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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$15K - $39K
Units as of 2015
21 10.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Sports Image

Founded
2002
Leadership
Eric Horstman, Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2009 (12 years)
# of employees at HQ
3
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
21 (as of 2015)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
9059 Springboro Pike
Dayton, OH 45342

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Sports Image 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
$11,500 - $27,500
Initial Investment
$15,455 - $38,970
Net Worth Requirement
$50,000
Cash Requirement
$10,000 - $15,000
Veteran Incentives
$1,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
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.

Classroom Training
3 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021