American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge 2021: Official rules

Official rules of the 2021 American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge Official Rules (“Official Rules”) May 31, 2021 — September 20, 2021 PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: No purchase necessary. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge (“Contest”) will begin on May 31, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. PT and end on September 20, 2021 at 11:59 A.M. PT (“Contest Period”). All times in the Contest refer to Pacific Time (“PT”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Contest is subject to […]

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Pictures from the premiere give us an idea of who we’ll see on the first episode

Elizabeth Morris/NBC We now have a sense of which Ninjas will be on the premiere of season 13. The American Ninja Warrior hype is coming in hot now! The show will debut season 13 in just three days. We have our first good look at the course. And we have photos released by NBC that give us a better idea of which athletes we’ll see on the premiere. It looks like episode one will be somewhat of a southwest region. The competitors from the Texas area heavily represented. The photos promise some emotional returns as well as the debut of […]

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Sneak peek: Watch Lindsay Eskildsen’s Qualifying run

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Watch this peek at a run from the season 13 premiere of American Ninja Warrior! Only three days left until season 13 of American Ninja Warrior and now we have our first run leak! NBC gave us a little appetizer in the form of a peek at Lindsay Eskildsen’s run from the Qualifiers. After appearing on seasons nine and 10 of American Ninja Warrior, Lindsay took time away to start her family. She returned for season 13 as a mom of two under two. In fact, her son was only 3.5 months old when she stepped up to […]

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13 things you should know about season 13

We’re just days away from the new season of American Ninja Warrior. Here’s what you should know ahead of time. The wait is almost over. We’re just a few days away from season 13 of American Ninja Warrior. We’re ready to start talking about all the brand new action, but before we get to that, there are some things you should know. Season 13 of American Ninja Warrior is a step between the normality of something like season 11 and the abridged version of the competition we saw in season 12. Some aspects returned. Some different and unique aspects will […]

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How to watch American Ninja Warrior: Season 13 premiere

NBCUniversal Night one of the Qualifiers will air on Monday, May 31. We are more than ready for a brand new season of American Ninja Warrior! Season 13 makes its debut on Memorial Day this year. The new episodes will bring a return to the format we love as well as some fresh elements. Season 13 of American Ninja Warrior will include Qualifiers, Semifinals, and yes, the National Finals. After the Power Tower playoffs of season 12, the show returns to Las Vegas this year to see if any competitors can survive the final three stages and the climb for […]

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Watch season 12’s top five runs

Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Five days to go until season 13! Let’s get ready. Season 13 of American Ninja Warrior is just five days away! In honor of the final countdown, we’ve collected the top five runs from season 12. Watching these fantastic runs only makes us even more excited to check out the new action we’ll get to see on Monday, May 31. Season 12 wasn’t what we were used to seeing, but it was thrilling nonetheless. We were deep into the pandemic when the show filmed and the crew and Ninjas went above […]

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Here’s our “first look” at season 13 of American Ninja Warrior

The hosts promise an exciting new year of Ninja. Season 13 of American Ninja Warrior is less than a week away! To help everyone get properly hyped up, check out this first look at the season featuring Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila, and Zuri Hall. The clip features quick snippets of runs we’ll see on the new season (as well as some runs from season 12). Matt, Akbar and Zuri give us their thoughts on season 13, including the brand new elements we’ll see. Matt explains the new “split decision” which leaves Ninjas with a choice to make on the course. […]

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Here’s a morsel of what it’s like to compete or work at the National Finals

Photo by: David Becker/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images It’s a unique experience unlike any other! We woke up at 2 in the afternoon and we’re currently washing everything that went to set with us last night. That can only mean one thing, it’s the American Ninja Warrior National Finals! The season 13 premiere of American Ninja Warrior is less than two weeks away, on Monday, May 31. It will still be a while before the action of the National Finals hits our TVs. But take comfort in knowing that right now, the show has returned to its hallowed ground. […]

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Fans have two big questions on their minds ahead of season 13’s debut

Photo by: David Becker/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images The National Finals and the teenage competitors have the fans awaiting answers. It looks like American Ninja Warrior fans have two big questions on their minds as we head into season 13. Will the return of the National Finals give us a new champion? How will the teens fair on the big course? We ran a poll last week asking our readers to share what they were looking forward to the most about the upcoming new season. There are a lot of potential reasons to be excited, but […]

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Give us your Season 13 National Finals predictions

NBCUniversal The Ninjas are ready to take on the final round of the competition. Guess what? The debut of season 13 of American Ninja Warrior is just two weeks away! Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, is the big day. The show will hit our TVs at 8 pm EST with the first episode of the Qualifiers. Right now, at this very moment, we’re sitting in Las Vegas surrounded by the Ninjas who’ve made it to the final round of the competition. (That means this site will be a little quiet this week while we interview competitors!) It’s an odd, but […]

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