At its headquarters in Feistritz / Drau, IFA President Jörn Verleger and Secretary General Christoph Oberlehner visited Sportastic HandelsgmbH. With CEO Thomas Stadtler they discussed the cooperation for 2020 and the further developments in ball production and testing.
Sportastic will provide the official balls for the IFA 2020 Fistball World Tour Final in Birmingham (Alabama, USA) and the IFA 2020 Fistball Women’s World Championship in Llanquihue (Chile). “We are delighted that we were able to agree on the continued cooperation with Sportastic in these two important competitions,” said IFA Secretary General Christoph Oberlehner.
The A series model is newly approved for the 2020 season. The following Sportastic models are now approved:
– PREMIUM dry, 350, men
– PREMIUM dry, 330, women / juniors
– Premium FITTED dry, 350-360, men
– Serie A men
– MICRO dry, 350, men
– MICRO dry, 330 women / juniors
– MICRO wet wet, 370 men
– MICRO wet, 330 women / juniors

In the coming year, the IFA ball licensing system will be completely reorganized. The existing ball licenses for all IFA ball partners expire on March 31, 2021. President Verleger thanked Sportastic for the many years of cooperation and showed confidence that Thomas Stadtler with its high-quality ball products will remain one of the outstanding providers of fistballs even under the new licensing system in 2021.