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.
- $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.
Polar Plunge FAQ's
Interested in sponsoring the Polar Plunge? View our Polar Plunge Sponsor Levels & Benefits
Join our event, invite friends and share your experience!
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