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Bingo Conducted at a Fair or Community Festival License Print This Page

Authorizes bingo to be played for up to six consecutive days at a community festival, or for the duration of a county fair or the Iowa State Fair with no more than one occasion per day with hours not limited to four consecutive hours. The organization must also have a valid Qualified Organization license (14-Day, 90-Day, 180-Day, One-Year, or Two-Year) in effect for the entire period unless they are the sponsor of the event.
Contact Information
Department of Inspections & Appeals
Lucas State Office Building, Third Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines IA, 50319-0083(map)
Social and Charitable GamblingSCG@dia.iowa.gov
P: (515) 281-6848
F: (515) 281-3291

License Details

Code Citation
Iowa Code Chapter 99B.22; Iowa Administrative Code 100 and 103
Who Applies
Organizations wishing to conduct bingo at a fair or community festival must obtain this license prior to the event.
When To Apply
A license must be issued by the Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) prior to the event at which the bingo will be conducted.
Initial Requirements
Licensees must have a valid Qualified Organization license (14-, 90-, or 180-day) in addition to this license in order to conduct bingo at a fair or community festival unless they are the sponsor of the event.
Duration
License is valid for the duration of the fair or community festival.
Processing Time
30 days.
Fee Structure
License application: $50
Renewal Requirements
Does not apply.
Exam
Does not apply.
Additional Information
None.
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