Last Man Stands is looking for people with: energy, motivation, persistence, networking ability and a passion for the game of cricket.
If this is you, please email HQ@LastManStands.com to get the ball rolling.
Process for Starting a franchise: Click Here
There are already over 2000 teams playing the Last Man Stands format in 5 different countries around the globe. The Franchise Opportunity offered by Last Man Stands has already helped 60 franchise owners from around the world start and manage efficient, innovative and profitable LMS cricket leagues in small small towns and big mega city's. All Leagues are connected to the National and global competitions with LMS Tour Vouchers and Prizes on offer for the winners.
Every Last Man Stands team gets a Team Profile Page that lists the players career stats and their world batting and bowling rankings. And every Last Man Stands player gets their own personal profile on the website with their career stats and rankings.
THE LAST MAN STANDS OFFER:
Customers and franchisees of LMS become part of the global interactive website. LMS offers truly unique cricket software, exciting & engaging rules, rock solid operations manuals and dynamic marketing campaigns (click here for an example of one).
We only offer franchises in limited amounts of geographic regions. An upfront fee is required, this is to ensure your commitment to your franchise, and also goes towards administration set up costs of your league. We also charge an admin fee per game that you manage, and teams registration fee per annum..
Below is a summary of the operational, marketing and cost cutting benefits that Last Man Stands offers Franchisees.
Setup & Training
Support staff will assist you with setting up all your pages and your first round of league fixtures.
Your consultant will also provide one-on-one training to help you launch your leagues successfully, with advice on marketing, sourcing fields, insurance, league management, provide software training and much more.
State of the art Sports Management Software tailored to run Last Man Stands Cricket Leagues that enables you to do the following:
- Handle Team and Ringer Registrations
- Auto Generate League Fixtures
- EMAIL/SMS your database from the website
- Fixture Reminder and Availability Emails
- Accept Payments Online
- Quick Look Up for Players and Teams
- Live Scoring Functionality
- Social Media Integration
- Content Management System for your local league news
- Team and Player World rankings and stats
- Dream Teams for top 8 players in the league, franchise, country and world
The Licensee will have their own city web pages on the website, to update league news and advertise. Each licensee will be given an up to date Operations Manual which will provide in depth information on how to manage your LMS leagues from the marketing and management in the office to on the field logistics. You will also have access to your own personal consultant who will be able to assist you with any queries you might have. To summarise the ongoing support consists of the following:
- 24 Hour Email Support from Franchise Consultant
- Operations and Marketing Manual
- Assistance with social media marketing strategy
- Tap into the existing network of franchisees
Videos from LMS TV channel
LMS in the Media
If you are interested, please email HQ@LastManStands.com to get the ball rolling.
1. Request for Information
Complete this expression of interest Franchise Application Form:
This form will assist us in terms of understanding your interests and qualifications.
Once you have filled in the application please send an e-mail toHQ@LastManStands.com with a copy of your passport or ID document letting us know about your application.
2. Checks, NDA, Feedback and Meeting
We will work through your application and if we believe you have the skill set, time and passion required to run a LastManStands franchise we will ask you sign anNDA, and call or email you to arrange a meeting to find out more about you and /or your organisation. It would also be an opportunity for you to ask us any questions you have on the LMS concept.
(You need Adobe reader in order to download the NDA, this can be found here: http://get.adobe.com/reader/)
After the meeting an e-mail will be sent to you with full disclosure of information on the franchise business model.
3. Acceptance of Contracts
If after step 2 above, both parties are keen to move forward we will ask you to make an intial deposit. This would be to cover admin / legal costs of the putting the franchise agreement together. The franchise agreement would then be sent to you.
Upon recieving the franchise agreement you have 14 days to read through it and ask questions.Should you wish to accept the contract the franchise agreement can then be signed on the 15th day (i.e. 15 days after recieving it).
4. Installation and Training
Once the contracts have been signed and the payments have been completed you will recieve a copy of the LMS Operations manual. You will recieve a LMS e-mail address and your own home page for your franchise on the LMS website. You will be given usernames and passwords to update your section of the website and sports management system. You will be required to pass an online test to ensure you have read the operations manual and all the rules. Franchises will need to attend a half day training course before running their first league.