License Minnesota

Promoter License (Combative Sports)

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Minnesota Office of Combative Sports

Agency contact information:

Labor and Industry (DLI), Minnesota Department of
443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 284-5005 | (800) 342-5354 | (651) 297-4198 (TTY)
Office of Combative Sports, Minnesota
443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155 | (651) 284-5366
(651) 284-5720 (fax)
Contact Info: Matt Schowalter

Website:

Office of Combative Sports, Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) oversees the state's apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards and workers' compensation programs and the Office of Combative Sports.

Requirements:

Prelicensure requirements:

Before the Office issues a license to a promoter, matchmaker, corporation, or other business entity, the applicant shall:

(1) provide the Office with a copy of any agreement between a contestant and the applicant that binds the applicant to pay the contestant a certain fixed fee or percentage of the gate receipts;

(2) show on the application the owner or owners of the applicant entity and the percentage of interest held by each owner holding a 25 percent or more interest in the applicant;

(3) provide the commission with a copy of the latest financial statement of the entity; and

(4) provide the Office with a copy or other proof acceptable to the commission of the insurance contract or policy required by this chapter.
Before the Office issues a license to a promoter, the applicant shall deposit with the Office a cash bond or surety bond in an amount set by the Office. The bond shall be executed in favor of this state and shall be conditioned on the faithful performance by the promoter of the promoter's obligations under this chapter and the rules adopted under it.

(5) $400 fee made payable to the Minnesota Office of Combative Sports to accompany application.

Fee:

Promoter License - $700

Period of Issuance:

Effective July 1, 2013, all licenses will expire on December 31 of the current year.

Other Pertinent Information:

Review Minn. Stat. § 341.22-.37 for licensure requirements.