Dodgeball is a team sport in which players on two teams try to throw balls and hit opponents, while avoiding being hit themselves. The objective of each team is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching a ball thrown by an opponent, or inducing an opponent to commit a violation, such as stepping outside the court.

The sport is played informally (in schools and pick-up games) under varying rules; and formally as an international sport, under rules that vary among World Dodgeball Association (WDA). Dodgeball has long history in different continent such as Africa and Asia with different styles.

Dodgeball has a relatively long history in Iran, which is known from the north to the south of the country with different names such as VASATI, TOP VASAT, DAVRIG and so on. The World Dodgeball Association (WDA) along with sixth governing bodies have become the first to achieve observer status with the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) on 2017.