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.
2013 Meeting Dates:
|January 8||February 12||March 12|
|April 9||May 14||June 11|
|July – Recess||August – Recess||September 10|
|October 8||November 12||December 10|
November 14, 2013 – A Night of Boxing – Fight For Children presents 2013 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.
Festivities Begin: 6:00pm. Fight Night is devoted to helping DC’s kids win the fight to become tomorrow’s leaders and champs through education and healthcare services. For additional facts and to donate visit www.fightnightdc.org.