Sporting Events

More tournament dates, times and locations will be finalized in the coming weeks. Bookmark this page for the latest official information.

Softball

Sluggers, hurlers, sprinters and golden gloves — get ready. Bring your favorite all-stars and take the field.

FAST-PITCH & CO-ED TOURNAMENT

Entry Deadline:

5 pm Friday, August 23, 2022

Team Entry Fees

Men's Fast-Pitch: $225
Women's Fast-Pitch: $150
Co-Ed: $225

Sequoyah Sports Complex

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located across the street from the Cherokee County Fairgrounds on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Friday, August 26

7 pm

Saturday, August 27

9 am

Sunday, August 28

9 am

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Registration
SLOW-PITCH TOURNAMENT

Entry Deadline:

5 pm Friday, August 26, 2022.

Team Entry Fees

Men's Slow-Pitch: $225
Women's Slow-Pitch: $175

Sequoyah Sports Complex

Cherokee St
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located across the street from the Cherokee County Fairgrounds on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Friday, September 2

7 pm

Saturday, September 3

9 am

Sunday, September 4

9 am

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Registration

3-on-3 Basketball

Ball don’t lie. Five to a team. Three on the court. 15-minute games. Double elimination.

ADULT TOURNAMENT

Entry Fee

$50 per team

Entry Fee Deadline

August 24, 2022

The Place Where They Play

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

10 am

Event Coordinator: Charlena Blackbear
918.235.7059 | Text Only

Event Coordinator: Wileena Summerfield
918.931.4772 | Text Only

YOUTH TOURNAMENT

Divisions

Ages 11-13
Ages 14-15
Ages 16-17

Entry Fee

$40 per team

Entry Fee Deadline

August 24, 2022

The Place Where They Play

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Sunday, September 4

10 am

Event Coordinator: Charlena Blackbear
918.235.7059 | Text Only

Event Coordinator: Wileena Summerfield
918.931.4772 | Text Only

Download
Registration

3-on-3 Basketball

Ball don’t lie. Five to a team. Three on the court. 15-minute games. Double elimination.

Adult Tournament

Entry Fee

$50 per team

Entry Fee Deadline

August 24, 2022

The Place Where They Play

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

10 am

Event Coordinator: Charlena Blackbear
918.235.7059 | Text Only

Event Coordinator: Wileena Summerfield
918.931.4772 | Text Only

Youth Tournament

Divisions

Ages 11-13
Ages 14-15
Ages 16-17

Entry Fee

$40 per team

Entry Fee Deadline

August 24, 2022

The Place Where They Play

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the Sequoyah High School campus.

Sunday, September 4

10 am

Event Coordinator: Charlena Blackbear
918.235.7059 | Text Only

Event Coordinator: Wileena Summerfield
918.931.4772 | Text Only

Download
Registration

GOLF

Hit the links with a friend or three. Enjoy friendly competition on an 18-hole championship course with bentgrass greens and tree-lined fairways.

AGES 50+ TWO-PERSON SCRAMBLE

More information will be published soon; including entry form & fees by division, details on prizes, and much more. Check back on this page often or follow-us on Facebook to be the first to know.

Entry Fee

$60 per person
Entry form has not been published yet.

Cherokee Springs Golf Club

700 E Ballentine Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located east of the Cherokee Nation Tag Office. Look for the Oak Hill Inn & Suites sign.

Thursday, September 1

9 am

ALL AGES TWO-PERSON SCRAMBLE

More information will be published soon; including entry form & fees by division, details on prizes, and much more. Check back on this page often or follow-us on Facebook to be the first to know.

Entry Fee

$60 per person
Entry form has not been published yet.

Cherokee Springs Golf Club

700 E Ballentine Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located east of the Cherokee Nation Tag Office. Look for the Oak Hill Inn & Suites sign.

Friday, September 2

9 am

ALL AGES FOUR-PERSON SCRAMBLE

More information will be published soon; including entry form & fees by division, details on prizes, and much more. Check back on this page often or follow-us on Facebook to be the first to know.

Entry Fee

$60 per person
Entry form has not been published yet.

