2018 Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair
All are welcome at the 33rd Annual Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair on August 2-5, 2018 at the Pow Wow Grounds in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. On the first weekend of August each year, the Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair includes a carnival, pow wow with five grand entries, vendors and a daily flag raising. Lunch and Supper will be served daily. Camping will be available.
Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair
Other Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair events include: Rodeo, horse races, golf, parade, softball, baseball, fishing derby, horse shoe tournament, volleyball, basketball, hand drum contest, pow wow and food. There’s a lot to experience, so get here early!
Host Drum: Sharpshooter (formerly Midnight Express)
$30,000 Drum Split
Friday 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Opens 9:00 a.m. on Friday
Closes 12:00 p.m. on Saturday
$5 Powwow Passes at The Gate
FREE: Children 5 & Under – Elders 60 & Over
Camping & Showers: will be available
Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Activities:
- Carnival will be on Grounds
- Saturday Parade – Main Street @ 11:00 a.m.
- Lunch & Supper served daily
- Men’s Fast Pitch
- Lil League & Youth Baseball Games
- Men & Women’s Golf Tournaments
- Fishing Derby all ages
- Archery Competitions
- Women’s Fast Pitch
- Co-Ed Slow Pitch
- Toby Eagle Skateboard Jam
- Horseshoe Tournament
- Kickball & Dodge Ball Tourneys
- Car Shows
- Kid Jamboree
- Music Concerts nightly
Oglala Nation Wacipi Head Staff
- Announcer: Jerry Dearly & Chris Eagle Hawk
- Coordinator: Ace No Braid
- Arena Director: Novi Runs Above
- Head Judge: Dave Kelly
- Drum Keeper: Melvin Young Bear
- Flag Keeper: Ramon Bear Runner
- Registration: Anna Diaz
- Royalty Coord: Iva Black Elk-Roy
- Hand Games: Naca Charging Crow
- Head Security: Wendell Yellow Bull
- Head Cook: Derek Cuny
Oglala Lakota Nation Rodeo
INFR Sanctioned Tour Rodeo
Contact Donnel Ecoffey – 605.454.6635
For More Information about these and other Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair activities, call 605-867-8420, 605-867-8427 or 605-867-8462
Vendor Info: Call Bob Palmier 605-867-8470
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Oglala Lakota Nation Wacipi Rodeo Fair in August at the Pow Wow Grounds in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.
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