March 2, 2019

AIR TEMP: 40 degrees

WATER TEMP: 39 degrees 

PLUNGERS: 151

MONEY RAISED FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES: $53,686 and counting!

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AWARD WINNERS

    • Top Individual: 
      • 1st: James Craigmyle, $5,815
      • 2nd: Dustin Kendrick, $5,051
      • 3rd: Tim Haynes, $5,000
    • Top Team:
      • Law Enforcement: Greene County Sheriff Dept, $18,561
      • Schools: Pleasant Hope High School, $2,102
      • Other: Knights and Ladies, $1,085
    • Golden Plunger Awards:
      • Individuals:
        • Gold: Leroy Matthews, Baywatch
        • Silver: Johnny Green, Color Run
        • Bronze: Rhonda Axtel, Moose Lady
      • Groups:
        • Gold: Greene County Sheriff Dept, Inmates
        • Silver: Springfield PD, Officers
        • Bronze: Sarcoxie StuCo, Color Run Group 

 

PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE
Visit our Flickr for downloadable event photos and YouTube for the video (coming soon!) of the Plunge!

  2019 Polar Plunge Springfield   2019 Polar Plunge Springfield 
 2019 Polar Plunge Springfield 

 
ADDITIONAL DONATIONS

It’s common for friends and relatives to wait until after the Plunge for proof that you actually went into the lake.  That means now is the time for them to make a donation!  For those who created fundraising websites, your site will remain active through April to receive donations.  You may also send any checks or money orders payable to SOMO to: Special Olympics Missouri, Polar Plunge, 2702 Richard Joseph Blvd, Suite 114, Joplin, MO 64804.  If you have any questions, please email us.

 

SEA-DOO GIVEAWAY EXTENDED! 

You now have until March 9 to raise and turn in $500 for an entry to win a 2018 Sea-Doo GTI SE! Thank you to Missouri Powersports Dealers Association for the Sea-Doo donation.

2018 Sea-Doo GTI SE

 

SHIRTS
If you didn’t receive your shirt on Plunge day, it has been ordered. Shirts will be mailed to the address on your event registration. If you don’t receive your shirt by April 2, please contact Robin Anderson.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE 
Want to make a bigger difference in our athletes' lives?  Find out just how easy it is to become a coach at www.somo.org/coach!

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The Polar Plunge is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) for Special Olympics Missouri. MSHP Troop D and Springfield PD are proud to host this event.