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i9 Sports®

Earn a living doing something you enjoy with a low investment and nationally recognized support. If you like sports and kids, then you'll love owning an i9 Sports franchise!

What Does a i9 Sports Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with i9 Sports, you'll need to have at least $50,000 in liquid capital. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $36,500 - $69,900. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans ($5,000 discount on first unit agreement). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $50,000
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Total Investment: $36,500 - $69,900
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: $5,000 discount on first unit agreement

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 144
Franchising Since: 2003

About Us

Own The Nation’s First & Largest Youth Sports League Franchise

Based in Tampa, Florida, i9 Sports® is the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise business* with more than 2 million player registrations spanning hundreds of communities from New York to Hawaii. Our franchise owners offer youth sports leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3 – 14 in today’s most popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, and baseball.

Since our first franchise was sold in 2003, i9 Sports has given entrepreneurial individuals who have the desire to make a living doing something they love a time-tested way to achieve their dreams.

Why are so many entrepreneurs drawn to the i9 Sports franchise business opportunity? Aside from the appeal of sports and the ability to make a difference in the lives of kids, our model makes a huge difference in the lives of our franchise owners and their families! i9 Sports franchises are home-based and offer our franchise owners the freedom, work/life balance, and financial independence that only come through owning your own business.

Join the team and earn a living doing something you enjoy!

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It:

  • Ranked by Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500® issue for ten years
  • Named among Franchise Dictionary Magazine’s TOP 100 Game Changers for 2018
  • Recognized by INC. magazine in their list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for seven years
  • Ranked by Franchise Times Top 200+ for the past 11 years
  • Recognized as a Top 100 franchise for 2019 by Franchise Gator

9 Reasons Why You’ll Love i9 Sports!

  1. Home Based Business – Enjoy freedom, flexibility, and work/life balance.
  2. Low Investment/Low Cost of Entry – No real estate or upfront inventory.
  3. Huge Market Potential – Over 60 million kids play sports each year!
  4. Financial Independence – Take control of your future; write your own paycheck!
  5. Multiple Income Streams – Income from player entry fees, merchandise & more.
  6. Protected Territory – Exclusive rights to run multiple sports at multiple locations.
  7. Proprietary Technology – Manage almost every facet of your business from your laptop utilizing our industry-leading web-based technology.
  8. Nationally-Recognized Training & Support – Outstanding classroom and in-field training plus continual coaching and support throughout the life of your franchise.
  9. Community Impact – Make a difference in your community by helping kids succeed in life through sports.

Ideal Candidate

i9 Sports is Looking for Aspiring Business Owners Like You!

  • No prior sports experience required. Simply liking sports is enough.
  • Management aptitude. Proven ability to manage & delegate.
  • Sales & marketing skills. Being detail-oriented is key.
  • Committed to providing a superior customer experience.
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to succeed.

Ready to step into a full-time career doing something you enjoy? Contact us to learn more!


i9 Sports has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

Ranked by Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 magazine for 10 years; Named among Franchise Dictionary magazine's Top 100 Game Changers for 2018; Recognized by INC. magazine in their list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 7 years; Ranked by Franchise Times Top 200+ for the past 11 years; Recognized as a Top 100 franchise for 2019 by Franchise Gator


i9 Sports is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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