WILDHORSE 27TH ANNUAL | JUNE 30 – JULY 2, 2023
Come witness the power, strength and beauty of Native American culture at our 2023 Pow Wow. We hope to see you.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Host Drum: Indian Hill, Apple Valley California
This three-day event features drumming, singing, and dancing by contestants from all over the United States and Canada. In addition, guests can look forward to Native American artisans, vendors, and delicious food including the crowd favorite – fry bread.
Since its beginning in 1994, the Wildhorse Pow Wow has remained a symbol of culture and open to all in the spirit of gathering. We look forward to hosting dancers, drummers, vendors, spectators and honored guests to share our culture.
OVER $100,000 IN CASH & PRIZES
Grand Entry – 7pm Friday, 1pm Saturday & Sunday
ADULT CATEGORIES (NEW):
Top four places awarded $1,000, $800, $600, $400
JUNIOR WOMEN (18-39): Jingle, Fancy, Traditional
JUNIOR MEN (18-39): Grass, Fancy, Traditional
SENIOR WOMEN (40-59): Jingle, Fancy, Traditional
SENIOR MEN (40-59): Grass, Fancy, Traditional
GOLDEN AGE WOMEN | MEN (60+)
TEEN CATEGORIES (13-17)
Top four places awarded $300, $250, $200, $150
Boy’s Traditional, Boy’s Fancy, Boy’s Grass, Girl’s Traditional Girl’s Fancy, Girl’s Jingle
JUNIOR CATEGORIES (7-12):
Top four places awarded $200, $150, $125, $100
Boy’s Traditional, Boy’s Fancy, Boy’s Grass, Girl’s Traditional, Girl’s Fancy, Girl’s Jingle
Top ten places paid, 1st: $12,000
All drums welcome – day pay offered.
- Contest dance specials each day.
- No fees.
- Dancers may register for up to two categories and any specials for which they are eligible.
- Drum Day Pay available for first 20 drums to register, must register each day.
- Registration begins at 4pm on Friday for drums and dancers.
Friday: Prairie Chicken Dance
Saturday Afternoon: Cowgirl & Cowboy Combined
Saturday Evening: War Bonnet