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Road Warrior 2020 Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is the Road Warrior contest?

A: Pilot Flying J is launching its seventh annual Road Warrior campaign, a contest designed to celebrate and reward professional truck drivers for their hard work, perseverance and passion.


Q: Why should I nominate myself or a professional truck driver I know?

A: The Pilot Flying J Road Warrior campaign recognizes professional truck drivers through a national call for online story submissions. The contest provides the opportunity to spotlight those who go the extra mile and persevere to get the job done right. These hardworking nominees have the chance to win a grand prize of $10,000, or $5,000 for second place and $2,500 for third place. If you submit one of the winning three nominations, you’ll receive $500 for sharing one of the winning stories. 


Q: How do I nominate a Road Warrior?

A: To nominate a Road Warrior, visit the Nominate page. Select ‘Nominate your Road Warrior’ and complete the entry form. Remember to upload a photo of the nominee, choose a word to describe your Road Warrior and agree to the Official Rules.


Q: Can I nominate myself?

A: Of course. We want to celebrate all hardworking professional truck drivers and encourage you to share your story with us for a chance to be one of our Road Warrior contest winners. Simply submit your nomination here.


Q: What is the Road Warrior sweepstakes?

A: In addition to the Road Warrior contest, there will also be 100 randomly selected entrants each week (400 total) that will win 5,000 myRewards loyalty points ($50 in-store credit).


Q: How can I enter in the Road Warrior sweepstakes?

A: To enter in the Road Warrior weekly sweepstakes, you must enter the professional driver’s Pilot Flying J myRewards loyalty card number on the nomination form. This is mandatory to be entered in the weekly sweepstakes.


Q: Do I need to enter multiple times to be eligible for the Road Warrior sweepstakes?

A: No. Only one entry is necessary for the weekly Road Warrior sweepstakes.


Q: If I don’t enter a myRewards loyalty card number in the nomination form will I still be entered in the Road Warrior contest?

A: Yes! The myRewards loyalty card number is not mandatory to be entered or to nominate someone as Road Warrior. The myRewards loyalty card number is only needed to enter in the weekly sweepstakes.


Q: How can I learn more about the Road Warrior contest?

A: To view the gallery of Road Warrior submissions, visit our Nomination Gallery.


Q: How are the Road Warrior entries judged? Who picks the winner?

A:  Entries will be judged based on the quality of the nomination to include the impact the nominee has made on the industry, in their community and the compelling nature of the story. Entries will be judged by Pilot Flying J to determine the winners.  For more details, view the Official Rules here.


Q: How can I share my Road Warrior filtered photo?

A: After completing the Road Warrior entry form, select the Twitter, Facebook or email icon to share your filtered photo.


Q: Why don’t I see my nomination in the gallery?

A: There may be a lag between the time you click submit to the time the nomination can be viewed in the gallery. Some photos and nomination materials may be removed from the gallery due to prohibited content restrictions in our Road Warrior contest rules. For more, visit our Official Rules here.


Q: How long is the Road Warrior submission period open for?

A: The submission period is open from June 22, 2020 through July 20, 2020.


Q: When will the Road Warrior winners be announced?

A: The Grand Prize, second place and third place Road Warrior winners will be announced by Pilot Flying J in August 2020. Pilot Flying J will select the top 3 winners from the pool of Road Warrior nominees and determine the Grand Prize, Second Place and Third Place Winners.


Q: What are the prizes for the three Road Warrior winners?

A: Pilot Flying J will reward the Grand Prize winner with $10,000, $5,000 for the second place winner, and $2,500 for third place winner.


Q: What are the prizes for the sweepstakes winners?

A: The 100 weekly winners will receive 5,000 myRewards loyalty points ($50 in-store credit) to be redeemed inside Pilot and Flying J locations.


Q: How will I know if my Road Warrior nomination wins?

A: Pilot Flying J will contact the winning nominator and nominee directly in July 2020. The Grand Prize, second and third place winners will be announced in August. If your nominee is one of the top three winners, you will also be awarded $500 for submitting one of the three winning Road Warrior nominations. Stay tuned!


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