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Some Commonly Asked Questions About
How to Own a Pickleball Franchise with PickleRage

What experience do I need to own a pickleball franchise with PickleRage?

Are you a serial entrepreneur, experienced in opening and operating consumer-focused businesses? Are you an existing franchise owner with the capital to expand your portfolio? Our ideal franchise owners are knowledgeable businesspeople who are financially qualified and ready to bring an optimized experience to the pickleball-playing public. This is a business for serious investors who see the benefit of providing an exceptional facility for the fastest-growing sport in the nation.

What is provided as part of the PickleRage franchise program?

Location, location, location! Helping you find the right location for your facility is a big undertaking, but we have you covered. Our team of commercial real estate experts will not only help you find an appropriate location, but we will also walk you through the entire leasing process. Plus, with hands-on training from our leadership team, you will learn about the pickleball business, our streamlined operations and simplified business model, and how to build relationships with local vendors and suppliers. You and your manager will spend time at our PickleRage affiliated facility for initial training, and then our team members will join you in your protected territory at the launch of your business. In addition, you will have access to our exclusive confidential operations manual, a guide for daily operations, tournaments, procedures, and more.

How much will the PickleRage franchise program cost me?

The estimated initial investment to begin operations ranges from $600,000 to $1,500,000 for a single-unit territory. This includes a $55,000 initial franchise fee for a single-unit agreement*. Ask about incentives for multi-pack deals or how to convert your current club to a PickleRage venue. Are you a veteran? Thank you for your service! Contact us today to learn about incentives created with qualified veterans in mind.

As with any new venture, it’s important to have adequate capital to fund your initial business growth stages.

*See Item 7 of the FDD for a full breakdown of estimated fees. Your fees and costs could differ as explained in the FDD.

Is financing available?

We do not provide direct financing to franchise owners, but we may refer to financing sources on a case-by-case basis.

Are there ongoing fees to pay?

We charge a royalty rate equal to 7% of gross revenues. Royalties allow us to fund our ongoing support services, training, and the continued development of programs and systems upgrades to guide you when you own a pickleball franchise with PickleRage. Please refer to our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for a full list of fees and requirements.

Are there any advertising fees?

PickleRage will require franchise owners to make monthly local marketing expenditures equal to 2% of gross revenues or $2,000/month, whichever is greater. Franchisees will also contribute 1% of gross revenues to the brand marketing fund. Collected funds will be used to develop marketing strategies and materials designed to help promote the PickleRage brand.

Please refer to our Franchise Disclosure Documents for a full discussion and disclosure of marketing and advertising fees.

What is the term of the agreement?

The initial term of your agreement is ten years, with two subsequent successor agreement options of five years each.

How do I get started?

If you’re interested in learning more about how to own a pickleball franchise with PickleRage, contact us at 800-546-0439 or using the form provided on this site to discuss the possibility of setting up a meeting, speaking with our key management staff, and receiving our FDD which contains all the important details you’ll need to make an informed decision.