2017 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival

6/15/2017

 

Thursday, August 31 through Monday, September 4, 2017

2017 Labor Day Festival Brochure 

Labor Day Festival Map

Rules for Tent Camping

ALL RV spaces with electric/water hookups have been reserved and none are available at this time.

Labor Day Stickball Tournament Bracket 2017 (PDF)

War Hoops Entry Form (PDF)

Volleyball Tournament (PDF)

Tough Tough Choctaw (PDF)

Youth Fitness Challenge (PDF)

Labor Day 5K Run (PDF)

15th Annual Chief Batton Labor Day Golf Tournament (PDF)

Fast Pitch Tournament (PDF)

Horseshoes Tournament (PDF)

14th Annual Choctaw Indian Arts Show Application (PDF)

If you are interested in entering a team in the 2017 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival Volleyball Tournament, contact Jasen Baker at 580-924-8280 ext. 2926, 580-212-5058, or email at jasenbaker@choctawnation.com.

Team spots are filling fast on a first come first serve basis.

 

 

 

 

 

The Choctaw Country Market in Clayton will have extended hours during the Labor Day Festival. On Friday, September 1 through Sunday, September 3, the store and deli will be open 24 hours. On Monday, September 4 the store will resume normal business hours of 6 am through 10 pm. The Choctaw Country Market offers a 5% discount on purchases (excluding alcohol and fuel) and 3 cents discount on fuel for all Tribal Members or Tribal Employees.  You must present either a CDIB card or employee badge to receive the discounts.

Order your Labor Day T Shirts & Souvenirs here (PDF) 

Driving directions to  Tvshka Homma

Schedule for Labor Day Festival

Please note schedule is subject to change

Thursday, August 31

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.-Capitol Museum Opens

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Open

7:00 p.m.-Princess Pageant, Amphitheater

 

Friday, September 1

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Open

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Crafts for youth at playground by CCA & YAB

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Education Tent Open

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

10:00 a.m.-Arts and Crafts exhibits open

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent Open

11:00 a.m.-Choctaw social dance class on Capitol lawn

Noon-5:00 p.m.-Quilt entries at Information Center

Noon-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID building open

Noon-8:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

2:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn

5:00 p.m.-Registration for Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge, on Council Chambers lawn

6:00 p.m.-Chief Batton Physical Fitness Challenge

6:00 p.m.-Gourd Dancing on Capitol lawn

6:00 p.m.-Midnight-Carnival open

7:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at Stickball Field

7:00 p.m.-Pow Wow Grand Entry on Capitol lawn

7:00 p.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament at Red Warrior Park

6:00 p.m.-Joni Morris (Choctaw Artist) Amphitheater

7:00 p.m.-LOCASH, Amphitheater

9:00 p.m.-Neal McCoy, Amphitheater

 

Saturday, September 2

6:15 a.m.-7:15 a.m. -5k registration, Capitol Museum

7:30 a.m.-5k Race begins and ends at Capitol Museum

8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues

8:00 a.m.-Fittest Choctaw Registration, at Council Chambers lawn

8:00 a.m.-Co-ed Volleyball Check-in

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.-Choctaw War Hoops, 3-on-3 Basketball Team Check-In

8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

8:30 p.m.-Bicycle Drawing, MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.-Crafts for youth at playground by Daycare & YAB

9:00 a.m.-Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

9:00 a.m.-Quilt Show at Information Center

9:00 a.m.-Horse Shoe Tournament

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-Education Tent Open

9:45 a.m.-Terrapin Race Registration at playground

10:00 a.m. - Choctaw War Hoops, 3-on-3 Tournament

10:00 a.m.-Noon-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum

10:30 a.m.-Terrapin Races, playground

10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.-Choctaw Village activities (see schedule)

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-11th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens, second floor, Capitol Museum

10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID open

Noon-Midnight-Carnival open

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

4:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough registration on Council Chambers lawn

5:00 p.m.-Tough, Tough contest on Council Chambers lawn

6:00 p.m.-Jerry Tims (Choctaw Artist)

7:00 p.m.- Aaron Watson, Amphitheater

8:00 p.m.-Stickball Tournament at field north of carnival

9:00 p.m.-Alabama, Amphitheater

Sunday, September 3

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-National Day of Prayer & Worship, Chapel

8:00 a.m.-Bow Shoot, Choctaw Village

8:00 a.m.-Fast-Pitch Tournament continues

8:30 a.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Wilburton

10:00 a.m.-Worship Services at Chapel

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.-Going Green Tent Open

Noon-Gospel Singing begins at amphitheater

Noon-Domino/Checker Tournament registration (see map)

Noon-2:00 p.m.-11th Annual Choctaw Nation Art Show opens, second floor of Capitol Museum

Noon-4:30 p.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

Noon-4:00 p.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

Noon-5:00 p.m.-Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:00 p.m.-Suicide Prevention, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.-Health checks, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

1:30 p.m.-Healthy Families, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

2:00 p.m.-14th Annual Choctaw Indian Arts Showm Capitol Museum

2:00 p.m.-Limited Mobility Exercises, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

2:30 p.m.-Diabetes Prevention, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

3:00 p.m.-Couch to 5K, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

3:30 p.m.-Things to Know about the ACA if you are Native American, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

4:00 p.m.-Culinary Kids, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

4:30 p.m.-Shake that Sugar-Creating a Healthy Snack, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

5:00 p.m.-Eating for Recovery, After Exercise, Healthy Living Expo, next to Council Chambers

Noon-6:00 p.m.-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open

Noon-Midnight-Carnival open

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Mobile Library at playground

1:00 p.m.-Domino/Checker Tournament (see map)

1:30 p.m.-Golf Tournament, Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Wilburton

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.-Choctaw Village activities (see schedule)

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Education Tent by Outreach Services Youth Activity

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.-Choctaw Code Talker Association Board Meeting, Council Chambers

2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.-Buffalo Tours, load bus at Capitol Museum

4:00 p.m.-Choctaw Dancers, Capitol lawn

5:00 p.m.-Stickball exhibition, Capitol lawn

5:30 p.m.-The Williamsons, Amphitheater 

6:30 p.m.-The Anchormen, Amphitheater

7:00 p.m.-Children’s stickball exhibition, stickball field

7:00 p.m.-Traditional Choctaw Hymn Singing, Chapel

7:30 p.m.-Zach Williams, Amphitheater

8:00 p.m.-Women’s stickball exhibition, stickball field

8:30 p.m.-Jason Crabb, Amphitheater

9:00 p.m.-Championship stickball game, stickball field

9:30 p.m.-For King and Country, Amphitheater

 

Monday, September 4

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Capitol Museum Hours

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.-Museum Gift Shop Hours

9:00 a.m.-Noon-CDIB/Membership/Photo ID booth open

9:30 a.m.-Cultural Activities, Amphitheater

9:30 a.m.-Tim Tingle, Storytelling

9:45 a.m.-The Johnsons, Traditional Singing

10:00 a.m.-Labor Day official ceremonies, amphitheater

Posting of Flags-Choctaw Nation Color Guard

The Lord’s Prayer in Sign Language-Choctaw Royalty and Brad Joe

Introduction of Tribal Council and Judges

State of the Nation Address by Chief Gary Batton

Door Prize Drawings

11:30 a.m.-Free lunch for everyone, cafeteria

Noon-Pick up quilts from Quilt Show

Noon-3:00 p.m.-Carnival open

Driving directions to  Tvshka Homma

Updated August 8, 10:48 a.m.