D-Bat Academies Cost Comparisons

About D-Bat Academies

D-BAT was founded in 1998. D-BAT opened its original location in a small facility in North Dallas with 6 employees.
D-BAT Academies feature an exceptionally well-lit, indoor climate-controlled facility,with an environment that invites parents to be a part of their ballplayer’s development along with a top notch pro shop to provide all your equipment needs.
D-BAT began franchising operations in 2008 and today is the Largest network of training facilities in the country. Our current staff is over 300 strong and we are still considered the premier facility in the country. This is due in large part to the innovative way that D-BAT has connected the player and parent with coaches and facilities to better the game.
D-BAT is now moving to expanding its prestigious academies to reach even more players and enhance the baseball and softball experience for players at all levels. We never stop innovating and enhancing our methods to make players better.

From developmental youth camps and private lessons… to the latest equipment and hottest apparel, D-BAT is your premier baseball and softball training center, with the following:
Cage Rental
Pitching Machines
Pro Shop
Birthday Parties
Weight Training

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The total investment necessary to begin operation of a D-BAT® Facility ranges from $398,025 to $699,975. This includes $121,500 to $144,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate.
If you are acquiring development rights under our development program, then you will sign our area development agreement and, upon signing, you will pay us a development fee equal to 100% of the Initial Franchise Fee due for the first Facility and 50% of the Initial Franchise Fee due for each additional Facility you commit to develop under the area development agreement.

#344 in Franchise 500 for 2020.
#74 in Franchise 500 for 2021.

Sports Equipment & Apparel Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of D-Bat Academies against other Sports Equipment & Apparel franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of D-Bat Academies with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Athlete's Foot $35,000 5% $201,600-$640,300
Atmosphere $30,000 $75,000-$150,000
Balls N Bumpers $33,000 6% 3% $150,000-$300,000
Bears Playgrounds $25,000-$35,000 6% 4% $149,800-$422,500
Challenger sports $24,995 $40,995-$72,395
Conte's Bicycle & Fitness Equipment $50,000 3% $348,000-$531,800
Crown Trophy $35,000 5% $168,150-$227,700
Destination Athlete $20,000-$50,000 5%-8% 2% $28,300-$93,610
Endurance House $34,000 3 - 3.5% $411,850-$647,750
Fleet Feet Sports $38,000 4% 0.25% $187,000-$413,000
Las Vegas Golf & Tennis $39,000 3% $537,000-$774,000
Main Event Sportswear N/A $25,000-$50,000
Max Muscle $75,000 3% $114,600-$281,300
Play It Again Sports $25,000 5% 1K/yr $282,900-$393,900
Playtri $29,500 5% $203,000-$399,667
Pro Image $30,000 4% $155,500-$536,700
Soccer Post $29,500 5% $190,000-$250,000
Sparkle Brite Pool Stores $30,000 6% $66,250-$354,000
Sports Image $11,500-$27,500 8% $15,455-$38,970
Sports Traders $25,000 $100/month $250,000
Street Stadia N/A $73,500-And Up
Ultimate Watersports Pty Ltd $25,000 $100,000-$200,000
Wheel Fun Rentals $12,500-$25,000 6% $46,000-$230,000
World Class Athlete $22,000 6% 2% $150,000
Yak Shak, The $20,000 3% 1% $114,200-$534,000