Registration as a Controlled Sports Contestant - Australian Capital Territory


You may need this registration if you intend to be a contestant in a controlled sports event. A controlled sports event includes a combat sport or other high risk sport activity, such as a boxing contest.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • be at least 18 years old by the time of the contest
  • hold a certificate of fitness issued by a medical practitioner that is not more than 30 days old
  • advise if you have been convicted of a criminal offence in the last five years
  • advise if you have held any previous controlled sports registration that has been cancelled or suspended.


3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $100.00

Contestant application fee for one or more styles of combat sport

Vary Application All $50.00

Contestant to add additional styles of combat sport to current registration

Other resources

Act(s) name

Controlled Sports Act 2019 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Controlled Sports Regulations 2019 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Economic Development

Sport and Recreation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Sport and Recreation

Economic Development

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate