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Maryland State Athletic Commission

The offices of the Maryland State Athletic Commission are open and serving our customers through our online licensing resources, via e-mail and telephone, and by limited in-person appointments. Please note, walk-in assistance is not available. We can be reached using our contacts page for e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of individual staff members; or

Schedule an Appointment

Use Labor’s Central Scheduling System to meet with a representative from one of our boards or commissions. Please select the type of appointment you need from our list of available in-person services using the drop-down menu on the scheduler. You will receive an e-mail confirming the date and time of your appointment.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at our offices located at 500 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Please enter the building using the Calvert Street entrance and arrive at least 10 minutes early before your scheduled appointment time.

The Maryland State Athletic Commission manages, supervises, and regulates the sports of boxing, kick boxing, mixed martial arts, and professional wrestling in the state of Maryland. The commission establishes high health and safety standards for the participants in these sports, licenses individuals involved in commission-sanctioned events as contestants (including boxers, kick boxers and mixed martial arts contestants), managers, matchmakers, referees, judges, promoters, seconds (corner men for combative sports; valets for wrestling), and wrestlers. The commission carries out its mission by reflecting and maintaining safety and fairness as its guiding principles. The commission is fully attentive to and supportive of the various needs of licensees engaged in their respective fields and professions. The commission’s strong commitment to regulatory excellence is reflected through the work and integrity of its experienced staff of officials, inspectors, and ringside physicians.

News and Updates

New! For Boxers — Obtaining a Professional Boxer's Federal Identification Card

New! For MMA Contestants — Obtaining a National MMA Identification Card

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

There are no proposed regulations by the Maryland State Athletic Commission at this time.

To register your comments with the commission,please contact us at:

Contact the Board
Contact the Commission
Maryland State Athletic Commission

500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
Phone: 410-230-6223
Fax: 410-962-8480
E-mail: dloplathleticcomm-labor@maryland.gov