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i9 Sports

i9 Sports Franchise

i9 Sports is the nation's first and largest youth sports league franchise business with over 1,000,000 registrations across the US. Our franchisees offer youth sports leagues, camps and clinics in the most popular sports for boys and girls ages 3-14.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$50,900 - $76,900
Franchise fee
Units in operation


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Own the Nation's #1 Youth Sports League Franchise

i9 Sports® offers a low cost franchise opportunity with high return on investment potential for someone with a strong desire to succeed. Since 2003, i9 Sports has helped entrepreneurs nationwide achieve their dream of making a living doing something they love.

i9 Sports is reinventing the industry by putting the focus in sports back on fun. Along with the ability to make a difference in the lives of kids, i9 Sports offers franchisees the freedom, work/life balance and financial independence that can only come through owning your own business!

Franchisees are given the opportunity to raise the bar in youth sports, and offer an alternative to the hyper-competitive, win-at-all-costs culture that is present in most youth league sports today. Our goal is simple -to put the fun back into youth sports!

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Don't just take our word for it
  • 2016 marks the ninth year in a row i9 Sports ranked in the prestigious Franchise 500®.
  • Received Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Award for franchisee satisfaction multiple years from 2009-2014.
  • i9 Sports was ranked the #1 Children's Fitness Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine.
  • Listed as a Military Friendly Franchise 3 years running.
  • i9 Sports has been listed among Inc. magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the past six years.

Benefits of owning an i9 Sports franchise

  • Home-based business- enjoy freedom, flexibility and work/life balance.
  • Low investment and low cost of entry- no real estate or upfront inventory expenses.
  • Huge market potential- built-in and sustainable demand. Over 42 million kids play each year!
  • Financial independence- take control of your future; write your own paycheck.
  • Multiple income streams- potential income from player entry fees, merchandise and concessions.
  • Protected territory- exclusive rights to run multiple sports at multiple locations.
  • Proprietary technology- manage almost every facet of your business from your laptop utilizing our industry leading web-based technology.
  • Nationally-recognized training and support -outstanding classroom and in-field training. Continual coaching and support throughout the life of your franchise.
  • Community impact- make a difference in your community by helping kids succeed in life through sports!
  • Venue acquisition- site-selection assistance utilizing industry-leading demographic analysis.
  • Financing through 3rd party– i9 Sports can introduce to outside third party lenders who may be able to help.

About i9 Sports franchise owners:

i9 Sports franchise owners come from all types of backgrounds but here are a few qualities that help make them successful:

  • No prior sports experience required. But a commitment to a superior customer experience is!
  • Management aptitude with the ability to motivate and delegate.
  • Sales/marketing skills, organization and attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to succeed.
  • Ability to operate the business full-time.


_"My decision to purchase my i9 Sports franchise has been a dream come true, not only for me, but for my family as well. I was seeking an opportunity that would allow me to work in the industry I loved, sports, but still provide for my family. With i9 Sports I am pursuing my passion and my wife can focus on raising our three daughters." _

Brian Samilian - i9 Sports Franchise Owner

"I have exceeded my expectations for the first year and hope to continue to do so year after year. i9 Sports has provided a sound business system that gave me the ability to quickly build my business and a platform to grow it season after season. I set high goals for myself to achieve success and following the model they have provided has worked well for us."

Roger Linn - i9 Sports Franchise Owner

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