You will require this licence if you intend to act as a judge at professional boxing or other combat sports contests such as kickboxing.
This requirement for all combat sport judges to be approved is part of the industry's objectives to:
- regulate professional boxing and combat sports activities
- reduce the risk of malpractice and corruption
- promote safety for all industry participants.
The sports covered include:
- boxing, meaning fist fighting
- combat sports, meaning kickboxing or any sport or activity (other than boxing) in which each contestant in a contest or exhibition of that sport or activity is required to strike, kick, hit, grapple with, throw or punch the other contestant.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- be 18 years of age and a fit and proper person
- have adequate eyesight (whether natural or with the aid of glasses or contact lenses) for the purposes of this licence
- apply using the prescribed form, describing the nature and extent of your experience
- pay the prescribed fees.
Fees for 2016-17.
Fees for 2016-17.
Please lodge your application and associated documentation directly with the Agency.
Department of Health and Human Services
Sport and Recreation Victoria
Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Act 1985 (Victoria)
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