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40th Annual UCR Pow Wow

UCR Pow Wow
Cahuilla Birdsingers

May 26-28, 2023

University of California, Riverside
Riverside Sports Complex
1000 W. Blaine St. Riverside, CA 92507

Parking in Lot 26 

*Admission is Free & Open to the Public*
 All Dancers, Drums, and Birdsingers Welcome!!!

Click down below for more information



    ***Tentative Schedule subject to change***

    ***May 26th***
    5 p.m.: Bird Singing (Dancer Registration Opens)
    6 p.m.: Gourd Dance
    7 p.m.: Grand Entry

    ***May 27th***
    11 a.m.: Bird Singing
    12 p.m. & 6 p.m.: Gourd Dance
    5 p.m.: TBD
    1 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Grand Entry (Dancer Registrations closes at 1pm)

    ***May 28th***
    11 a.m.: Danza Azteka Kalpulli Teuxihuitl
    12 p.m.: Coronation of new UCR Pow wow Princess
    1 p.m.: Grand Entry 


    Master of Ceremonies: TBA

    Arena Director: TBA

    Head Man: TBA

    Head Woman: TBA

    Head Boy: TBA

    Head Girl: TBA

    Host Northern Drum: TBA

    Host Southern Drum: TBA

    Invited Drum: TBA

    Out Going Ms. UCR Pow Wow Princess TBA


    GOLDEN AGE (50+) *All Categories Combined  
    ADULTS (18-49)

    Men's Traditional;

    Men's Grass/Fancy

    Women's Traditional;

    Women's Jingle/Fancy

    TEENS (13-17)

    Boy's Traditional;

    Boy's Grass/Fancy

    Girl's Traditional;

    Girl's Jingle/Fancy

    JUNIORS (6-12) *All Categories Combined  
    TINY TOTS (1-5) *All Winners!  
    Head Man Special TBA  



    Local Hotels

    You have several hotel options, both near UC Riverside and closer to downtown with its lively nightlife and popular restaurants. The hotels listed below are all first-class and many have special discounted rates for guests visiting UC Riverside.
    Click here for a visual map

We would like to thank our sponsors:
    ▪    Native American Student Programs
    ▪    Native American Student Association
    ▪    UCR Rupert Costo Endowment Chair
    ▪    Highlander Empowerment Referendum