UNAA Regionals @ Ninja\U in Cedar Falls, Iowa
This event is hosted by Ninja\U in Cedar Falls and is sanctioned by UNAA. It will be on Sunday, July 26th, 2020. You must have qualified at a UNAA qualifier to register for this competition. To verify qualification, check results here.
Find other regional competition locations & dates here
Allowed age range is 6 years old on up - based on your age as of August 1, 2019. Regionals
will advance the TOP 3 or TOP 20% from each class to World Finals. This will be held in Las Vegas from September 17-19, 2020 at The ORLEANS Arena and Casino Resort Hotel
With information & requirements changing constantly here in Iowa, know that if the gyms in our county our shut down, we will give full refunds for anyone signed up for the competition. We are closely monitoring the number of competitors in each age group and will be splitting into groups. Run order and exact times will be emailed on Friday, July 24th.
We know many of you have huge fan clubs and we LOVE that, but in order to keep everyone as safe as possible, we would love to have many of the spectators watch the livestream from home. The Ninja U staff will be wearing masks. We highly recommend everyone does.
Everyone must use hand sanitizer when entering the building. Liquid chalk is recommended due to it's high alcohol content for sanitizing. We will be selling bottles of it for $6.
The course walk-through will be a video this time instead of in person. We will share videos to everyone prior to
There will be no open gym the night before. The gym will be open from 10am-2pm on Saturday for open gym, but will be closing early to ensure proper cleaning & to give us time to make the course walk through videos.
Please do not come to the gym if you or your child are coughing, sneezing, have a temperature, or are feeling sick. If you have been around someone who is Covid positive or have traveled in the last 2 weeks, we also ask that you stay home. If you have underlying health conditions or are 60+ years old, we encourage you to stay home.
Plan on social distancing and know that our cleaning will be stringent & thorough between groups. We want this to be safe & fun for everyone!Registration Price (before processing fees)
$55 for all competitors
The cost increases to $65 on Sunday, July 19th.
Registration ends at midnight on July 23rd. There will be no refunds unless we have to cancel the entire competition.
Two waivers must be signed!
Please sign the UNAA waiver if you haven't done so already - https://www.ultimateninja.net/state-games-of-america
Please sign the Ninja U waiver if you've never been to our gym before - https://ninjau.com/waiver
YOU MUST COMPETE IN SAME CATEGORY YOU COMPETED IN FOR QUALIFIERS
* based on age as of August 1, 2019
9 and Under Boys
9 and Under Girls
11 and Under Boys
11 and Under Girls
13 and Under Boys
13 and Under Girls
15 and Under Boys
15 and Under Girls
(16+ now go to Adult classes)
Over 40 Men
Over 40 Women
Course: Athletes won’t know exactly what the course will be until the day of the event. The course is designed by Ninja U course designers and veteran athletes in line with the Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) for the best ninja experience possible. 10-15 obstacles and you are allowed 3 fails before time stops (athlete may still complete the course)
Points: Obstacles are 1 point unless noted. 2 point obstacles are more difficult and have a halfway point
Tentative Schedule (Exact times TBD the week of the event)
8:30-9:00am Check in for Youth Category "9 and under"
9:00am Runs Begin for "9 & Under”
11:30am-12:00pm Check in for Youth Category “11 and under”
12:00pm Runs Begin for “11 & Under”
1:45-2:00pm Check in for Youth Category "13 and under"
2:00pm Runs Begin for "13 and under"
3:15-3:30pm Check in for Youth Category “15 and under”
3:30pm Runs begin for “15 and under”
4:00-4:30pm Check in for Adults (all categories)
4:30pm Competition begins for Adults
Need To Know
Each competing ninja may have up to 2 spectators. They may only watch during their ninja's group of 10. Cost is $5 at the door. Spectators must also have a waiver signed and it is best to do this ahead of time. www.ninjau.com/waiver
. Young kids spectating may play in our Little Ninjas area.Chalk
The UNAA allows general climbing chalk and general athletic tape to assist competitors. Gloves and sticky finger products are NOT allowed. Competitors will be allowed to wear chalk bags on the course. However, each chalk bag will be considered part of your persons. Ninja\U does sell liquid chalk for $6. Awards & Prizes
We do plan to livestream the competition on Facebook. Like & Follow NinjaUGym
for a post with the link as the competition begins. Find us! 5911 University Avenue #350, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
. (Next to Kohls) Our location is surrounded by lots of restaurants & shopping for your convenience. Hotels
The Historic Black Hawk Hotel
(Downtown atmosphere - only 5 minutes away.) Lifestyle Inn
(walkable)Days Inn by Wyndham University Plaza
There will be NO open gym on the day of the competition. A small section of our gym will be available for warming up. Participants may attend open gym on the day before (Saturday) from 10-2pm for $12 admission. We will be closing at 2pm on Saturday to begin cleaning for the competition.
Any questions? Email us at email@example.com