Pow Wow – Navajo Nation Fair

This years Pow Wow will be held from
September 6  – 8, 2019

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Head Staff
Host Northern Drum
White Eagle Singers
Arlie Neskahi Head Singer – dine Nation. Cortez.Co
Host Southern Drum Southern Style Singers
Amando Cody-head Singer-red Mesa, Ut
Master Of Ceremonies (Seneca):
Dennis Bowen Osalmanca, Ny
Master Of Ceremonies (Dine), Arnold Chee – Greasewood Springs.Az
Head Man Dancer (Dine):
Tj Warren – Saskatoon. Saskatchewan-canada
Head Lady Dancer (Dine):
Patricia John Rockpoint.Az
Arena Director
Vee Whitehorse-fort Quappelle, Saskatchewan Canada
Head Dance Judge Dine), Victor Bob-gallup Nm
Head Drum Judge (Dine):
Jay Begay Steamboat Canyon, Az
Gourd Dance Mc (Dine):
Leonard Anthony Shiprock, Nm
Head Gourd Dancer (Dine): Ramone Yazzie – Window Rock,
Az Sound System War Dance Live – Flagstaff, Az

Friday, September
Registration: 4pm Gourd Dance 4pm Grand Entry:7pm
Men’s 17 And Over All Around Dancer
Special Competition Igrass/Chicken
Women’s 17 And Over All Around Dancer
Special Competition Dingle Dressienos 11pm
Giving Back To The Circle jr Girls Fancy Shawl Special
Ages 7-12 1-3 Places I Cash Prizes Star Quilts More
Sponsored By: The Littleman Family

Saturday, September 1 2019
Gourd Dance 2pm – Grand Entry:6pm
Grass Dance Special
Sponsored By Hamilton Hardy And Wild Landscaping
Honors Al Veterans All Ages $1.000 Winner Take All
Navajo Nation Fair Pow Wow Princess 2018-19 Dinesha Francis
Traveling Princess and Brave Special
All Ages as Long As You Hold A Title
Special & Committee Special
All Around
Pow Wow Princess Coronation
Men’s 17 And Over All Around Dancer
Special Competition Fancy Womens 17 and Overall Around Dancer Special Competition Fancy Shawl Ends 12am

Sunday, September 8, 2019
-grand Entry: 12pm
Mens 17 And Over All Around Dancer
Special Competition Traditional Straight – women’s 17 And Over All Around Dancer
Special Competition (Traditional) Ends 6pm

Cash Prizes:
1st Place $250
2nd Place $150
3rd Place $100

Navajo Nation Fair 2019 Schedule of Events 

Flyers by Scott Tom Courtesy of Navajo Nation Fair Office – Special Events Section.

Navajo Nation Fair Map

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2016 (Full List)

70th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

Navajo Nation Fair 2019 Information

The Navajo Nation Fair for 2019

“Honoring the Dine Way of Life”
September 2-8, 2019
Window Rock, AZ

Miss Navajo Nation Pageant Past Winners

Miss Navajo Nation Pageant Past Winners

    Schedule of Events 2019

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 – PARKING $5 GATE 2,6,8&9|
8:00 AM JR RODEO
9:00 AM NIZHONI ARTS MARKET-CHECK-IN

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 – PARKING $5 |GATE 2,6,8&9||
7:00 AM Miss Navajo Butchering
7:30 AM Rodeo Vendors-Check In
9:00 AM Fine Arts-Judging
10:00 AM JR Rodeo Opens
1:00 PM Miss Navajo Traditional Food Competition

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3. 2019 – PARKING S5 IGATE 2.6.8&91
8:00 AM Accepting Art-Fine Arts Competition
8:00 AM All Day Rodeo Slack & 2 GO-Rounds (Wild Horse Race)
8:30 AM Miss Navajo Meet & Greet
9:30 AM Home Art & Science Entries
3:00 PM Sr. Livestock Team Penning
5:00 PM Fitness & Wellness 5K Walk/ 10K Run Registration
6:00 PM Fitness & Wellness 5K Walk/ 10K Run Begins

