i9 Sports Franchise

Amateur sports leagues, tournaments & events

i9 Sports was founded by Frank V. Fiume, Jr., in 2002 and began franchising in 2003. Franchisees operate local amateur sports leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics and special events for kids. Sports include flag football, basketball, cheerleading, and soccer.

i9 Sports
is the first and fastest-growing youth sports league franchise company in the United States. With more than 1,000,000 registrations in communities from New York to Hawaii, i9 Sports offers leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-14 in today's most popular team sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball and baseball. A privately held company, i9 Sports was founded in 2003 by CEO Frank Fiume on the principle that the number one reason kids play organized sports is to have fun, not to become the next draft pick. Reinventing the youth sports industry, customers enjoy the i9 Sports Experience which emphasizes fun, safety and convenience as well as teaching the value of good sportsmanship. Named #1 Children's Fitness Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine, i9 Sports has been ranked in their prestigious Franchise 500 issue the past eight years. i9 Sports has also been listed among INC Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the past five years and received Franchise Business Review's Top 50 in Franchise Satisfaction Award for five years.

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How much does it cost to open a i9 Sports Franchise?

The investment required to open a i9 Sports Franchise is between $59,900-$69,900. There is an initial franchise fee of $24,900 which grants you the license to run a business under the i9 Sports name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    7 years

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When did the first i9 Sports open? 2002
When did i9 Sports start Franchising? 2003

United States: Nationwide

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

Optional refresher training available

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

Franchise can be run from home.

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 20%% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (20% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • Your income potential as a i9 Sports Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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    i9 Sports
    9410 Camden Field Pkwy.
    Riverview, FL


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