The Galactic Jetball Federation, commonly known as the GJF was the body that governed interplanetary jetball. It was founded in 44 BBY. It's bigest championship was the Galactic Cup, featuring thousands of planetary teams squaring off to determine a galactic champion.
There were 6 confederations in the GJF which governed the game on a regional level. They included the Core Jetball Association, Southwest Association, Southeast Association, Eastern Jetball Conference, Northeast Association and the Northern Jetball Association.
The Galactic Cup Edit
The Galactic Cup was the biggest interplanetary jetball championship in the galaxy. It was held every 4 years, beginning in 44 BBY. The first championship was won by Corellia and they went on to win more Galactic Cups then any other system. Other teams with frequent sucess included Mon Calamari, Alderaan and Geonosis. The tournament eventually grew into one of the most popular sporting events in the galaxy.
Other Competitions Edit
The GJF also hosted the Galactic Club Championship. The first one was played in 42 BBY and it featured the best clubs in the galaxy. The first winner was JC Galactic City, a Coruscanti team. In addition to the GCC, the Federation also had the Star Cup, for the best clubs that didn't qualify for the Galactic Club Championship. On the planetary level, GJF hosted the Nebula Cup, for the best teams that didn't qualify for the Galactic Cup.
To honor individual performances on planetary teams and club games, the GJF gave out anual awards to the top players. These awards included:
- Player of the Year
- Defensive Player of the Year
- Coach of the Year
- Young Player of the Year
In addition, players could be honored by a spot on the All-Galaxy Team.