Where do I go for the 4-H Tack Swap?
What is the website to register for the Spokane Co. 4-H Tack Swap?
Can I remove, add, and edit my inventory once it is entered?
How do I price my tack and clothing?
What sticker labels do I need?
Where do I pick up the unique 4-H cardstock tags for my printed labels?
After I print my sticker labels at home, then what?
Can I make an appointment to check in my items, or do I need to wait in line?
Should I clean and wash my tack and clothing?
How do I donate my unsold tack or clothing?
If I don’t want my items donated & want them returned, what do I select on the consignment system?
Can I discount my items?
Should I measure my saddles? How about bits?
I don’t own a printer. Can I still consign at home?
Can I print my labels and attach them onto the 4-H cardstock tags myself?
What is an equestrian?
If I am a volunteer, should I sign up for a drop off /check-in time on Friday?
Q1: Where do I go for the 4-H Tack Swap?
A: 404 N. Havana St. Spokane County Fair and Expo. Enter through the main gate from Havana St., drive through gate G near Broadway Ave, and enter Ag complex A through the south doorway.
Q2: What is the website to register for the Spokane Co. 4-H Tack Swap?
A: MyConsignmentManager.com/4htackswap is the website to register as a new seller, a returning seller, or as a volunteer only.
- You can also access MyCM through the Spokane Co. 4-H website by clicking on the Tack Swap button. It is HIGHLY recommended to write down your user name & password for future login. You’ll need this info upon Friday’s check-in at the Spokane Co. 4-H Tack Swap.
Q3: Can I remove, add, and edit my inventory once it is entered?
A: ABSOLUTELY! The MyCM website features user friendly editing that allows you to remove items if they sell at the Tack Swap, transfer items to next year’s Tack Swap, or enter into another swap that uses the same online MyCM system. You can edit the price, the description, the category, and other information within the inventory.
Q4: How do I price my tack and clothing?
A: The lowest acceptable price is $1.00 increasing using whole dollar increments only. Use two zeros for cents after the decimal in the price. For example, $1.00, $20.00, $500.00, etc. This Tack Swap does not carry coin change, so do NOT price your items using cents.
Q5: What sticker labels do I need?
A: Avery 5163 work best. Order online at Amazon.com, Avery.com, or Sheetlabels.com. Labels must be white, 2″x 4″ rectangle, 10 labels/sheet, permanent, and are available in various quantities. Attach the sticker labels onto Tack Swap’s special cardstock tags available at Sp. Co. 4-H Extension office. https://www.amazon.com/Shipping-Compatible-POLONO-Internet-Permanent/dp/B0BHSQQML9/ref=zg_bs_15400111_sccl_1/133-9028358-4220367?th=1
Q6: Where do I pick up the unique 4-H cardstock tags for my printed labels?
A: The WSU Spokane Co. 4-H Extension Office, 222 N. Havana St. #205, Spokane, WA 99202. Prior to 3/15/24. Afterwards, wait until Friday’s consignment check-in day. 4-H volunteers will attach tags to your items as they are checked in.
Q7: After I print my sticker labels at home, then what?
A: If you have acquired special cardstock tags from Spokane Co. 4-H Extension office,
- attach the barcoded labels to one side of one tag.
- attach the labeled tags to the appropriate items using a zip tie – refer to the TAGGING GUIDE on the WSU 4-H website.
- Store your tagged items for travel
- If you have NOT acquired unique cardstock tags from Spokane Co. 4-H Extension office,
- Keep the printed labels on their sheets
- Pack the sheets of labels with your items
- Arrive Friday 3/22/2024 at the Spokane Co. Fairgrounds, Ag complex A, through Gate G from Havana St., and through the south doorway of Ag complex A, 11am – 7pm, or sign up for a consignor check-in appointment (highly recommended!) on the MyCM home page in your account.
- A Tack Swap volunteer will check in your items and attach special cardstock tags on site.
- Organize your tack in such a way that we can match the labels to the item when you check in.
Q8: Can I make an appointment to check in my items, or do I need to wait in line?
A: It is highly advantageous for you to sign up for an appointment to check in! Simply log in to your MyCM account and sign up on the MyCM home page .
Q9: Should I clean and wash my tack and clothing?
A: YES! When tack is clean, it has the greatest chance of selling. We will not accept dirty, smelly, muddy, broken tack.
Q10: How do I donate my unsold tack or clothing?
A: There is a DONATE box on your MyCM inventory page to select while adding items onto the MyCM inventory list if you wish to donate your unsold items to 4-H. This option is available for each item listed. Upon check-out at the end of the sale, your unsold item marked with a D will be donated to Spokane County 4-H Horse Project.
Q11: If I don’t want my items donated & want them returned, what do I select on the consignment system?
A: Simply leave the DONATE box unchecked.
Q12: Can I discount my items?
A: No. First, this is not an option to select on the MCM website. Secondly, the Tack Swap is only a one day sale.
Q13: Should I measure my saddles? How about bits?
A: For Saddles, do not measure. Tack Swap volunteers will do this on site at check-in.
B: For bits, here is a link to a short YouTube video
Q14: I don’t own a printer. Can I still consign at home?
A: YES! You’ll want to enter your inventory items online at home. When you arrive at the Spokane fairgrounds to check-in on Friday,11am -7pm, a 4-H volunteer will print your barcode labels onsite, attach your labels onto Tack Swap’s special cardstock tags, and attach the tags to your items.
Q15: Can I print my labels and attach them onto the 4-H cardstock tags myself?
A: YES! Pick up special cardstock tags from the WSU Spokane Co. 4-H Extension Office, 222 N. Havana St. #205, Spokane, WA. You may request to have tags mailed to you. Email the Tack Swap at Spokane4htackswap@gmail.com. Purchase your own 2″x 4″ rectangle labels (see Q4 above).
Q16: What is an equestrian?
A: An equestrian is the human that rides a horse. Equestrian Footwear is an example of a category that is on the consignment program which means RIDER FOOTWEAR; HUMAN FOOTWEAR.
Q17: If I am a volunteer, should I sign up for a drop off /check-in time on Friday?
A: NO – volunteers must scan/check-in their consigned items Friday prior to working at the Tack Swap. There will be a special check-in table for volunteers to accomplish this on Friday. Please acquire cardstock tags and labels (if needed) at one of the in-person volunteer training meetings. At home, print your sticker labels and attach the labels to 4-H cardstock tags, then zip tie the cardstock tag to the appropriate item BEFORE the swap.