PowWow and Dance Activities

Free admission for registered contestants

PowWow returns to Cox Convention Center Arena;
Priority seating on the floor for dancers and families

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The Red Earth PowWow returns Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9, 2019 to the Cox Convention Center Arena for the 33rd Annual Red Earth Festival.  Join hundreds of your friends, families and neighbors at Red Earth.

Master of Ceremonies
Mike Burgess
Mark Wilson

Color Guard
Seminole Nation Honor Guard

Host Drums
Fort Peck Sioux Singers
Wild Band of Comanches

Invited Drums
Blackbird Singers
Rough Arrow

Head Judge
Randy Frazier

Head Dancers
Cheyenne Pocowatchit
Tara Goodfox
TJ Tanyan
Makiah Shawnee

PowWow Staff
Graham Primeaux - 
Arena Director
Jennifer Wilson - Registration
Pat Riley -Dancer Hospitality
Kathy Morgan - Dancer Hospitality
Shane Lindstrom - Contest Scoring

Schedule of Events
Dancer/Drum Registration

South Lobby Cox Convention Center
Friday, June 7 - 3 to 7 pm

Saturday, June 8 - 9 to 4 pm

33rd Annual Red Earth Parade

NEW DATE/NEW ROUTE
Saturday, June 8 . Line up 8 am, Parade 10 am
NO DANCER POINTS

Grand Entries (Points Given)
Saturday, June 8 . 12 Noon and 7 pm
Sunday, June 9 . 12
Noon

DAILY FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Friday, June
7
Art Market - 2-8 pm
Red Earth After Hours featuring SMILIN VIC & THE SOUL MONKEYS - 5-8 pm $15 ADMISSION
No PowWow on Friday

Saturday, June 8
Art Market - 10-7 pm
Red Earth Parade - 10 am
Grand Entry - 12 Noon and 7 pm (Points Given)
Contests & Intertribal Dances - 1-9 pm

Sunday, June 9
Art Market - 10-5 pm
Grand Entry - 12 Noon (Points Given)
Contests & Intertribal Dances - 1-4 pm
Contest Awards - 4 pm
ALL DRUMS & PRINCESSES WELCOME

DANCE CONTESTS
Tiny Tots ..... 0-5
Junior Boys & Girls ..... 6-12
Teen Boys & Girls ..... 13-17
Adult Men & Women ..... 18-59
Senior Adult Men & Women ..... 60+

Men & Teen Boys
Straight * Traditional/Chicken * Grass * Fancy

Women & Teen Girls
Buckskin * Cloth * Fancy * Jingle

Senior Adults & Juniors
Combined Men * Combined Women

  • CONTEST SPONSORSHIPS & SPECIALS AVAILABLE
  • TOTS DAY MONEY

REGISTRATION FEES & TICKETS
Free Admission for Registered Contestants
CONTESTANTS MUST BE IN FULL REGALIA

ADULT SPECTATORS - $15 Daily Tickets
ALL CHILDREN 18 & UNDER FREE WITH PAID ADULT

This is a family event. Absolutely no drugs, alcohol, tobacco or pets.
No Giveaways.

SPECIAL HOTEL RATES AVAILABLE. SEE LODGING PAGE ON THIS SITE.