2018 Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow @ Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa [from 23 to 24 June]

2018 Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow


3572
23 - 24
June
12:00 - 18:00

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Vincent Massey Park
Riverside Drive at Heron Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B7
Come celebrate the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival with the 2018 Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Powwow! Part of the National Indigenous Peoples Day activities in June 2018.

Don't miss out! Drummers and Dancers from all across the US and Canada will be competing for over $75,000 in prizes! We've also got non-stop family programming...all FREE!

Head Veteran: Preston E. Tonepahhote
Host Drum: Blackstone Singers
Co-Host: Crazy Spirit
MC: William Constant
Co-MC: Wesley King
Arena Director: Jordan Williams White Eye
Head Drum Judge: Jeremy Doxtator
Head Dance Judge: Irene Oakes...
Head Male Dancer: picked per session
Head Female Dancer: picked per session
All Tabulating done by: C&T Tabulating

Vincent Massey Park is administered by the National Capital Commission (NCC) and as such alcoholic beverages are not permitted and dogs are not allowed.

The Powwow starts Saturday June 23, 2018 with Grand Entry at 12:00pm, immediately followed by Intertribal Social Dancing and the Committee Specials.
Drummers! Dancers! Please come out support and have a good time!

Contest singing and dancing starts Saturday June 23/18 and Sunday June 24/18!

REGISTRATION:
Saturday June 23/18 9am to 11:30am
Registration closes 11:30am Saturday June 23/18 in lieu of Drum Roll Call at 11:45am.

GRAND ENTRIES:
Saturday June 23/18 12:00pm & 6:00pm
Sunday June 24/18 12:00pm

DRUM/DANCE CONTEST: points start Saturday June 23/18

SATURDAY EVENING SPECIALS:

Men's Traditional Special 18+
Saturday June 23/18
Sponsored by the Matasawagon family.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON SPECIALS:

Men's vs Women's Fancy Special 18+
Sunday June 24/18
Sponsored by Celina Cada-Matasawagon

"Graduation and Giving Back Special"
Sunday June 24/18
Sponsored by Seven Big Mountain

DRUM COMPETITION:
1st $5000 2nd $4000 3rd $2500 4th $1500

DANCE COMPETITION:

MEN'S & LADIES (60+ open) COMBINED CATEGORIES
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $500

Sr. ADULT MEN'S & LADIES (40-59) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $500

Jr. ADULT MEN'S & LADIES (18-39) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $500

TEENS (13-17) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200

JUNIORS (6-12) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100

TINY TOTS paid daily (Sat/Sun) in full regalia (5yrs & under)

NO ON-SITE CAMPING AVAILABLE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Powwow Coordinator: Dale Matasawagon
[email protected]ice.ca

For more information on the festival and powwow go to: ottawasummersolstice.ca/

Vendor information: [email protected]

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