Popcorn Sale 2019

Twin Valley Council Challenge

4 Days – $500 – Online Direct Sales
October 15-18, 2020

Twin Valley Council challenges you to complete the 4 Day – $500- Online Direct Sales Challenge!  Do you have what it takes to do it?

Every Scout who sells $500 during the four days of MEA using Online Direct sales will receive a prize.

  • Scouts in grades 3-12 will receive a Twin Valley Council pocketknife
  • Scouts in grades K-2 will receive a Twin Valley Council flashlight
All you need to do with this challenge is sell, sell, sell! Popcorn Kernels promote, promote, promote!  The Council office will do all the tracking through the app.  

                                                                     Do you accept the challenge?

Important Popcorn Date

The following is a list of important dates to remember for Popcorn 2020.  Check back frequently for additions!

  • Saturday, August 22, 2020              Popcorn Kickoff
  • Thursday, August 27, 2020             Popcorn Orders due for Show ‘n Deliver
  • Thursday, September 17, 2020      Popcorn distribution to units from distribution site
  • Saturday, September 19, 2020       Popcorn sale begins
  • Monday, September 21, 2020        2nd opportunity to order product
  • Friday, October 2, 2020                   Popcorn pickup; product ordered September 21st; Center for scouting
  • Monday, October 5, 2020                3rd opportunity to order product
  • Friday, October 16, 2020                 Popcorn pickup; product ordered October 5th; Center for Scouting 
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020               Popcorn sale ends
  • Monday, November 2, 2020            Final popcorn orders due
  • Friday, November 20, 2020             Popcorn distribution to units from distribution sites
  • Friday, December 11, 2020             Popcorn checks cashed

Webinars for Adults and Popcorn Kernels

Trails End has made multiple webinars to help you succeed with Popcorn 2020.  We all know with Covid-19, popcorn sales will look different this year.  These webinars not only will give you tips to help sell during this time but will also go over the important details for the app.

For a full listing of dates and times Click Here You will be sent a link with how to access the webinar.  You must register for these webinars so please sign up early as space in each session is limited.

Anyone is welcome to attend any of the webinars.  Some of the audiences for the webinars are

  • District Kernel training
  • Popcorn Kernels in units with sales between $0 – $7,500
  • Popcorn Kernels in units with sales between $7,500 – $20,000
  • Popcorn Kernels in units with sales over $20,000
  • Scout Parents & Scouts who sell $1,000
  • Scout Parents & Scouts who sell over $2,500

Show ‘n Sell Site Sign Up

Twin Valley is working with various businesses in the Mankato area to secure locations for Show ‘n Sell Sites.

With Covid-19 many business are waiting until September to approve sites.  When things are finalized, we will create a “sign up genius” type system for units to select dates, times and locations.

Confirmed locations include: Pet Smart Mankato and Walgreen’s North Mankato

Locations that have passed on the opportunity are: Casey’s (all locations), Hobby Lobby, Scheel’s.

Cabela’s Owatonna

Cabela’s in Owatonna has opened it’s doors to Twin Valley Council, Gamehaven Council and Northern Star Council. All units are welcome to sell product at their location in Owatonna.  Each unit must submit the below required agreement prior to operating their booth each day.  Dates available cover all 3 Councils (Twin Valley, Game-haven, and Northern Star) sale dates allowing anyone to sell during this time.  Also below is where tables can be set up, Cabela’s will provide 2 tables and 4 chairs when done each evening the tables and chairs may be folded and sat neatly in the corner in the vestibule.

Date and time slots are first come first served.

Click here to reserve your time slot at Cabela’s
Table placement at Cabela’s
Selling Agreement Form for Cabela’s/Bass Pro