12th ANNUAL

2022 INFORMATION

DANCE CONTEST REGISTRATION

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.

PARKING & SHUTTLE SERVICE

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Free parking is available at Bobcat Stadium (810 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.

NO PETS

Can I bring my dog? Per Texas State University policy, animals are not allowed unless they are service animals. Here is the policy for service animals on campus.

HOST HOTELS

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  I.H. 35 North, San Marcos, TX.

"use 106 for GPS" 

512-754-6621

Powwow Rate = $109

LaQuinta Inns & Suites

1619 I-35 North San Marcos, TX 78666

512-392-8800

Powwow Rate = $99

HEAD STAFF

Emcee: Tim Tallchief (Osage) 

Arena  Director: Bill Takes Horse (Crow) 

Head Judge: Gwen Takes Horse (Choctaw) 

Head Male Dancer: Cecil Gray (Cheyenne/ Kiowa)

Head Lady Dancer: Nicole Pavatea ( Hopi/Navaho)

Head Gourd Dancer: Dr. Lee Walters (Blackfeet)

Color Guard: Disabled American Veterans Seguin, Texas

Host Southern Drum: Otter Trail

Host Northern Drum: Thunderboy

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."