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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.

Applicant

Apply for license

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.

Examination  
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

Fees  

Combat Sports

Application and License Fees:    

  1. Amateur $7.00   
  2. Amateur Show $25.00   
  3. Manager $110.00   
  4. (4) Permit $50.00   
  5. (5) Professional Contestant $25.00   
  6. (6) Professional Show $50.00   
  7. (7) Promoter $130.00   
  8. (8) Referee $50.00   
  9. Matchmaker $110.00   
  10. Timekeeper $110.00   
  11. Inspector $110.00   
  12. Judges $110.00   
  13. Announcer $110.00   
  14. Physician $110.00   
  15. Seconds $25.00   
  16. Verification of Records $30.00
Refund Request

 

Licensee

Letter of Certification/License Verification
Request a Letter of License Certification

Renewal

  • Expiration Date: 31-March Renewal Year: Even
  • Boxing/Wrestling Expiration Date: 31-March Renewal Year: Even

Consumer

Calendar

    Virtual Meeting Link - none

    Meeting Dates  

  • January 15, 2020
  • February 12, 2020
  • March 11, 2020
  • April 8, 2020 (NO MEETING)
  • May 13, 2020 (NO MEETING)
  • June 10, 2020 (NO MEETING)
  • July, 2020 (TENTATIVE)
  • August , 2020 (TENTATIVE)
  • September, 2020
  • November 11, 2020
  • December 9, 2020

Contact Us

Board Members

  • Adam Weers – Chairman
  • Andrew Huff – Commissioner
  • Kimberly Lockett – Commissioner
  • Roger C. Mitchell, MD – Commissioner
  • Poala Moya – Commissioner

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

Board Staff

Sheldon "Skip" Brown – Deputy Commissioner
(202) 442-4472

Vacant – Commission Administrator

Nicole McClendon – Program Coordinator

Address: 1100 4th Street, SW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20024
Email: opla.combatsports@dc.gov

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