Schedule of Events

 

TUESDAY- DECEMBER 17th - WELCOME

3:00 pm - Schools & Buses gather at the Black Hills & Badlands Visitor Center

Address: 1851 Discovery Circle, Rapid City, SD 57701

3:30 pm - All buses depart Black Hills & Badlands Visitor Center with an unified law enforcement escort.

4:00 pm - Arrive at the Rushmore Civic Center for the Community Welcome

5:00 pm - Dinner for LNI Board of Directors, teams & coaches ONLY. Located in Rushmore Hall North thru Food Court. Meal is  sponsored by the Visit Rapid City, the VRC BID Board and the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

6:00 pm - Cheerleading Coaches Meeting in Civic Center

6:30 pm - Cheerleading Pre-Competition Exhibition Dance Practice

WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 18TH

Girls Games - Civic Center Ice Arena

9:00 am - Red Cloud vs. Santee

10:30 am - Pine Ridge vs. Crazy Horse

12:00 pm - Crow Creek vs. Omaha Nation

1:30 pm - White River vs. Oelrichs

3:00 pm - Cheyenne-Eagle Butte vs. Marty

4:30 pm - Custer vs. Lower Brule

6:00 pm - Little Wound vs. Tiospa Zina

7:30 pm - Todd County vs. St. Francis

Boy's Games - Civic Center Barnett Arena

10:00 am - Red Cloud vs. Crazy Horse

11:30 am - White River vs. Santee

1:00 pm - Pine Ridge vs. St. Francis

2:30 pm - Little Wound vs. Omaha Nation

4:00 pm - Crow Creek vs. Oelrichs

5:30 pm - Tiospa Zina vs. Marty

7:00 pm - Todd County vs. Custer

8:30 pm - Cheyenne-Eagle Butte vs. Lower Brule

Half Time Events

4:30 - 

Elementary & Junior High Lakota Language Bowl

LaCroix Hall B (Coordinators OLCSD Lakota Studies Department)

7:00 am - Registration Starts

9:00 am - Competition Starts

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Art Show in LaCroix A & C (Coordinators Madonna Crow Eagle & Scott Fishel)

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Business Plan Competition in Room 102 (Coordinator Courtney Two Lance)

Sponsored by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Credit & Finance Program.

10:00 am - Chess Tournament Starts in Rushmore F (Coordinator)

11:00 am to 7:00 pm - Teca Wacipi Okolakiciya Pow Wow in Rushmore A & B

11:00 am - P0w Wow Hand Games Registration in Rushmore C & D

pm7:00 pm - Knowledge Bowl Registration in LaCroix B (Coordinator Yamni Jack)

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Officials Meeting in Rushmore G (Coordinator Dave Dolan)

THURSDAY - DECEMBER 19th

Cancer Awareness Day (Wear Pink)

All Boy's & Girls Basketball Quarter Final Games

All Games Start @9:00 am

Mako Sica Bracket - Barnett Arena

Paha Sapa - Ice Arena

High School Lakota Language Bowl

Rushmore F (Coordinators OLCSD Lakota Studies Department)

7:00 am - Registration Starts

7:9:00 am - Competition Starts

8:00 am - Cheerleading Pre-Competition Exhibition Dance Practice in Don Barnett Arena

8:00 am to 12:00 pm - Knowledge Bowl Written Exams in LaCroix B (Coordinator Yamni Jack)

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Art Show in LaCroix A & C (Coordinators Madonna Crow Eagle & Scott Fishel)

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Business Plan Competition in Room 102 (Coordinator Courtney Two Lance)

Sponsored by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Credit & Finance Program.

1:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Knowledge Bowl Team Competition in LaCroix B (Coordinator Yamni Jack)

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm - 15th Annual Bear Jamboree.

Make and Take and enjoy all the creative booths. Santa will make his appearance and give out candy bags.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - College Fair in Room D (Coordinator Nakina Mills)

Poetry Slam

Rushmore G (Coordinator Autumn White Eyes)

10:30 am - Registration Starts

11:00 am - Workshop

1:00 pm - Slam Starts

Half Time Events

4:30 pm - 

6:00 pm - 

7:30 pm - B

9:00 pm - Coaches Honoring

 

 

FRIDAY - DECEMBER 20th (Neon Day)

All Boys & Girls Basketball Semi Final Games

All Games Start @8:30 am

Mako Sica Bracket - Barnett Arena

Paha Sapa - Ice Arena

5:15 pm - Honoring All Veterans.

8:00 a m - Knowledge Bowl Team Competition continues in LaCroix B (Coordinator Yamni Jack)

8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Spelling Bee in LaCroix D (Coordinator Chet Marks)

Hand Game Tournament

(Coordinator Roger White Eyes)

9:00 am - Rules Meeting in Rushmore C & D

10:00 am - Competition Starts in Rushmore C & D

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Art Show in LaCroix A & C (Coordinators Madonna Crow Eagle & Scott Fishel)

9:00 am - Archery Preliminary Shooting in Rushmore North (Coordinator Tim Villa)

4:00 pm - Archery Finals Shooting in Rushmore North (Coordinator Tim Villa)

9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Business Plan Competition in Room 102 (Coordinator Courtney Two Lance)

Sponsored by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Credit & Finance Program.

5:15 pm - Honoring All Veterans & Special Honoree Marcella LaBeau

5:45 pm - Wiping of the Tears Ceremony Doran White Eagle

6:00 pm - Grand Entry: Basketball Players, Cheerleaders, Wrestlers, Officials & Winners of All Activities.

*Flag Song Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Upper Elementary

Half Time Events

2:30 pm - 

4:00 pm - 

5:00 pm - 

7:30 pm - Sacred Hoops Awards

9:00 pm - Public Service Awards Halftime of last semi-final game.

SATURDAY - DECEMBER 21st

All Boy's & Girls Basketball Final Games

All Games Start @8:00 am

Barnett Arena - Ice Arena - St. Thomas More

Wrestling

(Coordinator Kyle Henderson)

6:00 am - Weigh In @Rushmore A & B

9:00 am - Wrestling Starts @Rushmore A & B

5:00 pm - Wrestling Championships @Barnett Arena

11:00 am - Cheerleading Championship @Barnett Arena (Coordinator Kellee Brewer)

7:00 pm - Makosica Girl's Championship Game

(Awards to be handed out immediately following the Game)

9:00 pm - Makosica Boy's Championship Game

(Awards to be handed out immediately following the Game)

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