Welcome Week Hand Game Tournament
Fall Welcome Week Hand Game Tournament
When: Thursday, August 24, 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: UTTC Multipurpose Room
3315 University Drive
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Team Check-In/On-Site Registration
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Welcome, Prayer, Overview of Rules
6:00 p.m. Hand Game Tournament Begins
- The Tournament will be limited to 12 teams.
- Each team must have a minimum of three players and a maximum of five.
- Teams may need to have one team member volunteer as judge if needed.
- Games may be timed due to time constraints.
- All games will be played as Flathead/Intertribal Style
- Stick sets will be provided as needed
- ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME!
Team Registration Deadline
August 24, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
Don’t have a team? That’s okay! Register for the Hand Game Tournament as a single player and we will find a team for you!
Native American Hand Games at UTTC
Hand game, also known as stick game, is a widespread Native American guessing game that predates recorded history. There are various styles of gameplay among the different tribes. Here are United Tribes, we adopt the Flathead/Intertribal variation.