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Thank you for your interest in Contender eSports!

We are delighted that you are considering our company as your next gaming franchise opportunity!


Franchisees should possess a passion for the brand and desire to connect with the massive gaming community. While retail experience is not required, the ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as sales, marketing, and/or retail experience.



Complete Franchise Request Form

In order to begin the process, you must first fill our franchise request form. Upon confidential review of your information and preliminary approval, you will be notified of our mutual interest. You can also use the print version, complete it fully and fax it to 816-256-3429, attn: Contender eSports Franchise Development Manager. You may want to review our frequently asked questions page.


You can apply using our online form:


Visit the Contender eSports Home Office

A Franchise Development Representative will schedule an interview with you at our Home Office in Phoenix, AZ. During this visit, you will get an in-depth introduction to the Contender eSports operation and training facilities, meet our executive staff and management team and have the opportunity to visit existing franchise locations.


During the home office visit you will also receive:


  • Contender eSports Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD):  The FDD contains valuable information to help you analyze our franchise system.
  • Franchise Agreement Request & Confidentiality Forms:  Your Contender eSports FDD receipt, franchise agreement request and confidentiality forms will be given to you along with the FDD. These documents will be submitted to Contender eSports for review.   



Contender eSports will evaluate your financial statements, credit history and background information. If necessary, we reserve the right for a second interview. Upon approval, a franchise agreement will be delivered to you.


Enter Franchise Agreement

After receiving the agreements and waiting seven calendar days, you will then send back the signed and notarized agreements along with the franchise fee of $39,000. At this point, you are now a Contender eSports franchisee and are ready to get your new business open!



As soon as possible, you will be required to attend a one-day orientation class. At this class we will discuss all of the steps involved in opening your store. This will include budgeting, financing, planning, site selection, ordering, construction and much more. Once complete, you will schedule a meeting with our real estate department to begin the site selection process.

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