N.B.:
Both the FIFA RECOMMENDED 1 Star and 2 Star have to go through a series of stringent laboratory and field tests before the highly respected FIFA certificate is issued.

Competitions FIFA RECOMMENDED Authorisation
FIFA Final Round Competitions 2 Star FIFA Competition Regulations
FIFA Preliminary Competitions 1 Star / 2 Star FIFA Competition Regulations
UEFA Competition(Champions League and UEFA Cup) 2 Star UEFA Competition Regulations
Other UEFA Competitions 1 Star / 2 Star UEFA Competition Regulations