Registration as a Combat Sport Contestant - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to compete as a combat sport contestant. Combat sports include 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 jujitsu
  • full contact karate
  • mixed martial arts.

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 a fit and proper person
  • have reached the minimum age for the relevant class of combat sport
  • be medically and physically fit to be registered as a contestant in your chosen class
  • understand the duties imposed on you.

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.


3 years unless cancelled or suspended.


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $101.50

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $100.00

Duplicate contestant record book. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $101.50

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Serology Testing (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Combat Sports Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Combat Sports Regulations 2004 Western Australia

Application process


If you live in Western Australia, you must apply at least five 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

Combat Sports Commission

Contact details

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