Since opening their first facility in Wallingford, Connecticut in August of 2018, Blue Ox Axe Throwing has become Connecticut’s highest-rated axe-throwing venue, according to Connecticut Magazine. Now, due to booming growth and increased industry recognition, Blue Ox is offering a franchise opportunity to interested and qualified candidates.
The Blue Ox mission is to bring communities together through a unique alternative to the usual nighttime or
weekend activity. Through a combination of market experience, solid franchise partnerships, an effective and
profitable approach to the business, Blue Ox will develop a national presence through the addition of 51 projected
new franchise units sold over the next five years.
Why Blue Ox Axe Throwing?
Amidst the fun, thrilling throwing of the hatchet, friends, co-workers, or parties of folks can get together to blow off steam and have a great time. At Blue Ox, we are standouts in the industry by offering a clean, professional environment with finished wood accents and bright colors splashed throughout. The leadership team has grown the business flawlessly and is eager to continue to grow this successful concept through a proven business model.
When throwing axes, safety is always the top priority. Blue Ox has taken every precaution to ensure a fun, safe time for all patrons. We begin before the session starts, meticulously inspecting each and every hatchet. The
session takes place within a fenced lane and includes a breakdown of safety procedures and the know-how needed to throw the axe and make it stick! Axe Masters run the event and serve as overseers for technique, timing, and safety.
Blue Ox is seeking candidates that are eager to launch into an industry full of potential and fun. We believe that husband/wife teams, sales professionals, existing business owners, or investors would all be viable options for franchisees. More specifically, we would love to see: A “people person” who will bond with customers and who is not afraid of daily, outgoing customer interaction. Our owners/operators are the cornerstone of the
customer relationships that build loyalty and word-of-mouth referrals.Great time and schedule management skills are a must-have for our franchisees. Currently, Blue Ox operates on nights and weekends, seeing a steady, full schedule during these hours. Franchisees need to be able to manage a small staff and keep everyone organized and on task.
A top-notch axe throwing experience goes beyond a fun atmosphere and sharp hatchets. High quality customer service is what attracts customers in time and time again. We want individuals who take honesty, integrity, and excellence as seriously as we do.
Franchisees of Blue Ox should have a fun, outgoing, and adventurous attitude and mindset. You may be right for Blue Ox if you are business minded and grasp how to effectively and efficiently run a business.
We need candidates that meet the initial financial requirements in order to successfully launch their business
Training And Support
Blue Ox Management Team will provide franchisees with one to two weeks of initial training at the Franchisor's headquarters in Wallingford, Connecticut and one week of onsite training at the Franchisee’s Location. Ongoing support and management will include virtual support, marketing and lead generation, brand promotions, game and program development along with strategic vendor relationships and ongoing site visits.