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Polar Plunge to be featured at Super Bowl LIVE

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Registration is now open for anyone wishing to take the plunge as part of the Special Olympics Minnesota event during Super Bowl LIVE.

The Polar Plunge will be featured at the Verizon Up Stage at Ice Mountain, which is located on Nicollet Mall at 8th Street starting January 30th. 

A pond will be created for participants to jump into. 

The event, hosted by Special Olympics Minnesota, will raise funds for those with intellectual disabilities across the state.

In addition to the Polar Plunge, the NFL and Special Olympics Minnesota will be hosting a Unified Flag Football game before the event on Tuesday, which will allow athletes of all abilities to 'PLAY 60', the league's youth health and wellness platform which encourages kids to be active for at least one hour a day.

Many plunges will be happening throughout the day, and will feature sports figures, media members, celebrities, and corporate teams.

Only 200 spaces are available to the general public.

If you would like to participate you can register online by January 5th.

Participants must raise at least $150.

Special incentive gift packages are available based on the amount a candidate raises:

  • $150 is the base "participant package:" commemorative Polar Plunge at Super Bowl LIVE long-sleeved shirt, shorts, towel and digital Polar Plunge photo;
  • $300 is the participant package and a quarter-zip jacket;
  • $500 is the participant package and a sweatshirt;
  • $750 is the participant package and a wind jacket;
  • $1,000 is the participant package and a backpack;
  • $1,500 is the participant package and a puffer jacket; and
  • $3,000 includes the participant package and all inventive gifts

 

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