Hey American Ninja Warrior fans, we’ve got some pretty exciting news for you this morning!
NBC and The ATS Team have announced the “American Ninja Warrior Experience.” This is a touring event that will bring the course and competition to your town.
Know how you’ve always wanted to try out one of the real obstacles from the show? You can do that.
Dreamed about competing against some of the biggest Ninjas? Yeah, that can happen.
Maybe you know a little Ninja who would flip over meeting and training with their hero. Those classes will be part of the “American Ninja Warrior Experience” too!
The tour is set to launch in the fall. To learn more about what towns will be included and sign up for more info, visit www.ANWexperience.com
Here’s the full press release with more details!
NBC AND UNIVERSAL BRAND DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATE WITH THE ATS TEAM TO LAUNCH AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR EXPERIENCE
Touring Obstacle Courses From the Emmy®- Nominated Hit NBC Series Challenge Fans of All Ages to Test Their Own Ninja Skills
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif, MAY 22, 2017 – NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” (ANW), the premiere obstacle course competition series that is revolutionizing sports entertainment, is coming directly to fans through an immersive live event experience geared for the whole family, it was announced today. Created in close collaboration with NBC, Universal Brand Development and The ATS Team, the specialists who design and build the obstacles and courses for the show, the American Ninja Warrior Experience will give fans of all ages an opportunity to test their “ninja skills.” Tickets for the American Ninja Warrior Experience will go on sale in June, with the first event scheduled for the fall of 2017.
Bringing together the show’s fan-favorite obstacles including, the Warped Wall, Quintuple Steps, Salmon Ladder and many more, the American Ninja Warrior Experience allows participants of all fitness levels to compete against friends and other athletes on a multi-stage adult open course. The best adult open course competitors can even earn a chance to run in the Pro Course Competition against the best Ninja Warrior athletes in the world. Pro-athletes also will be offering tips and tricks during adult workshops. Event attendees also will have the unique opportunity to be spectators and watch the best-of-the-best compete in pro-competitions.
Youth competitors will have a chance to get up-close and personal with professional athletes while they learn proper obstacle techniques during one of the many workshops held throughout the day. Kids also will revel in the fun of competing on two youth open courses, which will feature smaller versions of the obstacles seen on TV with varying degrees of difficulties.
“We’re incredibly proud to announce our partnership with NBC and Universal Brand Development. Together, with a groundbreaking show, we will bring the American Ninja Warrior Experience to cities around the country and give people of all ages the chance to compete on the official obstacles from the show,” said Tom McCormack, Senior Vice President of Live Events at The ATS Team. “This is set to be the authentic and fun, family friendly ‘American Ninja Warrior’ fan festival that audiences have been asking for.”
“Now in its ninth season, ‘American Ninja Warrior’ has become a national sensation, with millions of adults and children tuning in every week,” said Carol Nygren, Vice President, Worldwide Live Entertainment, Universal Brand Development. “The show inspires everyday people to test their own athletic abilities at home, and we’re excited to collaborate with NBC and The ATS Team to build the American Ninja Warrior Experience for the fans, bringing some of the show’s most popular obstacles to participants of all ages and all fitness levels.”
For additional information visit www.ANWexperience.com