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Enter to win a $100,000 college scholarship or
a Minnesota Experience prize package.



Register your 12-17 year old child   arrow-right


Minnesota has launched ‘Kids Deserve a Shot,’ a vaccine incentives program rewarding Minnesotans 12-17 years old for completing their COVID-19 vaccine series.

Parents/guardians can register their fully vaccinated kid for the rewards below.


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$100,000 Minnesota College Scholarship Drawings

All Minnesotans 12-17 who have completed their two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series at any time in 2021 are eligible for the drawings.

Vaccine Eligibility Window
First and second dose received anytime in 2021

  • All Minnesotans 12-17 years old who have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series at any time in 2021 can enter to win a $100,000 Minnesota College Scholarship!
  • The State of Minnesota will hold five drawings of $100,000 for five students to attend any public or private non-profit educational institution in the state of Minnesota.

Parents or guardians must enter their 12-17 year old by the entry deadline to be eligible for the following drawing(s).
Parents only need to enter their 12-17 year old in once. Once a kid is entered, they will be included in all following drawings.

Drawing Entry Deadline Drawing Date
1 November 15 November 19
2 November 22 November 29
3 November 29 December 3
4 December 6 December 10
5 December 13 December 17

Read full official drawing rules.


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Additional Minnesota Experience Drawings!

Vaccine Eligibility Window
First and second dose received anytime in 2021


Enter for your chance to win one of the experiences below!

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Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

  • Keeper for the Day: Work alongside a professional zookeeper and participate in the daily duties of caring for the beloved animals from food prep, exhibit cleaning, and animal enrichment.
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First Avenue

  • 2 tickets to Eric Nam in the Mainroom at First Avenue on 2/11, 2 shirts, $25 depot gift card.   
  • 2 tickets Still Woozey in the Mainroom at First Avenue on 2/22, 2 shirts, $25 depot gift card. 
  • Tickets to Hippo Campus at the Armory 4/23, $25 gift card.
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Minnesota Lynx

  • 12-person suite.  
  • Pregame bench sit to watch warm-ups courtside. 
  • Participate in a post-game free throw. 
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Minnesota Timberwolves

  • 12-person suite.  
  • Pregame bench sit to watch warm-ups courtside. 
  • Participate in a post-game free throw. 
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Minnesota Twins

  • First pitch at a game 
  • Pizza party at a game with 19 friends
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Minnesota United

  • Training experience for you and one guest that includes watching a 2022 training session, training facility tour, group photo with players, and lunch with the team in the cafeteria. One custom jersey included. 
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Minnesota Vikings

  • Player Meet & Greet Experience: You and one guest will have the opportunity to meet a Vikings player and tour the Minnesota Vikings Museum. The meet and greet experience will take place within a group setting, and includes the opportunity for a Q&A session, an individual photo with the player, autographed item, and tour of the Vikings museum. 
  • Choose Your Autograph: Pick your favorite current Minnesota Vikings players and you can receive a signed authentic NFL football from that player that will be sent directly to your home. 
  • Game Day: Receive a pair of tickets to the 12/26 game as the Minnesota Vikings take on the Los Angeles Rams at U.S. Bank Stadium. 
  • Training Camp VIP Experience: Join the Minnesota Vikings at Training Camp in Eagan, Minnesota for a VIP experience in the summer of 2022. This package is for four individuals and will include tickets, parking, food & beverage, and a special gift. Get a chance to see the Vikings up-close before the start of the 2022 season! 
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Minnesota Wild

  • 4 tickets and 2 Zamboni rides for the Wild game vs. Anaheim on January 14 
  • 4 tickets and 2 Zamboni rides for the Wild game vs. Montreal on January 24 
  • One player-signed jersey of winner’s choice 
  • One player-signed stick of winner’s choice 
  • One hour of ice time at Xcel Energy Center
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St. Paul Saints

  • 15-person suite and first pitch prior to game. 
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University of Minnesota Golden Gophers

  • 2 tickets to a game of your choice in the 2021-22 season for Gopher Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Hockey, or Women's Hockey (based on availability) as well as a pre-game VIP experience to watch warm-ups from the court/ice level. 
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Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge

  • Sunday dogsled day trip for 4 in Ely, Minnesota. 

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$200 Visa Gift Card (REGISTRATION WINDOW CLOSED)

Vaccine Eligibility Window
First dose: Between October 18 - November 9
Second dose: By November 30

  • Minnesotans 12-17 years old who start and complete their two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series between October 18 and November 30 are eligible to receive a $200 Visa gift card.
  • In order to be eligible, Minnesotans 12-17 must receive their first dose between October 18 and November 9 and receive their second dose by November 30.
  • Parents/Guardians can register their 12-17 year old once they have completed their two-dose series. 

Registration opens 8:00 a.m. November 9, 2021.

Registration closes 11:59 p.m. November 30, 2021.
Read full eligibility requirements for $200 Visa gift cards

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