Upon the proper filing of an application to conduct any public or private competition that involves boxing , mixed martial arts, kick boxing, tough man contests, tough guy contests, or any other form of boxing or martial arts, accompanied by the surety bond and the application fee , or upon the proper filing of an application to conduct any public or private competition that involves wrestling accompanied by the application fee, the Ohio athletic commission shall issue a promoter's license to the applicant if it finds that the applicant is not in default on any payment, obligation, or debt payable to the state under sections 3773.31 to 3773.57 of the Revised Code, is financially responsible, and is knowledgeable in the proper conduct of such matches or exhibitions.
Each license issued pursuant to this section shall bear the name of the licensee, the post office address of the licensee, the date of expiration, an identification number designated by the commission, and the seal of the commission.
A promoter's license shall expire twelve months after its date of issuance and shall become invalid on that date unless renewed. A promoter's license may be renewed upon application to the commission and upon payment of the renewal fee prescribed in section 3773.43 of the Revised Code. The commission shall renew the license unless it denies the application for renewal for one or more reasons stated in section 3123.47 or 3773.53 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 03-22-2001 .