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Obstacle Design Challenge Hall of Fame

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American Ninja Warrior - Season 13 Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Welcome to the American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge Hall of Fame!

Since ANW Nation launched alongside the premiere of season eight in 2016, we’ve hosted the Obstacle Design Challenge. It’s a chance for the viewers to weigh in with their ideas and actually influence the gameplay on the course. Each season, a winning design is selected and turned into a real obstacle to be placed on the following year’s course.

The result? These designs have changed the paths and destinies of many Ninjas. The obstacles are creative, devilish, challenging, and intriguing. Each one has become iconic, coming back again and again in different forms to throw the Ninjas off track.

Here are all the winners of the American Ninja Warrior Obstacle Design Challenge!

Season Nine

American Ninja Warrior - Season 9 Photo by: Fernando Leon/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

Season 10

American Ninja Warrior - Season 10 Photo By: David Becker/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

Season 11

American Ninja Warrior - Season 11 Photo by: Matthew Hayward/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

Season 12

American Ninja Warrior - Season 12 Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Season 13

American Ninja Warrior - Season 13 Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Who will be next? Submit your idea to the 2021 Obstacle Design Challenge here!