Rules & Laws

The Tennessee Athletic Commission

Each profession regulated by the Department of Commerce and Insurance must comply with the state laws and statutes in order to maintain a license. Here you will find information pertaining to those rules and laws.

Policy Change, Effective April 1, 2018:

Per Rule 0145-01-.04 (3), all licensing is to be complete (7) business days prior to the event. Effective April 1, 2018, Inspectors cannot accept cash payments for licensing under any circumstance.

Blood test update, effective immediately:

A professional combatant shall be subject to additional blood testing for infectious diseases if more than ninety (90) days have elapsed since the combatant's license was issued. All expenses incurred pursuant to this section shall be paid by the promoter.