NEW TOWN The 2013 Warrior/Warriorette of the Plains Challenge will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Earth Lodge Village, west of New Town.
Both days there will be a calcutta beginning at 9 a.m., followed by the horse races at 10 a.m.
Competitors in divisions for men and boys, and women and girls will compete for cash prizes of up to $2,500.
For more information about the challenge events, including entry fees, contact the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Tourism office in New Town at 627-2243, Darian Morsette, director of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tourism Department, at 421-1649, Lacey Jacobs at 421-6715, Jason Morsette at 421-2359 or Angela Cain at 421-9785.
The public is welcome to attend the challenge activities. Concessions will be available onsite.
The challenge is being held during the Little Shell Celebration, the annual powwow, west of New Town on through Sunday.