Results of the 23rd Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest, Saturday & Sunday, February 9 & 10, 2013:
First: Derrick Suwaima Davis (Hopi/Choctaw), Hotevilla, Arizona, 235 points, $3,500.
Second: Tony Duncan (Apache/Arikara/Hidatsa/Mandan), Mesa, Arizona, 225 points, $2,500.
Third: Kevin Dakota Duncan (San Carlos Apache), Mesa, Arizona, 215 points, $2,000.
Fourth: Dallas Arcand (Cree), Calgary, Alberta, 212 points,$1,500.
Fifth: Charles Denny (Cree/Northern Ute), Fort Duquesne, Utah, 224 points, $1,000.
Sixth: Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assinboin), Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico, 222 points, $750.
First: Brian Hammill (HoChunk), Phoenix, Arizona, 218 points, $2,500.
Second: Lowery Begay (Dine), Jonesborough, Tennessee, 203 points, $2,000.
Third: Tommy Draper (Dine), Kirkland, New Mexico, 183 points, $1,500.
First: Tyrese Jensen (Navajo/Maricopa), Winslow, Arizona, 219 points, $750.
Second: Talon Ree Duncan (San Carlos Apache), Mesa, Arizona, 209 points, $500.
Third: Chantika Hazell (Metis Nation of Alberta), Calgary, Alberta, 175 points, $350.
First: Rito Lopez (Pima/Apache/Arikara/Hidatsa/Mandan), Salt River, Arizona, 201 points, $350.
Second: Qootscenma Denipah (Dine/Hopi/Ohkay Owingeh), Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico, 183 points, $200.
Third: Nanabah Kadenehii (Dine), Garden Grove, California, 180 points, $150.
Judges invoked a rare tiebreaker in the adult division, requesting that Charles Denny (Cree/Northern Ute) from Fort Duquesne, Utah, and Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assinboin) return to the stage for a dance-off for fifth and sixth place.
For more information call 602.251.0212 or email Darian Begay.
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