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Combative Sports Commission


The Combative Sports Commission will regulate, govern and control boxing, kick boxing, martial arts and wrestling bouts, contests and exhibitions held within the City of Lethbridge.

The Combative Sports Commission is committed to providing a safe environment for both participants and spectators. It stresses the need to ensure fairness and safety for all Combatants.

In the event the Committee is required to report to City Council, it will report to the Cultural & Social Standing Policy Committee.


All bouts and contests in these regulated sports are under the supervision and control of the Commission. Rules and Regulations may also be established to provide additional direction in supervising and controlling all bouts, contests and events. Any business, promotor or person who desires to promote a regulated sports bout, contest or event within the city of Lethbridge must obtain a permit from the Commission.


Meetings of the Commission are open to the public to attend. Meetings are held monthly on a basis. 

COVID-19 NOTICE:  As the pandemic continues, Council's Boards, Committees, and Commissions will be modifying their procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for all attendees. Meetings are still open to the public: to learn more about how you can attend, contact

Meeting Schedule

​Meeting Documents ​

​January 2020 Agenda
​February 2020Agenda
October 2020 
November 2020
​January 2021

For further information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at General inquiries can be directed to Lethbridge 311. 

Minutes from Previous Years

2019 Agendas

2019 Minutes

Who is on the Commission?

​Committee Member
​Initial Date of Appointment
​Term Expiration

Bryan Jeannotte

Chair, Citizen Representative

October 2002

December 31, 2022

Denise Knorr
Citizen Representative

​November 2007

​December 31, 2022

​Scott Penich
Citizen Representative

​October 2008

​December 31, 2022

Ryan Heavy Head
Citizen Representative

January 2018

​December 31, 2022

​David McFalls
Citizen Representative

​January 2018

​December 31, 2022

​Jessica Egger
Citizen Representative

​October 2018

​December 31, 2021

Anthony Parker
Citizen Representative

​May 2019

​December 31, 2021

​Paul Davis
Citizen Representative

​May 2019

​December 31, 2021

​Geoff Rhodenizer
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2021

​John James
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2021

Citizen Representative

Staff Liaisons:

Office of the City Clerk


Governing Documents

Bylaw 5412

The Bylaw sets the mandate, composition and duties of the Committee.


Rules and Regulations 

 The established Rules and Regulations of the Combative Sports Commission.


Combatant Package - to be completed all perspective combatants

Officials Code of Conduct - the established Code of Conduct for all Officials

Officials Registration - required to be completed by all Officials

Officials Waiver - required to be completed by all Officials

Permit Application Package - application package for all MMA combatant events

Permit Application Package for Boxing Events - application for Pro or Amateur boxing events

Volunteer Waiver - required to be completed by all Volunteers

Wrestler's Waiver - required to be completed by all Wrestler's

Upcoming Events



​Event Name

​Event Type

​May 2, 2020 - Postponed​Servus Sport Centre​Rumble In The Cage 63

​MMA Event


Commission Contact - Send us an email