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2019 Kamloopa Powwow

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Come celebrate the 40th Annual Kamloopa Powwow on August 2-4, 2019 at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Around a thousand dancers and many more spectators will be in Kamloops for the annual Kamloopa Powwow, one of the largest celebrations of First Nations’ culture and heritage in Western Canada! The Powwow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc people’s heritage and is a vibrant display of storytelling, song, and dance in traditional regalia.

Kamloopa Powwow

The Kamloopa Powwow represents many years of stories and events from previous years packed into three exciting days at the Secwepemc Powwow Grounds located 2 minutes from the city center, alongside the South Thompson River in Kamloops.

General Admission:
$10.00 per Day or $20.00 Weekend Pass (includes Drummers & Dancers).

Grand Entry:
Friday 7:00 pm,
Saturday 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm

POWWOW HEADSTAFF:
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Honorary Host Drum: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Whipman: To Be Announced
Head Dance Judge: To Be Announced
Head Drum Judge: To Be Announced
Master of Ceremonies: v

Guaranteed Prize Payout OVER $77,100! (tentative)

CONTEST CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
Golden Age 50 & Over (men & women), Men’s Buckskin 45 & Over, Traditional, Chicken, Jingle, Grass, Fancy Feather & Fancy Shawl

ADULT TEEN JUNIOR
1st $1,000 1st $500 1st $250
2nd $800 2nd $400 2nd $200
3rd $600 3rd $300 3rd $150
4th $400 4th $200 4th $100

DRUMMING CONTEST (bring your own chairs)
1st $10,000 2nd $8,000 3rd $6,000 4th $4,000 5th $2,000

DRUM SPLIT:
$500 consolation for each 6th to 10th PLACE DRUMS

PRINCESS PAGEANT: 1st $400 2nd $300 3rd $200

Kamloopa Powwow Mini Gallery

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ART SHOW & AUCTION (Saturday)
Featuring traditional artists
Artisan Contact: Everett White: (250) 571-0591; niizhoniarts@yahoo.ca

BINGO (Saturday & Sunday)
Located at the Sk’elep School Gym

Native” Arts & Crafts Booths
***All Booths Pre-sold & No outside Concessions, Raffles or 50/50’s***

Kamloopa Powwow Location
Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds
345 Powwow Trail
Kamloops, BC V2H Canada V2H 1H1

For More Information: Contact the Kamloopa Powwow Society
Attn: Alicia John & Nikita Jack, Powwow Coordinators
Phone: (250) 828-9782 Email: powwow@kib.ca

The Kamloopa Powwow Society and the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc WILL NOT be held responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged articles or injuries! ABSOLUTELY NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL PERMITTED. UNDER NO CIRUMSTANCE WILL THE POWWOW BE CANCELLED

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Mark your calendar today so you won’t miss the next Kamloopa Powwow over the British Columbia weekend (Friday – Sunday) of August at the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

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