2021 Bethel Outing Club Ski Sale, October 29th & 30th

Used Gear Inventory Sheet

The sale happens the last weekend in October at the Gould Academy Field House on Church Street in Bethel--Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.  The BOC Ski Sale has provided a community service for 41 years by bringing new and used equipment from major ski shops and local and visiting skiers, with any proceeds benefiting youth outdoor programming that is organized by the Bethel Outing Club. The club keeps 20% of the sale price for each item that you sell and you get the rest (donations of equipment are also welcome and support BOC's non-profit mission). Masks will be MANDATORY for the 2021 Ski Sale. Sorry, no exceptions!

Have a couple of hours to volunteer?  We have volunteer opportunities on Thursday, Oct. 28th, Friday, Oct. 29th and Saturday, Oct. 30th. Please click here to sign up to help! We appreciate as many hands as possible! Email Sarah Southam or phone her at 207-381-7309, if you have any questions..

Now 3 Ways to Sell Your Items in the Sale (Each item must have a signed & completed ski sale tag.  Bulk sellers please note that there is a $2 surcharge per tag after your 20th item)

1. Until 2:00 p.m. on the Friday of the sale only: Beat the rush and tag your gear in advance so all you have to do is drop it off at the sale!  Tags fully completed in advance are free for up to four items & 25 cents each after the 4th item, up to 20 items.  Tags will be available at the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce (824-2282, located at Bethel Station & on the web at www.bethelmaine.com) and True North Adventureware (824-2201) starting October 9th. If you have questions about used gear, please email Sarah Southam

Used Gear Inventory Sheet 2021 - Sheet1.pdf

Sale Tag Inventory Sheet Instructions 2021.pdf

2. Tag and drop your gear beginning October 9th at True North Adventureware.  True North has generously agreed to help you tag your items and will bring them to the sale for you.  First 4 tags free as above.

3. Equipment may also be tagged at the ski sale beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday of the sale and are subject to a $1 per item tag fee for items that aren’t tagged in advance.  Look for signs designating the entrance for “WALK-IN SALES” at the sale venue.

Tips: Buyers are looking for bargains, so you may wish to price your items accordingly.  Prices on all personal equipment (e.g., other than equipment brought in by our ski shops) will be reduced by 50% on Saturday.  If your item does not sell on Friday night and you do not wish to have it offered for sale at half price, you must claim it at the close of the sale on Friday night at 9:00 p.m.

Unsold equipment and checks for sold items must be claimed by presenting each unsold item’s claim ticket between 12:30pm and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday after the close of the sale.  ITEMS NOT PICKED UP BY 2:00 p.m. SATURDAY WILL BE CONSIDERED DONATIONS TO THE BETHEL OUTING CLUB and/or WILL BE DONATED TO A CHARITY OR OTHERWISE DISPOSED OF.  Proceeds not claimed will be considered a donation unless you make alternative arrangements.

Special Information for Ski Shops

The vendor contact for the sale (for ski shops only) is Sarah Southam  All shops must make arrangements in advance to be part of the sale.  Returning ski shop vendors are notified by email in late summer with details and to confirm their attendance for this year's sale.

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The Bethel Outing Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. P.O. Box 637, Bethel, ME 04217    Email BOC

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