Entries Invited for United Tribes “Parade of Champions”

Veterans groups are prominently featured in the “Parade of Champions” in Bismarck.  United Tribes News photo

Veterans groups are prominently featured in the “Parade of Champions” in Bismarck. United Tribes News photo

Published August 27, 2015

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA – United Tribes invites all groups and organizations to enter the “Parade of Champions,” set for Saturday, September 12 in Bismarck.

“Parade of Champions” is part of the annual United Tribes Technical College Powwow and features a moving display of American Indian culture.

Any group or organization is welcome to participate in the parade. Cash awards are offered for winning entries. The 2015 parade theme is: “Strengthening Communities.”

Staging begins at 7:45 a.m. in the east parking lot of the State Capitol grounds, the Highway Dept. lot. The parade begins at 9:30 a.m.

Earlier this year, a new route was adopted for parades in Bismarck: Stage and start at the State Capitol and proceed down 6th Street to Avenue A; west on Avenue A to 4th Street; north on 4th Street to the west side of the Capitol; and east onto the Capitol grounds to return to the Highway Dept. parking lot.

More info or to register Dale Pletan dpletan@uttc.edu, 701-221-1422.

The 46th Annual United Tribes Technical College Powwow begins September 10 on the college campus in south Bismarck. People from any and all backgrounds are welcome to attend and share the traditions of one of North Dakota’s premier cultural events.

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