The Steps to Become a Franchisee

Unlike other franchise systems that are driven by commission, our team of development professionals’ goal is to ensure franchisees are ready to bring birthday parties to life. They simply want to help learn if what we’re looking for aligns with your professional, financial and personal goals. Follow the simple 7-step guide to ownership to learn about the information you need to join our team.


Get Familiar With The Website

This site will provide you with the most pertinent information to help you decide if BounceU is the business for you. Follow any of the links below to learn more about becoming a BounceU franchisee.


Exploratory Call

To prepare for the Exploratory Call, we ask that you review & fill out our Application worksheet prior to your call.   A member of our development team will be in touch to guide you through the franchisee qualification process.

We generally recommend all candidates have a minimum net worth of $500,000. In addition, candidates must have access to $200,000 in liquid funds or financing ($100,000 if purchasing an existing store that is for sale).

Submit Your Application


Steps After The Exploratory Call

Our experienced development team will guide you through the territory assessment & franchise disclosures. The entire process can take anywhere between 30 to 60 days to complete. Here are the steps:.

  • Complete an NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement)
  • Signing of Confidentiality Agreement
  • Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) review
  • Territory Analysis & Mapping
  • Complete a Financial Worksheet
  • Formal Territory Review Phone Call
  • Discovery Day in Scottsdale, AZ or Video Conference
  • Yes/No Decision
  • Execution of Franchise Agreement

Select A Site

You will work with a local real estate broker to help you find the ideal location. Once you find a potential site, you will work hand-in-hand with our construction team to develop layouts for your building, review architectural plans and ensure your construction schedule stays on time.

This process is typically the most time consuming. It is important to hire a qualified local real estate broker, architect and contractor to ensure you can get your BounceU open as soon as possible. The entire process can take anywhere between 3 and 8 months.


Finish our Store Opening Process

Our extensive 170-point checklist is here to ensure you don’t miss a beat when getting ready to open your store in a timely and fully operational manner. That’s not all though. We will set up weekly calls with you with one of our Mission Control members who specializes in store openings who will guide you through the process. We have perfected the store opening process to ensure it’s efficient and effective.

We have created an extensive 170 item checklist to ensure you will not miss a beat when it comes to ensuring you store is ready to open on time and fully operational.  In addition, you will have weekly calls with a pre-opening specialist who will guide you throughout the process.  We have everything you need to know on how to open a store effectively and efficiently!

The entire Store Opening Process can take anywhere between 3-5 months.


Promote your Opening

About 4 weeks before your opening date, you will work with our Mission Control team to promote your business. From building your website to ensuring your digital marketing program is strong and ready to go, we strive to make sure kids and parents alike know you are coming to their town before you open your doors!


Open your BounceU

It’s time to show why you’re the ultimate provider of kids birthday parties in your town with the BounceU staff here to support your needs!

Start Up Costs

New StoreExisting Store
Standard – 2 Arena/2 Party RoomStandard – 2 Arena/2 Party Room
Franchisee Fee:$30,000$30,000N/AN/A
Lease/Utility Security Deposit(s):$5,000$30,000N/AN/A
Architect/Permit Fees:$8,000$20,000N/AN/A
Facilities & Equipment:$70,000$100,000$0$28,500
Start Up Package & Opening Inventory:$33,000$41,500N/AN/A
Operating Capital:$20,000$60,000N/AN/A
Grand Opening Plan:$5,000$5,000N/AN/A
Estimated Total*$351,250$766,000$2,500$122,690
Minimum Net Worth:$500,000$500,000
Minimum Liquid Capital:$200,000$100,000
Monthly Royalty Fees:6%
Monthly Brand Fund:2%

Contact Us Today! 1-866-632-6370

"Getting Started" was last updated March 25th, 2019 by

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