Ninja Train & Play

Date:  Wednesday, July 18 - Friday, July 20

Time:  8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Location: Lincoln East High School, Lincoln (1000 S. 70th Street - View map)

Registration Fee:  

  • $20 for Full Course (8 Obstacles and unlimited access for 2 hours)
  • $10 for Half Course (3 Obstacles)
  • $5 for a Single Obstacle (1 attempt)
Onsite registrations will be accepted, however, space is limited! Click HERE to reserve your Ninja Train and Play spot today!

Waiver: ALL Train & Play participants must sing the XOC waiver.
Click HERE to view and sign electronically.
Click HERE to view, print, sign and bring

Nebraska's very own 4x American Ninja Warrior veteran, Maggi Thorne, is bringing the first ever Nebraska Ninja Challenge to the 2018 Cornhusker State Games!

Ahead of the actual CSG Ninja Challenge competition where participants will compete to be a Ninja State Champion, the general public will have the opportunity to test their skills, train for the CSG comptition or simply come have family fun on the Ninja Challenge Course!

Meet the Ninjas

Date:  Friday, July 20

Time:  5-6 p.m. (photos and authographs to follow)

Location: Lincoln East High School, Lincoln (1000 S. 70th Street - View map)

Maggi and some of her fellow America Ninja Warrior super stars will be on hand for autographs and show the fans how the pros go through the course.

Barclay "Barclay Strong"


Barclay is a 3X American Ninja Warrior Veteran and 2017 Vegas Finalist. Recently she was seen on Ninja vs Ninja, Ninja Warrior All-Stars and Celebrity Ninja Warrior.
Originally from Houston, TX Barclay was a competitive gymnast and previously a gymnastics coach before her Ninja Warrior success. She travels the world as an Alpha Warrior Pro Team Member and is passionate about the non-profit exhile international.

Find Barclay on social media @sparklyninja

Grant "Island Ninja"


Best known as The Island Ninja and his #PinneapplePack, Grant is a 5X American Ninja Warrior Veteran and Vegas Finalist. Grant has been on multiple seasons of Ninja Warrior All-Stars and Ninja vs Ninja. Recently he was featured on Celebrity Ninja Warrior and in previous years Grant also competed on NBC's Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge. A cross over athlete, you can find him competing in Tough Mudder X. Based out of Hawaii, Grant travels globally as a motivational speaker and a flight attendant.
Find Grant on social media @islandNinja

Tiana "Sweet T" Webberley  

In her 4th year of American Ninja Warrior, Tiana has been a Vegas finalist and Ninja vs Ninja competitor for many years. Tiana is a professional stunt woman traveling the US doubling in top movies like Marvel and DC Comics and commercials for companies like Disney. She specializes in high falls, martial arts and acrobatics in addition to weaponry. She is also a motivational speaker and passionate advocate for the American Diabetes Association. From Los Angeles, CA Tiana was a successful pole vaulter.
Find Tiana on social media @sweett_02

Maggi "Never Give Up"


Maggi is a 4X American Ninja Warrior Veteran and Vegas Finalist. Also known for her grit from NBC's Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge as a two time finalist on the "Ninjas" Team. Most recently she was featured on Celebrity Ninja Warrior and Ninja vs Ninja. A former Husker standout student athlete, she was also 2nd place in the Worlds Toughest Mudder running 75 miles and completing 330 obstacles. Originally from San Diego, she now resides in Lincoln, NE with her 3 children Charlie, Fiona and Ellie who are also budding Ninja's. She travels the world as a motivational speaker and global ambassador for the international non-profit Convoy of Hope and their feedONE initiative. In addition she advocates for the Girl Scouts and SELFiD.  Find Maggi on social media @nvr_gvup

Nebraska "Celebrity" Ninja Warriors

Date:  Friday, July 20

Time:  6-7 p.m. (photos and authographs to follow)

Location: Lincoln East High School, Lincoln (1000 S. 70th Street - View map)

Some of Nebraska's favorite "Celebrities" will pair off with the pro's and test their Ninja skills on the course.  A portion of the proceeds will go to the Celebrities Charity of Choice.

CSG Ninja Challenge Competition

Date:  Saturday, July 21

Details:  The Cornhusker State Games Ninja Challenge is an American Ninja Warrior style obstacle competition with obstacles similar to the show including a buzzer to hit if you should defeat the course. Participants won’t know exactly what the course will be until the day of the event.  Just like the athletes on the show!

The course is designed by American Ninja Warrior veteran athletes for the best ninja experience possible.  

Become a Nebraska Ninja State Champion!  Click HERE for Complete Event Details and to Register!

Individual:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Team:  5 - 7 p.m. 

Location: Lincoln East High School, Lincoln (1000 S. 70th Street - View map)