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Sport Clips - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

Our fun, sports-themed, men's and boys' haircutting concept is so unique; it's made us the fastest-growing haircutting franchise in the country. Yet we still have plenty of prime locations available. This is a great recession-resistant business that's all cash, no receivables, and no industry experience is necessary.

Sport Clips
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2021

Minimum Cash Required$100,000
Net Worth Required$400,000
Total Investment$204,800 – $368,300
Franchise Fee$59,500
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Year Founded1993
# of Existing Units1740
Franchising Since1995
Training & SupportYes
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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We are currently accepting inquiries in ALL States


Sport Clips - Franchise Information

Sport Clips Haircuts is looking for talented professionals who are interested in owning their own haircare franchise. Sport Clips Haircuts is a franchise investment and haircare provider of choice that’s 25 years in the making and stronger than ever. 

Our sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the “Fastest-Growing Franchises” and in the top 10 in its “Franchise 500.” Sport Clips has also been ranked #1 by Forbes as a “Best Franchise to Buy” in the Medium Investment Category and was named a “Top Franchise for 2018” by Franchise Business Review in its 13th annual ranking of the top 200 award-winning franchise opportunities. 

Steadily climbing the rankings over the years and claiming a top spot is validation of the brand's strong position, industry presence and responsible growth strategy. With more than 1,740 stores, Sport Clips is one of the fastest growing franchise systems in the U.S. and Canada.

A Business You’ll Be Proud to Own
As a Sport Clips franchise owner, you will have the ability to own a business that capitalizes on the men’s and boy’s haircut segment of a $60 billion hair and beauty market. The men’s segment of the haircutting industry is the most efficient; with no chemicals, easier-to-execute haircuts, and lower inventories.  You’ll provide your community with the unique products and services that are associated with our brand. Our signature service is the MVP Experience, and in addition to a precision haircut, Clients enjoy our legendary hot steamed towel, invigorating messaging shampoo, and a relaxing neck and shoulder treatment in a 20-minute, no-appointment necessary session.

Sport Clips is an easy-to-understand business model that’s simple to execute while offering something guys need…a Championship Haircut Experience in an exciting sports environment. You are investing in a business that allows you to have ownership while maintaining your current career. You hire a manager to run the day-to-day operations while you keep your current job and build your Sport Clips business for the future.

Why is a Sport Clips Franchise a Great Investment?
  • A proven concept and simple, easy-to-execute business model
  • Recession-resistant - in good times and bad, hair grows
  • Stable, all-cash business with no receivables
  • Minimal inventory and no waste - unlike a restaurant franchise, nothing spoils
  • High loyalty and stability with clients returning every 3-4 weeks
  • Outstanding training and a winning team to support you every step of the way
Imagine Your Life as A Sport Clips Owner
We look for candidates with strong managerial and communication skills, who enjoy working with and developing people, and marketing their stores. As a Sport Clips owner, you will work with the manager and oversee multiple units. Your primary responsibility is to market your business and drive sales. No haircare experience is necessary. Pave a path to greater freedom and lifestyle flexibility through investment in a Sport Clips Haircuts franchise. Contact us today to start your discovery process.


“You really get what you give. With Sport Clips, you are in business for yourself but not by yourself. If you stay on course and follow Sport Clips’ proven system, anyone can see similar success for themselves.” Jeff Burroughs, Team Leader,
“When we had the chance to meet everyone at the Sport Clips’ Discovery Day we knew that this was for us. The level of commitment from the franchisor to support the success of franchisees seemed to be second to none. In anything that we chose to do, we wanted to make sure that we remained “Client-Focused” and “Quality-Driven”. Everyone that we have worked with at Sport Clips has had this same mission and it’s unwavering… Now, five years later, we are currently working on opening our sixth Sport Clips and are more excited than ever about what the future holds!” Tim Scott, Team Leader,
“Since I have no experience in the haircutting industry, I was impressed how strong the franchise support was from training to coaching to even a National Huddle. Sport Clips’ strong values, culture and brand sold us on this investment. The truly understand who they are, what they have to offer and how to win in the marketplace.” Dennis Guerrette, Team Leader,

Military & Veteran Promotions

We provide a 20% discount off of initial franchise fee for veterans.

Press Releases & Awards

2/25/2021 12:00:00 AM - Dream Flights' "Operation September Freedom" to fly WWII veterans with help from Sport Clips Haircuts
7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts tops category in Forbes 2018 “Best Franchises to Buy”
7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM - New president named, 25th anniversary celebrated at Sport Clips Haircuts National Huddle
2/20/2018 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts makes organizational shifts to up its game
1/26/2018 12:00:00 AM - Another Top 10 Entrepreneur “Franchise 500” year for Sport Clips Haircuts
11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts receives "Fastest Growing Award" from The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University
10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM - A haircut at Sport Clips can "Help A Hero" now through Veterans Day
9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts focuses on future and continued growth with leadership announcements
9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM - Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors
5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM - Franchise growth, stylist opportunities, philanthropies and awards "Excite" at Sport Clips Haircuts National Huddle
12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts Donates Record $1 Million to VFW Help A Hero Scholarship Program
10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips is Proud to Support Our Veterans
3/2/2016 12:00:00 AM - VFW Announces Landmark Semester for VFW’s "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship"
2/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - St. Baldrick's Foundation and Sport Clips Haircuts Partner to Support Childhood Cancer Research National hair care franchise commits to donating $1 million to the St. Baldrick's Foundation over next three years
2/19/2016 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts soars to #16 in Entrepreneur "Franchise 500"
11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips, Inc. Launches New Franchise Development Website
5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts celebrates successes at “Game Changer” National Huddle
7/24/2014 2:27:56 PM - Mark Kartarik Named President of Sport Clips Haircuts
8/9/2013 12:59:01 PM - Sport Clips Haircuts Names Greg Smith Vice President of Real Estate
4/4/2013 4:14:09 PM - Sport Clips Haircuts Celebrates 1,000th Store Opening with $10,000 Donation to YMCA
8/27/2012 10:18:01 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts Announces Expansion into Canada
8/2/2012 12:00:00 AM - Sport Clips Haircuts Celebrates Opening of 900th Store with Golf Tips and Chips with the Pros to Benefit The First Tee
5/18/2012 1:49:37 PM - Sport Clips, Not Your Father's Barber
5/18/2012 1:41:17 PM - Sport Clips Haircuts on Target to hit Second "Billion Dollars" in Haircuts by 2014
3/16/2012 3:10:58 PM - Sport Clips Haircuts to Make Big Moments Happen with "MVP Moment Maker"
2/22/2012 4:20:00 PM - VFW, Sport Clips Haircuts to Sponsor NASCAR Nationwide Series Event at Darlington Raceway
2/15/2012 12:00:00 AM - Pittsburgh-area Sport Clips Haircuts takes part in "Shear da Beard" and donates $10,000 to the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
1/30/2012 11:51:16 AM - Sport Clips Celebrates Opening of 800th Store with Baseball Camp and Ribbon Cutting