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I am a Powwow Dancer, how do I sign-up for the dance contest? Dancer Sign-Up will currently be happening day of event at the Main Powwow Tent.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Free parking is available at Bobcat Stadium (1100 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666) with 5-minute Shuttle Service to Powwow Grounds (Meadows Center).


ACCESSIBILITY: We have a chair-accessible van that will be available for those that are not comfortable using the shuttle bus.


Can I bring my dog? No. Per Texas State University policy, animals are not allowed unless they are service animals. Here is the policy for service animals on campus.


Stay the night and join us for this 2-day event! While you are in town enjoy local food, shopping, and outdoor recreation! Remember to ask for the Powwow Rate


Wingate by Wyndham

108 IH 35 S, San Marcos, TX 78666

"use 106 for GPS" 


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Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
104 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, San Marcos, TX 78666
Sales: +1 (512) 575-4435 | Front Desk: +1 (512) 392-1006

Ask for Powwow Rates - Book Here by 9/15/23

La Quinta Inns & Suites

1619 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666


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Emcee: Tim Tallchief (Osage)

Arena  Director: Bill Takes Horse (Crow) 

Head Judge: Gwen Takes Horse (Choctaw) 

Head Male Dancer: LaRay Guerrero (Haliwa-Saponi/ Apache)

Head Lady Dancer: T'ata Begay (Choctaw)

Head Gourd Dancer: Dr. Lee Walters (Blackfeet)

Color Guard: Disabled American Veterans | Seguin, Texas

Host Southern Drum: Ottertrail Singers, Al Santos, Head Singer

Host Northern Drum: Eagle Point Singers, Chayton Hoskins, Head Singer

What are people saying about the Sacred Springs Powwow?
"Oh it was WONDER FILLED! I am so privileged to be a part of it."
"Congratulations on putting together a first rate powwow!"
"That's how powwow is supposed to be! Amazing outdoors with your feet feeling mother earth as you hear the heartbeat through the drum!"
"A pow wow like this in San Marcos was long overdue and we look forward to attending the pow wow annually."
"The Sacred Springs Powwow had something... and that is a proper spirit."
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