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South Dakota

State of Create Passport

In South Dakota, the creative works are as varied as the landscapes themselves. Each one carries a story, leaving the viewer inspired, entertained and enlightened.
Let the free, mobile-exclusive digital South Dakota State of Create Passport guide you to discoveries you've always wanted to see or never knew existed. With this pass, you can check in to artistic stops across the state to earn prizes and more. No app required.
 When imagination leads to creation, the world becomes a more beautiful place. And when it comes with prizes? Even better. Discover your next creative favorite with the State of Create Passport.


To create is to live, to spread joy. It is reflection and connection. With our State of Create Passport, you can experience all of this and win prizes along the way. From towering works to hidden gems, the magic of creation awaits your discovery!

Each stop is worth 10 points. Earn points, win prizes!

  • 10 Points: Local Artist Stickers, Children’s Activity Book, or Black Hills Mini Backpack Keychain
  • 50 Points: Custom South Dakota Poster or Stuffed Buffalo Toy
  • 150 Points: South Dakota Field Notes and South Dakota Carhartt Cap
  • 200 Points: South Dakota T-Shirt or Big Frig Rambler
  • 350 Points: ENO Hammock or South Dakota Osprey Backpack

Prizes are available while supplies last. Current South Dakota Passport points expire annually on April 1.

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How it works

Select "Add To Cart" to sign up for the passport.
Click the "Learn More" button to see a map and list of included stops.


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With each passport, visitors and locals can check in to designated locations to unlock a broad range of prizes based on the number of locations visited. The program delivery is seamless, with no app download needed. Instead, the pass is easily accessed through Participant location redemption is followed through GPS-based tracking, with point accumulation and redemption tracked through the South Dakota Passport. Prizes are then shipped directly to participants.

See the following questions and answers for more information about the South Dakota Passports:


How do I add my passport to my mobile device's home screen?


How do I add my passport to my desktop?


Who do I contact if I'm having trouble with my passport?


Is there a separate sign up for each passport, or are the passports interconnected?


Are visitors limited to participating in only one passport?


How do people get their prizes?


Do the points expire?


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