Utah National Parks CouncilScout Show How to Sell Tickets

How to Sell Tickets

Selling Scout Saver Cards is easy. Sign out 5 cards to each Scout, having them initial each card. Scouts can then team up in pairs, or go as a group and do a blitz around the neighborhood. Take turns as to who gets the credit for each sale. It’s always a good idea to bring an adult and only visit friends, family and neighbors you know.
Another great way to sell cards is to get permission from grocery stores to let Scouts stand out front and promote the cards to shoppers. Just like Girl Scouts can sell cookies, Boy Scouts can use this method to sell lots of cards quick. 
It’s also important to have Scouts keep track of the names and phones number of the individuals purchasing cards. These individuals can then be approached again next year. As Scouts sell cards and turn in funds, always record their progress on the Scout Tracking Sheet. Sign out more Cards as needed.

You can always go to the Scout office for more cards if you run out.

Click here for the Utah County Scout Show Ticket Sales Packet

Click here for the Southern Utah Scout Show Ticket Sales Packet


A. Sell as an Individual

Scouts who want to sell as an individual may do so before the date of the Scout Show.
  1. Pick Up Tickets

    • Pick up your tickets to sell at your local Scout office.
    • Remember that every five cards sold earns you a ticket to keep for yourself.
  2. Sell!

    • Make all checks out to the Boy Scouts of America.
  3. Return Collected Money/Unsold Cards

    • When the selling period is over, return all collected monies/unsold cards to your local Scouting office.
  4. Receive Your Scouting Adventure Card

    • Once you have returned all collected monies/unsold cards, a Council employee will calculate 50% of your earnings and deposit it onto a Scouting Adventure Card to be used for anything Scouting related! IMPORTANT: Turn in all cash, checks, and unsold tickets to your local Scout office by April 1st to qualify for prizes.

B. Sell as a Group

Scouts who want to sell as a group may do so before the date of the Scout Show.
  1. Pick Up Tickets

    • Pick up your tickets to sell at your local Scout office.
    • Remember that every five cards sold earns you a ticket to keep for unit.
  2. Sell!

    • Make all checks out to the Boy Scouts of America.
  3. Return Collected Money/Unsold Cards OR Receive Your Scouting Adventure Card

    • There are two ways to collect your unit's portion of the money collected:
      1. When the selling period is over, return all collected monies/unsold cards to your local Scouting office. Once you have returned all collected monies/unsold cards, a Council employee will calculate 50% of your earnings and deposit it onto a Scouting Adventure Card to be used for anything Scouting related! OR...
      2. When the selling period is over, total all the money collected. Keep 50% of the monies and return the other 50%/unsold cards to your local Scouting office. IMPORTANT: Turn in all cash, checks, and unsold tickets to your local Scout office by April 1st to qualify for prizes.

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