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Combative Sports Commission

The Combative Sports Commission is responsible for regulating and governing combative sport bouts, contests and exhibitions held in the City of Lethbridge. This includes:

  • Boxing
  • Kickboxing
  • Martial arts
  • Wrestling

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all participants and spectators.

Hosting a Combative Sport Event

If you’re interested in hosting a combative sporting event in the City of Lethbridge, you will need proper permits and approvals. Submit a combative sport application and review the different waivers for participants, volunteers and officials.

Upcoming Events

View our events calendar to explore the upcoming combative sports events in Lethbridge.


The Combative Sports Commission meets monthly in person with an option for participants to attend virtually on Microsoft Teams.

Meeting Date Agendas Minutes
January 2024 Agenda Minutes
February 2024 Agenda Minutes
March 2024 Agenda Minutes
April 2024 Agenda  
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Attend a Meeting

All meetings are open to the public. If you would like more information about an upcoming meeting, please email or call 311.

The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a topic before them.

Commission Members

Committee Member Role Appointment Date Term Expiration
Bryan Jeannotte Public Member October 2002 December 31, 2025
Geoff Rhodenizer Public Member January 2020 December 31, 2024
John James Public Member January 2020 December 31, 2024
Jorgen Thompson Public Member April 2023 October 29, 2024
Brad Stephenson Public Member April 2023 October 29, 2024
Chris Stodolka Public Member January 2024 December 31, 2026
Justin Penny Public Member January 2024 December 31, 2026

Staff Liaison

Travis Grindle, Executive Director 

Governing documents

To learn more about the mandate, composition and duties of the Commission, you can review Bylaw 5412 Combative Sports Commission. The Combative Sports Commission will govern each combat sporting event or exhibitions to ensure that all Lethbridge Combative Sports Commission Rules and Regulations are followed.

Previous Years Agendas and Minutes

Contact Us

City Hall
910 4 Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0P6

Phone: 311
or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)


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