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Combative Sports Commission

COVID-19 NOTICE: As the pandemic continues, the Combative Sports Commission is committed to maintaining social and physical distancing. As such, meetings will have virtual and physical participation. 

Public participation is welcome in the form of written or verbal submissions. The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a topic before them. For information on participation, contact cityclerk@lethbridge.ca.

Meetings

Meetings are held on a monthly basis. 

Mandate

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.

Function

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 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​February 2022
Agenda
Minutes
March 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​April 2022
Agenda
Minutes
May 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​June 2022
Agenda
Minutes
July 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​August 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​September 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes
​October 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes
​November 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes
​December 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes

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, 2022

Denise Knorr
Citizen Representative

​November 2007

​December 31, 2022

​Kenten Grunau
Citizen Representative

​January 2022

​December 31, 2024

Ryan Heavy Head
Citizen Representative

January 2018

​December 31, 2022

​David McFalls
Vice-Chair, Citizen Representative

​January 2018

​December 31, 2022

​Jessica Egger
Citizen Representative

​October 2018

​December 31, 2024

Sierra Garner
Citizen Representative

​January 2022

​December 31, 2024

​Paul Davis
Citizen Representative

​May 2019

​December 31, 2024

​Geoff Rhodenizer
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2024

​John James
Citizen Representative

​January 2020

​December 31, 2024

​Vacant
Citizen Representative


​​Staff Liaisons:


Office of the City Clerk
committee@lethbridge.ca

and

Travis.Grindle@lethbridge.ca


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.


Resources

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 - an 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


Minutes from Previous Years

2019 Agendas

2019 Minutes

2020 Agendas

2020 Minutes

2021 Agendas

2021 Minutes


Commission Contact - Send us an email

 lcscom18@gmail.com


The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land.  The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.