S12 E1 | 09/07/20
For Season 12 of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," which was filmed in St. Louis at the Dome at America's Center, the top 50 athletes will bring along two people from their communities to compete with them for a total of 150 competitors. The season will feature an abridged format with multiple rounds: Qualifiers (six-obstacle course), Semi-Finals (10-obstacle course) and Finals (10-obstacle course + Power Tower playoff bracket). To determine the winner during the Finals, the top eight ninjas will compete in a playoff bracket where they will race head to head on the Power Tower. The winner will earn $100,000.