Combat sports forms and fees

All Combat Sports Commission registrants must adhere to the Combat Sports Act 1987 and the Combat Sport Regulations 2004.

Registration application requirements

Individuals applying for registration with the Combat Sports Commission are required to provide the following documentation on registration.

Generic to all applicants: 

  • completed online registration form
  • registration fee
  • current colour digital photograph, passport style (headshot)
  • current photographic identification i.e. copy of a driver’s license, passport, proof of age card or student identification 
  • current serology certificate/report dated (Contestants)
  • current certificate of fitness (Contestants)
  • completed statement of experience for promoters, matchmakers, managers, trainers, seconds and officials
  • completion of the online education unit for the capacity you are applying for.


Further information for participants in combat sports including fact sheets, legislation and regulations.


Industry participants

  • Trainer/second
  • Referee
  • Judge/timekeeper
  • Matchmaker
  • Manager
  • Promoter

Contestant and industry participant registration fees

Current fees as of 1 July 2019
Judge, Timekeeper$81.00

Where an individual is registering in more than one capacity they will pay the registration fee for most expensive capacity and $80 for each additional capacity.  So an individual registering as a promoter, manager and trainer would pay $494.50,  $334.50 to register as a promoter plus $80 to register as a manager and $80 to register as a trainer.

The registration period for all contestants and industry participants is three (3) years from the date of registration approval. 

Minimum fees for officials

Minimum fees for officials from 1 March 2013
OfficialBasic fee 1 contestBasic fee 2+ contestsState Title 1 contestState Title 2+ contestsNational/International Title 1 contestNational/International Title 2+ contests

Where an official officiates for one contest on a card they are paid the rate in the “1 contest”  column. Where an official officiates for two or more contests on a card they are paid the rate  in the “2+ contest” column. 

Where a card features a World Title contest where the sanctioning body specifies a minimum  fee for officials, that minimum fee must be paid to all officials who work on that promotion  regardless of whether or not they officiate the World Title contest. 

More information

Combat Sports Commission

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
246 Vincent Street, Leederville WA 6007
PO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Telephone 61 8 6552 1604
Email the Combat Sports Commission

Page reviewed 18 August 2020