Welcome!
Please join us for our 10th annual
Masik Tas Celebration
10th Anniversary

About

2017 Masik Tas

The Ak-Chin Masik Tas, or "birthday" celebration, is an event created to celebrate and commemorate the formal recognition of the Ak-Chin Indian Community. It is celebrated with events and activities that both community members and the general public can enjoy; such as Miss/Jr. Miss Ak-Chin Pageants, Parade, Carnival, Rodeo, Live Entertainment, Traditional Entertainment, Food, Arts & Crafts and much more!

The dates for this year's celebration are:
Thursday, November 30th - Monday, December 4th
Thursday, December 7th - Sunday, December 10th

Events Information

Overall Schedule of Events and Layout

More information coming soon!

 

Carnival

FREE Carnival/Fun Zone
Entertainment for the whole family!


Carnival Hours:

Friday - 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Saturday - 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday - 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

Fun Zone Hours:

Friday - 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Saturday - 12 Noon-10 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m.-7 p.m.


 

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, December 8th, 2017
FREE TO ALL AGES

 

Clay Walker & Parmalee
with special guest Kasey Tyndall

6:00pm: Doors
6:30pm - 7:15pm: Kasey Tyndall (1st of 3)
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Parmalee (2nd of 3)
9:00pm - 10:30pm: Clay Walker (3 of 3)

 

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
FREE TO ALL AGES

 

Vaila Dance
Everyone Welcome!
2 p.m.-Midnight

 

Schedule Coming Soon
Please Check Back!

Saturday, December 10 Main Stage - Daytime/Nighttimes
Time Entertainment
2:00 - 4:00pm Gertie and The T.O. Boyz
4:00 - 6:00pm Pick-Up Kings
6:00 - 8:00pm Chaka and Friends
8:00 - 10:00pm Ak-Chin Band
10:00 - 12:00am Pima Expresss
 

Cultural Entertainment and Demonstrations


Light Parade

The 2017 Masik Tas Celebration Light Parade will take place on
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, Starting @ 7 p.m.


This year, we are encouraging Community Families who are interested, to participate in the light parade.

(Farrell Rd will be closing @ 6:45 p.m., from Farrell Rd./Enos St. to Farrell Rd./Carlyle Rd.
Please plan accordingly).


If interested, please fill out the provided Parade application
and submit form through link or
Bring in person, Mail, Email or Fax to:
Community Events
Ak-Chin Indian Community
42507 W. Peters & Nall Rd.
Maricopa, Az 85138
events@ak-chin.nsn.us
Fax: (520)568-1001


Parade Application

Miss Ak-Chin/Jr. Miss Ak-Chin Pageants

 

The 2017 Miss and Jr. Miss Ak-Chin Pageants will be held on
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at The Ak-Chin St. Francis Feast house/vato; Starting at 2:00 p.m..


 

Jackpot Roping/Jr. Rodeo/Riding/Roping Events

*ALL Rodeo events will take place in the Ak-Chin Circle Arena, west of Ultrastar Multitainment Center


Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Jackpot Roping (Open)
Registration opens @ 5 p.m.
Events starts @ 6 p.m.

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Senior (40+) Quad Roping
Registration opens @ 8 a.m.
Events starts @ 9 a.m.

Saturday, December 9th, 2017
Jr. Rodeo (Native only)/Riding Events
Registration opens @ 8 a.m.
Jr. Events starts @ 9 a.m.

(Riding events will start after conclusion of Jr. Events)

Events include:
Novice Bull Riding
Open Bull Riding

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
Roping Events
Registration opens @ 8 a.m.
Events starts @ 9 a.m.

Events include:
Team Roping

 

*All participants MUST sign waivers before participating, protective vest/gear required

For more questions/concerns or for more information, please contact:
Delbert White
(520) 414-5515
or
Gabriel Lopez
(520) 840-9696

Other Activities

Please don't forget the awesome activities included
in this year's Masik Tas Celebration!
Event Contact information provided on flyers.


Contact Community Events for General Information

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Basketball
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Golf
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Songivu'l/Toka
 

Vendors

Would you like to be a vendor?

Please fill out the provided vendor application and submit form through link or
Bring in person, Mail, Email or Fax to:
Community Events
Ak-Chin Indian Community
42507 W. Peters & Nall Rd.
Maricopa, Az 85138
events@ak-chin.nsn.us


Vendor Application
 

** All payment must be done in-person.
Cash or Money Order ONLY.
Mail-in funds WILL NOT be accepted.

Photos

Please feel free to browse the fun and exciting pictures that captured the 2016 Masik Tas Celebration below: