Franchising Status
Eligibility for SBA Loan

Overall Rating

Item 19 Financial Disclosures

Transparency of Franchisee Financial Performance

7 /10
This Franchise discloses far more about the financial performance of their franchisees compared to other franchises in the same industry.
Why do some franchises disclose more than others?
There are many reasons why a brand may choose to not include item 19 on their FDD: they could be a newer franchise, they may be in a unique industry that is not super profitable or well-known yet

Financial Performance of "Standard" Units

Average Revenue Per Unit

Compared vs. Restaurants (Sit-Down) Industry

$1,374,774 / unit

Franchise Type: Standard

Average Revenue During 2019

Industry Low
Industry High

Franchise Summary

The franchisee will operate a sports-themed bar and restaurant under the trademark "Hotshots".
Company Background
Hotshots is an education and soccer program for children ages 2-8. It's designed to teach the fundamentals of soccer in a fun way, as well as other important skills such as teamwork, confidence, and leadership. The company provides a franchise opportunity that includes curriculum training, marketing materials, administrative support from headquarters staff, and start-up assistance with location selection. Hotshots has been franchising since 2007 with over 250 franchises across the United States.
Franchise Opportunity
Soccer is the world's most popular sport and it is gaining popularity in the United States. However, soccer has traditionally been a difficult sport to learn for children under age 10. The Hotshots soccer education program was developed by former professional athletes to teach young children how to play soccer in an easy-to-learn format that will help them develop their skills as they get older. We have partnered with daycare centers, preschools, parks departments and other community programs across the nation who are looking for ways to offer fun physical activities for kids ages 2-8 during school breaks or summer months when sports leagues aren't in session. Our franchisee owners make money by offering our Hotshots program at schools where there isn't enough interest among parents or staff members to start a league of their own. With Hotshots your child can participate in exciting games and drills while learning basic skills including dribbling, passing, receiving passes from teammates, shooting on goal and
Corporate Structure
We are a Missouri limited liability company which was formed on August 9, 2010. We maintain our principal place of business at 512 Pearce Blvd., Wentzville, Missouri 63685. We do not currently do business or intend to do business under any name other than HSF Franchising, LLC. We have no parent and no predecessors. Our agents for service of process are disclosed in Exhibit F.
Investment and Franchisee Fees
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill restaurant is from $443,143 to $858,676. This includes between $47,500 and $50,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliates. If you are granted development rights under a Multi Unit Development Agreement, you will pay a MUD Fee of $105,000 for the first 3 Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill restaurants, plus $25,000 for each additional unit you agree to develop.

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Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill Franchise System Development in 2018


How much investment do I need to start my own Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill business?
Franchisees typically require at least $475,500 to $907,000 investment to get their Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $47,500 in fees directly to Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Food & Beverage industry generate $1,374,774 revenue, so we would expect Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill unit? What is my contractual commitment?
Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill franchisees are typically required to sign up to a 15 year contract initially. The renewal length is 15 years. You can of course exit early but don’t expect to get any refund!

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