Amateur mixed martial arts participant

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

What is amateur mixed martial arts?

It’s a combative sporting contest in which 2 competitors try to achieve dominance over one another using a variety of techniques including, but not limited to, striking, grappling, and submission holds.

Amateur mixed martial arts doesn’t include:

  • Tae kwon do
  • Karate
  • Judo
  • Sumo
  • Jujitsu
  • Kung fu
  • Muay Thai
  • Kickboxing

Licensing requirements

You must be at least 18 years old to be licensed as an amateur mixed martial arts participant.

How to apply for a license

  1. Send us all of the following:
  2. Mail all your application materials to:
    Department of Licensing
    PO Box 3856
    Seattle, WA 98124-3856
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