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Combat Sports Commission

District of Columbia Combat Sports Commission Community Grant Application

The District of Columbia Combat Sports Commission Community Grant will provide financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting youth combat sports as an anti-violence strategy in the District of Columbia. Organizations receiving grants should enrich the lives of DC youth through structured programs as outlined in their Application, following the guidelines in the “Application Process” below.
 
Pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 3-606(k-1), the District of Columbia Combat Sports Commission (the “Commission”) will award one-year grants to non-profit organizations that meet the eligibility requirements set forth below. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2024, the Commission intends to award five (5) grants not to exceed the amount of $20,000 each. The Commission reserves the right to increase or decrease the pool of grant funding at its discretion.
 
Applications for the FY 2024 grant cycle will be due no later than March 29, 2024. The online application must be time-stamped by 11:59 p.m. on the date the application is due.
 

General Information

The District of Columbia Combat Sports Commission regulates boxing, wrestling, martial arts, and mixed martial arts within the District and protects participants and consumers by upholding District combat sports license laws.

The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the D.C. Council. All members must be residents of the District of Columbia for the duration of their term.

The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. at the Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. Due to the public health emergency, all board meetings are currently being held virtually.

Commission meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.

 

Applicant

Apply for license

Click to apply for a license.

 

Items Needed for Application

  • One 2”x2” passport-style photo (.jpeg format)
  • Valid government-issued ID (e.g., driver’s license)
  • Debit or credit card to pay application, exam, or license fees

 

Inspector

Documents

  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has obtained three (3) or more years of experience as an inspector on the amateur level; or
  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has been actively engaged as a licensed timekeeper in the District or elsewhere for the three (3) years immediately preceding the date on which the application for an inspector’s license is filed.

Work Experience

  • Resume of amateur work experience and certification

 

Referee

Documents

  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has obtained three (3) or more years of experience as a referee on the amateur level; or
  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has been:
    • Actively engaged as a licensed inspector or licensed judge in the District or elsewhere for the three (3) years immediately preceding the date on which the application for a referee’s license is filed; and
    • Certified by the Association of Boxing Commissions & Combative Sports (ABC) as having completed approved training for referees.

Work Experience

  • Resume of amateur work experience and certification

 

Judge

Documents

  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has obtained three (3) or more years of experience as a judge on the amateur level; or
  • Prove to the satisfaction of the Commission that he or she has been:
    • Actively engaged as a licensed inspector in the District or elsewhere for the three (3) years immediately preceding the date on which the application for a judge’s license is filed; and
    • Certified by the Association of Boxing Commissions Combative Sports (ABC)
    • as having completed approved training for boxing judges.

Work Experience

  • Resume of amateur work experience and certification

 

Endorsement Applicant

Proof of licensure & an applicant for a license as a referee shall pass a medical examination conducted by a licensed physician approved by

  • the Commission
  • Proof of licensure

 

Examination

Exams may be scheduled online or by phone.

To schedule online, visit psiexams.com. New users will need to create an account and register prior to scheduling an exam. Once registered, select “Schedule and examination” and then:

  1. Select Government/State Licensing Agencies
  2. Select District of Columbia exams
  3. Select Account for the type of licensing exam that you are seeking

Applicants may also schedule by phone at 1-855-557-0616.

 

Fees*  

Combat Sports

Application and License Fees:    

  1. Amateur $7.00   
  2. Amateur Show $25.00   
  3. Manager $110.00   
  4. Permit $50.00   
  5. Professional Contestant $25.00   
  6. Professional Show $50.00   
  7. Promoter $130.00   
  8. Referee $50.00   
  9. Matchmaker $110.00   
  10. Timekeeper $110.00   
  11. Inspector $110.00   
  12. Judges $110.00   
  13. Announcer $110.00   
  14. Physician $110.00   
  15. Seconds $25.00   
  16. Verification of Records $30.00

* Please note that according to D.C. Code § 47-2853.10, application fees for initial licensing, certification, registration, renewal and reinstatement shall not be refundable, even if the applicant withdraws his or her application for licensure, certification or registration, or is found to be not qualified.

 

Licensee

License Renewal

Expiration Date: March 31; Renewal Year: Even

Submit an application for renewal of an occupational or professional license.

Letter of Certification/License Verification
Request a Letter of License Certification
 
Reinstatement

 

Calendar

Meeting Dates  

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024 
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024
  • July (Recess)
  • August (Recess)
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2024
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2024
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2024
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2024

 

Contact Us

Board Members

Andrew Huff – Chairperson
Kimberly Lockett – Commissioner
Roger C. Mitchell, MD – Commissioner
Christopher Jenkins – Commissioner
Shawn Townsend – Commissioner

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.

Board Staff

Sheldon "Skip" Brown – Deputy Commissioner
Vacant – Commission Administrator
Nicole McClendon – Program Coordinator

For more information, please contact Occupational and Professional Licensing (OPL) using our online inquiry form, via email at [email protected], or by phone at (202) 442-4320.
 
Address: 1100 4th Street, SW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20024
Direct Email: [email protected]
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