Métis dancers

Back to Batoche

Back to Batoche 2022 Competitions

Back to Batoche Competition registration is now open!

Registration is open for fiddling, jigging and square-dancing competitions at Back to Batoche Days July 21 – 24. There is a $10 fee per registration.

Download & Complete – Competition Entry Form.

Download & Complete – Photo & Video Release Form.

Advance registration forms can also be emailed to [email protected] or submitted at the festival’s main stage until 2 pm on Saturday July 23rd.

The competitions take place on the final day of the festival, Sunday, July 24th. An elite panel of judges will assess the performances and winners will be announced that afternoon.

Cash prize details are here.

Festival inquiries can be directed to [email protected] or 1-844-222-8522.

A live stream of main stage entertainment will be available here.  

Métis Fiddler
Dean Smith, Métis Fiddler

Fiddle Competitions

Competition categories include Junior, Youth, Intermediate and Senior.

Métis Jigger
Métis Jigger at the 2019 Competition

Jigging Competitions

Competition categories include mini-Michif, Junior, Youth, Intermediate and Senior.

Métis dancers
Métis dancers

Square Dance Competitions

Competition categories include Youth and Adult.