A person who, with intent to prevent a publicly exhibited sporting contest from being conducted in accordance with the rules and usages purporting to govern it, [confers, offers, or agrees to confer any benefit upon, or threatens any harm to a participant, official, or other person associated with the contest] [tampers with any person, animal, or thing], is guilty of Sports Bribery.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota, the Defendant, _______________, with the intent to prevent a publicly exhibited sporting contest from being conducted in accordance with the rules and usage purported to govern it;
2) [[Conferred, offered, or agreed to confer any benefit upon] [Threatened any harm to] _______________, a participant, official, other person associated with the contest] [Tampered with any person, animal, or thing, as follows: _______________].
DEFINITIONS A "publicly exhibited sporting contest" is any contest in any sport, between individual contestants or teams of contestants, the occurrence of which is publicly announced in advance of the event. [Insert other relevant definitions. NDCC 12.1-01-04, 12.1-02-02.]