Polar Plunge 2020

What is the Polar Plunge?

The Polar Plunge is an annual fundraising event to help support the Special Olympics. This year, Manchester University will be hosting and participating with a team consisting of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. As a university that values the infinite worth of every individual and putting forth service, this is an opportunity to connect with a non-profit that believes in the same values and ideas. This is a great way to support the local community while having a blast!
Join our team and commit to raise up to $75 for Special Olympics! (MU students are encouraged to join Team Spartans.)



Feb. 22, 2020

Schedule for the day:

10-11:45am. Registration

11:45am Welcome/Opening comments/Costume contest judging

12:15pm First Plunger- President Dave McFadden 

12:15pm-1:30pm ( Plunging until all registered plungers are finished.) 

1:30-2 p.m.  Closing and  After Splash Bash (lunch) on site 


Manchester University
PERC Auxiliary Gym (Please follow the signs. The Physical Education and Recreation Center is off East Street.)
604 College Ave, North Manchester, Indiana 46962

It will be held on our campus, as we unite Wabash County and Kosciusko County to reach our goal of $17,000 (raised.) We have a goal to have 50 plungers here on campus while highlighting the allied sports teams with in the area (On Campus).

Here is the website:


Participant Waiver:

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Common Questions:

Q: Do I need to register on the website in order to jump? 
A: Yes, all plungers for the event must be registered online. 

Q: How old do you need to be in order to participate? 
A:  12 years of age with a Wavier of participation completed by a parent or guardian. Everyone 18 and      younger must complete one

Q: Do I have to wear a costume?
A: No you don't have to wear a costume, but it is encouraged for teams to show unity!

Q: Will there be changing rooms? 
A: Yes there will be pods, and restrooms available for plungers to change clothing. 

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