The Dakota Territory Air Museum’s 27th Annual Sweepstakes!

The Grand Prize is this beautiful 1941 Interstate Cadet OR $20,000 cash, winner’s choice!

Tickets for the 2023 Sweepstakes are ON SALE NOW!

            The 2023 Grand Prize:        

  1941 Interstate Cadet N37217

Airframe: 1510.8 TT, 12 hours since restoration including: Stits polyfiber, overhauled instruments, new glass, new floor boards, new stainless steel control cables, new belts and shoulder harnesses, and a new interior.

Powerplant: Continental A-65 engine with 1510.8 TT, 388 SMOH, 12 STOH.


25 Leather Bomber Jackets will be given away, 1 per week for 20 weeks every Friday beginning April 7th through August 18th plus 5 at random during that time period.

2023 Sweepstakes Drawing Info

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

How To Enter

Sweepstakes entries are $50/each, limited to 4,000 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 Classic 1941 Interstate Cadet OR $20,000 Cash, Winner’s Choice!

The Grand Prize Sweepstakes drawing will be held Saturday, August 19, 2023, 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 26 aircraft through its Annual Sweepstakes program!  We are ready to give away our 27th airplane, a beautiful Interstate Cadet!  Plus, 25 museum leather bomber jackets will be given away in 20 weeks – one every Friday beginning April 7th – August 18th 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 27th 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 19, 2023, 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.

2023 Weekly Jacket Prize Winners

Week 1: Bryan Hunt, Poplar Grove, Illinois

Week 2:  Sherill Fosland, Crosby, North Dakota

Week 3:  Karl Buttstadt, Boerne, Texas

Week 4:  Dennis Froese, Thorndale, Ontario

Week5:  Curtis Barger, Blue Ridge, Georgia and Robert/Mary Clausen, Argyle, Minnesota

Week 6:  Brian Sutton, Sherman, Texas

Week 7:  Hank Galpin, Kalispell, Montana

Week 8:  Raphael Wakefield, Devils Lake, North Dakota

Week 9:  Robert Boettcher, New Platz, New York

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Winner’s Circle


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 & Misty 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 museum is NOW OPEN for the 2023 Summer Season!

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* - $20
Active-Duty Military Members- Half-off regular admission

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.