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Special Olympics 2019 Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge signature fundraiser is an exhilarating event held each winter to support Indiana’s Special Olympics athletes, where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause. The Versailles Polar Plunge event includes activities ranging from costume contests to 5K fundraising races and the always popular “After Splash Bash” – a celebration following the Plunge event where participants are recognized and presented with awards.

Participants must raise a “bear” minimum of $75 ($50 minimum for students with a student I.D.) to take a daring dip into Indiana’s winter waters. Participants must be at least 12 years old on the day of the Plunge—those under the age of 18 must have a signature from a parent or guardian. All funds raised across Indiana by these events directly benefit more than 16,000 Special Olympics athletes throughout the state, giving them the means to train locally and compete at the state level in a number of Olympic-type sports.

For more information about the Polar Plunge, please For more information about the Polar Plunge, please call Greg Townsend 812-584-6861, or email to


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