Department of Labor and Regulation

Updates to the South Dakota Athletic Commission administrative rules.

These rule revisions clarify the requirements for promoters, contestants, judges, seconds, and physicians; revise weight allowances for contestants; prescribe additional safety requirements for a ring used in mixed martial arts contests; provide a process to allow a contestant to request a review of a bout; and adopt unified rules of mixed martial arts.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.

Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
Agency Contact: Tom Hart mail to: