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SPS 194.01(3) (3) Submit to the department the bout agreement executed between a promoter and a contestant on a form provided by the department that includes the name and address of the contestant. No bout agreement may provide that a contestant shall fight exclusively for one promoter or at the option of the promoter for amateur contestants.
SPS 194.01 Note Note: Forms are available from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or from the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 194.01(4) (4) Have submitted an application for an event that complies with s. SPS 193.12 and ss. 444.02 (3), 444.035, 444.095 (2) (c) and (d), and 444.18, Stats.
SPS 194.01(5) (5) Submit all contestants' names to Mixed Martial Arts LLC, or the official record keeper designated by the Association of Boxing Commission and the commissioner or department representative for approval.
SPS 194.01(6) (6) Have a separate divider between the cage or fenced area and spectators. The divider shall be approved by the inspector or department representative. If the divider is not a solid barrier, then a uniformed officer.
SPS 194.01(7) (7) Issue tickets that comply with all ticket and tax rules as defined in s. 444.02 (3) (b) and (c), Stats., and have all of the following:
SPS 194.01(7)(a) (a) Price and date of the event.
SPS 194.01(7)(b) (b) Seat, row, and section number, if applicable.
SPS 194.01(7)(c) (c) The word "complimentary" in a prominent manner for all such tickets.
SPS 194.01(7)(d) (d) Provide a certified invoice from the ticket printer which indicates the total number of tickets printed in each price range, including the number of complimentary tickets.
SPS 194.01(8) (8) Have obtained medical and life insurance for each contestant competing in the event pursuant to s. 444.18, Stats.
SPS 194.01(9) (9) The amount of medical insurance shall not be less than $25,000 and shall be paid to or for the use of a contestant that sustains an injury during a contest.
SPS 194.01(10) (10) The amount of life insurance shall not be less than $25,000 per contestant and shall be paid to the contestant's estate if he or she dies as a result of participating in the event.
SPS 194.01(11) (11) Contestants may not waive the insurance coverage and are not responsible for any deductible payments.
SPS 194.01(12) (12) A promoter shall submit to the department verification that medical and life insurance have been obtained for each contestant no later than 4 days prior to the event.
SPS 194.01(13) (13) Shall not begin conducting an event without the presence of one licensed referee, at least 3 licensed judges, at least 2 licensed physicians, an ambulance, emergency medical personnel, and security personnel present on site pursuant to s. 444.095 (2), Stats.
SPS 194.01(14) (14) Shall supply the contestant's gloves. The gloves shall be approved by the inspector, department representative or referee.
SPS 194.01(15) (15) Have disposable garbage bags in each dressing room and at ringside.
SPS 194.01(16) (16) Provide cleaning solution to be used for cleaning blood and debris in the cage or fenced area. A solution of 10% bleach and 90% water is an acceptable solution.
SPS 194.01(17) (17) Shall provide police or private security forces for the protection of the public, with at least one commissioned police officer on site during the event.
SPS 194.01(18) (18) Begin all events at the time designated on the event permit issued by the department. Failure to begin an event at the designated time may result in disciplinary action by the department.
SPS 194.01(19) (19) No promoter or contestant may exhibit any type of entrance theme that includes music, video, or any type of physical display that contains any profanity or derogatory ethnic remarks. Failure to comply will subject the promoter or contestant to disciplinary action by the department.
SPS 194.01(20) (20) No promoter shall allow a round card girl, round card model, or any of the promoter's agents to use any language, including profanity or derogatory ethnic remarks, or any conduct or performance that the average person, applying contemporary community standards, would find appeals to the prurient interest; describes or shows sexual conduct in a patently offensive way; or lacks serious literary, artistic, political, educational or scientific value, in accordance with s. 944.21 (2) (d), Stats. Any promoter violating this subsection will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including being suspended for up to 6 months and be subject to criminal prosecution in accordance with s. 944.21 (3) (b) and (5), Stats.
SPS 194.01(21) (21) Submit a written report, verified by the promoter, to the department within 2 business days of conducting an event. Failure to timely file a complete and accurate report shall result in disciplinary action by the department pursuant to s. 444.04, Stats., and may cause the department to examine the books and records of the promoter as described in s. 444.15, Stats. The report shall include all of the following:
SPS 194.01(21)(a) (a) Number of tickets sold, including the number of complementary tickets.
SPS 194.01(21)(b) (b) Total amount of gross proceeds.
SPS 194.01(21)(c) (c) All unsold tickets with the stubs attached.
SPS 194.01(22) (22) Shall provide emergency medical personnel and equipment for the event and for evacuating a seriously injured contestant to a hospital, including the name of the promoter or designated representative responsible for evacuating an injured contestant, the method of removal from the contest area, the means of transportation to the hospital, and the name of the nearest hospital, pursuant to s. SPS 193.12 (1) (i) and s. 444.095 (2) (c) and (d), Stats.
SPS 194.01(23) (23) Shall pay for pregnancy testing and drug testing of contestants.
SPS 194.01(24) (24) Shall compensate all officials and contestants.
SPS 194.01(25) (25) The commissioner, inspector, or department representative may request a promoter place at least 2 video screens which meet the approval of the commissioner, inspector or department representative which will allow patrons to view action inside the cage or fenced area.
SPS 194.01(26) (26) Shall pay the gross receipt tax as defined in s. 444.02 (3), Stats. The tax is due and payable to the state within 2 business days of the event and shall be paid with a separate check upon determination by the inspector of the gross admission receipts.
SPS 194.01(27) (27) Comply with all rules and regulations relating to promoting events.
SPS 194.01(28) (28) Provide department approved sound devices for the timekeeper.
SPS 194.01 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (1), (4), (22) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 194.02 SPS 194.02 Inspectors' duties at events.
SPS 194.02(1) (1) Inspectors assigned to an event by the department represent the department and are delegated the department's authority to conduct the event from the time of the weigh-in and pre-bout physical examination until 24 hours after the completion of the last bout in the scheduled event or the final determination of all bouts pursuant to s. 444.06, Stats.
SPS 194.02(2) (2) Additional inspectors may be assigned or designated by the department at any one venue for any one event and shall be compensated by the promoter in accordance with s. 444.06, Stats., including their actual and necessary travel expenses.
SPS 194.02 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 194.03 SPS 194.03 Judges' duties at events.
SPS 194.03(1) (1) Once assigned to an event, a judge has all of the following duties and responsibilities:
SPS 194.03(1)(a) (a) Shall render an independent decision at the end of each round of each bout.
SPS 194.03(1)(b) (b) Shall give their score card to the referee at the end of each round and at the end of the final round of an amateur mixed martial arts event, who shall transfer them to the inspector assigned to the event.
SPS 194.03(1)(c) (c) Shall use the 10-point must scoring system to determine the result of a bout and their decision shall be final.
SPS 194.03(2) (2) The department shall assign the judges for an event. The department may not assign a person to act as a judge if it has reasonable proof that the person is any of the following:
SPS 194.03(2)(a) (a) Not competent to act as a judge.
SPS 194.03(2)(b) (b) Has a conflict of interest.
SPS 194.03(2)(c) (c) Has been subject to a disciplinary action by the department or another jurisdiction that prohibits the person from acting as a judge.
SPS 194.03(3) (3) All judges are independent contractors and shall be assigned at the discretion of the commissioner, or department representative.
SPS 194.03 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 194.04 SPS 194.04 Referees' duties at events.
SPS 194.04(1) (1) Once assigned to an event a referee has all of the following duties and responsibilities:
SPS 194.04(1)(a) (a) Represent the department for the purpose of regulating mixed martial arts contestants and others in the contest area, pursuant to chs. SPS 192 to 196, the Association of Boxing Commissions' uniform rules of mixed martial arts, and ch. 444, Stats.
SPS 194.04(1)(b) (b) Maintain, direct and control the bout at all stages.
SPS 194.04(1)(c) (c) Before the bout, obtain the name of the chief second responsible for the conduct of any assistant second.
SPS 194.04(1)(d) (d) Prevent a weakened or outclassed mixed martial arts contestant from receiving excessive punishment.
