Registration as a Combat Sport Contestant - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you intend to compete as a combat sport contestant in Western Australia.

Your registration will authorise you to participate in a particular weight division for a specific class of combat sport. Combat sport includes boxing or any other martial art, sport or activity where the objective is to strike, kick, hit or grapple with another participant.

Registration is available in the following classes of combat sports:

  • boxing
  • kickboxing
  • muay thai
  • brazilian ju jitsu
  • full contact karate
  • mixed martial arts.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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:

  • have reached the minimum age for the relevant class of combat sport
  • be a fit and proper person
  • be medically and physically fit to be registered as a contestant in the relevant class
  • understand the duties imposed on you by the relevant regulations
  • provide medical information as required
  • complete the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fee.

Registration may be available for under-age applicants.

If you are registered or licensed in another State, Territory or country, you may be taken to be registered for the purposes of participating in a contest in Western Australia.

Please refer to the application form consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


3 years.


30 June.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $100.00
Renew Renewal All $100.00

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Act(s) name

Combat Sports Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Combat Sports Regulations 2004 Western Australia

Lodgement process


You must supply the Agency with proof of age and two passport size photographs.

Application process


If you live in Western Australia, you must apply at least 5 days before the date of any proposed contest. If you live outside Western Australia, you must apply before the weigh-in is conducted.

Approval time

Within 1 month.

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

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:

Combat Sports Commission

Sport and Recreation

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Operating address: 140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 8349
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 9492 9700
Fax: 08 9492 9711
Website: Combat Sports Commission (Opens in new window)