Dubuque Polar Plunge®

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Date: Saturday, November 18th
Location: Dubuque Water Sports Club
Cost: $75 fundraising minimum
Additional Information: *For every $75 raised, your name will be entered into a raffle for the door prize drawing.


On November 19, 2016 over 130 Plungers & Chickens braved the cold and helped raise $51,000 for Special Olympics Iowa at the Dubuque Polar Plunge!

Click here to view more photos from the plunge

Register Online

  1. Register Register online and set up your Firstgiving fundraising page. Download our flier (coming soon) to recruit some friends!
  2. Collect Donations  Participants must raise a minimum of $75 to plunge.  Use your online fundraising page to ask for online donations, or collect cash and checks from your network of friends, family and co-workers.
  3. Earn Incentives – Everyone who raises at least $250 is eligible for one-of-a-kind Polar Plunge® gear!
  4. Check In – Bring donations to an early check-in event or with you on plunge day to collect your official plunge long sleeve t-shirt, door prize ticket(s)* and purchase any additional post party meals for spectators. A waiver must be signed prior to plunging by all plungers, or by a parent/guardian for those under 18.
  5. Take the Plunge! – Costumes are encouraged; fun is required! After the plunge, dry off, stay warm and enjoy lunch, music and prizes.
    • Costume Prize Categories
      • Best Costume (individual and team)
      • Top Individual Fundraiser
      • Top Online Fundraiser
      • Top “Chicken” Fundraiser