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 – PARKING $5 GATE 2,6,8&9||
8:00 AM JR Horse Show Check-In
9:00 AM Miss Navajo Business Interviews
9:00 AM Horticulture Entries
9:00 AM Sr. Livestock Horse Show
9:00 AM Baby Contest
9:00 AM Fine Arts Judging
10:00 AM Midway, Navajo Pavilion, Nakai Hall Vendor Check-in
1:00 PM Baby Contest (Resumes)
1:00 PM JR Horse Show Begins
1:00 PM Fine Arts Competition
1:00 PM 4-H Large Animal Check-in
1:00 PM 4-H Indoor Exhibit
1:00 PM Miss Navajo-Navajo Interview
4:00 PM SR. Livestock Cattle and Sheep Judging
4:30 PM NNF5K/10K Veterans Walk/ Run Registration
5:00 PM NNF5K/ 10K Veterans Walk Run Begins
6:00 PM Frazier Shows of America Carnival
7:00 PM PBR 9:00 PM Candlebox

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 – PARKING $5 GATE 2,6,8&9|
8:00 AM Midway, Pavilion & Exhibits Open
8:00 AM Midway. Pavilion & Exhibits Open
8:30 AM FMX Freestyle Veterans Memorial Arena
9:00 AM Youth Jamboree
Window Rock Sports Center
9:00 AM Masters Rodeo Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena
9:00 AM Jr. Dummy Roping Registration
9:00 AM Ashkii Happy Kid’s Day Veterans Memorial Arena
9:00 AM Horticulture Entries Nakai Hall
9:00 AM 4H Jr. Livestock Show Lorene C. Lee Pavilion
9:00 AM Miss Navajo Kid’s Day Appearance NN Fairgrounds
9:00 AM Nizhoni Arts Market & Fine Arts Gorman Hall
9:00 AM Elder Fest Annie Waunkea Arena
10:00 AM Jr. Dummy Roping Begins
10:00 AM Native Wellness Challenge BBQ Area
12:30 PM FMX Freestyle Veterans Memorial Arena
1:00 PM Frazier Shows of America Carnival NN Fairgrounds
3:00 PM Free BBQ BBQ Area
5:30 PM 4-H Public Speaking Lorene C. Lee Pavilion
6:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Open Hazal Yatra Pavilion
7:00 PM Indian Rodeo – 1st Performance Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena Wild Horse Race – 1st Round 50/50 Cash Drawing
9:00 PM Collin Ray Aaron Tippin Sammy Kershaw-Concert Dean Clackson Memorial Arena COMPLIMENTARY DAY-FREE ADMISSION!!
(SPONSORED BY:CKP)

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 – PARKING $5 GATE 2,6,8&9
8:00 AM Midway, Pavilion & Exhibits Open
9:00 AM Miss Navajo Contemporary Skills/Talent BBQ Area tent)
9:00 AM Nizhoni Arts Market & Fine Arts Gorman Hall
9:00 AM 4-H Livestock Show Sales Lorene C. Lee Pavilion
10:00 AM Native Warrior Challenge Competition West Hill
10:00 AM Horticulture/ Home Arts and Science Judging Nakal Hall
10:00 AM Native Wellness Challenge BBQ Area
1:00 PM Miss Navaio Traditional Skills/Talent BBQ Area
(tent 1:00 PM 4-H Small Animal Show Lorene Lee Pavilion
4:00 PM Pow Wow Registration Veterans Memorial Arena
4:00 PM Pow Wow Gourd Dance Veterans Memorial Arena
4:00 PM Native Warrior Challenge Registration West Hill
4:00 PM Frybread Contest Hazal Yatra Pavilion
4:00 PM Pow Wow Registration Veterans Memorial Arena
5:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Females Hazal Yatra Pavilion
5:00 PM Frazier Shows of America NN Fairgrounds
6:00 PM Frybread Contest – Males Hazal Yatra Pavilion
5:00 PM FMX Freestyle Rodeo Batranice
7:00 PM Pow Wow Grand Entry Veterans Memorial Arena
7:00 PM Indian Rodeo – 2nd Performance Dean G. Jackson Memorial Arena Wild Horse Race – 2nd Round 50/50 Cash Drawing
9:00 PM Florida-Concert Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena
9:00 PM Country Western Boots & Scoot Dance Window Rock Sports Center

