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Minnesota Department of Transportation announces 2023-24 Name a Snowplow contest

Dec 06, 2023 10:10AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Dan Cook 

From the Minnesota Department of Transportation - December 6, 2023

Back by popular demand, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is once again inviting the public to help name another round of eight snowplows – one for each MnDOT district.

We encourage you to submit the most witty, unique, and Minnesota- or winter-themed snowplow name ideas.

Submissions will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 15, at noon.

Submit your name ideas!

This year’s contest includes a few basic rules:

  • Each person may only submit 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 not be considered.

MnDOT staff will review all the submissions, select some of the best ideas, and invite the public to vote on their favorites in January 2024.

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