When we have our "Paint the Plows" Contest here in Sioux Falls every year, it is amazing to see the creativity our school students have. They have come up with some names and designs that are truly - just out of this world!

MORE: See The Sioux Falls 'Paint The Plow' Winners
Minnesota"Name A Snowplow Contest"Minnesota Department of Transportation
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You have to be a Minnesota citizen to enter and you only have until Wednesday, December 15 at midnight to get those names in. You can offer 3 ideas when you fill out the submission form.

Previous winners and anything "politically inspired" will not even be considered, as this is meant to be a "fun and lighthearted" contest.

Fifty finalists will be chosen and opened to public voting on January 22nd. Then when the voting is done, 8 winners will be chosen.

Here Are Last Year's Top 8 Winners:

  • 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

I thought some of the 2020 losers were pretty good too:

8 Minnesota "Name a Snowplow Contest" Losers:

  • For Your Ice Only
  • Mary Tyler More Snow
  • Oh Snow You Didn't!
  • Plowabunga
  • Raspberry Brrr-et!
  • Flake Superior
  • Babe the Orange Plow
  • Edward Blizzardhands

It will definitely be fun to see what the winners come up with this year!

Source: Minnesota Department of Transportation

Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.