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Shoshone-Bannock Festival marks 50th year

Published On: Aug 06 2013 05:26:11 PM CDT

File photo from the 47th Annual Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival.

The 50th annual Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival kicks off Tuesday.

At 6:30 p.m., the Miss Sho-Ban talent show starts at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event center.

On Wednesday, the festival continues with the Indian Relay Races at 1 p.m. There is also a community buffalo feast at 5 p.m..

The festival events continue through Sunday.

The complete schedule is below. Non-mobile users will need to click the arrows at the bottom of the article to view the complete list of events.

50th Annual Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival

Fort Hall, Idaho • August 6 - 11, 2013

Scheduled Activities & Attractions:

Tuesday, August 6

6:30pm Miss Sho-Ban Talent Show: Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center. Admission fee applies.

Wednesday, August 7

1pm Indian Relay Races*

5pm Community Buffalo Feast

Thursday, August 8

10am Children’s Parade

11am Children’s Traditional Games

11am Free BBQ by FHHA

2pm Softball Co-Ed Tournament

5pm Indian Relay Races*

7pm 50th Queen Honoring/

Honoring Veterans Powwow

Friday, August 9

7am Men’s Golf Tournament

Blackfoot Golf Course

7am Women’s Golf Tournament

Riverside Golf Course

9am Jr. / Sr. Rodeo*

2pm Men’s & Women’s Softball Tournament

4pm Comanche Little Pony Gourd Dancing

5pm Indian Relay Races*

6pm Miss Sho-Ban Crowning

7pm Grand Entry & Powwow

7pm Rodeo First Performance*

8pm Co-Ed Softball Championship

Saturday, August 10

7am Men’s Golf Tournament: Blackfoot Golf Course

7am Women’s Golf Tournament: Highland Golf Course

9am Rodeo Slack*

10am All-Indian Parade

10am – 5pm Art Show: Tribal Business Center

1pm Grand Entry & Powwow

3pm Handgame Tournament

5pm Comanche Little Pony Gourd Dancing

5pm Indian Relay Races*

7pm Softball Championships

7pm Grand Entry & Powwow

7pm Rodeo Second Performance*

8pm Men & Women’s Softball


Sunday, August 11

8am Co-Ed Golf

Aberdeen Golf Course

10am – 5pm Art Show

Tribal Business Center

11am Comanche Little Pony

Gourd Dancing

Noon Rodeo Finals*

1pm Grand Entry & Powwow

* Rodeo Grounds activities fees are applied.

FREE ADMISSION Powwow Ground Only

For more information, call (208) 238-0680 ext. 100 •