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Frequently Asked Questions

How much are tickets for Nerf Challenge?

Tickets start at $24 for children and $27 for adults and vary based on the day and ticket type. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.

What do I need to do before I arrive at Nerf Challenge and how do I activate my ticket?

Prior to entering Nerf Challenge, all guests are required to activate their tickets by signing participation waivers. We strongly encourage guests to complete this process prior to arrival to expedite entry. You can activate your tickets, create your player profile and complete your waiver electronically here.

You can read and download a copy of the participation waiver here.

Where is Nerf Challenge?

Nerf Challenge is at LA Live Event Deck, in downtown Los Angeles, CA.

The Event Deck is located on the Top Floor of the West Lot, at the intersection of Chick Hearn Ct. and Georgia St. Additional parking is available at LA Live.

LA Live is located at:

800 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Is parking available?

Parking is available at LA Live in the West Garage (Lot W, Gates E & F) and East Garage (Lot E). For more information click here.

When is Nerf Challenge open?

Nerf Challenge is open at L.A. Live between December 7, 2019 and January 5, 2020.

What if I am late or early to the time I purchased?

No problem! You will still be able to enter, and we will still honor your ticket pending availability of space.

What is included in a VIP ticket?

VIP tickets include an expedited entry line, unlimited arena plays, and expedited line access to arenas. Also included is access to the VIP lounge area, and access to VIP restrooms.

Can I stay beyond my 3 hour play time?

After your 3 hour ticket has expired, your wristband will no longer work at any free activations. You can add additional time, subject to availability, to your wristband onsite from a Nerf Challenge staff member.

Are the Nerf Challenge Arenas included in my ticket?

A general admission ticket includes one arena play. You can also purchase additional arena plays on site. VIP tickets include unlimited arena plays.

How do I pick up my RFID wristband?

When you arrive at Nerf Challenge, you will be directed to one of our ticketing Kiosks, or to the customer service area, where we will scan your ticket and you can set up your player profile, and receive your RFID wristband. Your 3-hour play time begins when you receive your wristband.

Can I purchase group tickets?

For large parties and group tickets, please contact us at: 877-234-8425 or email us at

Is Nerf Challenge Family Friendly?

Nerf Challenge is an active play experience featuring products designed for ages 8 and up and 14 and up. Parental consent and direct supervision is required for participation by guests younger than the suggested age ranges.

Do I need a ticket if only my kids will participate?

Yes, every person age 4 and over needs a ticket to enter Nerf Challenge. Activations are meant for adults and kids alike, so we encourage you to experience them alongside your kids!

Is Nerf Challenge ADA accessible?

Nerf Challenge is ADA Accessible. Please note that certain activations may not be suitable for all guests.

Can I bring my stroller?

Strollers are not allowed inside the Nerf Challenge experience. Guests who travel with strollers are welcome to leave their strollers outside of the event entrance in a designated Stroller Parking area. Please take note of our Bag Policy, which requires bags to be 12" x 6" x 12" or smaller. This policy applies to diaper bags as well as purses. Nerf Challenge is not responsible for lost, damaged or unattended personal items.

What should I bring with me to Nerf Challenge? What should I wear?

Please bring your ticket (or e-ticket), and a photo ID.

We strongly suggest wearing comfortable clothing, and athletic shoes. Nerf Challenge activations involve varying levels of physical activity and movement.

Is there Food and Drink available at Nerf Challenge?

There is food and drinks available for purchase on site. No outside Food and drinks is allowed at Nerf Challenge.

Can I bring my pet with me to Nerf Challenge?

ADA designated service animals are allowed. However, no other pets or animals are allowed at Nerf Challenge.

Can I bring my own Blaster or Darts to Nerf Challenge?

No outside blasters or darts are allowed at Nerf Challenge. However, we have thousands of blasters, and MILLIONS of darts on site!

Do I need to wear any protective eyewear?

Protective Eyewear must be worn at all times at any blaster activation. Eyewear will be distributed at each activation that requires it.

What other items are prohibited from entry to Nerf Challenge?

No weapons, drugs, or alcohol are allowed at Nerf Challenge. For additional restrictions, please review LA Live’s policies here.

Can I take photos/videos at Nerf Challenge?

Of Course! Be sure to tag us on Social Media! #NerfChallenge @NerfChallenge

I have other questions/comments/concerns. Who can I contact?

For all other questions about Nerf Challenge, please contact us at:

What is the policy for bringing bags to Nerf Challenge?

Nerf Challenge prohibits bags, backpacks and other containers from entering the venue, with the following exceptions: One bag or purse that does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”, or a one-gallon plastic storage bag (Ziploc bag or similar) Exceptions may be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection.