Apply for a license to compete in professional kickboxing events if you're at least 18 years old.
Who needs a license?
Anyone who is paid to compete in professional boxing and kickboxing events.
Kickboxing is a type of boxing in which blows are delivered with the fist and any part of the leg below the hip, including the foot. Contestants compete with the intent to win by decision, knockout or technical knockout, not to injure or disable an opponent.
How to apply
Make sure you meet the requirements, and follow the steps below to apply for a professional kickboxing participant license.
1. Meet the requirements
You must be at least 18 years old to be licensed.
2. Complete all the necessary forms
Have a medical doctor (MD), osteopath (DO), or naturopath (ND) complete and sign a Physical Examination for Referees and Professional Combative Sports Participants.
3. Submit your application
Submit your application online
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Submit your application by mail
Mail your forms and a check or money order for the license fee (payable to the Department of Licensing) to:
Combative Sports Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401