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GUIDELINES FOR DRUMS & DANCERS

  • Be on time.

  • Appropriate dress and behavior are required in dress arena.

  • arena benches are reserved for dancers.

  • listen to the master of ceremonies.

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

  • Dance as long and hard as you can.

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

  • While dancing at any pow wow, honor the protocol of the sponsoring group.

  • 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.

  • All specials and giveaways must be coordinated with the Master of Ceremonies and the Pow Wow Committee.

  • 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.

  • No alcohol or drugs are allowed.

  • No smoking is allowed in or around the dance arena.

 

2021 GNAA POW WOW COMPETITION AWARDS

ADULT 18 & UP   
1ST  $350  2ND $250    3RD  $175

Men’s Southern Traditional
Men’s Northern Traditional
Women’s Northern Fancy
Men’s Fancy
Women’s Fancy
Men’s Grass
Women’s Jingle

JR’S 13-17     
1ST $150   2ND $125   3RD $100

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 7-11
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  $1,500    2ND  $1,000 
3RD  $500

Drum Competition