Event Rules

Professional Regulations

A description of the professional Boxing and professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) rules can be found in Sections 23 and 24 of the Athletic Commissioner’s Minister’s Regulations:

Athletic Commissioner Regulation

B.C. Reg 2013/170

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Minister’s Athletic Commissioner Regulation

B.C. Reg 2013/171

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Athletic Commissioner Act

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Order in Council

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Therapeutic Use Exemption

(TUE)

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Boxing Rules

As required in Regulation, British Columbia has adopted the Unified Rules of Boxing approved by the Association of Boxing Commissions.

Mixed Martial Arts Rules

As required in Regulation, British Columbia has adopted the ABC Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts.

Amateur Combat Sports Handbook

The British Columbia Athletic Commission Amateur Combat Sports Handbook is a great resource for amateur event rules.

Amateur Kickboxing Rules

For amateur kickboxing contests, the BC Athletic Commission has provisionally adopted Amateur Kickboxing Rules.

BCAC Amateur MMA Rules

For amateur MMA contests, British Columbia has provisionally adapted the Association of Boxing Commissioners’ Amateur MMA rules.