Nerf Sports is a series of Nerf products focused on sport play that began in 1972.


While not as popular as Nerf blasters, Nerf Sports consists of balls and equipment for people to play sports with. Common products released under the Nerf Sports series are footballs and basketball hoops. Many Nerf Sports objects are designed to cope with any amount of rainfall there may be, making them popular among people who play street sports.


The series dates back to the early years of the Nerf brand itself, with many iconic sports products beginning production from the 80s, with various play sets including Indoor Golf, Table Hockey, and Fencing. The majority of the early Nerf toys were Nerf Sports products (or retroactively added into the Nerf Sports line), among them being the Football (1972) and the Nerfoop (1972).

A number of products released under the Koosh Vortex series were re-released under the Nerf brand with no changes to name, with Vortex as a sub-series to Nerf Sports.

The line spawned several sub-series, among them being Nick & Nerf (1995 to 1996), Head 2 Head (1996 to 1997), and most recently, Firevision Sports and Dude Perfect. The line went on a brief hiatus in 2004, when all Nerf Sports products were rebranded under the Pro Shop or Street Zone lines depending on the product. Later Nerf Sports products were not under these series.

Nerf Sports products

Baseball products

Name Year
Unknown Softball 1986
Liquidator-0 Liquidator Bat 1994
GrandslamTBall Grandslam T-Ball Set 1997
Unknown Remote Control Pitching Machine 1997
Unknown Smash-It Pitching Machine 1998
Unknown Mike Piazza Power Hitter 2000
CurvePitchBaseballPack Curve Pitch Baseball 2009
Nerf Curve Pitch Baseball Set Curve Pitch Baseball Set 2009
BaseballChallengeSet Challenge Baseball Set 2009
Unknown Baseball ?

Basketball products

Name Year
NerfoopLate1970's Nerfoop 1972
Big bad backboard Big Bad Backboard 1995
NerfoopLightJammer Nerfoop Light Jammer 1996
ShotClock1997 Electronic Shot Clock Basketball 1997
VinceCarterElectronicBasketballChallenge Vince Carter Electronic Basketball Challenge 2002
NiteJam Nite Jam Nerfoop 2003
Showtime hoops1 Showtime Hoops 2006
Unknown Wall 2 Wall Basketball 2009
CyberHoop Cyber Hoop 2013
NerfoopClassic Nerfoop Classic ?
ProHoop Nerfoop Pro ?
3PointShootout NBA 3-Point Shootout Nerfoop ?

Football products

Name Year
Football1972 Football 1972
ClassicFlagFootball Flag Football 1988
Unknown Turbo Football 1989
TurboScreamerFootballBox Turbo Screamer Football 1989
Unknown Sonic Siren Football 1993
Unknown Turbo Torch Football 1993
TurboCrushers Turbo Crushers Football 1994
TurboGripFootball Turbo Grip Football 1994
TurboLiquidatorBox Turbo Liquidator Football 1994
TurboBlastBackFootball Turbo Blast-Back Football 1995
TurboSpike Turbo Spike Football 1996
TurboScreamerFootball Turbo Screamer Football 2002
BigPlayFootball Big Play Football 2003
Unknown Jumbo Rug Carpet Fun 2004
Miniprogrip Pro Grip Mini Football 2004
RocketPassFootball Rocket Pass 2005
FlagFootballBox1 Flag Football 2010
ClassicFootball Colts Classic Football ?
AeroHowler orange Mega Aero Howler Football ?
Pocketvortex Pocket Aero Flyer Football ?
ProGripFootball Pro Grip Football ?
Turbojr Turbo Jr. Football ?
Nerf-weather-blitz-football Weather Blitz Football ?
WeatherBlitzJr Weather Blitz Football Jr. ?
WeatherBlitzXL Weather Blitz XL Football ?

Disc-throwing products

Name Year
Boomerang Boomerang 1983
UnidentifiedFloppyObject Unidentified Floppy Object 1987
TurboScreamerFlyingDisk Turbo Screamer Flying Disk 1992
SonicHowlerFlyingDisc Sonic Howler Flying Disc ?
Unknown Turbo Twister ?
WEATHER BLITZ Flyer Weather Blitz Flyer ?

Miscellaneous products

Name Year
PingPongBox1982 Ping Pong 1982
Unknown Pool 1984
Unknown Indoor Golf 1986
Nerftablehockey Table Hockey 1987
Fencing1991 Fencing 1988
Javelin1990 Javelin 1990
Unknown Turbo Sports Ball 1993
Jarts Jarts 1994
GolfArcade1995 Golf Arcade 1994
3-in-1NetSet1994 3-in-1 Net Set 1995
KickbackSoccer Kickback Soccer 1995
4SquarePingPong 4-Square Ping Pong 1996
4SquareNetChallenge 4-Square Net Challenge 1998
Cosmic-Keepaway-fb Cosmic Keep Away 2007
BashBall-Silver Bash Ball 2013
HockeySet Hockey Set 2017
Putt&Go Putt & Go Golf Set 2017
TennisSportsSet Tennis Set 2017
Nerf Vortex Accelerator Vortex Howler Accelerator 2018
Unknown Playmak3rs 2019
CosmicCatch Cosmic Catch ?
Mini Sport Pack Mini Sports Pack ?
ProFoamSoccerBall Pro Foam Soccer Ball ?
Unknown Trick Stick ?


Firevision Sports

Main article: Firevision Sports

The Firevision Sports sub-series features products made with special reflective materials that will appear to glow a "team color" (red or green) when a player is wearing special Firevision Sports Frames. The sub-series is advertised as being suitable for both day and night play.

Koosh Vortex

Main article: Koosh Vortex

The Koosh Vortex sub-series was merged in with the Nerf Sports series in the early 2000s, rebranding most of the Koosh footballs as Nerf products. The series also consisted of various ring blasters, none of which were released as Nerf blasters.

Head 2 Head

Main article: Head 2 Head

The Head 2 Head sub-series features competitive, sports-themed games. Represented sports in the sub-series include basketball, hockey, and soccer.

Nick & Nerf

Main article: Nick & Nerf

The Nick & Nerf sub-series featured products with a "wacky" spin on their original counterpart. As the name suggests, the sub-series was co-developed with Nickelodeon.

Pro Nerf

Main article: Pro Nerf

The Pro Nerf sub-series features products with a professional performance and design to them, more akin to professional-grade sports products than toy sports products.


  • The Nerf Sports series is the longest running Nerf series. It predates the Original Nerf line of blasters by almost twenty years.


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