2019 Pow Wow at ASU
Join us for the 33rd Annual Pow Wow at ASU on April 12-14, 2019 at the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. Native American dancers and singing groups from throughout the United States and Canada will be in attendance. Five age groups, consisting of senior men and women, adult men and women, teen boys and girls, junior boys and girls, and tiny tot boys and girls, will all be dancing and judged in 28 dance categories. The Pow Wow at ASU will feature various Native American Arts and Crafts vendors from throughout the United States and Canada.
Pow Wow at ASU
The Pow Pow Wow at ASU begins on Friday with Gourd Dancing at 5:30 pm, Grand Entry at 7:00pm and contest and intertribal dancing until 11:30 pm. On Saturday, Gourd Dancing will be at 11:30 am and 5:30 pm, Grand Entries at 1:00 and 7:30 pm and closing for the evening at 11:30 pm.
One of the highlights of the Pow Wow at ASU at ASU will be the Tiny Tot Grand Entry and Pow Wow at 7:00 pm, featuring dancers ages 0 – 5 years old on Saturday. On Sunday, Gourd Dancing will begin at 11:30 am, Grand Entry at 1:00 pm and contest and intertribal dancing until our final closing for the event at 6:00 pm.
The Pow Wow at ASU is specifically designed to preserve the Inter-tribal cultural heritage of the Native American students at ASU and to enrich and demonstrate the cultural diversity of the ASU community and surrounding community.
One-Day General Admission $10.00
Three-Day Admission $24.00
Tickets Will Be Available through Ticketmaster
Gourd Dancing – 5:30 pm
Grand Entry – 7:00 pm
Gourd Dancing – 11:30 am
Grand Entry 1:00 pm
Tiny Tot Grand Entry 7:00 pm
Grand Entry 7:30 pm
Mr. & Ms. Indian ASU Crowning – 8:00 pm
Gourd Dancing – 11:30 am
Grand Entry – 1:00 pm
Host Northern Drum – The Boyz
Host Southern Drum – Wild Band of Comanches
Master of Ceremonies – Dennis Bowen Sr. & Bart Pawaukee
Arena Director – Darrell Goodwill
Head Dance Judges – Tosha Goodwill & Sidrick Baker Jr.
Head Gourd Dancer – Andy Cozad
Pow Wow at ASU Mini-Gallery
PowWow Contest Categories
Golden Age Men & Women 50 & over
Adult Men 18-49: Northern Traditional, Southern Straight, Chicken, Grass, Fancy
Adult Women 18-49: Northern Traditional, Southern Traditional, Contemporary Jingle, Old Style Jingle, Fancy
Teen Boys 13–17 & Junior Boys 6-12: N & S Traditional, Grass, Fancy
Teen Girls 13–17 & Junior Girls 6–12: N & S Traditional, Jingle, Fancy
Tiny Tots 5 & under – Paid Each Session
Drum Contest: Central sound system; Bring your own chairs.
Arts & Crafts Spaces Available
Native American Artists Only
$400 Early Bird Weekend Fee Before 3/22/19
$450 Weekend Fee After 3/22/19
10’x10’ Booth Space
Food Concessions by Committee Only
Walk Around Vendors Prohibited
Food Booth by Pow Wow Committee ONLY.
Sun Devil Stadium
500 E Veterans Way
Tempe, AZ 85287
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No dogs or other pets allowed on the Pow Wow grounds. No drugs or alcohol are allowed at Pow Wows. The Pow Wow is a SMOKE-FREE event. No smoking is allowed anywhere on the Pow Wow grounds.