APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
IN THE
UNITED STATES FOOTBALL LEAGUE


I. NAME OF APPLICANT OR APPLICANT'S ORGANIZATION:
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II. ADDRESS OF APPLICANT OR APPLICANT'S ORGANIZATION:
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III. PROPOSED LOCATION OF FRANCHISE:
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IV. PROPOSED LOCATION OF EXECUTIVE OFFICES:
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V. PROPOSED LOCATION OF COACHING OFFICES AND TEAM FACILITIES:
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VI. PROPOSED LOCATION(S) OF PRESEASON TRAINING FACILITIES:
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VII. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF APPLICANT:
. A. State type of organization the Applicant is structured as (corporation, partnership, limited partnership, unincorporated association, or other entity)
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. B. State whether such organization has been actually finalized.  If not, at what stage in the planning process is applicant?
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. C. If organization is incorporated, attach to this application as Exhibit A certified copies of the Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws and Share Certificate.
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. D. If organization is a partnership, whether general or limited, unincorporated association, or other entity, attach to this application as Exhibit A a certified copy of the Articles of Co-Partnership or any other organizational agreement.
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. E. State the names and addresses of any and all persons, partnerships (including general and limited partners), corporations (including shareholders, officers and directors) or other entity which owns, or in the future may own, any interest or stock in the Applicant's organization.  State the percentage of ownership in Applicant's organization of any of these financial participants.
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. F. State the business or occupation, as the case may be, of every person, shareholder, partner, or organization listed in Section VII (E) above holding, or who will be holding, an interest or stock in the applicant's organization.  Also state such business or occupation, as the case may be, of each of these financial participants for the past ten (10) years.
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. G. Complete the attached affidavit (Exhibit B) that any such person, partnership, corporation or other entity listed in Section VII (E) above does not own, or will not own, or hold, the interest or stock for the benefit of any undisclosed person or organization.
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. H. Attach to this application as Exhibit C a complete and detailed financial statement and balance sheet as of the date of organization, and if the present financial position differs from that position on the date of organization, attach a financial statement and balance sheet accurately reflecting present financial status.
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. I. State whether any person, partnership, corporation or other entity listed in Section VII (E) above presently holds or owns any interest or stock in any other professional sports team or league; be it professional football or any other professional sport.  If so, state name of team or league, period of ownership and extent of ownership.
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. . Note:  There was no (J), the document skipping forward to Section VII (K).
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. K. State whether any person, partner, or shareholder listed in Section VII (E) above has been convicted of a felony.  If so, state nature of the felony, date of such conviction, and disposition of such matter.
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. L. State whether any person, partner, or shareholder listed in Section VII (E) above holds or owns any interest or stock in any gambling operation, casino, or other gambling activity.
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(VIII). STADIUM AND STADIUM LEASE:
. A. State the name of the stadium in which Applicant will play their home games and attach a letter of intent from the appropriate stadium and/or municipal authority as Exhibit D.
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. B. Set forth the proposed terms of the lease with above stadium, including but not limited to percentages of gate receipts, minimum guaranteed rates, ticket pricing, concession and parking splits, and any other pertinent information relating to the financial arrangements vis-a-vis the use of the stadium.
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. C. State the size, seating capacity, parking capacity and any other information relating to the physical layout of the stadium that would affect the playing and viewing of a United States Football League game.  Attach to this application as Exhibit E a diagram of the physical layout of the stadium.
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. D. State whether the stadium is now being used or is subject to use by any other professional, amateur, or college team, whether it be football, baseball, soccer, track and field events or any other sport.  If so, state the teams and season teams play and, if known, the dates the stadium will be in use during the United States Football League season.  If subject to use for another sporting event or by any other sport team, does such a lease give the exclusive rights to such a team or event?  If not exclusive, does the lease give preferential treatment to any team for access on any dates?  If so, please set forth those dates.  If Applicant has a copy of such a lease, attach it to this application as Exhibit F.
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IX. PERSONNEL IN APPLICANT'S ORGANIZATION.
. A. State the name and address of the chief executive officer of Applicant's organization.  State briefly officer's background, and if officer has any experience in the operation of professional or college football.
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. B. State the name and address of any proposed coaching candidates for Applicant's football team.  State briefly the coaches' football background and experience.
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. C. State the names and addresses of any person who will serve in the managerial positions of Applicant's football team.  State briefly, individual's football background and experience.
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X. MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION CONSIDERATIONS.
. A. State whether Applicant has conducted any marketing survey, feasibility study, or any other research that would reflect the interest in the United States Football League of the populace in your particular area.  If so, attach to this application as Exhibit G the results of these studies.
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. B. State whether the Applicant has researched the feasibility of gaining access to local radio for the broadcasting of Applicant's football team's games.  If so, state what network would carry the games, whether they would broadcast home and away games, and any financial agreements that have been proposed for the broadcasting of such games.
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. C. Please describe the capacity and extent of cable television broadcasting in your particular area.  Please give all relevant information concerning subscriber numbers, costs, signal carriage, origination, and number of channels broadcasting in your territory.
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XI. REFERENCES.
. A. For each person, partner, or shareholder listed in Section VII (E), please attach three (3) personal references.
. B. Attach to this application as Exhibit H an authorized banking reference stating the Applicant is capable of, and prepared to post appropriate Letters of Credit, which meet or exceed the requirements to be determined by the United States Football League.
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XII. CONSTITUTION.
. The Applicant agrees that upon United States Football League acceptance of the Applicant to become a member, it will subscribe to and agree to be bound by the United States Football League Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, and any amendments or modifications thereof.
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XIII. APPLICATION FEE.
. This application for membership in the United States Football League must be accompanied by a certified check for Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars.

If any application is rejected, the League will repay the Applicant the Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars paid by the Applicant at the time of the application, less all expenses reasonably incurred in connection with the investigation and consideration of the application.
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XIV. WAIVER BY SIGNATURE.
. By affixing authorized signature at the end of this application, Applicant hereby authorizes the United States Football League to conduct a personal and credit check of Applicant's organization and any person, partner, shareholder, or other financial participant listed in Section VII (E) above.  Applicant hereby expressly waives and agrees to hold the United States Football League harmless of and from any claims, damages or suits arising as a consequence of any act by the United States Football League, its officers, employees, agents, or anyone acting, directly or indirectly, by, through, or on behalf of, or pursuant to, any contractual or any other relationship with the United States Football League in connection with the conducting of the personal and credit check of Applicant and other financial participants listed in Section VII (E).
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Sign Attached Release. ________________________________________________
Date:_______________________________________________ By: ________________________________________________

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