Cherokee Springs Golf Club

700 E Ballentine Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located east of the Cherokee Nation Tag Office. Look for the Oak Hill Inn & Suites sign.

Saturday, September 3

9 am

ALL AGES TWO-PERSON BEST BALL

More information will be published soon; including entry form & fees by division, details on prizes, and much more. Check back on this page often or follow-us on Facebook to be the first to know.

Entry Fee

$60 per person
Entry form has not been published yet.

Cherokee Springs Golf Club

700 E Ballentine Rd
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located east of the Cherokee Nation Tag Office. Look for the Oak Hill Inn & Suites sign.

Sunday, September 4

9 am

HOLIDAY VETERANS 5K & FUN RUN

On your marks. Get set. Welcome back. The annual 5K road race and fun run returns in person.  The race will begin at the Cherokee Nation War Memorial.

Entry Fee

Race Day Registration, 5K – $25
Race Day Registration, Fun Run - $15
Pre-Registration, 5K - $20
Pre-Registration, Fun Run - $10

This is a USATF-sanctioned event and USATF-certified course. Please note the race course has changed from past years. Download the map linked above.

 
Veterans Center

17675 S Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located just east of the W.W. Keeler Complex building.

Saturday, September 3

Race-day Registration & Packet Pick-up

6 am

Fun Run Start

7 am

Packet Pick-up Ends

Approx. 7:25 am

5K Run Start

7:30 am

Shirts handed out after race completion, while supplies last.

Medals to top 3 male/female standard age group in 5K.

Event Coordinator: Sarah Hawk
918.772.8027 | sarah-hawk@cherokee.org

HOLIDAY VETERANS 5K & FUN RUN

On your marks. Get set. Welcome back. The annual 5K road race and fun run returns in person.  The race will begin at the Cherokee Nation War Memorial.

Download
Map

Entry Fee

Race Day Registration, 5K – $25
Race Day Registration, Fun Run - $15
Pre-Registration, 5K - $20
Pre-Registration, Fun Run - $10

This is a USATF-sanctioned event and USATF-certified course. Please note the race course has changed from past years. Download the map linked above.

 
Veterans Center

17675 S Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located just east of the W.W. Keeler Complex building.

Saturday, September 3

Race-day Registration & Packet Pick-up

6 am

Fun Run Start

7 am

Packet Pick-up Ends

Approx. 7:25 am

5K Run Start

7:30 am

Shirts handed out after race completion, while supplies last.

Medals to top 3 male/female standard age group in 5K.

Event Coordinator: Sarah Hawk
918.772.8027 | sarah-hawk@cherokee.org

Download
Registration

CORNAMENT

Boards, bags and plenty of fun. Join us for a doubles cornhole tournament with $5500 in guaranteed prize  money.

Pre-register on Scoreholio or the Information Tent by 10 pm Friday, September 2 to avoid a $10 late fee. Day-of walk-up registration is available until 15 minutes before bags fly. This is a double-elimination tournament.

ADVANCED DIVISION (SPR 65 & UP)

Entry Fee
$60
Register HERE.

COMPETITIVE DIVISION (SPR 55 - 64.9)

Entry Fee
$50
Register HERE.

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION (SPR 54.9 & BELOW)

Entry Fee
$40
Register HERE.

One Fire Field

17475 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located between Sequoyah High School and the W.W. Keeler Complex.

Saturday, September 3

Check-in

8 am

Bags Fly: Intermediate & Competitive

9:30 am

Bags Fly: Advanced

10:30 am

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION

1st - $600, 2nd - $300, 3rd - $150.

COMPETITIVE DIVISION

1st - $1000, 2nd - $500, 3rd - $300

ADVANCED DIVISION

1st - $1500, 2nd - $750, 3rd - $400

Event Organizer: Bryan Caviness, Black Diamond Baggers
blackdiamondbaggers@gmail.com

Event Contact: Kirk Walker, Cherokee National Holiday
kirk-walker@cherokee.org

HORSESHOE PITCHING TOURNAMENT

The stakes are anchored and the shoes are loose. Let’s get pitching.

