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Details: Annual Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi

Who: Open to the public
When: Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19, 2012
Where: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi Grounds
3212 Dakotah Parkway, Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372
Times: Grand Entries will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, with fireworks at 10:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, with church services at 10:00 a.m. at nearby Tiowakan Spiritual Center
Flag raising will be held at 9:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
Cost: $5 for the entire weekend, includes an evening meal on Saturday and lunch on Sunday catered by Mystic Lake Casino Hotel as well as a commemorative button and Wacipi Program. Admission is free to elders 60 and older and children 10 and under. Parking is free.

Friday, August 17
Noon
Giveaways and Specials

7:00 p.m.
Grand Entry, Flag Song, Evening Prayer
Introduction of Flags and Eagle Staffs
Introduction of Visiting Royalty
Tiny Tots, Junior, Teen, Jr.  & Sr. Adults, Golden Age
Contest in all Categories

Saturday, August 18
9:00 a.m.
Flag Raising
All Veterans Please Standby to Assist with Flag Raising
Giveaways and Specials

12:30 p.m.
Registration Closes for all Dance Competition Categories

1:00 p.m.

Grand Entry, Flag Song, Prayer
Introduction of Flags and Eagle Staffs
Introduction of Visiting Royalty, Tiny Tots

1:45 p.m.
Memorial Honor Song for Community Member, Amy Crooks-Larca

3:00 p.m.
Adult (Jr. & Sr., Golden Age) Exhibition
Junior and Teen Contests

4:30 p.m.
Evening Meal, meals are free to all with a Wacipi button

7:00 p.m.
Grand Entry, Flag Song, Evening Prayer
Introduction of Flags and Eagle Staffs
Posting of the Colors
Introduction of Visiting Royalty
Junior and Teen Exhibition
Adult Contests (Jr. & Sr. Adults, Golden Age)

10:00 p.m.
Fireworks

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00 a.m.
Flag Raising, Giveaways and Specials

10:00 a.m.

Church Service at Tiowakan Spiritual Center

Noon
Meal, meals are free to all with a Wacipi button

1:00 p.m. 
Grand Entry, Flag Song, Prayer
Introduction of Flags and Eagle Staffs
Introduction of Visiting Royalty, Tiny Tots

2:00 p.m.
Junior and Teen Exhibition
Adult Contest (Jr. & Sr. Adult, Golden Age)
Drum Contest
Tiebreakers

Schedule is subject to change. For the safety of all dancer, spectators and staff, Grand Entry may be moved to 5 p.m. in the event of a high heat index.

For more information: the Shakopee Pow Wow Information Line at 952-392-8964 or go to www.shakopeedakota.org or www.facebook.com/shakopeepowwow.

 

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