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 – PARKING $5 |GATE 2,6,8&9|
6:00 AM Parade Line Up
7:00 AM Road Closures 8:00 AM Midway, Pavillon & Exhibits Open
8:00 AM Parade Begins
9:00 AM Song & Dance Registration
11:00 AM Nizhoni Arts Market & Fine Arts
11:00 AM 4-H Parade of Champions
11:00 AM Horseshoe Tournament Registration
12:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Men/Women
12:00 PM Horticulture Exhibits Open
12:00 PM Frazier Shows of America Carnival
12:00 PM Song & Dance Grand Entry
1:00 PM Indian Rodeo – 3rd Performance
Wild Horse Race – 3rd Performance 50/50 Cash Drawing
1:00 PM Pow Wow Registration Close
2:00 PM Horseshoe Tournament
2:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Men/Women
2:00 PM 4-H Skillathon Show
2:00 PM Native Warrior Challenge – Adults
2:00 PM Pow Wow Gourd Dance
3:00 PM Parade Awards & Recognition
3:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Intertribal
4:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Seniors
5:00 PM Song & Dance Registration Close
6:00 PM Pow Wow Grand Entry
6:00 PM 4H Cookout & Award Presentation
6:00 PM Cultural Showcase Coronation of 2017-2018 Miss Navajo Nation
7:00 PM Pow Wow Grand Entry
9:00 PM Country Western Boots & Scoot Dance

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 – PARKING $5 |GATE 2,6,8&9|
8:00 AM Midway. Pavilion & Exhibits Open
8:00 AM Cowboy Church Service
8:00 AM 10K Run Veteran’s Run 8:00 AM 4-H Exhibit Check Outs
9:00 AM Song & Dance Roll Call
9:00 AM Nizhoni Arts Market & Fine Arts
12:00 PM Pow Wow Grand Entry 12:00 PM Horticulture Arts & Science Exhibits Close
12:00 PM Fry Bread Contest – Championships
12:00 PM Frazier Shows of America Carnival
12:00 PM Wild Horse Race – Championship Round
Indian Rodeo – Final Four Final 50/50 Cash Drawing
6:00 PM Michael W. Smith Danny Gokey-Christian Concert-FREE!!
*COMPLIMENTS OF NN OPVP

Schedule of events courtesy of

Schedule of Events and flyers courtesy of:
NAVAJO NATION FAIR OFFICE 928-871-6478
PO BOX 2370 WINDOW ROCK, AZ 86515

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Navajo Fine Arts Show and Competition

Nizhoni Arts Market September 8 – 11, 2016

at the Navajo Nation Fair

Navajo Fine Arts Show and Competition

Fine Arts Competition
Wednesday, September 7,  1 pm

Art Market Hours:
Thursday, September 8, 9 am
Friday, September 9, am
Saturday, September 10, 9 am
Sunday, September 11, 9 am

Welcome to the Fine Arts and Crafts Show at the Navajo Nation Fair. The show Feature “World Class” Authentic Arts by Renowned and Up & Coming Navajo Artisans.

Entries Taken from:

Sunday, September 4th from 9am – 5pm and & Tuesday, September 6th from 8am till Noon at Gorman Hall

Gorman Hall will be closed on Monday, Labor Day

RULES & REGULATIONS

All work must be handmade by the artist within the period of September 2015 to September 2016. Art must relate to the artist’s tribal affiliation.

Eligibility & Tribal Verification
The Fine Arts Competition is Inter-Tribal. The artist is required to provide proof of enrollment by providing a copy of their Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB), Proof of Identification for senioreligibility.

Art Delivery
Each Artist Allowed to enter ONLY two items for Fine Arts Competition, The Navajo Nation Museum staff will not accept entries at the NNMNO entries will be accepted after 3:00pm on both days.

