Polar Plunge 2014
Special Olympics North Dakota Law Enforcement Torch Run® Polar Plunge
The 2014 Special Olympics North Dakota Law Enforcement Torch Run announces its Polar Plunge schedule for 2014 and another new plunge location!
18 January - Sleep Inn in Minot
1 March - Ramada Plaza and Suites in Fargo - POSTPONED
To Be Determined - Jamestown
22 March - Choice Fitness in Grand Forks
29 March - Dan Porter Motors in Dickinson
This is the second plunge season we have had five locations host an LETR/SOND Polar Plunge.
All these events will run on the same tentative schedule:
12:00 – 2:00 Plunger registration
1:00 – 3:00 Plunge!
Awards ceremony following the plunge.
Registration Forms: We need you to pre-register. You can complete on-line registration for all events at the link below, or you can print out the form for your desired location, fill it out, and mail it to Special Olympics North Dakota. Only registrations received 14 days or more before the event will be guaranteed incentives they have earned, all other will be given out as available and the remainder ordered after the event. the View and print the registration forms from the links below:
Check out the Polar Plunge Toolkit, new for 2014, to get more information about the plunge, tips to prepare for the plunge and to raise money for your plunge.
Listed below you will find links to the Facebook Events for each plunge where you can join in and invite your friend to plunge with you or just come out to witness your bravery!
First Giving: First Giving is a web based fundraising service the lets you register for an event, solicit, and collect pledges on-line. All the SOND/LETR Polar Plunges are listed, just link to the one your are participating in and start reaching out to your family and friends to sponsor your dive on-line, SOND First Giving Events Page
We will add the photos on the Special Olympics North Dakota Facebook page as we receive them, but here are a couple links to see Polar Plunge participants experiencing the "Thrill of the Chill" in the 2013 events and the 2014 Plunge in Minot.
For those thinking about the 2014 events, below is the basic information on preparing for and taking the plunge.
Who Can Participate???
Everyone!!! All you have to do is collect $75 in pledges, that's your parents and a couple relatives at the least, to plunge and receive a t-shirt. Check out the registration form for more details about what you can get and how much you can earn for Special Olympics North Dakota!!!
Too Chicken to Plunge?
Get the "thrill" without the "chill"! Raise $30 to receive a Too Chicken to Plunge shirt and sit in the chicken coop to watch the plungers and participate in Too Chicken to Plunge activities. Participants of Too Chicken to Plunge are eligible for Plunge incentives starting at the $250 level. In order to receive incentives the day of the event, registration must be received a minimum of 14 days prior to the event. Registration up to and including the day of the event are welcome.