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2019 Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow

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Join us for the annual Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow on June 22-23, 2019 at the Vincent Massey Park in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Competition Powwow is part of a larger festival that begins on June 19 and takes place in two other local venues. The heart of the festival, however, is the Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow. Extremely visual, this competition Pow Wow attracts some of the best singers and dancers from across Turtle Island (aka: North America) to compete for $75,000 in prizes. It’s an exciting way to experience the rich culture of the First Nations people.

Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow

The Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow offers FREE family programming; Family-friendly entertainment on main stage, Family Fun Zone, Pow Wow Pitch and much more! Over $75,000 for dance and drum contest winners.

Grand Entries:
Friday 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 noon & 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 noon

Powwow Head Staff
Head Veteran: To Be Announced
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Co-Host: To Be Announced
MC: To Be Announced
Co-MC: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Head Drum Judge: To Be Announced
Head Dance Judge: To Be Announced
Head Male Dancer: picked per session
Head Female Dancer: picked per session
All Tabulating by: To Be Announced

Registration:
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Registration closes 11:30 a.m. Saturday in lieu of Drum Roll Call at 11:45 a.m.

GRAND ENTRIES
Saturday 12:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.

Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow Mini Gallery

DRUM/DANCE CONTEST
Points start Saturday

SATURDAY EVENING SPECIALS
Men’s Traditional Special 18+
Saturday – Sponsored by the Matasawagon family.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON SPECIALS
Men’s vs Women’s Fancy Special 18+
Sunday – Sponsored by Celina Cada-Matasawagon

“Graduation and Giving Back Special”
Sunday – Sponsored by Seven Big Mountain

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DRUM COMPETITION
1st $5000, 2nd $4000, 3rd $2500, 4th $1500

DANCE COMPETITION
MEN’S & LADIES (60+ open) COMBINED CATEGORIES
1st $1000, 2nd $800, 3rd $500

Sr. ADULT MEN’S & LADIES (40-59) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $1000, 2nd $800, 3rd $500

Jr. ADULT MEN’S & LADIES (18-39) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $1000, 2nd $800, 3rd $500

TEENS (13-17) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

JUNIORS (6-12) TRADITIONAL, FANCY, GRASS & JINGLE
1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100

TINY TOTS paid daily (Sat/Sun) in full regalia (5yrs & under)

NOTE: No on-site camping is available.

Location
Vincent Massey Park
Heron Road & Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B7, Canada

Parking: Impark Parking (East of venue) $3.00 after 5 p.m. weekdays and $3.00 all day on weekends. On Site parking (North of venue) $1.00 per half hour, $8.00 daily max.

Accessibility: The park is universally accessible. OC Transpo is committed to providing public transit services that are accessible to everyone. To make a Para Transpo reservation please call (613) 244-1289 or (613) 244-4636. Check out OC Transpo travel planner: www.octranspo.com

For More Information
Dale Matasawagon, Pow Wow Coordinator: info@ottawasummersolstice.ca
Vendor information: registrations@ottawasummersolstice.ca

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Ottawa Summer Solstice Competition Pow Wow at the Vincent Massey Park in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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