Commercial Services

Definitions

“Athlete Agent” means an individual who enters into an agency contract with a student athlete or, directly or indirectly, recruits or solicits a student athlete to enter into an agency contract. “Athlete agent” includes an individual who represents to the public that the individual is an athlete agent. “Athlete Agent” does not include the spouse, parent, sibling, grandparent or guardian of a student athlete or an individual acting solely on behalf of a professional sports team or professional sports organization.

“Student Athlete” means an individual who engages in, is eligible to engage in, or may be eligible in the future to engage in, or may be eligible in the future to engage in, any intercollegiate sport. If an individual is permanently ineligible to participate in a particular intercollegiate sport, the individual is not a student athlete for purposes of that sport.

“Contact” means a communication, direct or indirect, between an athlete agent and a student athlete, to recruit or solicit the student athlete to enter into an agency contract.

 “Agency Contract” means an agreement in which a student athlete authorizes a person to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the student athlete a professional-sportsservices contract or an endorsement contract.

 “Endorsement Contract” means an agreement under which a student athlete is employed or receives consideration to use on behalf of the other party any value that the student athlete may have because of publicity, reputation, following or fame obtained because of athletic ability or performance.

“Professional-Sports-Services Contract” means an agreement under which an individual is employed, or agrees to render services, as a player on a professional sports team, with a professional sport organization or as a professional athlete.

Quick Contact Information


Mailing & Physical Address
New Mexico Capitol Annex North
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Toll Free : 1-800-477-3632

Business Services Division
Phone 505-827-3600 (Option 1)
Fax 505-827-4387
Email Business.Services@state.nm.us

Bureau of Elections
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Sos.elections@state.nm.us

Ethics Division
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Sos.ethics@state.nm.us

Receptionist
Phone 505-827-3600 (Option 3)