For more information contact: Clarenda Begay (928) 592-2813

Navajo Fine Arts Show and Competition

Navajo Nation Fair Fine Arts Show

Navajo Fair Arts Show

Navajo Nation Fair Baby Contest

September 4, 2017

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Window Rock Sports Center

Flyers  Courtesy of Navajo Nation Fair Office – Special Events Section.

Last years winners
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1st, 2nd and & 3rd place

1st Place Winners
Tyrann J. Kee – 1 – 6 months
Malakaih Money – 6.1 – 12 months
Eliza Benally – 12.1 – 24 months
Mya Faith Marez – 24.1 – 36 months
Shanoah Largo 36.1 – 48 months
Lariana R. Halwood 48.1 – 60 months

img_78202nd Place Winners
Kitana Guy 1 – 6 months
Mindy Bahe 6.1 – 12
Lyle Holyan 12.1 – 24
Keegan L. Halwood 24.1 – 36 months
Kimara Hannaweeke 36.1 – 48 months
Kyla Bitsie 48.1 – 60

3rd Place Winners
Rylee R. Lee 1 – 6 months
Emily Dahozy 6.1 – 12
KeeLee C. Benally 12.1 – 24
Paisley A. Goodluck 24.1 – 36 months
Jacoby E. Roanhorse 36.1 – 48 months
Zooey A. Todachenie 48.1 – 60

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On-site entries will be taken on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Window Rock Sports Center from 10 am to 2 pm. Limited to the first 15 entries in each categories. Entry Forms available at the Navajo Nation Fair Office
Must submit original required document at the time of registration:
1. Birth Certificate
2. Certification of Indian Blood(CIB)

CATEGORIES & SCHEDULED TIMES

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2016

10:00 AM Onsite Entries taken – Window Rock Sports Center

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

1:00 PM 1 – 6 MONTHS
2:00 PM 6.1 – 12 MONTHS
3:00 PM 12.1 – 24 MONTHS

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

10:00 AM 24,1 – 36 MONTHS
22:00 PM 36.1 – 48 MONTHS
2:00 PM 48.1 – 60 MONTHS
Baby Contest coordinator: Patricia Bitsue (928)871-6902

Flyers  Courtesy of Navajo Nation Fair Office – Special Events Section.

 

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2017 (Full List)

Navajo Nation Fair Open Junior Rodeo

September 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

Navajo Nation Fair Open Junior Rodeo

Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena, Window Rock, AZ

Contact Information:

Benita Jaye (505) 728-3654
Jolynn Martinez (505) 409-3267

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2019 (Full List)

Navajo Nation Fair Parade

Saturday, September 7, 2019 

Navajo Nation Fair Parade

Parade will begin promptly at 8:00 A.M. (DST) Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Parade line up will commence at 5:00 A.M. near the NM/AZ state line at the Hill Top Christian Academy.

PARADE SCHEDULE

September 12, 2013 5:00 A.M. Line Up Begins
7:30 A.M. Final Line Up
8:00 A.M. Parade Begins
11:00 A.M. Parade Wrap UP
3:00 P.M. Parade Winner Recognition Awards (Food Pavilion Center Stage)

Parade categories:
Marching Band (i.e. Schools, Tribal, etc.)
Traditional (Tribal, Individual or Group Performance)
Royalty (Miss Navajo Nation, Powwow Princess, etc.)
Musical (Country, Western, Church, Dj’s, etc.)
Navajo Nation Tribal Division and Programs
Tribal Enterprises, Entities and Outside Organizations
Schools and Youth Programs
Veterans Organizations, ROTC, etc.
Political Entry (Campaign, Current & Former Politicians, etc.)

Flyers by Scott Tom Courtesy of Navajo Nation Fair Office – Special Events Section.

