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Important Dates:

Troop Deadlines*

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December

Troop cookie chairs (TCCs) attend service unit cookie training. Date determined by service unit (SU).

December

TCCs visit http://vipetraining.littlebrownie.com to complete eBudde and other training online.

By Dec 30

Signed ACH Debit Authorization eform with copy of troop check and Troop Cookie Chair Position Description & Agreement due to service unit cookie program chair (SUCPC) (complete and submit prior to date of service unit cookie training)

Jan. 2

TCCs receive eBudde invitation access from SUCPC (provided they have submitted their Troop Cookie Chair Position Description & Agreement and ACH Debit Authorization eForms)

Jan. 2

Deadline to test eBudde log-in and report problems to SUCPC.

Jan. 6

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 1 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 7

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 1 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 7

Troops to enter/SUBMIT Starting Inventory Order and enter/SUBMIT Initial Rewards into eBudde by 11:30 p.m. 

Jan. 12

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 2 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 13

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 2 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 16

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 3 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 17

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 3 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 18

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 4 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 19

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 4 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 27 – Jan. 28

Cookie delivery to service units. Delivery dates and locations will vary.

Jan. 29

GO DAY! Cookie program begins. 

Feb. 2

Cupboards begin to open. Troops pick up in whole case quantity until Feb. 19.

Feb. 7-9

Starting Inventory Order (SIO) returns. Troops may return up to 10 unopened cases of cookies from SIO.

Feb. 10

Boothing begins.

Feb. 10 – Feb. 19

Even exchanges (whole cases only) accepted at designated cupboards.

Feb. 11

Cookie Mobile contest submissions due.

Feb. 17

Last day to notify PSM of debit adjustment by 12pm

Feb. 20 – Mar. 1

Even exchanges (box or cases) accepted at designated cupboards. Troops may pick up in box quantities through to the end of sale.

Feb. 24

First ACH debit by council.

Feb. 24-26

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend!

Mar. 6 – Mar. 12

Consignment cookie orders now available at designated cupboards (max 10 cases).

Mar. 12

Cookie program ends.

Mar. 14

Last day to turn consignment orders at designated cupboards.

Mar. 17

Last day for TCCs to enter all Gift of Caring boxes, troop transfers, and complete girl allocations in eBudde.

Mar. 24

Last day to notify PSM of debit adjustments by 12 p.m.

Mar. 31

Final ACH debit. Discrepancy reports due to product sales managers (PSMs).

May 6

Elite 1000 - Disney Resort, Anaheim

May 20

Club 500 - FunFest VII at Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor

Jun. 10 – Jun. 11

S’More Adventure Weekend at Camp Osito Rancho (1500+ box reward event)

Jun. 17

Hogwarts Express VIP Experience at Universal Studios (3000+ box reward event)

Jun. 21

Limo Ride & Lunch with Lise Luttgens, CEO (2000+ box reward event)

*Based on scheduling, your service unit cookie program chair or troop cookie chair (as applicable) reserves the right to adjust up any due date or time to make sure she/he is able to meet her/his deadline. If you have any questions, please consult your service unit cookie program chair or troop cookie chair (as applicable).

Service Unit Deadlines

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Nov./Dec.

SUCPC conduct trainings for TCCs. Dates determined by SU.

December

TCCs and SUCPCs visit http://vipetraining.littlebrownie.com to complete eBudde and other training online.

Dec. 5-16

SUCPCs receive eBudde access from PSM (provided the SUCPC Agreement has been submitted).

Dec. 15

Service unit booth data due date (in time for Round 1 selection). Send to PSM.

By Jan. 2

TCCs receive eBudde access from SUCPC.

By Jan. 2

Deadline for TCCs to test eBudde log-ins. SUCPCs report any problems to PSM.

Jan. 6

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 1 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 7

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 1 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 7

Troops to enter/SUBMIT Starting Inventory Order and enter/SUBMIT Initial Rewards into eBudde by 11:30 p.m. 

Jan. 8

Booth chair reviews sign-ups in Booth Scheduler to ensure adherence to “on your honor” home SU rule, if applicable.

Jan. 8 – Jan 10

SUCPCs to review/edit/SUBMIT Starting Inventory Orders and SUBMIT Initial Rewards (for all troops within SU) by 11:30pm Jan. 10 

Jan. 9

Deadline for service units to request a cookie cupboard.

Jan. 12

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 2 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 13

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 2 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 16

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 3 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 17

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 3 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 18

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 4 opens at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 19

eBudde Booth Scheduler Round 4 closes at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 21

Last day that service units should host a local Cookie Kick-Offs.

Jan. 23

Deadline for service unit delivery chairs (SUDC) to create SIO Pick-up schedule in eBudde, including date, time, and location.

Jan. 27 – Jan. 28

Cookie delivery to service units. Delivery dates and locations will vary.

Jan. 29

GO DAY! Cookie program begins. 

Feb. 2

Cupboards begin to open. Troops pick up in whole case quantity until Feb. 19. 

Feb. 7-9

Starting Inventory Order (SIO) returns. Troops may return up to 10 unopened cases of cookies from SIO.

Feb. 10

Boothing begins.

Feb. 10 – Feb. 19

Even exchanges (whole cases only) accepted at designated cupboards.

Feb. 11

Cookie Mobile contest submissions due.

Feb. 17

Last day to notify PSM of debit adjustment by 12pm

Feb. 20 – Mar. 1

Even exchanges (box or cases) accepted at designated cupboards. Troops may pick up in box quantities through to the end of sale.

Feb. 24

First ACH debit by council. 

Feb. 24-26

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend!

Mar. 6 – Mar. 12

Consignment cookie orders now available at designated cupboards (max 10 cases).

Mar. 12

Cookie program ends.

Mar. 14

Last day to turn consignment orders at designated cupboards.

Mar. 17

Last day for TCCs to enter all Gift of Caring boxes, troop transfers, and complete girl allocations in eBudde.

Mar. 18 – Mar. 20

SUCPCs to ensure all troops have completed allocations, troop-to-troop transfers and GOC boxes by 11:30 p.m. deadline on Mar. 20

Mar. 24

Last day to notify PSM of debit adjustments by 12 p.m.

Mar. 31

Final ACH debit. Discrepancy reports due to product sales managers (PSMs).

May

Girl Rewards delivered to service unit rewards chair (SURC) home. Confirm count, sort and distribute immediately upon receipt.

May 6

Elite 1000 at Disney Resort, Anaheim

May 20

Club 500 at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

Jun. 10 – Jun. 11

S’More Adventure Weekend at Camp Osito Rancho (1500+ box reward event)

Jun. 17

Hogwarts Express VIP Experience at Universal Studios (3000+ box reward event)

Jun. 21

Limo Ride & Lunch with Lise Luttgens, CEO (2000+ box reward event)