(a) The fee schedule for professional and amateur licenses issued by the commissioner is as follows:
(1) referees, $80;
(2) promoters, $700;
(3) judges and knockdown judges, $80;
(4) trainers and seconds, $80;
(5) ring announcers, $80;
(6) timekeepers, $80;
(7) professional combatants, $70;
(8) amateur combatants, $50;
(9) managers, $80; and
(10) ringside physicians, $80.
In addition to the license fee, an individual who applies for a license within the 48 hours preceding when the combative sporting event is held shall pay a late fee of $100 plus the original license fee.
(b) The commissioner shall establish a contest fee for each combative sport contest and shall consider the size and type of venue when establishing a contest fee. The professional combative sport contest fee is $1,500 per event or not more than four percent of the gross ticket sales, whichever is greater, as determined by the commissioner when the combative sport contest is scheduled. The amateur combative sport contest fee shall be $1,500 or not more than four percent of the gross ticket sales, whichever is greater.
(c) A professional or amateur combative sport contest fee is nonrefundable and shall be paid as follows:
(1) $500 at the time the combative sport contest is scheduled; and
(2) $1,000 at the weigh-in prior to the contest.
If four percent of the gross ticket sales is greater than $1,500, the balance is due to the commissioner within 24 hours of the completed contest.
(d) The commissioner may establish the maximum number of complimentary tickets allowed for each event by rule.
(e) All fees and penalties collected by the commissioner must be deposited in the commissioner account in the special revenue fund.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes