Changes to athletic rules: The Athletics
Commissioner has adopted changes to the rules concerning
athletic events and boxing grants. Among the changes is
the creation of event license fees.
The event license fee will be required for events held on or
after May 1, 2014. May 1, 2014 through July 1, 2014,
please include a check for $450.00 payable to the Iowa Athletic
Commission the week prior to your event when you turn in the
weigh-in form, insurance and ambulance service letter.
After July 1, 2014, your event will
not be reserved until one half of the event license fee of
$225.00, which can be no later than 60 days prior to your event.
The fee, once accepted, reserves the date and is nonrefundable.
The remaining $225.00 will be due the week of the event as
outlined above. To view the adopted rules,
the Athletic Commissioner, the Iowa Labor Commissioner performs the
A promoter must obtain
an event license for an MMA event, whether amateur or professional; for
a professional wrestling event; for a professional kickboxing event;
and, for a professional boxing event. A promoter must submit an event
license application at least 7 days before the event. A promoter must file a $5,000 bond to guarantee the payment of
A promoter must complete and
file a receipts report form and pay all applicable taxes within 20
days after the date of the event.
Each professional boxer must be
registered. Iowa participates in the Association of Boxing
Commissioner’s national boxer registration system. Call 515-281-5680
for more information.
click here to listen to Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro's August
2012 interview about Iowa Athletics.
For all event promoter license information, contact:
For all event taxation and individual boxer registration, contact:
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