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On June 21st, 2017

i9 Sports: The Sports Business Opportunity with a Safety-First Game Plan

i9 Sports is redefining one of America’s most popular pastimes with an emphasis on safety. Over the last few years, flag football has become increasingly popular among children and parents alike due to its appeal as a safer alternative to tackle football. You may have noticed local flag football leagues popping up right in your ...

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On June 5th, 2017

Sideline Perspective Leads Chris Dietrich to Start a Sports League Business with i9 Sports

When he first heard about i9 Sports, Chris Dietrich was really skeptical. While a college student at The Ohio State University, Dietrich worked as a sports official for the on-campus Buckeye Officials Association, and one day he was assigned to referee an i9 Sports flag football game for a local program. From his old school, competitive ...

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On May 31st, 2017

Franchising USA features Brian Sanders’ take on the 2017 youth sports environment

It should come as no surprise that youth sports involvement continues to be one of the most popular summertime activities, and the ...

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On May 30th, 2017

Ex-Pro Athletes Consider Starting a Sports League Business

Only a small fraction of hopeful athletes ever make it to the pros. And those who are lucky enough to play professionals ...

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On May 3rd, 2017

‘Idea guy’ SayQuan Scott Invests His High Energy Into i9 Sports

When SayQuan Scott told his family he was thinking about starting an i9 Sports business, they thought it was just another one ...

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On April 18th, 2017

i9 Sports Hits the Field With a Forward-Thinking Youth Soccer Franchise

If you’re thinking about starting a youth soccer franchise — good play. Nearly 10 million children play team soccer in the United ...

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On March 30th, 2017

Movie Producer Presses ‘Play’ on His Youth Sports Business Plan

Arin Finger is probably the only i9 Sports franchise owner with an IMDB.com profile. Not only does the Phoenix resident operate two ...

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On March 16th, 2017

i9 Sports Helps You Find the Best Location for Your Youth Sports Business Plan

It’s one of the first questions anyone considering opening a business asks himself or herself: Where will I find customers? No matter ...

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On March 8th, 2017

Advance Your Youth Sports Business Plan With Our Proprietary Technology

i9 Sports haas created a suite of proprietary technology tools that enable our franchisees to run their businesses with ease.

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On February 28th, 2017

Ex-NFL Wide Receiver Finds New Calling With Children’s Franchise Opportunity

Sure, Marcus Thigpen misses playing in the NFL. Being able to perform in front of thousands of screaming fans and proud family ...

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