Contest Powwow

IT’S CONTEST TIME!

Download the 2015 Contest Pow Wow Flyer

 

Host Drum: Iron Boy

Emcee: Michael Sullivan, Sr.

Arena Director: Robert “RJ” Smith

Head Dance Judge: Shawna Olson

Singer/Drummer for Smoke Dance: Bradley Granquist

 

Drums Register at Pow Wow

 

Questions can be directed to Joy Maisells at joylogan@uwm.edu

 

Please stay tuned as more details about our amazing Contest Pow Wow unfold!

 

GRAND ENTRIES:  Friday:  7 pm   •    Saturday:  1 pm & 7 pm    •   Sunday:  1 pm

 

Dance Competition Begins at 7:00 pm Friday.

• Registration for dance contest closes at 12:45pm Saturday. “NO EXCEPTIONS – NO PHONE CALLS”!

• Registration Wristband must be worn all weekend. Dance contestants are required to participate in all grand entries. Each grand entry participation will be worth points. Check this page for updates.

 

ABSOLUTELY NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL WILL BE TOLERATED.

 

DRUM CONTEST

1st $2,500         2nd $1,500         3rd $1,000

 

HAND DRUM CONTEST

1st $500         2nd $300         3rd $100

 

SMOKE DANCE (sponsored by the National Indian Gaming Association)

 

ADULT (18 +)

Male:        1st $800          2nd $500          3rd $300

Female:    1st $800          2nd $500          3rd $300

 

TEEN (13-17)

Male:         1st $250          2nd $500           3rd $300

Female:     1st $250          2nd $500           3rd $300

 

DANCE COMPETITIONS

 

3 PLACES IN EACH ADULT CATEGORY:

1st $800          2nd $500          3rd $300

 

Golden Age (55+) Golden Age (55+)

Combined (Traditional, Grass, & fancy) Combined (Traditional, Jingle, & Fancy)

 

Senior Adults (35-54) Senior Adults (35-54)

Traditional, Grass, & Fancy Traditional, Jingle, & Fancy

 

Junior Adults (18-34) Junior Adults (18-34)

Traditional, Grass, & Fancy Traditional, Jingle, & Fancy

 

3 PLACES IN EACH TEEN (13-17) CATEGORY AS FOLLOWS:

1st  $250         2nd  $175           3rd  $100

 

Teen Boys Teen Girls

Traditional, Grass, & Fancy Traditional, Jingle, & Fancy

 

3 PLACES IN EACH JUNIOR (6-12) CATEGORY AS FOLLOWS:

1st $150         2nd $100           3rd $50

 

Junior Boys Junior Girls

Traditional, Grass, & Fancy Traditional, Jingle, & Fancy

 

TINY TOTS:  PAID EXHIBITION SUNDAY

 

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Questions can be directed to Joy Maisells at joylogan@uwm.edu

 

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