Joselu Mato and Fran García will be present at the Nerf National Championship

The competition opens on May 12 and will feature players from RCD Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano in Barcelona and Madrid


The world’s leading brand in launchers and action games Nerf presents the ‘Nerf Challenge’ competition, where it will test the aim, speed and precision of the players and in which LaLiga Santander footballers such as Joselu Mato, from RCD Espanyol, will be present. and Fran García, from Rayo Vallecano.

Mato and García have signed up for the ‘challenge’ and will be present in special days during the Nerf National Championship, which will take place in the main cities of Spain in stores such as Juguettos, Carrefour, ToysRus or El Corte Inglés.

This Friday, May 12, the inauguration of the Nerf National Championship will take place with the presence of Joselu Mato, who will be present at ToysRus in San Quirze del Vallés in Barcelona, ​​from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

During the afternoon all the players will be able to meet striker Joselu Mato firsthand and a ‘meet and greet’ will be organized for all the participants who will challenge their favorite player with the Nerf launchers.

Joselu is currently the top Spanish scorer in LaLiga Santander, with 14 goals, and could win the Zarra trophy. In the challenge he will be able to show that he has the same aim with the ‘nerfs’. The National Championship will be held on May 12 and 13 at ToysRus in the Alcampo shopping center in Sant Quirze del Vallès.

For his part, Rayo Vallecano defender Fran García, who will be a Real Madrid player from July 1, will also participate in one of the championship days on June 24 at the Sanchinarro shopping center in Madrid.

Action-loving people will put their agility, precision and aim to the test in an extreme challenge, where Nerf’s most powerful and fastest blasters will be used.

Each test will have specific mechanics and rules to offer participants a unique gaming experience together with their favorite soccer players. Registration, totally free, is open on the official website of the championship (, where you can find more than 62 Nerf competitions that will be held until mid-October in the main cities of Spain.

In the National Championship, all the participants will use the brand’s top blasters: Elite 2.0 Eaglepoint RD 8, Elite 2.0 Commander R-60 Elite Junior Explorer, among many others. Elite 2.0 Eaglepoint RD 8 is the most customizable nerf ever thanks to a detachable scope and barrel so players can create different styles as they gear up for the challenge.

They can attack light with the base launcher, add the scope to line up targets, or add the cannon for ranged aiming. With the Eaglepoint RD-8 blaster, participants will be ready to become the winner of the championship.

For the smallest players, the Elite Junior Explorer launcher is perfect for spending an afternoon of family action and adventure at the championship. Its front-loading design is specially designed for the smallest hands, making it easier to insert the darts and to launch them, it has levers that stretch with little force.


The new Nerf National Championship is a chance to put your blasting skills to the test and receive surprise prizes with Nerf bundles just for participating and testing the Commander RD-6 that features an innovative design and fast reloading to boost skills and help be the champion

“Hasbro, a leading company in the toy sector, wants to promote active sports among the youngest and encourage challenges and challengers that test the abilities of each of the players,” he said in a statement.