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2019 Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi

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All are welcome at the 21st Annual Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi on February 1-3, 2019 at the Keystone Center in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. The Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi attracts First Nations members from across North America. The event includes a powwow (wacipi), and much more: square dancing, hockey, basketball and volleyball tournaments and a wide variety of other entertainment. Dakota Nation Winterfest is considered the largest aboriginal sport and cultural event of its kind under one roof!

2018 Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi

Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi (and other events) has been proudly hosted by Sioux Valley Dakota Nation since 1998. Join us for a great weekend and celebration of Indigenous Culture and Sport. Sioux Valley contiues to try to host the best event possible year after year and will continue to do so in the future.

Admission
$12/day Adults
Free – Kids under 6 and Elders 60+

Wacipi Grand Entries
Friday @ 7:00 p.m.
Saturday @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Sunday @ 1:00 p.m.

Attractions
Contest Pow Wow
Hockey Tournaments: Adult & Minor
Volleyball
Basketball
Square Dancing & Teen Dance
Monster Bingo
Talent Show
Trade Show
Strongman Competition
Moccasin Games and more!

Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi Mini-Gallery

Wacipi Head Staff
Announcers: Howie Thomson, Tommy Christian
Arena Directors: Dale McKay, Jason Taylor
Invited Drum: Mato Pejuta
Host Drums: Riverside Dakota, Dakota Hotain
Invited Singers: Bullhorn Singers

Wacipi Dance Contest Categories
Junior Categories (7-12): $200 $100 $75 $50
Teen Categories (13-17): $300 $200 $100 $75
Golden Age (55+): $700 $500 $300 $100
Senior Adults (35-54): $700 $500 $300 $100
Junior Adults (18-34): $700 $500 $300 $100
Singing Contest: $7000 $4000 $3000 $2000 $1000

Location
Keystone Center
1175 18th St #1
Brandon, MB R7A 7C5, Canada

For More Information:
Phone: 204-855-2671, 204-303-0072
Email: jennifer.bone@dakotanation.com

This is an alcohol and drug free event. Security and first aid on site. No outside raffles or draws permitted.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi in January at the Keystone Center in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.
Dakota Nation Winterfest Wacipi - Keystone Center - Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
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