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2019 Comanche Nation Fair Powwow

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The 28th Annual Comanche Nation Fair Powwow on September 20-22, 2019 at the Comanche Nation Complex in Lawton, Oklahoma is the largest event of the Comanche Nation. Comanche Nation Fair features an array of events and activities that include: a powwow, parade, free concert, games and an art show. Other activities include basketball and softball tournaments, a horseshoe tournament, quilt show, teen dance, fun run and spirit walk. Arts and craft vendors from around the country will be present, as well as a variety of food vendors. A children’s carnival featuring free rides will also be on-site. While the Comanche Nation Fair lasts all week; the Comanche Fair Powwow is the last three days of the fair on Friday – Sunday.

Comanche Nation Fair Powwow

This annual fall event, Comanche Nation Fair Powwow, brings together tribes from all across the nation. The much-anticipated powwow part of the Fair will feature traditional forms of dance such as gourd dancing, as well as intertribal dancing for all. Photography is allowed during the dance competition, so don’t forget your camera. Take in the vivid colors of dancers decked out in elaborate beadwork and their finest regalia as they compete in categories from Tiny Tots to Golden Age.

Attend this three-day event and immerse yourself in the historic traditions of the Comanche tribe. Activities including horse racing, hand games and storytelling will all be represented. Visitors to this year’s Comanche Nation Fair will also enjoy bull riding and a car show.

Celebrate Comanche culture at the largest American Indian gathering in southwest Oklahoma. Free camping near the powwow grounds will also be available.

Public Welcome – Admission Free

Comanche Nation Fair Events
* Powwow
* Carnival
* Golf Tournament
* Spirit Bike Ride
* Warrior Run
* Comanche Museum Exhibit
* Comanche Hymn Singing
* Art Show
* Softball Tournament
* Juicy Art
* Teen Dance
* Princess Crowning
* Fun Run
* 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
* Horseshoe Tournament
* Music Festival
* Children’s Activitie
* Spirit Walk
* Hand Game Tournament
* Fair Parade
* Hotdog Feed

Comanche Nation Fair Powwow Schedule
Friday
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Gourd Dancing
Saturday
1:00 pm – grand entry
5:00 pm – supper break
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Gourd Dancing
7:00 pm – Grand Entry
Sunday
1:00 pm – Grand Entry
6:00 pm – Call Winners
All contest participants must make all grand entries

Head Staff
MC’s: Eddie Mahseet:  To be announced
Head Gourd Dance Singer: To be announced
Head War Dance Singer: To be announced
Head Man Gourd Dancer:  To be announced
Head Lady Dancer: To be announced
Head Lady Dancer: To be announced
Color Gourd: :  To be announced
Northern Drum: :  To be announced
Arena Directors: :  To be announced
Head Man War Dancer: :  To be announced

Dance Contest Categories
ADULT CATEGORIES
1st – $750 / 2nd – $400 / 3rd – $300

Jr. Adult Women (Ages 18-34)
Fancy/Jingle/So.Trad./No.Trad.

Jr. Adult Men (Ages 18-34)
Fancy/Grass/So. Straight/No. Trad.

Sr. Adult Women (Ages 35-59)
Fancy/Jingle/So. Trad./No. Trad.

Sr. Adult Men (Ages 35-59)
Fancy/Grass/So. Trad./No. Trad.

Golden Age Women (Ages 60+) Combined

Golden Age Men (Ages 60+) Combined

JUNIOR CATEGORIES
1st – $75 / 2nd – $50 / 3rd – $25

Jr. Girls (Ages 7-12)
Fancy/Jingle/Traditional

Jr. Boys (Ages 7-12)
Fancy/Grass/Traditional

TEEN CATEGORIES
1st – $100 / 2nd – $75 / 3rd – $50

Teen Girls (Ages 13-17)
Fancy/Jingle/Traditional

Teen Boys (Ages 13-17)
Fancy/Grass/Traditional

TINY TOTS PAID DAILY

General Information: 580-492-3241 info@comanchenation.com

Location
Comanche Nation Complex
584 NW Bingo Rd
Lawton, OK 73507
580-492-3241 TF 877-492-4988

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