Questions and answers.

Questions and Answers.

 Who is FISTF?

   FISTF is the Federation of International Sports Table Football and promotes the table top game of sports table football, also known as (aka) Subbuteo. The sport is based on the original playing rules, including the playing field and goal dimensions.
 What is Subbuteo?    Subbuteo is a toy trade mark (TM) name in ownership of  Hasbro (USA), They became owner of the Subbuteo (TM) in the year 1994, by taking over Waddingtons Sports Games Ltd department (section), including Monopoly and Cluedo games. (Leeds, UK). Data researched.
 Why do we need FISTF?    FISTF is needed to organise and manage the International competitions, which is the original motivation of  table football players from the 1980s / 1990s. The statutes (constitution),  the sports playing rules and all guides (regulations) are published for a smooth sports organisation.  It is the united community for our game, history, heritage and achive, as well as old and new products. 
 How was FISTF established?     FISTF was established through negotiations between the players, led by Laurant Garnier (3FTS, FRA) and Willy Hofmann (SSTV, SUI) and the management of Waddingtons Ltd. with Trevor Spencer (ESA, England, UK).
 What happend to ETF and FISA?    The European Table Football Federation (ETF, established by Belgium, Netherlands & Germany in 1963) and the Federation of International Subbuteo Associations (FISA, established by Waddingtons Ltd. in 1979) united under one governance of FISTF.  ETF had its final Europa Cup in Fareham (England. UK) 1993,  while FISA hat its final competition in London (England, UK) 1996.
  Is FISTF a registered Federation?    FISTF is registered as an official club/association in France at ‘Maison des Associations d’Amiens-Métropole’. Register No./Nr.: W941004017. Viw or impressum
  What is the use of a registration?     A registration gives us the legal right to manage the organisation and sign agreements with goverment institutions, partners and companies. The FISTF enviroment is save and sane for all ist member associations and single players.

  Does FISTF issue a certificate?


  Does FISTF issue a diploma?


  FISTF will be issueing certificates and diploma for membership and training centres. A  certificate of membership will help you within legal administrations, bank account openings or proove of your membership within an international federation.

A ‘FISTF Training Centre’ diploma will proove that you are capable organising club trainings/evenings/afternoons with a training centre quality. That shall better your publicity for media, guests, city mayor, sponsors and other.  

Last update: 2019-11-15