Events

BSF SKI SWAp
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2022

Gallatin County Fairgrounds, Bozeman, MT

Buy & sell winter gear. 10,000+ items. Alpine, Nordic, snowboarding, backcountry & more.

NEW FOR 2022! REGISTER YOUR ITEMS ONLINE BEFORE THE SWAP.

We have new consignment software. This means everyone consigning items will register them online in our system.

Preferred window: enter your items online before 5pm on November 1 for just $1 per item. Then you just drop your gear off and pick up your pre-printed tags on 11/4.  You'll even be able to log into your account and check to see which items sold.

*After the November 1 cutoff date, it will cost $3 per item when you register.

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GALLATIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
BOZEMAN, MT

October 7 until 5pm on Nov 1: Preferred window for registering your consignment items online. $1 per item. (After this, it increases to $3 per item.)

October 31: Office hours at BSF for anyone who needs help pre-registering items online.

November 4: 10 am - 7 pm: Consignment Dropoff (a.k.a. ski drop-off). (Computers will be available to register any late items; expect a line for this.)

November 5: 10 am - 6 pm: Sale! Come buy skis, boards, boots, outdoor clothing, and more. Ski waxing available (see below).

November 6: 10 am - 2 pm: Sale!
2 pm - 5 pm: Unsold Item Pick-up. 

Admission: $5 on Saturday. $2 on Sunday. (Children 12 & under are free.) Free admission after noon on Sunday!

Consignment fee: $1 per item through November 1 at 5pm, and $3 per item after that. All items must be registered online.

CONSIGNMENT 

Sell your winter gear. (New system this year!)

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HIGHLIGHTS

Don't miss the pancake breakfast, raffles, ski waxing and more.

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SALE INFO 

Full details for the Ski Swap weekend.

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SPONSORS

Duckworth wool logo
Billion Auto Group logo with "Billion Cares"
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Sold Sign

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

NOVEMBER 5

8 to 10 am. We'll be hosting a pancake breakfast in conjunction with the Ski Swap on Saturday morning. Your admission fee? A Community Nordic Trails Pass. The BSF crew will be flipping flapjacks for anyone who wants to help keep 70+km of trails groomed. Trail pass holders also get an early entrance into the Ski Swap at 9 am.

A coach waxing skis.

Ski Waxing Available on November 5

Saturday: Drop off your Nordic or Alpine skis at the BSF tent outside of the checkout area. The skilled waxers of the BSF Nordic Pro Team will get them ready for winter. Then, pick up your equipment, waxed and ready to go, from 4 to 6 p.m.

$30 for Nordic (xc) ski wax

$35 for Alpine ski wax

All proceeds from waxing support the BSF Nordic Pro Team.

Consignment Info

TAKE NOTE: Lots of changes here this year. We have new software and a new procedure for consigning items.

REGISTER YOUR ITEMS ONLINE:

All consigned items must be registered online.

Oct 7 - Nov 1 Preferred window: Enter your items online before Tuesday, November 1 at 5 pm. $1 fee per item. BSF will have your pre-printed tags ready for you at check-in on Friday Nov 4.

After 5pm on Nov 1, price increases to $3 per item.

*Computers will be available at dropoff on November 1 for any late registrations, but expect a line and a wait. We urge you to go online  before November 1 so that your tags are printed and ready for you at dropoff!

Need help? Stop by the BSF office on Monday, October 31 for help using the consignment website.

DROPOFF:

We only accept consignment items 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4.

Registered items: just pick up your pre-printed tags at check in and drop off your gear.

Any items not pre-registered: You will need to use an on-site computer or your phone to register and get your tags printed. $3 fee per item.

You do NOT need to be a BSF member to consign items in the swap.

PAYMENT

If an item sells, a 20% consignment fee goes to Bridger Ski Foundation. You will receive a check in the mail for the rest. (It typically takes a few weeks to finish processing all payments; it's a big job!)

THE SALE

Shop till you drop Saturday and Sunday.

10 am - 6 p.m. Saturday

10 am - 2 p.m. Sunday

Cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover accepted at checkout (3% credit card fee added). CASH ONLY  for the entry fee.

$5 entry fee Saturday

$2 entry fee Sunday

Children 12 & under free.

BSF members & Community Nordic Trail Pass holders get in free.

Entry after noon on Sunday is free.

HOW TO GET IN EARLY

*Purchase a BSF membership.

*Or purchase a Community Nordic Trails Pass.

*BSF Members & Trail Pass Holders only: sign up for a volunteer shift to get into the sale extra, extra early.

UNSOLD ITEMS & PICKUP

You can log in to your account and check to see if your items sold. You must pick up your unsold items between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Fairgrounds. Any items left unclaimed by 5pm on Sunday, November 6, 2022 are permanently retained by Bridger Ski Foundation and may be donated to local nonprofits in need or kept for resale next year.

 

PRO TIPS FOR sELLERS:


*Clean up your items. They will sell better.

*Note the size, color, and brand.

*Know what price to list your items at.

*Take your time filling out item descriptions/details as you enter them into the system.

*Take advantage of the option to discount the item's price on the second day of the sale. This discount is a flat 50% discount.

*Give yourself plenty of time to get through drop off. (And thank our amazing volunteers who make this happen.)

VOLUNTEERS

BSF Members & Community Nordic Trail Pass holders may sign up to volunteer at the Ski Swap. Volunteers must have a current 2022-23 BSF membership or 2022-23 Trails Pass. Volunteers will be allowed to shop the Ski Swap two hours before the general public. NOTE: BSF memberships & passes will be verified for all volunteers. Please save us the hassle of chasing you down, and be sure that you've already renewed membership or purchased a pass for the 2022-23 season.