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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The IFA Fistball World Tour Ranking for women and men is published after the tournaments on the IFA’s online World Tour channels: www.fistball-worldtour.com and www.facebook.com/FistballWorldTour.

No, a registration does not necessarily bring the possibility to participate in a tournament.
IFA do not want to have an active influence on the invitation policy of one of the tournament hosts.

Yes, it is the host’s decision which teams are accepted in which category. IFA do not want to have an active influence on the invitation policy of one of the tournament hosts.

Yes, more teams from one club may be registered.
But only the team ranked better can qualify for the World Tour Finals.
And players cannot switch between the two teams: They stick to the team they first played for.

In case a tournament is subdivided in two categories, teams participating in category two can also gather points for their World Tour Ranking: The ranking of this category is added to the ranking of category one.
For better understanding: eg: 16 Teams in category 1, winner of category 2 gets points for rank 17.

 

All the players of a club team must have the official eligibility for my club team. They must be able to prove their identity. A list of the players must be handed in at the beginning of a tournament. The club representative‘s signature confirms that the club team follows the rules of the World Tour. Eligibility is controlled by the IFA delegate of the tournament.

Teams can qualify for the IFA World Tour Finals the following year.
The tournaments get higher reputation and quality standards.

No. There is no such regulation.
Registration for the World Tour is free.
Registration fees for the tournaments may be charged by hosts.

6 Winners of continental competitions are pre-qualified.
At least the two teams ranked best at the final IFA Fistball World Tour Ranking presented by Sportastic complete the number of 8 participating teams.
If a pre-qualified team does not register for the World Tour Finals this number of 2 teams can be increased until 6.

 

No. The IFA Fistball World Tour Ranking presented by Sportastic is restarted every year. Teams start from zero again.
This shall ensure a maximum of equal opportunities.

 

 

Every team gets the points for the rank they finally achieved.

Every World Tour tournament is assigned to a special category. You can find a full list of the categories and points at http://www.ifa-fistball.com/de/ifa-world-tour-points/.

The points that were achieved by a team that has not registered for the IFA Fistball World Tour will not be awarded.

For better understanding: eg. IFA Major

Rank at tournament

Team

registered for World Tour

Points to be achieved

Points awarded for World Tour

1

TEAM A

NO

1000

2

TEAM B

YES

800

800

3

TEAM C

YES

600

600

4

TEAM D

NO

500

5

TEAM E

YES

450

450

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