SELL

Do you have clothing, toys, books or kids' gear you'd like to sell at the sale? Thank you for your participation! The following is all you need to know about participating in the October 2019 event:

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Have Goods to Sell?
Registration will open Summer 2020.  

We accept:

  • Infant Clothing     Size newborn and up 

  • Boys’ Clothing      Through size 18, including Husky 

  • Girls’ Clothing       Through size 14, pre-teen, and teen. 

  • Uniforms/Costumes     All Girl Scout, Cub and Boy Scout uniforms, dress-up costumes/clothes

  • Shoes                    Soccer, baseball, dress shoes, gym shoes, roller skates/blades and dance shoes. 

  • Baby Gear            High chairs, booster seats, playpens, infant seats, rockers, gliders, changing tables. 

  • Books                    Child + Parenting Books, DVDs, computer games, video games, etc. 

  • Toys

  • Maternity Clothing *New for 2019!

 

We do NOT accept: 

  • Socks, hats, tights and underwear

  • Stuffed animals including beanie babies and Webkinz 

  • VHS tapes

  • Adult clothing 

  • Large furniture such as dressers or beds 

  • Diaper pails, potty chairs, or baby baths

  • Car seats

  • Cribs

  • Recalled items

  • Animal cages of any type

 

The Committee reserves the right to reject any item, which then will be donated or disposed of.

Please do not sell anything you would not buy yourself. 
 

SELLER GUIDELINES /

 

GETTING READY FOR THE SALE /

* Take care when attaching your tag - if the tag falls off during the sale, you will not earn sales credit

The Fine Print

  • Sale items may not be reclaimed once accepted for sale. 

  • No refunds or exchanges. 

  • All sales are final.

  • We are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items. 

Fill Out Tags

  • Please only use blue or black ink; do not use red ink. 

  • Make sure that your Seller Number (provided when you register) is printed on both sections of your white or yellow tag.

  • Include an accurate description of the item. (ex. Sleeping Beauty video, Hot Pink Gap Shirt, etc.)

  • Sizing must be in number size (4T, 10). If an item has shrunk, mark according to the size child it would fit now. 

  • Please indicate if the item is for a boy or a girl. If for a teen, please specify as well. 

  • If you need additional tags, please request them (free!) by using the form below. Do not photocopy tags. 

Prepping

 

 

 

 

 

Clothing

All clothing must be hung on wire hangers, like what is offered at dry cleaners

Plastic hangers will not be accepted

Hangers should be facing left with clothing hung facing forward 

Two-piece outfits or PJs must be pinned together with safely pins

Connect shoes/boots by 1) tying shoelaces together, 2) using shipping or painters tape to tape together 3) using clear plastic bags or other simple form to keep pair together.

Tagging

All tags must be attached with a safety pin on the upper right corner of the clothing article*

Please pin through the words "pin here" to tag can easily be detached at time of sale

Tags for shoes should be secured with either a pin or tape *

  • Do not tape through the perforated line on the tag.

  • Use packaging tape - scotch tape tends to fail before the sale is over. 

 

 

 

 

Toys, Gear,

Books + More

Price Your Items

  • Successful selling points usually range from 10 – 20% of the retail price 

  • White tags are reduced to ½ price on Saturday. All items must be priced ending in an even dollar amount or 50 cents. For example, $1.50, $3.00. Yellow tagged items will not be reduced on Saturday. 

  • Sample selling points: 

    • Pants/Skirts $2.00 - $5.00

    • Tee Shirts $0.50 - $2.00 

    • Dresses $4.00 - $10.00 

    • Shoes $2.00 - $6.00 

    • Jackets/Coats $5.00 - $20.00 

  • Any item received without a price will be priced by the Committee’s discretion.

  • If you have many low priced items, you may consider marking them with a seller ID #50 to donate - 100% of the proceeds to Butterfield Family Association.

Prep Your Items

 Example of a properly hung item

All toys with loose pieces must be sealed in clear plastic bags

Books sold as multiples must be in plastic bags

Puzzles should be sealed in plastic wrap or in a plastic bag which is taped closed

Tags for toys should be secured with either a pin or tape *

  • Do not tape through the perforated line on the tag.

  • Use packaging tape - scotch tape tends to fail before the sale is over. 

If you use clear plastic bags to package your item, tape the left side of the tag to the outside of the bag. 

Books must be white tagged and if sold individually, the tag must be placed on the inside front cover of the book. 

IMPORTANT DATES /

 
 

 Example of a filled out tag

Drop Off Clothing / Toys / Goods for Set Up

Thursday, October 24, 4 -9pm in Gymnasium

Ensure all goods are ready for sale before drop off

Sale

Friday, October 25, 5:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, October 26, 9 am - 2 pm

Yellow Tag Pick Up

Saturday, October 26, 4 -4:30 pm

* Pick up yellow tag items that were not sold, reminder emails will not be sent. Any goods left after 4:30 pm will be donated to local charities. 

Sellers' Checks Distributed

Week of November 17

* Checks will be either mailed or sent home with students to sellers for goods sold  

 

CONTACT US /

Need more information? Have a question?

Just want to say hi?

Contact us using the form below or on our Facebook page and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. 

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The BFA would like to give special thanks to Haley Peterson, University of Iowa, for her graphic design support