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Combative Sports regulations workshop - June 27, 2017

We're conducting a 2nd workshop to continue developing rules to implement the passage of Substitute House Bill 1420, Theatrical Wrestling.

Topics of discussion will be:

  • Law Change Review and Impact
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Standards of Practice

You can attend the workshop or submit your input in writing to us prior to the scheduled meeting by email to Sandra Gonzales at

This workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at:

Department of Licensing
Business and Professions Division
6135 Martin Way E, Ste A
Lacey, WA 98516
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