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 Are You Fan Enough?

Are you a courageous enough fan?

Are you a thrill-seeker? Are you looking to add some excitement to your life? Here's a tall challenge for you!

Be one of a few to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa by rappeling off a 345 ft building, the Financial Center in downtown Des Moines!

Join us on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 and go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa.

Coming soon!

 During the registration process, you will be asked if you would like to fundraise as an individual, create a team, or join a team.



Rappelers must raise a minimum of $1,000. Rope times will not be assigned until the requirement is met. Participants will receive an exclusive Over the Edge long sleeve t-shirt.  To participate you must weigh a minimum of 100 lbs and a maximum of 300 lbs.  Must be 14 years of age* on the day of the event. Click here to view the Participant packet.  

*Participants under 18 years of age will need a parent or legal gaurdian present the day of the event to sign the waiver.

 It's as easy as ...

1) Register
Register Online and customize your fundraising page.

2) Raise Funds
Use your online fundraising page or collect cash and checks from your network of friends, family and co-workers.

3) Secure Your Rappel Spot
Once you reach the $1,000 minimum fundraising goal, you will be guaranteed a rappel spot and we
will contact you to secure a rappel time.

4) Earn Incentives!
Rappellers who raise above and beyond the $1,000 minimum are eligible for some great incentive prizes.
  View incentives!

5) Go Over the Edge!
This is a big building, one of the largest in Des Moines.  A rappel of 345 feet is huge by anyone’s standards. It is definitely an extreme event and probably a once in a lifetime experience.

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Contact Lindsay leastin@soiowa.org 515-986-5520 x108 or Jeanette jsteinfeldt@soiowa.org 515-986-5520 x107



Want to get your company involved?  Earn the Participant Award!


The Participant Award is for businesses that recruit rappellers to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics Iowa.  Each rappeller must register online and each rappeller must have a minimum of $1,000 raised by September 1* to guarantee your company logo/listing on back of the participant shirts.

*September 2 deadline is only for those businesses earning the Participant Award.  All other participants have until event day to raise their funds.  However, you cannot schedule your rappel time until your $1,000 minimum is met.


For other partnership opportunities, please view our Sponsorship Packet



Gather your co-workers and Decide who’s getting tossed.

Click here for more information on how to start your campaign to Toss Your Boss!

Your fearless leader may not seem so fearless when it comes to dangling over the side of a 345 foot building. Start a petition and generate excitement in the office so that your boss can’t say no!

Register Online

 Communicate your team goal

Collectively, you and your team must raise a minimum of $1,000 to Toss Your Boss and we’ll make it easy by providing you with the tools you’ll need to fundraise conveniently.

Raise funds for a great cause and join us at the Financial Center on      
September 17 to Toss Your Boss!

  Nervous about your trip Over the Edge?  Check out our What to Expect sheet for tips and tricks.



Contact Lindsay leastin@soiowa.org 515-986-5520 x108 or Jeanette jsteinfeldt@soiowa.org 515-986-5520 x107




In Kind Sponsors:

Amco Parking ♦ Blank Park Zoo ♦ Bruegger's Bagels at the Kaleidescope ♦ City of Des Moines ♦ Coca-Cola Atlantic Bottling ♦ Flowerama, 1-800-Flowers Freeman Decorating ♦ Greater Des Moines CVB ♦ Iowa State Patrol Lambert & Ewers Smoked Meats ♦ MP Security ♦ Walgreens Woodward Fire Department 



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