March 2, 2019
Ski Shack Cable Park
This "unbearable" event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri. SOMO exists to provide year-round sports and training opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities and our athletes need you to get involved. Become a coach, volunteer, recruit a future athlete and learn how you can make a difference!
New this year: Use our social media toolkit to make this your greatest Plunge ever! The kit includes photos and pre-written social media posts. All you have to do is copy and paste! Note: Clicking the above link will trigger a zipped file download.
Participants must be at least 10 years old and raise a minimum of $75 by event day. Additional prizes can be earned by raising the following amounts:
|$300: Blanket||$500: Hoodie*||$1,000: Jacket||$2,000: Cooler
plus one of each other level
* New this year! Raise and turn in $500 by March 9, 2019 for an entry to win a brand-new 2018 Sea-Doo GTI SE! Thanks to Missouri Powersports Dealers Association for this donation.
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.
Polar Plunge is a family friendly event. Special Olympics Missouri promotes inclusion as a way of life for not only our athletes but everyone at our events. We reserve the right to ask anyone to alter/remove their costume if found offensive or harmful to those in attendance.
If you have questions about the event, contact Robin Anderson at email@example.com. You may mail offline donations to: Special Olympics Missouri, Polar Plunge Springfield, 2702 Richard Joseph Blvd, Suite 114, Joplin, MO 64804. Please include your name in the memo line of checks.