The Annual University of Nevada Ski Swap and Sale is back. This highly anticipated event will be held November 11, 12, and 13 (Friday through Sunday) at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center located at 4590 S. Virginia St. Hours are 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday. Early bird shopping is offered Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for $25 per person
This year’s Ski Swap marks the 30th year of incredible savings. The annual Ski Swap benefits the Nevada Men’s and Women’s Winter Sports Teams. According to Nevada’s Ski Team Advisory Committee Director Doug Ball, the Ski Swap is the Men’s and Women’s Winter Sports Teams’ largest fundraiser.
Adult admission is $12 Friday and $7 on Saturday and Sunday. Children 6 to 12 are $6 on Friday and $4 on Saturday. All students, armed services, police, firefighters, ambulance, WCSD teachers are free Sunday. Children 5 and under are free.
This year’s Ski Swap will feature brand new items as well as last year’s models. Merchandise will include adult and children’s Alpine, Nordic and snowboard equipment and apparel with savings from 30% to 70%. In addition, a variety of boots, poles, clothing, ski and snowboard accessories and more will be available. Swap personnel are always available to assist shoppers in choosing the correct equipment.
Check in for individual registration of items is Thursday, Nov. 10, 1 – 8 pm. Friday, Nov. 11, 9 am – 1 pm. Check out for unsold individually registered items will be on Sunday, Nov. 13, 6 – 8 pm. Limit 25 items, must be sold for a minimum of $5 each. Individuals must pick up unsold items before 8 pm Sunday. Items not picked up will be donated to the UNR Ski Team. To sell your items enter at the north entrance of the convention center.
The UNR ski swap is produced by Reno Ski and Recreation Club and UNR Ski Team Boosters. This year’s sponsors include Lithia Reno Subaru, The GMAA Group, JR Romero, Architect, Lotus Radio, KTVN and The Market on S. Virginia. For volunteer information, please contact Ken Simpson at 775-787-7556 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For further event information call Greg Mason at 775-825-6555 or email@example.com or visit www.unrskiswap.com.