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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#408 Ranked #457 last year
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Initial investment
$60K - $70K
Units as of 2021
159 16.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Frank V. Fiume, Jr. founded i9 Sports in 2002 and began franchising in 2003. Franchisees operate local youth sports leagues, camps and clinics. Sports include flag football, basketball, soccer, cheer, lacrosse and baseball/softball.

About i9 Sports

Founded
2002
Leadership
Brian Sanders, CEO & Chairman

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
22
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
159 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
9410 Camden Field Pkwy.
Riverview, FL 33578-0519

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a i9 Sports franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$24,900
Initial Investment
$59,900 - $69,900
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
23 hours
Classroom Training
51.25 hours
Additional Training
At secondary location, 2 days; optional refresher training available; webinars
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #408

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #76

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Updated: February 8th, 2021