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Sound Contractor Proposals Sought
April 8, 2016


2016 United Tribes Technical College International Powwow

The United Tribes Powwow Committee seeks written proposals from sound contractors for the 2016 United Tribes Technical College Powwow. A sound contractor will be selected to perform work-for-hire September 9-11, 2016 during the 47th Annual United Tribes Technical College Powwow at Lone Star Arena on the campus of United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck, ND. The deadline for submitting proposals is May 20, 2016.

The sound contractor will:

  • Operate a public address sound system for powwow participants and the audience in and around Lone Star Arena, the college’s dance arbor
  • Provide for and supervise microphone handlers (mic runners) during the event
  • Make state-of-the-art, digital audio recordings of the powwow in its entirety on the contractor’s equipment
  • Supply the college with the digitized recordings at or before the end of the event. All recordings will be the sole property of United Tribes Technical College.

United Tribes Technical College will provide:

  • Lodging and powwow entry passes
  • Credit by name in powwow publications and on subsequent recordings
  • The agreed-upon fees for the services rendered

Written Proposals Must Include:

  • Name, mailing address, phone # and e-mail address
  • Tribal affiliation
  • Description of contractor’s public address system and recording equipment
  • Fee required for sound system operation
  • Fee required for audio recording
  • Listing of previous powwow sound contracting work
  • Names and contact information for three references

Submit Proposals by May 20, 2016 To: Sacheen Cross, UTTC Events Coordinator, United Tribes Technical College, 3315 University Drive, Bismarck, ND, 58504. 701-255-3285 x 1796, scross@uttc.edu, E-mail proposals will be accepted.

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