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Combative Sports Commission

The Combative Sports Commission meets in person as well as offering a hybrid meeting format, by utilizing Microsoft TEAMS, for anyone who needs to attend virtually. 

Public participation is welcome in the form of written or verbal submissions, and may request to attend virtually via Microsoft TEAMS. The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a topic before them. 

For information on participation, contact


Meetings are held on a monthly basis. 


The Combative Sports Commission will regulate, govern and control boxing, kickboxing, 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.

Meeting Schedule

​Meeting Documents ​

​January 2023



​February 2023


March 2023

​April 2023

May 2023

​June 2023

July 2023

​August 2023

​September 2023

​October 2023

​November 2023

​December 2023

General inquiries can be directed to Lethbridge 311. 

Who is on the Commission?

​Committee Member
​Initial Date of Appointment
​Term Expiration

Bryan Jeannotte

Chair, Citizen Representative

October 2002

December 31, 2025

​Paul Davis
Vice-Chair, Citizen Representative

​​May 2019

​December 31, 2024

​Kenten Grunau
Citizen Representative

​January 2022

​December 31, 2024

​David McFalls
Vice-Chair, Citizen Representative

​January 2018

​December 31, 2025

​Geoff Rhodenizer
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2024

​John James
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2024

Citizen Representative

Citizen Representative


Citizen Representative


Citizen Representative

​​Staff Liaisons:

Office of the City Clerk


Upcoming Events

​Event Name
​Event Date
​Event Location
​Branded Fighting Championship-Progressive Fighting Academy
​March 18, 2023
​Lethbridge College
Fight Night 16
Tentatively Rescheduled
Details to Follow

Governing Documents

Bylaw 5412

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

LCSC - Rules and Regulations - 4.pdf

The established Rules and Regulations of the Combative Sports Commission.


Combatant Package.pdf- to be completed all perspective combatants

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

Registration of Officials.pdf - required to be completed by all Officials

Officials Waiver.pdf- required to be completed by all Officials

LCSC Permit Application.pdf- an application package for all MMA combatant events

LCSC Permit Application Boxing.pdf- application for Pro or Amateur boxing events

Volunteers Waiver.pdf- required to be completed by all Volunteers

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

Minutes from Previous Years

2019 Agendas

2019 Minutes

2020 Agendas

2020 Minutes

2021 Agendas

2021 Minutes

2022 Agendas

2022 Minutes

Commission Contact - Send us an email