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DOT 3rd Annual Name a Snowplow Contest


MN Dot opens is 3rd Annual Snowplow Name Contest! Submit your ideas now at the DOT website. Past winners include Powly McPolowFace and Betty Whiteout.

MnDOT’s Name a Snowplow contest returns!Help us name a MnDOT snowplow. Submit your ideas now!

Ground rules

  • The submission form will be open through midnight on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022.
  • Each person may submit only one name.
  • Submissions are limited to no more than 30 characters (including letters and spaces).
  • Gosh darn it, nothing vulgar please. Any submissions that include profanity or other inappropriate language will not be considered.
  • Politically inspired names (including phrases, slogans or plays on politicians’ names) will not be considered. Naming snowplows is meant to be fun and lighthearted, so we’re going to keep this contest nonpartisan and nonpolitical.
  • Past winners will also will not be considered. You can find a full list of past winners on this page.

Submit your ideas now!

Previous contest winners

  • Betty Whiteout
  • Ctrl Salt Delete
  • The Big Leplowski
  • Plowasaurus Rex
  • Scoop Dogg
  • Blizzard of Oz
  • No More Mr. Ice Guy
  • Edward Blizzardhands

  • Plowy McPlowFace
  • Ope, Just Gonna Plow Right Past Ya
  • Duck Duck Orange Truck
  • Plow Bunyan
  • Snowbi Wan Kenobi
  • F. Salt Fitzgerald
  • Darth Blader
  • The Truck Formerly Known As Plow