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Changes to athletic rules: The Athletics
Commissioner has adopted many changes to the rules concerning
athletic events and boxing grants. Among the changes is
the creation of new event license fees. Except for the
event license fees, the changes will be effective January 15,
2014. The event license fee will be required for events
held on or after May 1, 2014. The adopted rules are not
identical to the rules the Labor Commissioner proposed. 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.
AMATEUR BOXING GRANTS
With the assistance of an
advisory board, the Athletic Commissioner distributes grants to amateur
Click here for the grant
Click here for the administrative rules concerning
click here to listen to Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro's August
2012 interview about Iowa Athletics.
For all event promoter license and boxing grants
For all event taxation and individual boxer registration, contact:
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