Tournament Events

Men's: Bring Partner, Draw Partner and Singles
Women's: Bring Partner, Draw Partner and Singles
Coed: Bring Partner

Order of Events
Signup: 9 am
Bring Partner: 9:30 am
Draw Partner: to follow
Singles: to follow
Co-ed Bring Partner: to follow

Please bring your own horseshoes if you can. We will have a few pair available if needed.

One Fire Field

17475 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located between Sequoyah High School and the W.W. Keeler Complex.

Saturday, September 3

Signup: 9 am Tournament Begins: 9:30 am

1st, 2nd and 3rd places will receive a medal and a cash prize.

1st: $250
2nd: $150
3rd: $100

HORSESHOE PITCHING TOURNAMENT

The stakes are anchored and the shoes are loose. Let’s get pitching.

More information will be published soon; including entry form & fees by division, details on prizes, and much more. Check back on this page often or follow-us on Facebook to be the first to know.

Entry form has not been published yet.

One Fire Field

17475 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located between Sequoyah High School and the W.W. Keeler Complex.

Saturday, September 3

9:30 am

FISHING TOURNAMENT

Glory is on the line. Welcome to the inaugural Cherokee National Holiday Bass Fishing Tournament. 

STICKBALL

Cherokees proudly demonstrate the versatility of stickball, “The Little Brother of War,” through a wide variety of events at Cherokee National Holiday. Looking for the stickball shootout, part of the Traditional Games at One Fire Field? Find it HERE.

12 VS. 12 TRADITIONAL STICKBALL TOURNAMENT

  • Games every 30 minutes, 12-minute halves
  • Both teams will have 3 minutes to have all team members on the field or may start with 9. Teams under 9 members will have to forfeit
  • All calls will be FINAL by Head Referee and only coach may talk with Head Referee
  • All team members must have the same jersey color and numbers on back
  • All players must sign a waiver before playing
  • No ricochet points allowed
  • No swinging or throwing sticks. No blindside. No bodyslams, horsecollars or tackling below the waist. No points for tapping the pole, points from shots only. No fighting or verbal arguments. Not following the rules will result in a warning, second offense out for a game and third offense out of tournament.

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, August 27

10 am

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com

STICKBALL SOCIAL GAME

MUST BRING OWN STICKBALL STICKS.

Player registration begins 30 minutes before game.

Ages 15 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

5 pm

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com

STICKBALL EXHIBITION GAMES

MUST BRING OWN STICKBALL STICKS.

Player registration begins 30 minutes before game. 

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

Youth Game: 6 pm
Women's Game: 7 pm
Men's Game: 8 pm

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com

STICKBALL

Cherokees proudly demonstrate the versatility of stickball, “The Little Brother of War,” through a wide variety of events at Cherokee National Holiday. Looking for the stickball shootout, part of the Traditional Games at One Fire Field? Find it HERE.

Download
Flyer
12 VS. 12 TRADITIONAL STICKBALL TOURNAMENT

  • Games every 30 minutes, 12-minute halves
  • Both teams will have 3 minutes to have all team members on the field or may start with 9. Teams under 9 members will have to forfeit
  • All calls will be FINAL by Head Referee and only coach may talk with Head Referee
  • All team members must have the same jersey color and numbers on back
  • All players must sign a waiver before playing
  • No ricochet points allowed
  • No swinging or throwing sticks. No blindside. No bodyslams, horsecollars or tackling below the waist. No points for tapping the pole, points from shots only. No fighting or verbal arguments. Not following the rules will result in a warning, second offense out for a game and third offense out of tournament.

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, August 27

10 am

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com

STICKBALL SOCIAL GAME

MUST BRING OWN STICKBALL STICKS.

Player registration begins 30 minutes before game.

Ages 15 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

5 pm

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com

STICKBALL EXHIBITION GAMES

MUST BRING OWN STICKBALL STICKS.

Player registration begins 30 minutes before game. 

Sequoyah High School Football Field

17091 Muskogee Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Located on the south end of the Sequoyah High School campus.

Saturday, September 3

Youth Game: 6 pm
Women's Game: 7 pm
Men's Game: 8 pm

Event Coordinator: Tonya Wapskineh
918.399.8474 | tswapskineh@gmail.com