Tipi Raising Contest

Tipi Raising Contest
Saturday, Oct. 22 | 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Festival Plaza
FREE | No tickets to attend; Advance registration required for teams

Don’t miss this action-packed competition unique to Indian Country. Ten teams of four people each will work without ladders to raise 18 foot tipis in the museum’s Festival Plaza. You are invited to observe the competition, discover the cultural relevance of tipis and enjoy drumming and dancing. 

Interested in entering the competition? We will accept teams of four for men’s, women’s and youth categories. Applications will close Oct. 1 at 11:59 p.m. Space is limited. Submission of an application does not guarantee entry into the competition.