2017 High Plains Powwow
Join us at the 6th Annual High Plains Powwow on September 9, 2017 at Carbon County Fair Grounds in Rawlins, Wyoming to experience the majesty of Native American cultures through song and dance. Whether you are new to the powwow world, or are a veteran observer, this event is not one to miss. This Northern Traditional style contest powwow is free to the public, with dance registration open to all tribes. Over $9,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to contestants in 22 classes of dance competitions. (Tribal ID is required for dancer registration).
Note: This Powwow will not be held in 2018.
High Plains Powwow at Carbon County Fair Grounds
The High Plains Powow is a free, all day event. Contest dancing begins at 11:00 a.m. featuring native dancers in traditional regalia from surrounding reservations such as Wind River, Pine Ridge, Crow, and Uintah. Dancers range in ages from two to fifty-five and over. These dancers will compete for prize money and prestige in a number of dance types and age groups. Competitors will amaze you with their beautiful regalia, and their dance skill.
Open to the Public – Free Admission!
Indoor Contest Powwow
High Plains Powwow Event Hours
11:00 a.m. Doors Open
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Honored Elder: To Be Announced
Children must be walking to 6 yrs
Junior Division (Ages 7-12
Jr. Girl’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Jr. Boy’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional
Teen Division (Ages 13 – 17)
Girl’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Boy’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional
Adult Division (Ages 18 – 54)
Women’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Men’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional
Golden Age Division (Ages 55 & over)
Special Dance, Winner Take All, Prairie Chicken Dance
Vendors are urged to bring their wares, as space is still available.
$75 – Food Vendors
$50 – Craft Vendors
This is a drug, alchohol and pet free event. Tribal ID is required for dancer registration.
Camping is available at the fairgrounds, but be sure to call ahead to make arrangements.
Hotel reservations can be made at a discounted price at the following locations in Rawlins (be sure to mention “High Plains Powwow”):
1801 E. Cedar Street in Rawlins
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High Plains Powwow Location
Carbon County Fair Grounds
On the Corner of Harshman and Spruce Streets
Rawlins, Wyoming 82301
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next High Plains Powwow in September at Carbon County Fair Grounds in Rawlins, Wyoming.
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