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Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason!  

The Polar Plunge® is an annual fundraiser organized by North Dakota Law Enforcement as part of the year-round Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) to raise awareness and funds to benefit Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND).  Polar Plunges offer a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics North Dakota athletes by raising money and taking the plunge into frigid North Dakota waters.  

Plungers raise a minimum of $75 for the opportunity to take the plunge.  Have FUN! - form a team, create a fun name and crazy costumes with friends, co-workers, or classmates.  No matter what, the Polar Plunge is all about Fun!   

*All Law Enforcement Torch Run® Polar Plunge events will be conducted in accordance with SOND Return to Activities and North Dakota Smart Restart Guidelines.

Incentive Levels:

  • $75: Plunge shirt
  • $250: Plunge shirt & Towel
  • $500: Plunge shirt & Beanie
  • $1,000: Plunge shirt & Sweatshirt

2022 Dates and Registration Links

*Pre-registration guarantees your plunge incentives and shirts are available at the plunge. 

NOTE: Make sure to check your junk/spam folder for your registration "Thank You" email with a link to create your fundraising page.

  • Grand Forks - March 5 - Register
    • Due February 14th 
  • Minot - March 12 - Register
    • Due February 21st
  • Dickinson - March 19 - CANCELED
  • Fargo - March 26 - Register
    • Due March 7th
  • Williston - April 9 - Register
    • Due March 21st
  • Bismarck - April 23 - Register
    • Due April 4th

*Registered and need to create your page Click Here for instruction.

Plunger Tools

Polar Plunge FAQ's

Corporate/Business Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring the Polar Plunge?  View our Polar Plunge Sponsor Levels & Benefits

Social Media

Join our event, invite friends and share your experience! 

Contact Us

For more information, please contact: 
Victor Meza III 

Watch the highlights from the Polar Plunge that took place in Grand Forks on February 27th, 2021:

 Video courtesy of Dr. Chan Woong Park, Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota College of Education & Human Development 

Special Olympics North Dakota is proudly sponsored by these program partners