CHAPTER 5. TICKETS, POSTPONEMENTS AND
CANCELLATIONS

Sec.


5.1.    Tickets.
5.2.    Postponements and cancellations.

§ 5.1. Tickets.

 (a)  Tickets of admission to each event under the jurisdiction of the Commission shall be of the stub type and consecutively numbered. Tickets shall have the following information:

   (1)  The identity of the promoter or sponsor.

   (2)  The nature, date, time and place of the event.

   (3)  The established price of the ticket including taxes thereon.

   (4)  The precise seat location if the ticket entitles the holder to a reserved seat.

   (5)  The rain date, if any, of the event.

 (b)  A promoter or sponsor may not offer tickets for sale or distribution to an event under the jurisdiction of the Commission, which are not in compliance with subsection (a).

 (c)  Complimentary tickets shall be clearly marked complimentary. Complimentary tickets may not be sold by a promoter, sponsor or other person or agency.

 (d)  Distribution of tickets of employees and tickets of participants shall be limited strictly to persons in these classifications and the tickets may not be transferable by distributees.

 (e)  Ticket holders to events under the jurisdiction of the Commission shall surrender their tickets or the appropriate stubs, which will be collected by the agents of the promoter at the admission gates. The promoter shall make the tickets or stubs available to the Executive Director or a commissioner, and comply with section 916(d) of the Athletic Code (relating to gross receipts tax); amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (251515).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  5.1 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  5.1 adopted March 11, 1946; amended through November 1, 1966; amended November 10, 1978, effective November 11, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 3094; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (251521) to (251522).

§ 5.2. Postponements and cancellations.

 (a)  An event under the jurisdiction of the Commission may not be postponed or canceled after it has been approved and scheduled without written notice to and approval by the Executive Director.

 (b)  If a scheduled event is postponed because of unfavorable weather, it shall be rescheduled upon its designated rain date, if it has been previously set. If no rain date has been previously set, the event shall be rescheduled as soon as may be fairly and reasonably done after consultation with and approval by the Executive Director.

 (c)  The Executive Director may rearrange the contest in case of threatened weather to assure, if possible, the presentation of the main contest.

 (d)  If, because of unfavorable weather or other emergency after the start of the program but before the beginning of the main contest, it is deemed necessary to declare a postponement, the event shall be rescheduled as provided in subsection (b). If unfavorable weather or other emergency occurs during the progress of the main contest, the contest shall be continued to its conclusion, except that if the existing condition presents actual danger to the participants or others present, a commissioner or the Executive Director will interrupt the contest until the danger is passed, and the contest shall be resumed from the point of interruption and continued to conclusion. If it is deemed impossible to resume the contest because of continued danger, a postponement shall be declared and the event shall be rescheduled as provided in subsection (b).

 (e)  Ticket holders shall be entitled to the refund of the entire purchase price of their tickets in cases of postponement or cancellation of the main event or the entire program of contests or exhibitions under the conditions of time, place and procedure that a commissioner or the Executive Director approves and announces in each instance, as specified in section 1113(a) of the Athletic Code (relating to ticket refunds) and §  21.4(h) (relating to conduct of contests).

 (f)  In case of postponement prior to the opening of the admission gates to the event, tickets for the original date shall be honored for admission on the date to which the event shall be postponed.

 (g)  The Commission will determine the rights of affected parties to payment for services and reimbursement for expenses in each case of postponement or cancellation if boxers have fulfilled their performance contracts prior to postponement or cancellation.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  5.2 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  5.2 adopted March 11, 1946; amended November 1, 1966; amended November 10, 1978, effective November 11, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 3094; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (251522) to (251523).



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