Learn how to apply for a license to work as a second at boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, and martial arts competitive events.
Who needs a license?
Anyone who works in a professional fighter’s corner at a boxing, kickboxing, or martial arts event when the event is required to be overseen by the Department of Licensing.
How to apply
Follow the steps below to get your license to work as a second for combative sports.
1. Meet the requirement
You must be at least 18 years old to get a license.
2. Submit your application
You can submit your application online or by mail.
Submit your application online
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Submit your application by mail
Mail a completed Combative Sports Announcer, Matchmaker, Second, and Manager License Application/Renewal form along with a check or money order payable to the Department of Licensing for the application fee to:
Combative Sports Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-35001
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