Department of Labor and Regulation

South Dakota Athletic Commission

Please note: All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All mixed martial arts (MMA), boxing and kickboxing competitions are subject to the approval of the South Dakota Athletic Commission. Competitions must be approved by the Commission prior to being promoted.

All competitors, promoters, managers and other participants must be properly registered or licensed with the Commission prior to participation in a competition.

Notice of public hearing: The South Dakota Athletic Commission will hold a public hearing on November 23, 2015 at 11 (CST) to take comments on proposed changes to certain administrative rules. See the proposed changes (Adobe PDF format). View the full Notice of Hearing (Adobe PDF format).


It is the policy of the South Dakota Athletic Commission to approve no more than three competitions per month, subject to Commission availability to attend the events. The Commission will not approve weigh-ins or events on federal holidays.

Schedule of Approved Events
Date Event Location
No approved events are scheduled at this time.

Contact Us

South Dakota Athletic Commission
1351 N. Harrison Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.224.1721
Fax: 888.425.3032

Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184