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Boxers, Wrestlers, and Mixed Martial Artists

General Information

The District of Columbia Combat Sports Commission regulates boxing, wrestling, martial arts, and mixed martial arts within the District and protects participants and consumers by upholding District combat sports license laws.

The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the D.C. Council. All members must be residents of the District of Columbia for the duration of their term.

The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

Commission meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.

Meeting Dates

All meetings are scheduled at 12:00pm.

  • January 15 @ 5:00pm
    • Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 12:00 pm | 2 hours | (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
      Meeting number: 737 568 465
      Password: M8p5X9W9

      Join by video system
      Dial 737568465@dcnet.webex.com
      You can also dial and enter your meeting number.

      Join by phone
      1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
      Access code: 737 568 465

  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July (Recess)
  • August (Recess)
  • September 9
  • November 11
  • December 9

Look up a License

Need to find the status of a licensee? Click here.

Licensing Services

To apply for a license or access the online portal, please click here.

Please contact a customer service representative at 1-866-270-9817 if you have any questions or you do not know the email address linked with your license.

Click here for a list of fees.

Schedule an Examination

Exams may be scheduled online by clicking here or by phone:

  1. Dial (800) 733-9267
  2. Select Option 1 for government and state exams
  3. Select Option 2 for District of Columbia exams

Board Members & Staff

Board Members

  • Adam Weers – Chairman
  • Andrew Huff – Commissioner
  • Kimberly Lockett – Commissioner
  • Vacant – Commissioner
  • Vacant – Commissioner

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.

Commission Staff

  • Sheldon “Skip” Brown – Deputy Commissioner
  • Andrew L. Jackson, III - Commission Administrator
  • Nicole McClendon - Program Coordinator
  • Jerry Peterson - Program Support Specialist


Saturday, January 11, 2020
The Winter Warriors AM/Pro Debut Boxing Event

Highland Entertainment Hall
2533 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Ticket Information: (202) 365-5021

Saturday, January 18, 2020
Prime Time Pro Wrestling – Professional Wrestling Event

Deanwood Recreation Center
1350 49th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Pan-Afrikan World Diaspora Wrestling – Professional Wrestling Event

Edgewood Arts Center
3415 8th St NE,
Washington, DC 20017

Monday, March 9, 2020
WWE Raw - Professional Wrestling Event

Capital One Arena
601 F St NW,
Washington, DC 20004

MMA fighter in a ring