Miscellaneous provisions for promoters and/or theatrical wrestling schools.

(1) Dangerous conduct; punishment. The referee shall not permit physically dangerous conduct or tactics by any participant. Any participant who fails to discontinue such tactics, after being warned by the referee or a department official shall be disqualified and subject to disciplinary action.
(2) Participants or other licensees shall not engage in the practice known as "juicing." "Juicing" is the practice of using a razor blade or similar contrivance, or any other means to draw blood from oneself, one's opponent, or from any other participant of the wrestling exhibition or show. The referee shall immediately terminate any match in which blood from a participant appears from "juicing," and the participants shall cease the wrestling match and return to the dressing room. Should an accidental cut to a participant occur, the match may continue but should be concluded as soon as possible at the discretion of the referee.
(3) Duties of licensees. It shall be the duty of the promoter and/or theatrical wrestling school, his/her agents, employees, and the participants in any wrestling show or exhibition to maintain peace and order in the conduct of any show or exhibition. There shall be no abuse of a department official at any time.
(4) The promoter and/or theatrical wrestling school:
(a) Shall be directly responsible to the department for the conduct of its employees and any violation of the laws, rules, or regulations of the department by any employee of a promoter and/or theatrical wrestling school shall be deemed to be a violation by the promoter and/or theatrical wrestling school.
(b) Are responsible for any violations of the law or department rules by their participants.
(c) Shall provide an ambulance or paramedical unit with transport and resuscitation capabilities, with a minimum of two attendants, to be present at the event location at all times during the event. A theatrical wrestling school may satisfy this requirement by having an emergency medical technician, as required under RCW 67.08.330, at the event location at all times during the event.
(5) Discrimination. Discrimination against any participant in regard to sex, race, color, creed or national origin shall be referred to the human rights commission.
(6) Appeals.
(a) Licensees may appeal any suspension or revocation to the department in the manner provided in chapter 34.05 RCW.
(b) Such appeals must be received in the department office within twenty days from the date of the notice sent by the department.
(7) Theatrical wrestling schools:
(a) Must notify the department in writing fourteen days prior to holding an off-site event. The notice must include the location, date, and time of the event.
(b) Must maintain a list all participants' names who performed in each event for a minimum of three years and be available at the request of the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.08.330(4), 67.08.017, and 43.24.086. WSR 17-21-118, § 36-13-110, filed 10/18/17, effective 11/21/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.08.017, 43.24.023, and 43.24.086. WSR 15-23-055, § 36-13-110, filed 11/12/15, effective 12/13/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.08.017 and 43.24.023. WSR 11-03-028, § 36-13-110, filed 1/11/11, effective 2/11/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.08.017, 67.08.105, and 43.24.023. WSR 02-20-094, § 36-13-110, filed 10/1/02, effective 1/1/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.08.017(1). WSR 00-02-054, § 36-13-110, filed 12/31/99, effective 1/31/00.]
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