The DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission (Commission) regulates boxing, wrestling, martial arts and mixed martial arts within the District of Columbia, and protects participants and consumers by upholding the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling license law (pdf). The Boxing and Wrestling license law is defined by the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act of 1975, as amended by the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act—Amendment of 1976 and the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act Amendment Act of 1988.
The Board consists of three 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 Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month (recess July and August) at 7:00 p.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
2014 Meeting Dates:
|January 14||February 11||March 11|
|April 8||May 13||June 10|
|July – Recess||August – Recess||September 9|
|October 21||November 18||December 19|
Commission Events: August thru November 2014
August 23, 2014 - Jeffrey Salisbury/Arturo Sylmar Amateur MMA Event at the Washington Convention Center. The Washington E. Convention Center is located at 801 Mt Vernon Place-NW, Washington, DC 20001. For Event information call 571-762-3206; website www.oofights.com.
September 13, 2014 - The DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission invites you to attend the 4th Annual Dr. Arnold W. McKnight Amateur Boxing Invitational, Kickboxing and MMA Exhibition Event held at the King Greenleaf Recreation Center Basketball Courts. King Greenleaf Recreation Center is located at 201 N Street, SW Washington, DC 20024.
The Weigh-In begins at 9:00 am with the Amateur events scheduled to start at 12:30 pm until 6:00 pm. There will be a Recognition Awards presentation at approximately 2:30 pm; some of the honorees are: Ms. Patricia Harris, James Harris for their contributions in amateur boxing and Paul “South” Taylor for his involvement and dedication to the youth and residences; all of the South West community area. If you are a gym that has amateur boxers interested in participating, contact Alfred Grant – DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission: 202.442.4343; Marshall Cunningham - DPR Boxing Coordinator: 202.905.7207; Ricky Womack – PVA Secretary: 202.528.7694. View the flyer.
September 20, 2014 - James Smith-GFS Entertainment Group Professional-Amateur Boxing Event at the Washington Convention Center. The Washington E. Convention Center is located at 801 Mt Vernon Place-NW, Washington, DC 20001. For Event information call 202-768-7070; website is www.gfsent.com.
November 14, 2014 – A Night of Boxing – Fight For Children presents 2014 Fight Night at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Fight Night is a one of a kind evening in Washington, DC that brings together an extraordinary crowd of leaders in business, sports, entertainment, government and philanthropy, as well as legends from the sports and boxing world for an evening of fun, auctions, exciting entertainment and live professional boxing bouts.