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Kamloopa Powwow

  • Dates: August 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds
  • Address: 345 Powwow Trail, Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1
  • Price: $10-$20

Come celebrate the 40th Annual Kamloopa Powwow on August 2-4, 2019 at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Around a thousand dancers and many more spectators will be in Kamloops for the annual Kamloopa Powwow, one of the largest celebrations of First Nations’ culture and heritage in Western Canada! The Powwow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc people’s heritage and is a vibrant display of storytelling, song, and dance in traditional regalia.

General Admission: 
$10.00 per Day or $20.00 Weekend Pass (includes Drummers & Dancers).

Grand Entry: 
Friday 7:00 pm,
Saturday 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm

POWWOW HEADSTAFF:
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Honorary Host Drum: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Whipman: To Be Announced
Head Dance Judge: To Be Announced
Head Drum Judge: To Be Announced
Master of Ceremonies: v

Guaranteed Prize Payout OVER $77,100! (tentative)

CONTEST CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
Golden Age 50 & Over (men & women), Men’s Buckskin 45 & Over, Traditional, Chicken, Jingle, Grass, Fancy Feather & Fancy Shawl

ADULT TEEN JUNIOR
1st $1,000 1st $500 1st $250
2nd $800 2nd $400 2nd $200
3rd $600 3rd $300 3rd $150
4th $400 4th $200 4th $100

DRUMMING CONTEST (bring your own chairs)
1st $10,000 2nd $8,000 3rd $6,000 4th $4,000 5th $2,000

DRUM SPLIT: 
$500 consolation for each 6th to 10th PLACE DRUMS

PRINCESS PAGEANT: 1st $400, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

ART SHOW & AUCTION (Saturday)
Featuring traditional artists
Artisan Contact: Everett White: (250) 571-0591; niizhoniarts@yahoo.ca

BINGO (Saturday & Sunday)
Located at the Sk’elep School Gym

Native” Arts & Crafts Booths
***All Booths Pre-sold & No outside Concessions, Raffles or 50/50’s***


 

 

 

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