First Nations will hold three different National events in June. Everyone who plans to participate in any of these events must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Tribal ID/Paperwork is required to compete.
The first tournament will be the First Nations Wrestling Tournament on June 3rd-5th in Sisseton, South Dakota. The entry fee to compete in this event is only $20. On June 3rd, wrestlers will have two opportunities to attend a wrestling clinic, one at 10AM and the second at 3PM. Another wrestling clinic will be held on June 4th at 10AM, which will be followed by weigh ins from 2PM to 6PM. Chris Bono, three time All-American at Iowa State University and 1996 NCAA Champion, will be a guest speaker after weigh ins conclude at 6PM. Wrestlers will enjoy a free meal while listening to the South Dakota State University Wrestling Head Coach. All seminars and meals will be complimentary. Competition will begin on June 5th at 10AM.
For more information on the First Nation Wrestling National Championships, CLICK HERE.
A week later, the First Nations National Basketball Championships will be held in Agency Village, South Dakota. From June 10th through 12th, AAU members will participate in this three day event. The entry fee to compete is only $125, due by June 2nd. This event will be in the format of a consolation tournament and every team that pays the entry fee will be guaranteed a minimum of three games. Boys and girls in 10U, 14U and 18U divisions are welcome to attend. Awards will be given at the event, with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams earning trophies.
For more information on the First Nation Basketball National Championships, CLICK HERE.
The final First Nations tournament will be the National Golf Championships in Hankinson, North Dakota. From June 17th-19th, boys and girls in the 12U, 15U and 18U divisions will be able to show off their golf skills. The entry fee is $60, which will include trophies that are awarded to the top three finishers in each division. On June 17th and 18th, there will be a 9AM tee time, followed by a meal. On the last day of competition, June 19th, there will be a 9AM tee time, followed by the award banquet at 7PM.
For more information on the First Nation Golf National Championships, CLICK HERE.
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