36 U.S. Code § 220526 - Restricted amateur athletic competitions

(a) Exclusive Jurisdiction.— An amateur sports organization that conducts amateur athletic competition shall have exclusive jurisdiction over that competition if participation is restricted to a specific class of amateur athletes, such as high school students, college students, members of the Armed Forces, or similar groups or categories.
(b) Sanctions for International Competition.— An amateur sports organization under subsection (a) of this section shall obtain a sanction from the appropriate national governing body if the organization wishes to—
(1) conduct international amateur athletic competition in the United States; or
(2) sponsor international amateur athletic competition to be held outside the United States.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1475.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
36:396 (1st sentence).
Sept. 21, 1950, ch. 975, title II, § 206, as added Nov. 8, 1978, Pub. L. 95–606, § 2, 92 Stat. 3058.
36:396 (last sentence).

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