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2019 Barona Powwow

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Experience the 49th Annual Barona Powwow on August 30 – September 1, 2019 at the Barona Sports Park in Lakeside, California. You are invited to join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for a weekend of contest dancing in all categories. Dancers will be competing for over tens of thousands of dollars in prize money! The celebration starts on Friday, with gourd dancing at 6 p.m. and grand entry at 7 p.m. and continues throughout the weekend on Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 11 p.m.

Barona Powwow

Each year the Barona Powwow brings thousands of people together to share in a celebration of Tribal culture and a friendly competition for prize money. During the three-day event, which is held over the Labor Day weekend, thousands of Native Americans from across the country will showcase traditional Tribal dancing as they in the various contest categories. In addition to beautiful regalia and dancing, spectators will also be able to enjoy Hand Drum contests, singing and music, authentic Native American food and exquisite handcrafted jewelry. All drums and dancers are welcome.

FREE ADMISSION & PARKING – PUBLIC WELCOME!

Free shuttle Service: Available from Barona Resort & Casino to the Powwow grounds; the shuttle pick-up and drop-off area is located at the south entrance of the casino.

Location:
Barona Sports Park
1095 Barona Road
Lakeside, CA 92040

The Barona Powwow takes place at the Barona Sports Park located just one mile north of Barona Resort & Casino in Lakeside. The sports park features a covered playground, a snack bar and baseball fields as well as batting cages, picnic areas and a walking path.

Head Staff
2018-2019 Princess: Jade Thompson
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Head Judge: To Be Announced
Head Man Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Woman Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Gourd Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Young Man Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Young Woman Dancer: To Be Announced
Host Southern Drum: To Be Announced
Host Northern Drum: To Be Announced
Emcees: To Be Announced

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Barona Powwow Schedule of Events
Friday
Gourd Dancing – 6:00 p.m.
Grand Entry – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
Gourd Dancing – 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Grand Entry – 7:00 p.m.
49 Contest after Saturday Evening Session

ALL DRUMS AND DANCERS WELCOME
Registration opens Friday at 5:00 p.m.
Must register by 5:00 p.m. Saturday. NO EXCEPTIONS

Special Contests
Men’s Fancy Dance – Men’s Switch Dance – Women’s Switch Dance
Men’s Team Dance – Women’s Team Dance
49 Drum Contest (After Saturday Evening Session)
Hand Drum Contest (After Sunday evening Session)
Tiny Tots (5 & under)

SPECIAL CONTESTS
Men’s Fancy Dance – $1,000
Men’s Switch Dance – $500
Women’s Switch Dance – $500
Men’s Team Dance – $1,000
Women’s Team Dance – $1,000

49 Drum Contest
(after Saturday evening session)
$1,000, $800, $600, $500, $300

Hand Drum Contest
(after Sunday evening session)
$600, $500, $400, $300, $200

Barona Powwow

DANCE CONTEST CATEGORIES
JUNIORS (Ages 6-12)
Boys: Fancy, Grass, Traditional, Straight
Girls: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, So./No. Cloth, So./No. Buckskin
$200, $150, $100, $75

TEENS (Ages 13-17)
Boys: Fancy, Grass, Traditional, Straight
Girls: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, So./No. Cloth, So./No. Buckskin Combined
$400, $300, $200, $100

ADULTS (Ages 18-49)
Men: Southern Fancy, Northern Fancy, Grass,
Straight, Traditional, Chicken
Women: Sou/No. Cloth, So./No. Buckskin, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
$1,000, $800, $600, $400, $200

SENIOR ADULTS (Ages 50-64)
Men: Southern Combined, Northern Combined
Women: Southern Combined, Northern Combined
$1,000, $800, $600, $400, $200

GOLDEN AGE ADULTS (Ages 65+)
Men: Combined
Women: Combined
$1,000, $800, $600, $400, $200

Vendor Information
Food Booth: $400 for the weekend
Craft Booth: $250 for the weekend
Check-In: Friday, September 1
8am–4pm and 6:30pm–8pm

Camping:
Dry Camping Permitted (RV Hookup in designated areas)
Showers Available at Recreation Center Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 1pm: 00 each

Barona Powwow Hotel Information
Powwow Rate: $119/night, plus tax; Code: TPOW918; Call 619.443.2300

For More Information:
Call Tribal Office (619) 443-6612, ext 120; Email counciloffice@barona-nsn.gov

Barona Powwow

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Barona Powwow on Labor Day Weekend at the Barona Sports Park in Lakeside, California.

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