Women’s Stickball Clinic set for April 20

Published April 2, 2024

DURANT, Okla. – The Choctaw Cultural Center will help open the spring stickball season by hosting a Women’s Stickball Clinic. Advanced registration for Hvpi Tek Toli or “Sisters Playing Ball Together” is required online by April 6.

The clinic is set for Saturday, April 20 and limited to 50 participants. Check in is from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The all-day event goes until 6 p.m. The training will be held at the Stickball Arena of the Choctaw Cultural Center, 1919 Hina Hanta Way, Durant.

“The idea of the clinic is to empower women by focusing on health, wellness and stickball game skills,” said Yasmine Del Rosario, Choctaw Cultural Center Cultural Program Coordinator.”

The event is open to women stickball players from any tribe and all skill levels age 16 or older. Participants must bring their own sticks as sticks will not be furnished.

Del Rosario said, “Clinic organizers want to develop skills and prepare women stickball players to become better leaders in their communities.”

Admission is complimentary, and the Public Programs Department will be providing lunch, dinner, and snacks free for participants.

For information, contact Yasmine Del Rosario, [email protected].


Hvpi Tek Toli Women's Stickball Training

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