S.D. Admin. R. 20:81:03:05 - Terms and conditions of license - Matchmakers

All matchmakers are subject to the following terms and conditions;

(1) All persons clubs, corporations, associations, or entities acting as a matchmaker must be licensed by the Commission;
(2) The matchmaker is responsible for arranging the contest and matching contestants as to weight and experience for approval by the Commission;
(3) A matchmaker must be present at every contest;
(4) The matchmaker is responsible for working with the Commission, or its designee, while the contest is in progress and must be accessible at all times to the Commission, or its designee; and
(5) The matchmaker is directly liable for the promoter he represents.

Failure to meet any of these terms or conditions may result in the denial of the application for licensure.

A promoter acting as a matchmaker is responsible for the duties of the matchmaker.

A matchmaker licensed by the Commission has an ongoing obligation to meet the requirements of registration and is subject to disciplinary action for failing to maintain any of these requirements. For the first infraction of any provisions of this rule, the Commission may issue a verbal warning. Following a second violation of any provision of this rule, a written warning may be issued. Following a third infraction of any provision of this rule, the matchmaker may be suspended for up to six months. The Commission may suspend any matchmaker for any period of time for any serious violation of this rule without warning.


S.D. Admin. R. 20:81:03:05
41 SDR 7, effective July 28, 2014.

General Authority: SDCL 42-12-10.

Law Implemented: SDCL 42-12-10.

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