Polar Plunge: Chattanooga
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Be Cooler than Cool! Be Polar! Take the Plunge for Special Olympics!

Come and join hundreds of brave individuals on Saturday, February, 11th 2017 and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by jumping into a freezing pool of water at Finley Stadium. With just $50 in donations ($40 for children & students) each plunger receives the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt, a complimentary lunch and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.


Davenport Field, Finley Stadium - University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
1826 Carter Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Thank you to our 2017 Plunge sponsors:

Presenting sponsor


Premier sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor
Chattanooga Allergy Clinic

Coca Cola
Tennessee American Water Company
American Stage
Saylor See
Chattanooga Printing
Chattanooga Times Free Press

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Waiver and Release Form

It's easy to participate! Just follow these 3 steps:

Step 1. You need to register online or complete the registration form and mail to Special Olympics Tennessee.

Step 2. Begin collecting donations to support your plunge. Use the donation form or create a Personal Online Fundraising page (just think your own personal webpage...you're famous). Each plunger must raise a minimum $50 to plunge ($40 for children & students).

Step 3. Bring all offline collected donations to the Plunge on February 11th. Current online fundraising totals will be available at registration.

  • Sign the waiver and release form before the event to save time at registration.
  • Plunge in anything but a wet suit.
  • Costumes are strongly encouraged and awarded!
  • All plungers will sign a waiver of release and plungers under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian signature.

Event Schedule

10:00 registration/check-in opens

11:00 costume contest

11:30 plunging begins

Lunch for Plungers and Volunteers provided by Chicken Salad Chick.

2017 Plunge Incentives

Every Plunger must raise a minimum of $50  ($40 for students) and will receive the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt, and a complimentary lunch. 




Jennifer McAfee