Panthers test their ninja skills for an off-campus excursion

Panthers get to test their ninja skills out at the Ninja Lounge on Friday, March 29. image created by Guido Gonzalez/PantherNOW

Written by Zoe Chin/Sports Director


In a recent email to Student Media, there is a possibility that the event will be canceled due to low attendance. Nothing has been confirmed yet.

Panthers will have an opportunity to test their ninja skills at an “American Ninja Warrior” inspired off-campus excursion on Friday, March 29.

Hosted by the Biscayne Bay Campus Wellness and Recreation center, the event will take place at the Ninja Lounge on (14401 NE 19th ave. North Miami FL 33181) from 10 a.m. to noon.

The obstacle course zone will give attendees the opportunity to test their strength, speed, and will in various obstacles used in the television show, “American Ninja Warrior,” including the warped wall.

There are three levels to the warped wall measured at different heights to make it increasingly difficult for participants to try.

There is also a rock climbing wall that is open for use. There are different types of walls to climb and try out.

The virtual reality game room can also be used at the Ninja Lounge. To use the VR room, participants have to purchase tickets on site. Purchasing the tickets for the VR room is separate from entrance and registration fees.

Food is provided at the event. Two slices of pizza and a drink are included with the registration fee.

Anyone going to the event, however, is required to find their own transportation. It will not be provided by BBC’s WRC.

Participants will also be required to meet at the Ninja Lounge at 9:30 a.m.

There is also a waiver that needs to be filled out before the students can participate in the courses offered by the Ninja Lounge. BBC WRC suggests coming early to the event to fill out the form.

Registration for the event is first come, first serve and is non-refundable or transferable.There are three ways to register for the event, go to and search  for “FIU Ninja Lounge Obstacle Course,” call the BBC WRC at (305)-919-5678 or email

Feature image by Guido Gonzalez/PantherNOW

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