2023 Ninja World Cup Series Announced

Ninja World Cup Asia to be held in Manila Philippines, USA in Orlando Florida

World Obstacle announced today that the 2023 Ninja World Cup Asia will kick off the series in Manila, Philippines March 31 through April 2. World Cup USA will be held in conjunction with the Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) World Series Finals, World Ninja Athlete Games (WNAG) Championships, and Federation of International Ninja Athletics (FINA) World Finals in July. Additional World Cup stops are being planned in Poland and Colombia.

The first Ninja World Cup is organized and produced by Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) in collaboration with World Obstacle. The event will be held from March 31st to April 2nd in ArcoVia City, Pasig City, Metro Manila. Register here.

“We are excited to be producing Ninja World Cup Asia again” said event host POSF President Mr. Al Agra. “In addition to delivering the first Ninja World Cup for the season, we are facilitating friendship and solidarity for the obstacle sports community worldwide.”

Ninja World Cup USA is being held at the Orange County Convention Center alongside the International Obstacle Sports Expo (July 26-30) and is produced by World Obstacle and The ATS Team. The World Cup format is a 100m speed competition like the mega-hit television shows Ninja versus Ninja, Team Ninja Warrior, and American Ninja Warrior Junior.

World Obstacle is excited to take over management of World Cup USA and collaborate with The ATS Team and UNAA to produce a world-class event,” said FISO President Ian Adamson. “The ATS Team is the top production company and set shop for obstacle competition television shows worldwide and is a collaborator with FISO on the obstacle test event being proposed by UIPM for inclusion on Olympic program.”

About World Obstacle

World Obstacle, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO), is a Swiss based not-for-profit independent international sports organization made up of volunteers to develop obstacle sports and events worldwide. FISO provides governance, systems, and structure to represent the needs of its member national federations and their athlete communities in over 110 countries. FISO was granted Observer Status of GAISF (the Global Association of International Sports Federations) in 2021, a critical step toward a sport’s potential Olympic recognition.

About Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation

Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation is the national governing body for Ninja, Obstacle Course Racing, Adventure Racing and Parkour in the Philippines. It is a member of the Philippine Olympic Committee, the Philippine Sports Commission, and World Obstacle.

About The ATS Team

The ATS Team is a Production Company and Set Shop based in Los Angeles specializing in creating original formats, designing, and constructing television competition obstacles and sets. The company is famously known as the course builders for American Ninja Warrior and Ninja Warrior global franchise.

About UNAA

The Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA), is the official Global Ninja League of World Obstacle and promotes and organizes a series at Ninja obstacle course gyms and competitions across the world.

About FINA

Federation of International Ninja Athletics (FINA) is an international Ninja sport league that exists to help gyms, athletes, and the sport all grow together, at a healthy pace.  FINA works with affiliate gyms to aid their growth and bring as many athletes to their events as possible.

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