SPS 194.04(1)(e) (e) Interpret the rules relevant to a bout, make a determination, and take action upon any circumstance of a bout not covered by a rule.
SPS 194.04(1)(f) (f) Caution, warn or disqualify a mixed martial arts contestant for committing a foul.
SPS 194.04(1)(g) (g) Act as the sole arbiter of the bout. The referee is the only official authorized to stop a bout pursuant to s. 444.12, Stats.
SPS 194.04(1)(h) (h) Conduct rule meetings with each contestant.
SPS 194.04(1)(i) (i) Consult with the ringside physician as needed during an event.
SPS 194.04(1)(j) (j) Issue cautions and deduct points for committed fouls.
SPS 194.04(1)(k) (k) Inspect the contest area before the beginning of any event.
SPS 194.04(2) (2) Attire for all mixed martial arts referees shall be dark trousers or coaching pants with a black pull over shirt with a collar. The referee's shoes shall be black and athletic so that the referee is able to maintain good footing on the surface of the contest area. Referees for title bouts may wear the assigned uniform of the championship body.
SPS 194.04(3) (3) The department shall assign the referee for an event. The department may not assign a person to act as a referee if it has reasonable proof that the person is any of the following:
SPS 194.04(3)(a) (a) Not competent to act as a referee.
SPS 194.04(3)(b) (b) Has a conflict of interest.
SPS 194.04(3)(c) (c) Has been subject to a disciplinary action by the department or another jurisdiction that prohibits the person from acting as a referee.
SPS 194.04(4) (4) All referees are independent contractors and shall be assigned at the discretion of the commissioner, or department representative.
SPS 194.04 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11; correction in (1) (a) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 194.05 SPS 194.05 Ringside physician's duties at events. Once assigned to an event a ringside physician has all of the following duties and responsibilities:
SPS 194.05(1) (1) Be prepared to administer medical procedures to contestants.
SPS 194.05(2) (2) Attend the official weigh-in.
SPS 194.05(3) (3) Conduct the pre-bout physical examination, including examining each contestant no earlier than 30 hours and no later than 2 hours before the event and certifying on forms provided by the department as to the physical fitness of a contestant to compete in a contest.
SPS 194.05 Note Note: Forms are available from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, Division of Professional Credentialing, 1400 E. Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or from the department's website at: http://dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 194.05(4) (4) Continuous observation at cage side of the physical condition of contestants during bouts including being prepared to administer emergent medical procedures to contestants that receive injuries during bouts.
SPS 194.05(5) (5) Conduct post-bout physical examinations, including recommending medical suspensions and medical requirements that must be met to clear medical suspensions.
SPS 194.05(6) (6) Attending injured contestants between bouts.
SPS 194.05(7) (7) Complete records and reports.
SPS 194.05(8) (8) Provide all medical supplies that will be needed to attend contestants and conduct examinations.
SPS 194.05 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 194.06 SPS 194.06 Second's duties at events.
SPS 194.06(1) (1) A maximum of 3 licensed seconds will be allowed to assist any one contestant or be positioned in a designated area by a cage or fenced area during a bout. For championship bouts there may be 4 licensed seconds allowed to assist any one contestant. The appropriate number of licensed seconds allowed for championship and non-championship bouts will be subject to the approval of the commissioner or department representative and based on venue size and space.
SPS 194.06(2) (2) A maximum of 2 seconds may enter the contest area to tend to a contestant between rounds. In case of an open cut, the ringside physician or a cut man who is licensed as a second may enter the cage or fenced area. No person other than the contestants and referee may enter the cage or fenced area during a bout.
SPS 194.06(3) (3) There shall be no profanity, insults or degrading language from anyone working the corner.
SPS 194.06(4) (4) If a second leaves the designated area the contestant will be disqualified.
SPS 194.06(5) (5) Any person violating any rule while working the corner will be disqualified for the remainder of the event and subject to disciplinary action.
SPS 194.06 History History: EmR1032: emerg. cr., eff. 9-1-10; CR 10-102: cr. Register April 2011 No. 664, eff. 5-1-11.
SPS 194.07 SPS 194.07 Timekeepers' duties at events. Once assigned to an event a timekeeper has all of the following duties and responsibilities:
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