Small producers of Oregon Duck apparel and headwear submitted proposals to the University of Oregon to become official apparel licensees.
But none of them believes they have much of a shot at staying with the program.
In the future, the university declared in a request for proposal issued May 29, it would cost an apparel licensee a minimum $500,000 royalty guarantee to play on the Ducks apparel and headwear program. It's expected the new licensee agreement will be for five or 10 years, starting next summer.
The proposal does not affect Nike, which has a separate clothing and headwear deal with the UO.
Read more at OregonLive.com.