The United Ninja Athletic Association (UNAA) is one of the two ninja series that has picked up on the American Ninja Warrior craze of the last few years. Throughout the year ninja style gyms have hosted UNAA competitions and qualifiers all leading up to the championship event being held at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on August 5th and 6th.

Top finishers from around the country will converge on the Santa Ana Star Center and try for a slice of the prize money including a $10,000 cash prize for the adult divisions and scholarships for the youth divisions. Friday August 5th and the part of the day Saturday qualifier athletes will be put through preliminary heats with the top 10 men and women making it to the finals in the evening on Saturday. The top 3 in each Youth class compete during intermission of the finals.

UNAA Prize Structure

UNAA Finals

Top 5 adult finishers each receive UNAA rings

Prize Money Structure (Adult Divisions Only)

1st- $10,000
2nd- $2,000
3rd- $700
4th – $500
5th – $300

Prize Structure- (Youth Divisions only)

1st – $750 towards gym membership of choice
$150 value in two pairs of shoes
$100 value in other mechandise
Free UNAA T-Shirt
Free Hammer Strength Apparel Shirt
Awards ( Trophy or plaque )

2nd $200 toward gym membership of choice
$75 value in shoes
$50 value in other merchandise
Free UNAA T-Shirt
Free Hammer Strength Apparel Shirt
Awards ( Trophy or plaque)

3rd- $100 toward membership at gym of choice.
$ 75 value in shoes
$25 value in other merchandise
Free UNAA T-shirt
Free Hammer Strength Apparel shirt
Awards ( Trophy or plaque )

For American Ninja Warrior fans this is the chance for you to see Jesse Graff and Joe Moravsky compete live along with other American Ninja Warrior alumni. Tickets for spectators are currently on sale at the UNAA website as well as full schedule of events. For ninja fans, it’s a fun flying weekend not to be missed.