2018 UNDIA Time Out Wacipi
All are welcome at the 48th UNDIA Time Out Wacipi on April 18-23, 2018 at the UNDIA Hyslop Sports Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The Time-Out Wacipi powwow educates the campus, Grand Forks, and surrounding communities about American Indian cultural values, heritage and traditions. The event draws thousands of spectators, and includes over 500 dancers and more than 20 drum groups from across the United States and Canada. This week-long event greatly impacts the city of Grand Forks economically, as most participants travel here from across the region and patronize local businesses.”
UNDIA Time Out Wacipi
Grand Entries will be at 7:00 p.m. Friday, 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. A traditional meal open to Wacipi attendees and participants is set for 5:00 p.m. Saturday.
The first Wacipi on campus was held in November 1968, following the organization of the University of North Dakota Indian Association. The first Time-Out was held the following year. Through the years, the Time-Out Week and Time-Out Wacipi have featured programming on a wide range of American Indian issues and activities such as workshops, art exhibitions, displays, crafts, runs and basketball tournaments, and entertainment.
Public Welcome – Free Admission
About the Wacipi
A powwow is considered a celebration of life. It is called Wacipi (WAH CHEE PEE) in the Lakota/Dakota language and Ni-mi-win in Anishinabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) language. This celebration is a time when people of all ages can gather together, to sing, dance, renew old friendships, make new friends, and share the beauty of life.
Friday 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. / 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.
TRADITIONAL MEAL Saturday 5:00 p.m.
All dancers and singers are required to fill out a W9 or W7 before registration which requires their Social Security Number (SSN) or Social Identification Number (SIN). Non-US citizen prize winners will be subject to additional IRS paperwork and 30% withholding.
Friday Opens 4:00 p.m.
Saturday Closes 1:00 p.m.
Golden Age Men and Women (60+)
Senior Adult Men and Women (35-59)
Junior Adult Men & Women (18-34)
Teen Boys & Girls (13-17)
Junior Boys & Girls (6-12)
Tiny Tots (0-5)
Singing Contest (1st-4th)
Contact Darlene Nelson 701.777.4291
UNDIA Hyslop Sports Arena
2751 2nd Avenue N
Grand Forks, ND 58202
For More Information:
Indian Studies Association 701-777-4650 email@example.com
UNDIA and UNDIA are not responsible for stolen property or accident. Firearms, alcohol and drugs are strictly prohibited. All Committee decisions are final. UNDIA reserves the right to make any changes to the contacts or agenda.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next UNDIA Time Out Wacipi in April at the UNDIA Hyslop Sports Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
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