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58 Pa. Code § 21.6. Promoters.

§ 21.6. Promoters.

 (a)  Promoters of professional events under the jurisdiction of the Commission shall be licensed by the Commission and shall be responsible for the observance of the Athletic Code and this part, as far as the Athletic Code and this part apply to them and their activities during and after events under their promotion.

 (b)  Each promoter shall file with the Commission fully conformed and executed copies of contracts between the promoter and managers and boxers committed to participation in events under his promotion. Each contract filed shall set forth the exact and complete agreement between the parties. Undisclosed additional or collateral written or oral agreements or understandings pertaining to the subject matter of the original contract or the event are prohibited and void. Promoters may not contract or negotiate with a matchmaker, manager or boxer who is under suspension by the Commission, except with the written permission of the Executive Director.

 (c)  The promoter is responsible for the maintenance of order and the safety of persons present at each event under his promotion, and he shall provide ample security.

 (d)  A promoter who shall be adjudged guilty of an offense of violence or of conduct reflecting discreditably upon boxing shall be liable to suspension or revocation of license or both, by the Commission.

 (e)  Unless otherwise directed by a commissioner or the Executive Director, each promoter shall pay out all boxing purses immediately after the contest but no later than 24 hours after an event.

 (f)  A promoter may distribute passes to his staff or other individuals helping in the promotion of an event to permit them to enter the event. The number of passes may not exceed 50 or more than 1% of the total seating capacity of the facility, whichever is less, unless otherwise approved by a commissioner or the Executive Director. Passes shall be visibly displayed and are not subject to the Commission’s gross receipts tax.

 (g)  The promoters of a contest between female boxers shall provide them with adequate and separate dressing rooms from male boxers.


   The provisions of this §  21.6 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).


   The provisions of this §  21.6 adopted March 11, 1946; amended through November 1, 1966; amended November 10, 1978, effective November 11, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 3094; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (242851) to (242852).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  23.4 (relating to boxers).

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