Rules for Combat Sport Contests - Western Australia


You may need to comply with these rules if you are involved in the combat sport industry.

The rules outline the requirements for industry participants (such as promoters, trainers and medical practitioners), contestants and combat sport venues. All combat sport contests must be held in accordance with these rules. General requirements include:

  • ring requirements
  • dress codes
  • conduct of the contests
  • official requirements and duties
  • rules of the contest.

Approved rules are subject to change and will vary depending on the type of sport (such as kickboxing, muay thai, mixed martial arts and boxing).

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Combat Sports Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Combat Sports Regulations 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Combat Sports Commission

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