Qualifying Week 1

Episode Details

Season 1, Episode 1 (S01E01)

Filming Location

Los Angeles, CA

Airing Date

March 1, 2018

Matchups for Qualifying Week 1 of Ninja vs Ninja American Ninja Warrior

Round Team 1 Team 2
1Beasts from the EastHashtag Ninjas
2Team RoninWest Coast Warriors

Team Lineups for Qualifying Week 1 of Ninja vs Ninja American Ninja Warrior

Team Name Ninja 1 Ninja 2 Ninja 3
Beasts from the EastJames McGrathErica CookDave Cavanagh
Hashtag NinjasNicholas CoolridgeLarissa CottleJesse LaFlair
Team RoninFlip RodriguezMeagan MartinJJ Woods
West Coast WarriorsAlan ConnealyLindsay EskildsenJB Douglas

The new rules for American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs Ninja are that every match/heat, whether individual or relay, are worth 1 point each. For each round/matchup, the first team to 3 points wins. The first 3 races in each round are individual, and if required, races 4 & 5 are relay races involving the whole team. The first 2 rounds per episode are the first 6 obstacles only - the third/final round has the full 9 obstacles. Once you lose a round, you are out, unless you are make it back through the Wildcard round.

For a play by play and who fell on what obstacle, see our full Recap of Season 1 Episode 1 of Ninja vs Ninja American Ninja Warrior here

Round 1 - Beasts from the East vs Hashtag Ninjas

Round 2 - Team Ronin vs West Coast Warriors

Round 3 - Team Ronin vs Hashtag Ninjas


The team Team Ronin have won Qualifying Week 1 and advance to the prelim round of the finals


Obstacle List & Course Information for Qualifying Week 1 of Ninja vs Ninja American Ninja Warrior

Order Obstacle Rounds Used For
1Sonic SwingAll Rounds
2Tick TockAll Rounds
3Criss Cross Ring TossAll Rounds
4Floating TilesAll Rounds
5Floating Shelf GrabAll Rounds
6Warped WallAll Rounds
7Salmon LadderRound 3 Only
8Rumbling DiceRound 3 Only
9ZigZag ClimbRound 3 Only


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