3773-3-04 Limitations and restrictions of promoters.

No person who holds a promoter's license to conduct any public or private competition that involves the sports of boxing, kick boxing, mixed martial arts, karate, tough man contests or tough person contests, professional wrestling, or any other form of boxing or martial arts, under rules bearing agency 3773 of the Administrative Code shall:

(A) Hold any event at any time or place other than that stated on a permit issued under rules bearing agency 3773 of the Administrative Code;

(B) Allow any contestant to participate in the event unless they are the licensed contestant named in the application for such permit or a licensed contestant authorized to compete as a substitute for such a contestant by the executive director or the inspector assigned to the event;

(C) Charge a higher admission price for event than that stated in the permit application;

(D) Pay a greater compensation or percentage of the gate receipts to any contestant than that stated in the permit application;

(E) Knowingly permit a person less than eighteen years of age to participate in any public or private competition that involves the sports of boxing, kick boxing, mixed martial arts, karate, tough man contests or tough person contests, professional wrestling, or any other form of boxing or martial arts unless neither contestant is a professional boxer, mixed martial arts fighter or any other striking sport professional; The commission may regulate events that do not comply with those exempted in rule 3773-1-04 of the Administrative Code for contestants under age eighteen. These contestants will not be issued licenses.

(F) Knowingly permit gambling, betting, or wagering on the results of a bout conducted at the event;

(G) Knowingly conduct or allow to be conducted a sham or fake bout at the event. This does not apply to professional wrestling.

Effective: 10/16/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/21/2010 and 10/16/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3773.34
Rule Amplifies: 3773.34 , 3773.40 , 3773.46
Prior Effective Dates: 8/19/84, 1/19/06