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  • 37th Annual Eastern Band of Cherokee Powwow

    37th Annual Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Powwow
    Friday, June 29th thru Sunday, July 1st 2012
    Acquoni Expo Center (old Cherokee High School
    1501 Acquoni Rd
    Cherokee, NC.


    HEAD STAFF FOR 2012:
    Emcee: Rob Daugherty, Jay OK
    Arena Director: Phillip "Yogie" Bread
    Head Dance Judge: Rusty Gillette, Falls Church VA
    Head Singing Judge: Tee Trejo, Cherokee, NC
    Host Southern Drum: SIzzortail, Shawnee OK
    Host Northern Drum: Mandaree, New Town ND

    Registration opens Friday, June 29th 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Saturday, June 30th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Gates open Friday @ 5:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 12:00 pm
    General Admission $5 daily, 3 day pass $12, 6 & under FREE


    For vendor info please call Howard Wahnetah @ (828)554-6471/[email protected] or Tonya Carroll @ (828)554-6489/[email protected]


    (Must be a member of a state or federally recognized tribe to be a vendor)
    Arts & Craft vendors $150 per 10x10 space.

    Food Vendor: 15ftx15ft We provide electricity and water hookups: $200 plus they are responsible for their Health Inspection fees and Vendor Permit fees

    Food Vendor: 15ftx15ft The vendor provides their own electricity and water $150 plus they are responsible for their Health Inspection fees and Vendor Permit fees



    For lodging info please call 800.438.1601 or visit our website http://visitcherokeenc.com/

    New Found Lodge: rate $68.00 +Tax
    (20) Blocked Rooms for Dancers/Singers
    Contact # 828-497-2746

    Smoky Mountain Inn & Suites: rate $ 70.00 + Tax
    (40) Blocked Rooms for Dancers/Singers
    Contact # 828-497-1649

    Quality Inn: rate $ 99.00 + Tax
    (20) Blocked Suites on the river for Dancers/Singers
    Contact# 828-497-4702





    GRAND ENTRIES :
    Friday @ 7:00 pm
    Saturday @ 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
    Sunday @ 1:00 pm

    GOLDEN AGE (50 & OVER) :
    MEN - COMBINED
    1st $900, 2nd $700, 3rd $500, 4th $300
    WOMEN : COMBINED
    1st $900, 2nd $700, 3rd $500, 4th $300

    ADULT MEN (18-49) : Traditional, Fancy, Straight, Grass & Chicken
    1st $900, 2nd $700, 3rd $500, 4th $300

    ADULT WOMEN (18-49) : Northern Traditional, Southern Buckskin, Southern Cloth, Fancy Shawl & Jingle
    1st $900, 2nd $700, 3rd $500, 4th $300

    TEENS (13-17)
    BOYS - Traditional, Grass, Fancy
    1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $50
    GIRLS - Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
    1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $50

    JUNIORS (6-12)
    DAY MONEY...EXHIBITION FRIDAY & SATURDAY

    TINY TOTS (5 & UNDER)
    DAY MONEY

    SPECIALS : Winner take all
    Adults...Cowboy, Cowgirl, Mens Straight...$250

    Old Style Fancy Shawl..........................$500

    Mens Fancy......................................$1,000

    Mens Grass (tournament style)...............$2000

    Mens Traditional.......1st $500...2nd $250

    Juniors...boys grass, boys traditional, boys fancy...$100
    girls jingle, girls traditional, girls fancy......$100

    3 man handdrum

    $10 dancer registration fee
    $50 drum registration fee

    Singing Contest (Must have five (5) singers to enter contest) :
    Northern : 1st $4000, 2nd $3000, 3rd $2000, 4th $1000
    Southern : 1st $4000, 2nd $3000, 3rd$ 2000, 4th $1000

    Point system, contests will start on Friday, June 24th at Grand Entry
    ALL singers and dancers must be enrolled members of a federally or state recognized tribe to enter competition and must show enrollment or CDIB card verification upon registering.
    NO DRUGS. NO PETS. NO ALCOHOL


    SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
    Last edited by walmart ndn; 06-18-2012, 09:41 AM.
    Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

  • #2
    Thanks for the notice.. please make sure you post the info over in the calendar section so it can be seen there too!
    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. — Robert A. Heinlein

    I can see the wheel turning but the Hamster appears to be dead.

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    • #3
      thanks. just checked and its already on there.
      Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

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      • #4
        Sizzortail & Mandaree hosting, now that's a powwow!
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        • #5
          Due to unforeseen circumstances Kenny Merrick, Jr will not be able to be the Head Singing Judge at the 37th Annual Eastern Band of Cherokee Pow Wow. T Trejo of Cherokee, NC has graciously agreed to step in and fill that position.
          Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

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