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Sports Image

2014 Franchise 500
#420
At a Glance

Products & Services: Sports marketing for high schools and organizations

Number of Locations: 24

Total Investment: $15.5K - $38.97K

Founded: 2002

Began Franchising: 2009

About Sports Image

Eric Horstman founded Sports Image in 2002 and began franchising in 2009. Franchisees connect high school sports teams and other grassroots organizations in need of equipment or revenue with local businesses willing to sponsor them.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 23 0 0 1
2013 23 0 0 1
2012 18 0 0 1
2011 14 0 0 1
2010 7 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $15,455 - $38,970
Franchise Fee: $11,500 - $27,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $1,500 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $50,000
Liquid Cash Available: $15,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Website

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #420 (2014), #456 (2013),
Low-Cost: #74 (2014), #86 (2013),
Top New: #42 (2014), #46 (2013),