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The California Department of Consumer Affairs, State Athletic Commission (SAC), has jurisdiction over professional and amateur boxing and full contact karate matches and exhibitions held in California. Commission staff approves all professional boxing bouts prior to the event. To compete professionally, a person must be at least 18 years old.
Promoters holding matches or exhibitions must be licensed and adequately bonded to cover refunds, payments to contestants, officials, taxes, or any special assessments levied by the commission. The participants, including managers, matchmakers, timekeepers, announcers must be currently licensed. Ticket sellers, door persons, ushers, and box office employees are not required to be licensed.
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2010
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-2197 Fax
Los Angeles Office
5757 West Century Boulevard GF-16
Los Angeles, CA 90045