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Cedar Rapids Polar Plunge®

 

Thank you to everyone who participated, donated and volunteered at the 2014 Polar Plunge!  Together we've raised over $36,500 for Special Olympics Iowa!

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 2015 Cedar Rapids Polar Plunge®

Date:  Saturday, April 11, 2015

Location:  Pleasant Creek, Palo

Check In/Registration:

          Friday, April 10

          TBA

          5:30pm - 8:00pm

          Saturday, April 11

          Onsite

          10:45am - 11:45am

Plunge:  Noon

Post party following the Plunge, including food, prizes and a silent auction!

Plunge Contests:

  • Most money raised by an individual
  • Most money raised online
  • Best Individual Costume
  • Best Team Costume
  • Most money raised by a Chicken

Incentive Prizes:

Incentive prizes start at $250.  View incentives!


What to Expect:

This event features a cold start and a warm ending as plungers run into the lake from beach access to raise money for Special Olympics Iowa.  Get your team together (costumes optional, but fun) and create an experience full of memories as you go "freezin' for a reason". 

Professional divers are on hand to assist our plungers and after you freeze, we provide heated changing areas on-site.  Spectators cheer and view the plunge from the beach area.

Questions?

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

  

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Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)

What is the minimum amount that I need to raise to participate?

How old do you have to be to Plunge?

What do I do with the money as I collect it?

How do I enter offline donations I receive?

How do I donate to my fundraising page?

Where do I check in and turn in my money?

What if I can't collect all my pledges before the Plunge?

What happens if there is bad weather?

What is the minimum amount that my team needs to raise?

Do all my team members need to be registered online?

What is the Arctic Club?

Do I need to be on a team to take the Plunge?

How do I get my incentive?

 

 

Cedar Rapids Polar Plunge® Sponsors

 

Linn County Deputies & Dispatchers Association

 

Polar Plunge® is a Registered Trademark of Special Olympics International

 

Iowa Law Enforcement Torch Run® Sponsors


 

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