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Vote on the greatest buzzers in history: Season 11, round one

This season was packed with unforgettable moments.

UPDATE: This round is now closed. Vote on round two here!

We’ve made it to season 11 in our quest to discover the greatest buzzers in American Ninja Warrior history! This was an interesting year to re-explore considering two cities, Seattle/Tacoma and Baltimore, had zero buzzers in their City Finals. However, there were plenty of buzzers to go around on the historic Stage Two at the National Finals!

To get things flowing, we had to get a little creative once again. First, we added in several runs: Hunter Guerard at the Los Angeles Qualifiers, Matthew Day at the Oklahoma City Qualifiers, Dave Cavanagh at the Baltimore Qualifiers, and Conor Galvin at the Baltimore Qualifiers. These runs are not available on YouTube, but they were all first or second place runs in their locations.

The full list is broken into two brackets. The winner of each bracket will face each other in a championship match-up. Then that winner will face the big one: Drew Drechsel - National Finals - Stage Four in a bonus round.

Got all that? For more info the on the ground rules, head to the bottom of this article. Click the link below to vote on the other seasons.

Main bracket

Poll

Kevin Bull or Brian Burk?

This poll is closed

  • 60%
    Kevin Bull
    (227 votes)
  • 39%
    Brian Burk
    (150 votes)
377 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Hunter Guerard or Drew Drechsel

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Hunter Guerard
    (86 votes)
  • 77%
    Drew Drechsel
    (290 votes)
376 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Ryan Stratis or Daniel Gil?

This poll is closed

  • 46%
    Ryan Stratis
    (210 votes)
  • 53%
    Daniel Gil
    (244 votes)
454 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Matthew Day or Jessie Graff?

This poll is closed

  • 18%
    Matthew Day
    (71 votes)
  • 81%
    Jessie Graff
    (308 votes)
379 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Sandy Zimmerman or Lance Pekus?

This poll is closed

  • 57%
    Sandy Zimmerman
    (212 votes)
  • 42%
    Lance Pekus
    (157 votes)
369 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Jake Murray or Dave Cavanagh?

This poll is closed

  • 51%
    Jake Murray
    (221 votes)
  • 48%
    Dave Cavanagh
    (205 votes)
426 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Conor Galvin or Michelle Warnky?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    Conor Galvin
    (127 votes)
  • 69%
    Michelle Warnky
    (292 votes)
419 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Mike Bernardo or Jesse Labreck?

This poll is closed

  • 40%
    Mike Bernardo
    (187 votes)
  • 59%
    Jesse Labreck
    (274 votes)
461 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Grant McCartney or Jackson Twait?

This poll is closed

  • 47%
    Grant McCartney
    (306 votes)
  • 52%
    Jackson Twait
    (341 votes)
647 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Brian Kretsch or Flip Rodriguez?

This poll is closed

  • 56%
    Brian Kretsch
    (333 votes)
  • 43%
    Flip Rodriguez
    (254 votes)
587 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Drew Drechsel or Tyler Gillett?

This poll is closed

  • 82%
    Drew Drechsel
    (293 votes)
  • 17%
    Tyler Gillett
    (63 votes)
356 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Mathis Owhadi or Daniel Gil?

This poll is closed

  • 50%
    Mathis Owhadi
    (179 votes)
  • 49%
    Daniel Gil
    (178 votes)
357 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Jesse Labreck or Michael Torres?

This poll is closed

  • 71%
    Jesse Labreck
    (257 votes)
  • 28%
    Michael Torres
    (102 votes)
359 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Michelle Warnky or Ethan Swanson?

This poll is closed

  • 62%
    Michelle Warnky
    (226 votes)
  • 37%
    Ethan Swanson
    (133 votes)
359 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Brandon Mears or Chris DiGangi?

This poll is closed

  • 29%
    Brandon Mears
    (98 votes)
  • 70%
    Chris DiGangi
    (238 votes)
336 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Adam Rayl or Nate Burkhalter?

This poll is closed

  • 40%
    Adam Rayl
    (217 votes)
  • 59%
    Nate Burkhalter
    (324 votes)
541 votes total Vote Now

Baby bracket

Poll

Daniel Gil or Flip Rodriguez?

This poll is closed

  • 54%
    Daniel Gil
    (145 votes)
  • 45%
    Flip Rodriguez
    (120 votes)
265 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Mathis Owhadi or Grant McCartney?

This poll is closed

  • 61%
    Mathis Owhadi
    (162 votes)
  • 38%
    Grant McCartney
    (102 votes)
264 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Ethan Swanson or Drew Drechsel?

This poll is closed

  • 28%
    Ethan Swanson
    (74 votes)
  • 71%
    Drew Drechsel
    (188 votes)
262 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Mathis Owhadi or Tyler Smith?

This poll is closed

  • 73%
    Mathis Owhadi
    (187 votes)
  • 26%
    Tyler Smith
    (69 votes)
256 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Daniel Gil or Joe Moravsky?

This poll is closed

  • 48%
    Daniel Gil
    (125 votes)
  • 51%
    Joe Moravsky
    (133 votes)
258 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Drew Drechsel or Josh Salinas?

This poll is closed

  • 79%
    Drew Drechsel
    (203 votes)
  • 20%
    Josh Salinas
    (53 votes)
256 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Nate Burkhalter or Karsten Williams

This poll is closed

  • 66%
    Nate Burkhalter
    (243 votes)
  • 33%
    Karsten Williams
    (124 votes)
367 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Drew Drechsel or Daniel Gil?

This poll is closed

  • 69%
    Drew Drechsel
    (184 votes)
  • 30%
    Daniel Gil
    (79 votes)
263 votes total Vote Now

Ground rules

  • We’re starting with season four in 2012.
  • That was the first season the show started traveling from location to location, and that the National Finals were held in Las Vegas. Also, we’re starting with this season because that’s as far back as we can find videos for the runs on one of the two different official YouTube accounts that archive them. This one with G4 and USA Network videos and this one with NBC videos.
  • The run has to have a video on one of those channels.
  • We feel it’s important for the voters to be able to watch the runs. That way, even if they weren’t watching way back in 2012, they can still participate in the vote. We realize this excludes buzzer runs that aren’t posted. The system is not perfect. We’ve accepted that.
  • They have to hit a buzzer.
  • There are many, MANY ways to qualify a run as great: If the person made history of some kind, if they overcame something, if they just really grit it out. But our mind exploded trying to figure out a bracket of polls that included ALL the runs, so we’re just talking about buzzers this time.
  • The match ups are pretty random.
  • They’re just related to how the videos are sorted on the YouTube pages. No other thought went into it. Oh well. :)
  • If an additional run is needed to balance the bracket, we’ll include the “Last Ninja Standing” run of that season. Think of it as a wildcard.
  • We’ll move through all the seasons, and then circle back through the rounds.