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2010 Gathering of Nations - CONTEST & SPECIAL CONTESTS
Over $200,000.00 in cash & prizes to be awarded!

 34 Dance Competition Categories!
Including: Elder’s 70+, Golden Age 55+, Adults 19+ and More.

$2,000 1st Place All Adult Categories (19-54)

Total Drum Prize Money: $33,500:
  “World Class” Northern Singing Competition -
         $5,000 for 1st Place
  "Southern Challenge” Southern Singing Competition -
$5,000 for 1st Place

    Women’s Back-up Singing Contest -
     Northern & Southern Styles

    ($1,000 winner take All - Max. of 6 registered with Drum)

* Discount cards for Dancers and Singers will be mailed around Mid-January 2010 to previously registered dancers and are ONLY redeemable at the Dancer Registration! (Please bring your discount card to receive a reduced rate on two day wristbands during Dancer/ Drum Registration at NW Ticket Office at the UNM Football Stadium, across from THE PIT.

2010 Official Gathering of Nation Forms & Applications:
  Gathering of Nations Powwow - Contest Fairness Doctrine
  Gathering of Nations Contest Rules for Dancers
  2010 Dancer Registration Form
  2010 Drum Contest & Women's Back Up Registration Form

(You will need Adobe Reader to view file, click here for free download)

*Note: Forms will need to be printed out and brought to Registration Booth! Please write clearly or Type in ALL REQUIRED FIELDS on the forms.

Dancer Registration

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2010 “MIDNIGHT SPECIAL” - Relentless Warrior III

1st Place: $1,000 & Trip for Two to Las Vegas (3 days).

Winners must be prepared to begin their travel on Sunday morning (4/24/2010) after the powwow or trip will be forfeited.


Men's Fancy Dancer

Men’s Northern Traditional Wopila Special

Sponsored by Honovi Smith and Family

More details coming soon!

Men's Northern Traditional

Women’s "Old Style" Traditional Buckskin Special

Sponsored by Toni Tsatoke "Hunting Horse"

Open to All Northern & Southern Buckskin Dancers (No Crowns)
 • 1st:  $1200 + 5 Premium Tanned Deer Hides & Jacket
 • 11 Finalists $100 & Jacket
 • All Golden Age Women Traditional Will Receive Gift.

Women's Southern Buckskin Dancer

Women’s Traditional Buckskin Special

Dr. Lita Mathew’s Return to the Circle - Stationary Dancing

 • 1st place: $2,000 & 3-Day Trip for Two to Disneyland
(Winner & Companion Depart Sunday Morning After GON)
 •  Consolation Cash Prizes for 2nd & 3rd places

Teen Boy’s Grass Special

Sponsored by Minsun Mills and Family

More details coming soon!





Teen Men Grass Dancer

Junior Girl’s Fancy Shawl Special (Age 6-12)

ponsored by Beedoskah Stonefish

 • 1st Place Winner: $500
 • 2nd Place Winner: $400
 • 3rd Place Winner: $300
(Top 3 Places will get Jackets)
 • 4th Place Winner:  $200
 • 5th Place Winner: $100
 • And Five Consolation Prizes

Jr Girls Fancy Shawl Dancer

  Special Drum Contest for Northern Traditional Drum Groups

Sponsored by GON Internet Radio

Traditional Northern Style Singing

 •  $1,000 Winner Take All

Northern Drum

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