BECOME A DFI FRANCHISE
Developmental Football International LLC was formed in 2017 by principals with a collective 200 years of senior sports, business, management and professional-events experience, whose primary goal is to ensure the long-term stability of professional American developmental football in North America.
Poised for rapid expansion, DFI offers franchisees brand power, history, values, and recognition.
DFI is the first scalable, character-driven, turn-key American football franchise platform to refine and showcase elite player skills through trademarked processes similar to the NBA's D-league and MLB's minor-league systems. DFI franchises share scalable brands, policies and procedures, verifiable data, and measurable results.
DFI plays by NFL rules, with NFL-style uniforms, and oversight from former NFL executives, coaches and players, but is not formally affiliated with any other league.
DFI delivers Game-Ready Players, Life-Ready Men™. Our model seeks to offer parity, efficacy and solvency for all DFI franchisees. DFI emphasis on character development, community impact and family values set the highest standards in the industry.
Background and Benefits
DFI offers some of the industry's best field support experts covering franchising, development, construction, and marketing.
DFI has proven expertise in providing franchise opportunities by offering comprehensive assistance that ranges from site selection through the development process to providing ongoing new product training.
DFI’s training and support teams deliver the tools and information franchisees need with a level of support sets the standards in the pro football industry. DFI provides the tools and guidance you would expect from a multi-national conglomerate, and they do it well.
DFI’s technology is state-of-the-art, and helps franchisees operate more efficiently and cost effectively.
How Much Does a DFI Franchise Cost?
A significant amount. The mission of DFI is grow the preeminent brand globally, and as such our barriers to entering are rather high. After you pass a credit check, and proof of assets check, it's on to due diligence and the development of your business plan. This is a labor of love requiring a net worth of at least $250,000, and a liquidity of $100,000.
If you are thinking about a partnership, go ahead, but there is one caveat; one single candidate must personally meet the financial qualifications. The initial franchise fee is a tame $40,000 to $90,000 in contrast, and if you want more units, you have to expand at the rate of 4 at a time.
Join The Pros - The Distinction of Developmental Football International LLC
Name Recognition - DFI offers unlimited potential for the most astute football entrepreneur.
Competitive – The DFI product is top tier. There is no better developmental football brand, which is why we own the category “developmental football.”
Online University - The DFI Online University offers numerous learning programs, courses, and resources to franchisees and staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
DFI executives - More than 200 collective years sports management experience.
Values – DFI is synonomous with integrity, humility and transparency.
Recognition - DFI is home to America's #1 Developmental Pro Football Program™.
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