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    February 8, 2014

    Crimson Villas
    Apartment Complex

    1904 S. Rouse Street
    Pittsburg, KS 66762

8:30 a.m. to Noon

Thank you to all our plungers and strutters - you are


Bring your signed waiver and online donations record with you. Use our handy Plunge Day Check List to make sure you don't forget anything.
Online donations can still be made using the donation buttons to the right, or use the link below to  print off your online fundraising record. 

Plungers must raise $75 to plunge and receive a sweatshirt; strutters must pre-register to receive a Polar Plunge knit cap and must raise $25. Raise more and earn additional incentives:


$250 - $499


Beach Towel

$500 - $999

$1,000 +   

Jacket and Towel

Click here for a map of the 5K

Day of Event Schedule 

8:30-9:15 a.m. Strut Packet Pick-Up
9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start for 5K Run/Walk
10:30-11:30 a.m.              Plunge Packet Pick-Up
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Chili Cook Off 

Start your day off with Breakfast at Chatters and don't forget the Chili Cook Off ! Scroll down for details.

Create a Team    Join a Team      Individual

    How to Create a Team

      How to Join a Team   How to Register as an Individual
  • Register as a chicken- Cold water or ice not your thing?  Out of town on plunge day?  Still receive all the cool incentives as a chicken
  • Donate to a team or individual Search for your plunger or a team and donate to them
  • Be a Cool School - Is your school cool enough?
  • Be a Plunge Partner  A partnership with SOKS is an opportunity to connect your company with both Special Olympics and Law Enforcement Torch Run

Costume Contest

Join the fun and participate in the costume contest or take bragging rights for your team!  Awards will be given to best costume individual, best costume couple, best costume team, highest fundraising individual (not on a team), highest fundraising
team and team with most participants.


Start the Day with Breakfast at Chatters 
Build up your energy reserves with Chatter's Breakfast Special 7:30 am to 2:30 pm. - scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, toast or biscuits/gravy for $5.  1/2 of sales will go to Polar Plunge.
Chatter's is located at 2401 S Rouse St, Pittsburg, KS 6676
After Party

Immediately after the Plunge join us at First Church of the Nazarene, 816 E. Quincy Street for the
2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off!   $3 per person and
Plungers eat free!
Sample some chili or enter the Chili Plunge competition.  CASI Chili only, entry fee is $20. CASI cooks will be asked to mentor Special Olympics Cooks. Check out the flyer for details.

       For more information contact:
      Eric Rosenblad 620-232-1330 rosenblade@klsinc.org or,
      Jon Tupper 417-439-8605 


Questions??  Contact: John Lair JMLair73@yahoo.com or 620.231.9895 or
                         Jana Fornelli fornelli@ksso.org or 913.236.9290 ext. 107 

Plunge Toolkit
To help you reach your fundraising goal, SOKS has created a toolkit full of useful resources.  Please look through them and see how they might be able to help you reach your goal.

Participation Brochure
How to Create a Team
How to Join a Team
How to Register as a Plunger and/or Strutter and/or Chicken
Team Participation Form
Individual Plunge Form
Sample Donation Letter
Who Do You Know? Worksheet
Special Olympics Kansas Fact Sheet
Donation Receipts
Business Card
Plunge Day Checklist





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