DANCER & DRUM INFORMATION

DRUM GROUP ADMISSION FEE: $30

All drum groups must pay $30 admission fee prior to entry as well as provide a list of all members.

PARKING

When entering Jaycee Park Dr., Please stay left of median in the parking lot. Directional Signs will be posted. Pay admission and then drive into the park to the arena grounds. Signs will be posted for Drum/Dancer Parking as well as Drum/Dancer tent set up.

COMPETITION POINTS

Grand Entry points will be taken Friday Evening. Dance and Drum Competition begins on Saturday.

 

HOST HOTEL

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GUIDELINES FOR DRUMS & DANCERS

  • Be on time: Dancer Registration will begin once the gates open and last until 15 minutes before grand entry.

  • Appropriate dress and behavior are required in dance arena as deemed by the GNAA Pow Wow Committee.

  • All Specials, Giveaways and Raffles must be coordinated with the GNAA Pow Wow Committee.

  • While dancing at our Wow Wow, please honor the protocol of the GNAA Pow Wow Committee.

  • Always listen to the Master of Ceremonies.

  • Stand up during the Grand Entry.

  • Respect the position of the head Male and Female dancers.

  • Show respect for flags and honor songs by standing in place until the sponsors of the songs have danced a complete circle.

  • Some songs require that you dance only if you are familiar with the routine or are eligible to participate.

    • Only Veterans are permitted to dance some Veteran's songs, unless otherwise stated. Listen to the Master of Ceremonies for instructions.

  • Please stand and remove hats/caps during the flag song. It is not a song for dancing.

  • Certain items of religious significance should be worn only by those qualified to do so.

  • The Drums are sometimes closed. Check with the Head Singer for permission to sing.

  • If you are uncertain of etiquette or procedure, please check with the Master of Ceremonies, the Arena Director or the Head Dancers.

  • Our Pow Wow ground should be considered a sacred space:

    • Do not bring alcohol, drugs or firearms to our Pow Wow. Violators will be asked to leave the grounds immediately.

    • Do not ever cross the arena grounds.

    • Absolutely no smoking is allowed in or around the dance arena.

  • Only registered drum members allowed to drum during drum and dance competition.

  • All final decisions will be made by the GNAA Pow Wow Committee.

 

2022 GNAA POW WOW COMPETITION AWARDS

GOLDEN AGE (50+)  

   1ST  $500

   2ND $300   

   3RD  $200

Men
Women

ADULT 18 & UP   

   1ST  $500

   2ND $300   

   3RD  $200

Men’s Southern Traditional 

Women's Northern Traditional

Women's Southern Traditional

Men’s Northern Traditional 

Men’s Fancy 

Women’s Fancy 

Men’s Grass 

Women’s Jingle 

JR’S 13-17     

   1ST $200   

   2ND $175   

   3RD $150

Jr. Men’s Traditional
Jr. Women’s Traditional
Jr. Men’s Fancy
Jr. Women’s Fancy
Jr. Men’s Grass
Jr. Women’s Jingle

BOYS/GIRLS 7-12

   1ST $75   

   2ND $ 55   

   3RD $40

Boy’s Traditional
Girl’s Traditional
Boy’s Fancy
Girl’s Fancy
Boy’s Grass
Girl’s Jingle

TINY TOT 4-6

   1ST  $30 

   2ND   $25 

   3RD $20

Girl's Traditional
Boy's Traditional

BABIES 0-3

   $5 & RIBBON

Boys and Girls

DRUM COMPETITION

   1ST  $2,000   

   2ND  $1,500 

   3RD  $1,000

Drum Competition