American Poolplayers Association Franchise

Administrator of recreational billiard leagues

In 1979, professional billiard players Terry Bell and Larry Hubbart pursued a novel idea'why not create an organized league system for amateur pool players' Dubbed the American Poolplayers Association (APA), their brainchild now operates franchise leagues across the United States and Canada (where the organization is known as the Canadian Poolplayers Association). Members participate in annual 8- and 9-ball championships, pay a yearly membership fee to the APA and pay a weekly fee to the League Operator (franchisee) each time they play. League Operators host team games each week; winners go on to compete in division and national tournaments.

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The investment required to open a American Poolplayers Association Franchise is between $11,600-$14,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $5,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the American Poolplayers Association name.

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    2 years

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American Poolplayers Association News & Press Releases

When did the first American Poolplayers Association open? 1981
When did American Poolplayers Association start Franchising? 1982

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 267 17 0 0
2004 252 17 0 0
2003 241 15 0 0
2002 225 19 0 0
2001 218 17 0 0

United States: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming,

International: Canada,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations

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Franchise can be run from home.

18% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 3

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at American Poolplayers Association Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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American Poolplayers Association

American Poolplayers Association

American Poolplayers Association
1000 Lake St. Louis Blvd., #325
Lake St. Louis, MO


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