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The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission oversees the governance and operation of professional sports in the City of Edmonton.  The mandate of the Commission is to control and regulate all aspects of combative sports and events in the city including:

  • Approving regulations governing the licensing criteria and requirements for all aspects of combative sports and events; conduct of promoters, contestants and other persons participating in combative sports or attending events; credentials, qualifications and selection processes for officials; contests; disciplinary proceedings and sanctions and internal procedures and governance
  • Hearing appeals from the executive director's licensing and permitting decisions

Citizen Members

Name of Appointees First Appointed Term Expiry Date
Levi Bjork  (Vice-Chair) May 01/16 Apr 30/18
Sandy Bugeja May 01/17 Apr 30/19
Trudy Iwanyshyn May 01/17 Apr 30/19
Andrew LeMoine May 01/17 Apr 30/19
Steven Phipps  (Chair) Sep 09/15 Apr 30/19
Scott Wallace May 01/17 Apr 30/19

Information about Serving on the Board



Commission meets the second Monday of each month.

Upcoming Meeting Dates​

  • October 23 at 8pm
    Commonweath Rec Centre, Multi-purpose Room 4
  • November 20 at 7pm
    Commonweath Rec Centre, Multi-purpose Room 4
  • December 11 at 7pm



August 14, 2017

July 10, 2017

June 12, 2017

May 8, 2017

April 10, 2017

March 13, 2017

January 30, 2017

January 9, 2017


December 12, 2016

November 21, 2016

October 17, 2016

September 12, 2016

July 11, 2016

May 5, 2016

April 11, 2016

February 8, 2016

January 11, 2016

Rules, Policies & Bylaws

Bylaw 15594 - City of Edmonton

Bylaw 15638 - City of Edmonton

The ECSC governs all combative events conducted in the City of Edmonton. These rules and policies ensure that all sanctioned events will be held in accordance with the City of Edmonton Bylaws.

Policy 1 - Licensing - Contestants and Seconds

Policy 2 - Licensing - Promoters

Policy 3 - Licensing - Event Officials

Policy 4 - Event Permits

Policy 5 - Contestants and Officials Involved in Unsanctioned Events

Policy 6 - Approving Dates for Combative Sports Events When More Than One Promoter is Requesting the Same Date

Policy 7 - Fighter Pro Debut Criteria

Policy 8 - Medical

Policy 9 - Suspensions and Rest Periods for Combative Sport Contestants

Policy 10 - Ringside Privileges

Policy 11 - Advertising and Temporary Body Tattoos

Policy 12 - Professional Wrestling

Policy 13 - Drug Testing


Media Inquiries

Carol Hurst

Senior Communications Advisor, City of Edmonton
Phone: 780-495-0653

For More Information

David Aitken

Title Acting Executive Director of the Combative Sports Commission



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