Dakota Territory Air Museum’s 28th Annual Sweepstakes!

Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE!

Tickets are $100/each and are limited to just 2,500 paid entries!

The Grand Prize for the 2024 Sweepstakes will be this beautiful 1947 Aeronca Champion OR $25,000 cash, winner’s choice!

            The 2024 Grand Prize:        

  1947 Aeronca Champion 

612 SMOH C85, 2871 TT, Major refurbish 2016 – fuselage & tail recover stits, paint, new cables, torque tubes, interior & more!
We bought this Airplane back from our 2019 Grand Prize Winner!


25 Leather Bomber Jackets will be given away, 1 per week for 20 weeks every Friday beginning April 5th through August 16th plus 5 at random during that time period.

2024 Sweepstakes Drawing Info

The earlier you enter, the greater chance you have to win. Here’s how:

How To Enter

Sweepstakes entries are $100/each, limited to 2,500 paid entries.

Ways to Enter:

  • Purchase entries online – most major credit cards are accepted.  Ticket stubs are mailed to purchaser after processing.
  • Phone orders are also accepted with credit card.  Ticket stubs and receipt are mailed to the purchaser after processing.
  • If you prefer to purchase tickets by mail, contact the museum and we will mail them directly to you.  Upon receipt, please fill the tickets out and return the stubs to the museum with your payment.

website: www.dakotaterritoryairmuseum.com
Email: airmuseum@minot.com
Phone: 701-852-8500
Mail: Dakota Territory Air Museum
PO Box 195
Minot, ND 58702

The Grand Prize

 A Beautiful 1947 Aeronca Champion OR $25,000 Cash, Winner’s Choice!

The Grand Prize Sweepstakes drawing will be held Saturday, August 17, 2024, at 4pm CST, at the Dakota Territory Air Museum, 100 – 34th Ave NE, Minot, ND. You need not be present to win. Winners will be selected by random drawing from all entries. See Sweepstakes Rules on our website.

Thank you for your support of the Dakota Territory Air Museum!
Your entries help fund our education programs, facilities, displays, and more.
We are a 501c3 non-profit organization.

“Preserving the past to educate and inspire today!”

About Our Sweepstakes

Since 1997, the Dakota Territory Air Museum has given away 27 aircraft through its Annual Sweepstakes program!  We are ready to give away our 28th airplane, a beautiful Aeronca Champion!  Plus, 25 museum leather bomber jackets will be given away in 20 weeks – one every Friday beginning April 5th – August 16th and random drawings for 5 more!  The Sweepstakes is the primary yearly fundraiser for the museum. We need and appreciate your continued support to keep aviation history alive! Thank you, Dakota Territory Air Museum


DTAM 28th Annual Sweepstakes entries must be received no later than 5:00 pm on the day prior to each jacket drawing to be eligible to win that week.


Each Dakota Territory Air Museum Jacket winner remains eligible for all other drawings including the Grand Prize!


All Sweepstakes entries received by Saturday, August 17, 2024, are eligible for the Sweepstakes Grand Prize unless entries are sold out prior to the drawing date/time. You need not be present to win. All winners will be selected by random drawings from entries.

2024 Weekly Jacket Prize Winners

Week 1: Mylo Wolding, New Town, North Dakota

Week 2: Gavin Nugent, APO, AE

Week 3: Scott White, Chicago, Illinois

Week 4: Randy Olson, Cody, Wyoming

Week5: Carl Massie, Kemp, Texas and Jaecob Kyllo, Minot, North Dakota

Week 6: Daniel Skare, Goddard, Kansas

Week 7: Cleve Robinson, Paso, Robles, California

Week 8: Larry Dawley, Burlington, Wisconsin

Week 9: Aaron Murray, Morrhead, Minnesota and Larry Melgaard, Bottineau, North Dakota

Week 10: Warren Smith, Halliday, North Dakota

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Winner’s Circle


Chris Tyson

Atlantic Beach, Florida

1941 Interstate Cadet


Jeffrey Holowienko

Erie, Pennsylvania

1945 J-3 Piper Cub


Ralph Serdahl

Minot, North Dakota

1945 Piper J-3 Cub


Jeff Melau
Rhinelander, WI
1946 Piper J-3 Cub


Tim Merhar
Colorado Springs, CO
1947 Aeronca Champ


Todd Mixell
Brooklyn Park, MN
1946 Piper J-3 Cub – N92470


David Bronson
Kirkwood, NY
1946 Piper J-3 Cub – N92470


Kenneth Miglionico
Beavercreek, OH
1946 Luscombe 8E – N1750K


Rodney Anderson
Lake Preston, SD
1946 Piper J-3 Cub – N92740


Ashley Rindel
Crosby, ND
1946 Piper J-3 Cub


Ryan Carson
Cedar Crest, NM
1947 Luscombe Silvair 8E


Kurt Winker
Los Lunas, NM
1942 Piper J-3 Cub


Doug Rued
Minot, ND
1946 Ercoupe 415D


Chuck Doyle
Webster, MN
Piper J-3 Cub


Elena Ivanovski
Sydney, Australia
Cessna 140


Becky & Bob Herman
Williston, ND
Ercoupe N2594H


Conrad Hoffman
Madison, SD
Cessna 140 N4014N


Joseph Grote
Vancouver, WA
Piper J-3 Cub N22957


Roger Tretera
Greencastle, IN
Luscombe N7028M


Tom Rozanski
Lancaster, NY
Aeronca Chief N9502E


Cheryl Chase
Hebron, ND
Aeronca Chief N9502E


Jack Anderson
Burlington, ND
Ercoupe N2454H


Spensor Anderson
TaylorCraft N36146


Tony Wilcox
Glenburn, ND
Cessna 140 NC2265V


Marty Topper
Cessna 140 NC2265V


Gene Arndt
Fergus Falls, MN
TaylorCraft N96247


Richard Fugleberg
Portland, ND
Aeronca Champ N6035V


100 34th Ave NE
PO Box 195
Minot, ND 58702-0195


(701) 852-8500



The DTAM is open for the 2024 season, 7 days a week!

Seasonal Hours (Mid-May to Mid-October):

Monday: 10am-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-5pm

Wednesday: 10am-5pm

Thursday: 10am-5pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm



5 & under Free
6-17 - $5
Adults - $10
Family* - $25
25% off admission with valid military ID!

School groups (and other groups of ten or more) are welcome by appointment (weather-permitting). Please contact us by email at airmuseum@minot.com or by calling at 701-852-8500.

*Family is considered parents and their immediate children under the age of 18.  Extended family members will need to pay separate admission.