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Fri., Aug. 02 | Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc

40th Annual Kamloopa Powwow 2019

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40th Annual Kamloopa Powwow 2019

Time & Location

Aug. 02, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – Aug. 04, 2019, 12:00 a.m.
Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc, 200-330 Chief Alex Thomas Way, Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1, Canada

About The Event

Kamloopa Powwow Society invites you to join in on celebrating the 40th Annual Kamloopa Powwow. Everyone is welcome!!

Introducing split adult categories.

Jr Adults (age 18-39) and Sr Adults (age 40-59)

Prize pay out over $96,700 guaranteed.

Tickets can be purchased(cash) at the gates. General (age 7-59) Admission is $10.00/day or $20.00/weekend pass (includes drummers & dancers) per person. Children 6 & under and elders 60 & over are free. Camping is on a first come first serve basis with purchase of weekend pass. Showers available on site. RV parking in designated areas only (no hookups).

ABSOLUTELY NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL PERMITTED

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL THE POWWOW BE CANCELLED

CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

Men’s Buckskin 50 & Over, Traditional, Chicken, Jingle, Grass, Fancy

GOLDEN AGE

Age 50 & Over

1st $1,000

2nd $800

3rd $600

4th $400

SR. ADULT JR. ADULT TEEN JUNIOR

Ages 40-59 Ages 18-39 Ages 13-17 Ages 7-12

1st $1,000 1st $1,000 1st $500 1st $250

2nd $800 2nd $800 2nd $400 2nd $200

3rd $600 3rd $600 3rd $300 3rd $150

4th $400 4th $400 4th $200 4th $100

DRUMMING CONTEST (bring your own chairs)

1st $10,000 4th $4,000

2nd $8,000 5th $2,000

3rd $6,000 6th - 10th $500

PRINCESS PAGEANT:

1st $400

2nd $300

3rd $200

CONFIRMED SPECIALS:

MENS BUCKSKIN & GOLDEN AGE WOMENS OLD-STYLE JINGLE

(1st $1,000, 2nd $800, 3rd $600, 4th $400)

Sponsored by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief & Council

TEEN vs. ADULTS RED SHAWL

*all dancers competing in special wear a purple bow or purple ribbon on their regalia

(1st – Beadwork & Cash, 2nd - 4th Skirt & Shawl & Cash Prize, 5th – 8th Consolations)

Sponsored by 2018-2019 Miss Kamloopa, Tiana Kehewin

RUSSELL RED CROW MEMORIAL - SR. ADULTS JINGLE vs. CHICKEN

(1st $1,000, 2nd $800, 3rd $600, 4th $400)

Sponsored by the Kamloopa Powwow Society

MENS 40+ FANCY

(1st $800, 2nd $600, 3rd $400 + 4 Consolations)

Sponsored by Francis Johnson Sr. & Family, Esket First Nation & Williams Lake Community

ROSE PETERS MEMORIAL - GOLDEN AGE WOMEN

Sponsored by the Peters Family

VIC SANDY MEMORIAL – MENS TRADITIONAL

Sponsored by Jr. Sandy & Family

HONORING RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS

WOMENS FANCY 18+ ORANGE SHAWL & DRESS SPECIAL

(1st $500, 2nd $400, 3rd $300, 4th $200, 5th $100 + more prizes to be added)

Sponsored by Jade Louis & Family

AURORA TERRY COMING OF AGE

WOMENS CONTEMPORARY VS. OLDSTYLE JINGLE

(Total Payout $1,200 for 4 Places + Jackets)

Sponsored by Aurora Terry & Family

HONORING KOBE BIG SORREL HORSE CHICKEN (Ages 16+)

Sponsored by the Big Sorrel Horse Family

JR. GIRLS TEAM DANCE

(1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100)

Sponsored by Jaylah Bottle and Ella & Alexa Daniels

HEADSTAFF:

Host Drum: Krazy Creek, Big Horn, AB

Honorary Host Drum: Sage Hills, Kamloops, BC

Arena Director: Dale Alexis, Alexis, AB

Whipman: Brandon Daniels, Morley, AB

Head Dance Judge: Kelly Good Eagle, Siksika, AB

Head Drum Judge: Shawn Bottle, Standoff, AB

Master of Ceremonies:

Stan Isadore, Drift Pile, AB

Kasey Nicholson, A’aa’niih Fort Belnap Indian Community, MN

Grand entry:

Friday August 2, 2019 at 7pm

Saturday August 3, 2019 at noon and 7pm

Sunday August 4, 2019 at noon

TRADITIONAL ART SHOW & AUCTION:

Saturday 5 pm

Featuring Spirit Warriors Friday & Saturday (before grand entry)

Artisan Contact: Everett White

Phone (250) 299-8766

Email: niizhoniarts61@gmail.com

**“Native” Arts & Crafts Booths***

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

Contact the Kamloopa Powwow Society

Attn: Alicia John & Tamara Narcisse, Powwow Coordinators

Office: 331-345 Chief Alex Thomas Way, Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1

Mailing Address: 200 – 330 Chief Alex Thomas Way, Kamloops BC, V2H 1H1

Phone: (250) 828-9782

Email: powwow@kib.ca

Fax: (250) 314-1583 www.tkemlups.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!

Cover photo credit: Tourism Kamloops/ Mary Putnam

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