment for your Show & Sell will be due to the council by October 27th. Any product you may have left from your Show & Sell can be used to help fill your take orders. You can find a Show & Sell Order Projection worksheet here that can assist you with a recommended order based on the amount of Show & Sell product you want to order. Need a way to keep track of product assigned to a particular Show & Sell location? See a sample here. Need to keep track of what was sold and who was selling? See a sample here.

How to Place a Show & Sell Order video

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Online Sales

Selling online is a perfect way to reach family and friends who live out of town or out of the country. Unit kernels will be responsible for setting up their Scouts in the online system. Written instructions for entering the Scouts can be found here and you can view a video here. Scouts will then be able to send an email with a link and a code so that sales get credited to them.

How to Enter Scouts to Sell Online video

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Forms

Important documents will be available here soon. Order forms will be posted after the kick-off.

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Fund Your Adventure

Setting goals for your fundraising is an important tool to make the most out of your sale. CAMP MASTERS has created an easy-to-use budgeting tool to help you plan your year and set your popcorn sales goal. Download their budgeting spreadsheet here.

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Best Methods

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Scholarship

The Trail's End Scholarship program is funded by Trail's End for Trail's End popcorn sales only. Your Scouts WILL STILL MAINTAIN their scholarship account but we cannot add sales from the CAMP MASTERS popcorn sale to that scholarship fund. If your Scout has any online sales through his Trail's End online account throughout the sale, you can submit those totals to increase his scholarship fund. You can find out current information about your Scout's scholarship fund, including forms for submission and payouts, by going here.

Scholarship Mitigation through CAMP MASTERS:
A list of all Circle Ten Council Scouts, who are currently enrolled in the Trail's End Scholarship program, has been provided to CAMP MASTERS. For these Scholarship Scouts, they will automatically qualify for the CAMP MASTERS High Achiever program, regardless of the amount of their sales. These Scouts can choose to receive American Express Gift Cheques in the amount of 6% of total CAMP MASTERS sales. There is NO MINIMUM amount of sales required for the current Scholarship Scouts. These Scouts can continue every year to choose the gift cheques.

If a Scholarship Scout's sales qualify for a High Achiever level, AND the Scout chooses a prize instead of the gift cheques, then he will forfeit the ability to choose the gift cheques for 6% of his sales in future years. He would then participate as part of the regular program. He would have to meet the minimum sales level for High Achiever and if he chose gift cheques, he would only receive 5%.

Your popcorn team will work very closely with those Scouts and their families to submit the proper paperwork based on their decisions.

An informational page from CAMP MASTERS, that explains this program, can be found here. If you have questions, please let us know!

 

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