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SKI SWAP OCTOBER 14/15 2016

Posted by Andrew Lambert on Sep 21 2016 at 10:10AM PDT

SKI SWAP 2016

When? Oct 14 (Consignment Drop Off 3:30-7pm) & Oct 15 (Public Sale 8:30-3:30)

Where? The Vernon Rec Centre, 3310 37th Ave, Vernon

Silverstar Mountain will be on hand!
PASS PICK UP
LAST CHANCE PASS SALES
EARLY BIRD LESSON VOUCHERS
10% off LADIES MENS DAY AND RIPPER PROGRAM

What kind of Payment do you accept?

We take VISA, MASTERCARD, INTERAC and CASH.
Also remember, we must charge tax on ‘white tag’ items that are being sold by our participating retailers. Please don’t give our cashiers a hard time……. (they don’t make up the rules!)

What else should I know?
To help maintain security, we DO NOT allow any backpacks, large purses or bulky jackets/ski clothing to be worn into the SWAP. Please leave these items at home! If you insist on bringing these items, you will be asked to leave them at the door. Items left at the door are the sole responsibility of the owner. Our security staff reserve the right to check all items that are leaving the building. You can fully expect security to be doing their jobs, please respect them!

I have equipment to sell. What do I do?
Bring your equipment to the Vernon Recreation Center Auditorium, Friday October 14th 2016 from 3:30 PM until 7:00 PM.

Does it cost anything to consign my equipment?
YES! There is a $2.00 consignment ticket that must be purchased for each item that you want sold. REMEMBER: we only accept CASH to purchase the consignment tickets. If your equipment sells, we also collect a* 20% commission on the sale price of the item.*

What type of equipment can I bring?
We accept alpine and cross country skis, snowboards, boots, poles and ski clothing. We DO NOT accept equipment that has been poorly maintained or is a potential safety hazard. Older model straight (alpine) skis are not accepted. Our staff retain the right to refuse any equipment.

How do I know if my equipment has sold?
Pay-out runs from 12:30 PM until 3:30 PM on Saturday October 15th 2016. Check back at the auditorium any time after 12:30 to see if your equipment has sold. If your item has sold, we will pay-out the value of the equipment less the 20% commission.

What if it doesn’t sell?
You can simply pick up your equipment any time before 3:30 PM on Saturday.

I missed the pay out time on Saturday and didn’t get back to check for my equipment. Now what?
Equipment that is left behind on Saturday becomes the property of the Vernon Ski Club. DON’T MISS THE PAY-OUT TIME!

But it SOLD and you owe me my money! DON’T MISS the PAY-OUT TIME!
Depending on the situation, we may pay you out after the sale, however an additional service charge will be added. (DON’T MISS THE PAY-OUT TIME!)

I can’t find my equipment on the floor and there is no record of the sale and appears to have gone missing. Now what?
We have numerous security people on site that work hard to ensure that equipment doesn’t go missing, however we cannot be held responsible for any lost or stolen equipment. You can minimize your risk by ensuring that your items are securely tagged when you check them in. ALSO REMEMBER, many items that cannot be accounted for at the time of pay out are found during final clean up and accounting. If we find something that has been recorded as missing, we will contact you.

Any final hints?
Great deals can be found at the ski swap, but everyone wants in on the action. EXPECT the swap to be busy! PLEASE be patient and treat our volunteers with respect. They are working hard to make this a great community event.
psssst: DON’T MISS the PAY-OUT TIME!

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