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Navajo Nation Fair Events 2019

Navajo Nation Fair Parade

Past Navajo Nation Fair Events 2015

Open Indian Rodeo Navajo Nation Fair
Championship Bull Riding Navajo Nation Fair
Miss Navajo Nation Pageant 2015
Navajo Nation Fair Baby Contest 2015
Song & Dance Navajo Nation Fair
Pow Wow – Navajo Nation Fair
Wild Horse Race Navajo Nation Fair
Gourd Dance Navajo Nation Fair

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Wild Horse Race Navajo Nation Fair

The Wild Horse Race will be held at the Dean C. Jackson Memorial Rodeo Arena in Window Rock, AZ

September 8 – 11, 2016

Wild Horse Race

 

Event Schedule

Thursday September 8, 1st Performance 7 pm

Friday September 9, 2nd Performance 7 pm

Saturday September 10,  3rd Performance 1 pm

Sunday September 11 Final Performance / Final Four 12 pm

 

Fee: $350 | Admin Fee: $25 | Limit 24 Teams

Entries are now open

Entries close on August 26, 2016 | 5:00 PM

Entries form are available at the Navajo Nation Fair Office

More information: (928) 871-6478

Entries to be received by August 26th, 2016 5:00 PM
We will not use postmark date period entries must be in the Fair office by or before August 26th, 2016.

 

Entry form available here

And at www.Navajonationfair.com or at the Navajo Nation Fair Office.
In Gorman Hall next to the DCJM rodeo arena

Wild Horse Race

Navajo Parks and Recreation Special Events Section
Telephone 928.871.6647 – Fax 928.871.6637
Highway 264 Building 36–A
P.O. Box 2 370, Window Rock, AZ 86515

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2016 (Full List)

70th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

Song & Dance Navajo Nation Fair

70th Annual Navajo Nation Fair – Contest Song and Dance

September 9 – 11, 2016

Navajo Song & Dance 1

Annie Wauneka Song & Dance Arena

Navajo Nation Fair - Contest Song and Dance

Admission
General Admission Only.
No Arena Admission.

More information and forms can be obtained at Fair Office in Gorman Hall at the Fairgrounds

 

Navajo Song & Dance 2

Categories

Youth Division|0-17 Year Olds

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Adult Division|18?55 Year Olds

Senior Division|56 & Up

Navajo Song & Dance 3

 

Navajo Song & Dance 4

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2016 (Full List)

70th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

 

 

Navajo Nation Fair Junior Livestock Show

2016 4-H FFA JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW &
AND INDOOR EXHIBITS

Navajo Nation Fair Junior Livestock Show & Sale

September 6-9, 2016

HWY 264, Window Rock, Arizona 86515

Event Coordinator, Michelle Spencer: (928) 266-4269

DAILY SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 07, 2016
Exhibit check in 8 a.m.
JR. Horse Show 1 p.m.

THUESDAY SEPTEMBER 08, 2016
Livestock Show 9 a.m.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 09, 2016
Livestock sale 10 AM
Small animal show 2:30 p.m.
Wooly Riding 5 p.m.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
Parade of Champions 11 a.m.
Public Speaking
Fashion and Talent show 2 p.m.
Awards Presentation 6 p.m.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
Exhibits check out 8 a.m

JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AND INDOOR EXHIBITS COMMITTEES

JUNIOR LIVESTOCK COORDINATOR : Michelle Spencer

Flyers by Scott Tom Courtesy of Navajo Nation Fair Office – Special Events Section.

4-H:FFA Jr. Livestock Show & Exhibits

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2016 (Full List)

 

Championship Bull Riding Navajo Nation Fair

Wednesday September 7, 2016  8 pm

DCJM Rodeo Arena – Window Rock, AZ

A Championship Bull Riding is returning to Window Rock, Arizona for the Navajo Nation Fair on behalf of Navajo Parks & Recreation & Tate’s Auto Group Wednesday, September 7th!
TICKETS: Navajo Nation Fair office or CALL (928) 871-6478 or 7833

Full List of Fair Events

Extreme Bull Riding at Navajo Nation Fair

 

Championship Bull Riding Navajo Nation Fair

 

 

Flyers courtesy of Navajo Nation Special Events Section

Navajo Nation Fair Map

Map courtesy of Navajo Nation Special Events Section

More information and forms can be obtained at Fair Office in Gorman Hall at the Fairgrounds

You call call events staff at (928) 871-7833 or 6647

Navajo Nation Fair Events 2016 (Full List)

70th Annual Navajo Nation Fair