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On December 4th, 2018

Getting ready for another record revenue year in 2019

Our youth sports business is adding another sport to the roster and building on our 15 consecutive years of record revenue It’s been another great year for our youth sports business, and we’re looking forward to an even bigger, better year in 2019. We had a sit-down with CEO & Chairman Brian Sanders to discuss ...

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On July 16th, 2018

i9 Sports expands offerings for kids and revenue streams for franchisees

The growing popularity of youth lacrosse makes now the perfect time to introduce our new ZIP Lacrosse™ program We’re excited to announce the launch of our new ZIP Lacrosse™ program, a unique take on an exciting sport that’s rising in popularity nationwide. i9 Sports is always finding new ways to offer more to customers, and ...

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On June 1st, 2018

Giving back through business ownership

Community, kids and customer service made i9 Sports the right choice for this franchisee For i9 Sports franchisee Kathleen Seifert, our franchise offered a lot of opportunities, including the chance to work with kids and sports, the chance to give back to her community and the chance to be a business owner. Now well-established in ...

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On November 21st, 2017

NBC 6 features i9 Sports’ co-ed flag-football league in light of rising numbers of female participation in football

A South Florida teen made national news this year after becoming the first female starting varsity quarterback in the United States, but she’s not the only female athlete determined to break down barriers in the sports world. NBC 6’s Michael Spears spoke with I9 Sports Program Director Robert Fournier and Kylie Short, an i9 Sports ...

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On November 10th, 2017

i9 Sports Player Becomes Local Franchise Owner

Brandon Seeley recently achieved his dream of opening an i9 Sports franchise territory spanning Florida communities of Boca Raton, Delray, and Boynton. Boca Newspaper shared Brandon’s story of going from an i9 Sports player to an employee to now a franchise owner. Learn more about Brandon’s passion for i9 Sports and his decision to own one of ...

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On September 14th, 2017

i9 Sports Awards Four Franchise Territories

Nation’s largest youth sports league franchise continues its rapid growth across key markets TAMPA, Fla.— September 12, 2017 — i9 Sports, ( the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise*, has awarded four franchise territories across the East Coast, bringing its unique concept to Boca Raton and Orlando, Florida; Richmond, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland. With a ...

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On July 26th, 2017

Boston Herald features Brian Sanders’ take on the landmark Boston University study

A groundbreaking study from Boston University released on July 25, 2017, found chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, linked to repeated head trauma in nearly every brain donated, even in high school football players. For CEO of i9 Sports Brian Sanders, this research further underscores the importance and growth of youth flag football leagues and drives ...

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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 November 5th, 2016

i9 Sports Awards New Franchise Territory in Georgia

The country’s first and largest youth sports league franchise sets roots in Stone Mountain TAMPA, Fla., Nov 4, 2016 – i9 Sports recently awarded the Stone Mountain, Georgia territory to Joi Barkley of Stone Mountain as part of its franchise expansion program. “I am most excited about making a difference in my community. I have ...

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On August 23rd, 2016

i9 Sports Franchise Thrives in Honolulu, Hawaii

Find out the secret behind franchise owner Roger Dequina’s success Roger Dequina’s i9 Sports franchise  is one of the most successful in the entire i9 Sports organization, growing from serving 160 kids on opening day in 2007 to having 10,000 children on the rosters today. What’s the secret to his success in the Honolulu, Hawaii, ...

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