The International Fistball Association (IFA) invites all individuals and clubs of the Fistball Family to participate at the CSIT IFA 2021 Fistball Amateurs World Championship and the inaugural IFA CSIT 2021 2×2 Fistball World Championship within the framework of the the 7th Edition of the CSIT World Sports Games (WSG).
The big multisports event will be hosted from June 1st to 6th, 2021 by the Italian CSIT member organization “AICS – Associazione Italiana Cultura Sport” in Cesenatico and Cervia, two wonderful and merging into each other seaside resorts at the Italian Adriatic sea coast in Emilia Romagna Region (Italy).

The WSG are a major multi-sports event held every two years, full of sports, sport for all, cultural exchange, fun and new opportunities. These Games are not multisport games for top athletes, but for all amateurs (16 years and older) from different countries and cultures all over the world.

Male, female and gender mixed teams are allowed. Each team may exist of a minimum of 6 players. It is possible to register more than one team. The categories are formed according to the number of registrations. It’s planned there will be an adult tournament (16 years and older) as well as the senior classes for women 30, men 35, 45, 55 and men 60. The tournament is played according to the Fistball – Rules of the Game.

And there will also be a world premiere during the CSIT World Sport Games: the IFA CSIT 2×2 Fistball Amateur World Championship. It will be played in teams of two without substitutes on a field measuring 10 x 3 meters. During a rallye the ball can touch the ground even out of bounds, block attempts are not allowed. The 2×2 Fistball event will be played in a mixed category only.

Pre-Register your team latest by 7 March, 24:00 CET on www.fistball.org. You only need to register your team. Final registration is possible until 25 April 2021 on www.fistball.org.

Go for the title “2021 Fistball Amateur World Champion”!

The participation fee is from 120 Euro (without hotel package) to 555 Euro per person (4**** hotel, double room including full board accommodation, local public transport in Emilia Romagna, registration fee, welcome package and free chiropractic services by FICS) for the duration of the WSG. For more details, see Bulletin 1. Airport shuttle is offered and will cost 50 Euro.

Eligibility criteria:
All amateur players are permitted
No permission of national team players from countries finishing in the Top 7 (Men) / Top 5 (Women) at the last World Championship and players from the highest divisions in Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
Players must be at least 16 years old

Composition of the team:
Male, female and mixed teams – the categories are formed according to the number of registrations Clubs or teams of the member federations IFA / CSIT / FICEP – also several teams per club or selection are allowed
Team size minimum 6 players

Regulations:
Championships follow International Fistball Federation regulations
The CSIT World Sports Games are organized under the WADA Code.

Find all information in the official Bulletin 1: DOWNLOAD