The NSGA Verified Independent Dealer Program (VIDP) is a member benefit that recognizes the most qualified independently owned retailers and dealers in the sporting goods industry. This program tells consumers and the industry this company is one you want to do business with and it sets your business apart from your competition. Your company has a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure your customers are receiving the highest quality of service.

Advantages of Becoming a Verified Independent Dealer

The NSGA Verified Independent Dealer Program helps your current and future customers know your company is one of the leaders in your field in the sporting goods industry. 

Here are some of the benefits of becoming an NSGA Verified Independent Dealer:

• Use of the Verified Independent Dealer logo with a description of what it means for your business

• Directory on the NSGA website with information about Verified Independent Dealers (coming soon!)

• NSGA will inform local media of your company’s achievement

• Branded marketing materials

• NSGA will produce fact sheets for current and potential customers on your company’s Verified Independent Dealer status

What Level Should I Apply For?

See what VIDP level, MVP or ALL-STAR, fits your company best by referencing the below chart. 


Visit our frequently asked questions or contact Marty Maciaszek, NSGA Team Dealer Director, at or (847) 296-NSGA (6742), ext. 1260.