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2015 Wacipi MOA Exhibition (August 13)

Mall of America Rotunda

Special “Honoring Veterans” Ceremony in the MOA Rotunda at 3:30 p.m.

Located in the Mall of America Rotunda

Exhibition Sessions: 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
Honoring Veterans: 3:30 p.m.

Experience Native American dancers from the SMSC and other Indian nations at the SMSC sponsored Wacipi Exhibition. A whirl of colors, sights and sounds will fill the halls as the Rotunda is transformed into a Wacipi arena, complete with a Master of Ceremonies and two invited drum groups. Invited Native American dancers of all ages in full regalia will enter the arena to perform with live Wacipi music in two separate performances. Mall visitors will experience a Native American Grand Entry, learn about the various dance styles, and have the opportunity to join the dancers and participate in the Intertribals and Round Dance.

 

2015 Annual Wacipi (August 14, 15, & 16)

SMSC Wacipi Grounds

Public Welcome.

$5.00 Admission for entire weekend with button purchase. 60 years & over, 10 years & under- FREE. Includes Meal on Saturday.

Flag Raising on Saturday & Sunday @9:00 a.m.

Fireworks on Saturday @10:00 p.m.

Grand Entry on Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m.

Color Guard

Sisseton-Wahpeton Vietnam Veterans (Kit Fox Society)

Dance Registration

Begins: Friday, August 14 - 12:30 p.m., must have button to register.
Closes: Saturday, August 15 - 12:30 p.m.
Point system to begin at Friday Grand Entry

Categories & Prize Payouts

Adult Prize Payouts - 1st: $1500, 2nd: $1000, 3rd: $800, 4th: $500, 5th: $200

Jr. Adults: 18-34
Men’s: Traditional, Grass, Fancy, Southern Straight, Chicken
Women’s: Traditional, Southern Buckskin/Cloth (comb.), Fancy Shawl, Jingle

Sr. Adults: 35-54
Men’s: Traditional, Grass, Fancy, Southern Straight, Chicken
Women’s: Traditional, Southern Buckskin/Cloth (comb.), Fancy Shawl, Jingle

Golden Age: 55 & over
Men’s: Fancy/Grass (combined), Traditional/Southern Straight (combined)
Women’s: Fancy/Jingle (combined), Traditional/Southern Buckskin/Cloth (combined)

Teens: 13-17 years old - 1st: $500, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, 4th: $150, 5th: $100

Boys: Traditional, Fancy, Grass
Girls: Traditional, Fancy Shawl, Jingle

Juniors: 6- 12 years - 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, 4th: $100, 5th: $50

Boys: Traditional, Fancy, Grass
Girls: Traditional, Fancy Shawl, Jingle

Specials

Moccasin Games 1st: $1500, 2nd: $1200, 3rd: $1000, 4th: $800, 5th: $500

*** Tiny Tots is 5 & under paid daily ***

***DAY MONEY All dancers not receiving prize money will be paid - Individual must be present with number on Sunday evening ONLY - after winners are announced.

*** All categories ($30 children/ $60 adults = total weekend)

 

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