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Become a CBL Team Owner Today!

Learn how you can earn up to $180,000 per year as a CBL team owner.

 

who are ideal team owners?

Anyone who is entrepreneurial minded with a desire and passion to do something great in their community, loves basketball, and wants to help provide opportunities players. The CBL is the best basketball team ownership opportunity available in the industry. You will be helping players and yourself! Join our league today and see why we are the fastest growing basketball league business in the US!

 

How team owners make $$$

  • 100% of team apparel sales
  • 100% of Corporate Sponsorship Banners and Sign (If you use your own facility - Access to our sponsorship deck and price guide)
  • 100% of Offline Admission Ticket Sales (If you use your own facility)
  • 100% of Online Admission Ticket Sales (If you use your own facility)
  • 100% of Concession Sales (If you use your own facility)
  • 75% of Team Website Ad Sales (minimum of $1,250 per quarter season and $5,000 annually)

 

Team Owner Tournament Cash Prize Potential:

Tournament Level Teams Required Team Owner Cash Prize
City Champions 16 Teams = 100% CASH PRIZE $3,500.00
State Champions 24 Teams = 100% CASH PRIZE $6,500.00
Regional Champions 32 Teams = 100% CASH PRIZE $10,000.00
National Champions 64 Teams = 100% CASH PRIZE $25,000.00
Total Quarterly Earning Potential  ---------------------------> $45,000.00
TOTAL YEAR EARNING POTENTIAL  ---------------------------> $180,000.00

 

Team Owners do not and cannot pay players any of their cash prize winnings. Players are paid regular season and tournament cash prizes based on their individual player membership level or status. Team Owners that do not adhere to this league Bylaw will be in breach of the Team Ownership license agreement.

Click here to see available team license locations.

 

mandatory team Owner requirements:

  • All teams must use the CBL's iScout basketball stats app system (CBL corporate office provides login access)
  • All teams must use the CBL uniform vendor or have the CBL uniform logo on all player uniforms
  • All players must be registered members of the CBL to be placed on a team roster and in the league statistics system
  • Team Owners cannot pay players to participate of their teams (the CBL Corporate office manages player regular season and tournament cash prizes based on individual player membership level or status)
  • Team Owners cannot accept player membership payments, all players must make their membership payment via the CBL website for record keeping purposes.

 

Team owner responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working with and coordinating team administration with CBL corporate office
  • Responsible for hiring you team staff and coaches and negotiating their pay
  • Responsible for recruiting and signing your players (CBL corporate will announce your team's workout sessions for players selection)
  • Responsible for selling your team's sponsorship products and services to local businesses
  • If team uses independent facility: responsible for finding facility
  • If team uses independent facility: responsible for court rental cost for practices and/or games
  • If team uses independent facility: responsible for insurance cost
  • Quarter, 1 year, and 2 year team ownership licensees are responsible for the purchase of team uniforms (3 year team ownership licenses get 14 FREE team uniforms included)

Be sure to review the Team Owner FAQs page for frequently asked questions.

 

team ownership investment:

  • Qrt License Investment - $950.00 (click here for this team option)
  • 1yr License Investment - $2,000.00
  • 2yr License Investment - $3,000.00
  • 5yr License Investment - $4,500.00 (uniforms included)

If you purchase an existing CBL team you can change the team name, logo design, and uniforms.

 

quarter season schedules:

  • January - March: Q1 season
  • April - June: Q2 season
  • July - September: Q3 season
  • October - December: Q4 season

The CBL corporate office issues the game schedules for all leagues and teams nationwide 3 to 4 weeks before each league quarter season start date.

 

League Directors, Team Owners, GMs, or Coaches cannot accept membership payments from players.

*DISCLAIMER: TEAM LICENSE INVESTMENT FEE AND TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO INCREASE OR CHANGE AT ANYTIME. TEAM OWNERS AND LEAGUE TEAMS MUST ADHERE TO CBL LEAGUE BYLAWS AND RULES. IF MINIMUM TEAM OWNER REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT MET, THE TOURNAMENT CASH PRIZE WILL BE ADJUSTED PER THE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION AND CASH PRIZE PERCENTAGE RATE.

Click here to see Team Owners most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

 


Get More Head Coaching & Team Ownership Info...

 

  • Head Coaching & Team Ownership Introduction
  • Getting Your Team Started
  • How Team Owners Make $$$

Click here for more info.


Already Have an Adult League? Become a CBL Affiliate League!

CBL Affiliate League Requirements:

  • Your league must be a competitive recreational adult league
  • Your league must have a minimum of 2 years of league operations
  • Your players and teams have to opt-in to the CBL database
  • Your league must have website and published game schedule on website
  • Your league must have up-to-date team rosters published on website
  • Your league must maintain league stats (W/L team record minimum)
  • 12 Month CBL Affiliate League Fee: $750.00 

CBL Affiliate League Benefits:

  • Increase your league's player and team registrations
  • Your league will be linked on the CBL national website league locations page - Over 100K+ visitors per month
  • CBL will promote your league to our 25,000 player database
  • CBL will promote your league to our 400,000+ social media network
  • CBL will manage and pay our cash prize to our player members that play in your league
  • Your league champions will qualify for the CBL tournaments
  • Your league will be paid out the team owner cash prizes if a team from your league wins our tournaments

The CBL Affiliate League program is to assist with the overflow of players that we have in the CBL national database. CBL player and team owner memberships are separate from affiliate leagues. CBL Affiliate Leagues ARE NOT responsible for paying our players or team owners any cash prizes. The CBL corporate office will confirm all players and teams that play in affiliate leagues before league play starts. The cash prize payouts are managed and paid to our CBL players and team owners by the CBL corporate office. 

Become a CBL Affiliate League NOW!


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