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September 21, 2016 16:10 ET

Nissan Searching for Next TITAN-Powered Athlete to Conquer the "TITAN of Texas Challenge"

Chance to Win up to a $15,000 Prize and Compete Against "American Ninja Warrior" Contestants at the State Fair of Texas

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - September 21, 2016) - Do you have what it takes to be a TITAN? Nissan is searching for athletes to compete in the "Nissan TITAN of Texas Challenge" at the 2016 State Fair of Texas. The State Fair of Texas runs September 30 through October 23 at Fair Park in Dallas.

Designed by Adventure Solutions, the manufacturer and builder of ninja warrior courses, the TITAN of Texas Challenge is an intense course consisting of tough and rugged obstacles inspired by the 2016 Nissan TITAN XD. Participants will be put to the test against past contestants of the TV hit show "American Ninja Warrior" for their share of $65,800 in prizes with the overall winner earning $15,000. Contestants will strive to set the best time in six obstacles, including:

  • Mini Steps
  • Jumping Spider
  • Traverse Spinning Globes/Monkey Bars
  • Salmon Ladder
  • Ring Slider
  • Warped Wall

"The Nissan TITAN XD's power, torque and ruggedness has been put to the test under real-world conditions and has proven it is tough enough to take on virtually every duty, every day," said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. "We're excited to bring this TITAN-inspired challenge course to the Lone Star State to see the best-of-the-best athletes battle it out for the 'Nissan TITAN of Texas' title for the second year in a row."

The challenge will take place inside the main gate every Wednesday through Sunday during the State Fair of Texas. Contestants register as an individual with the option to also join forces as a team of four (two women and two men required for all team entries). Registration is based on participation date and time and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Approximately twelve (12) participants will be accepted for each time slot.

To register, visit TITANofTexasChallenge.com. No purchase is necessary and participants are subject to Official Rules.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

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