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2020 MSP Polar Bear Plunge

January 23-25th

Sandy Point State Park

Cool Schools

January 23rd

Are you a teacher, coach or student who wants to dip in the chilly Chesapeake Bay? Join us for the Cool Schools Plunge!

Police Plunge

January 24th

Calling all law enforcement, military, fire/EMS and first responders! Join us for a morning of fun at the Police Plunge!

January 24th

Do you work? Motivate your coworkers for the coolest team-building experience of the year at the Corporate Plunge!

Maryland Plunge

January 25th

Want to be a part of the largest Plunge in the world? Come join the fun at the 24th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge!


Get to know our 2020 Super Plungers!

Can you believe 2020 Super Plungers have been hard at work fundraising since summer? Each Super Plunger is required to raise $10,00 in order to participate, which is a BIG task. Check out the leaderboard and support your favorite Super Plunger today!

Your fundraising efforts not only give you the opportunity to jump into the frozen Chesapeake Bay, but they also support the 8,033 Special Olympics Maryland athletes who train and compete year-round! Help us reach our goal of $3 million this year and register for the 2020 Plunge, today!


of our $3,000,000 goal


Super Plunge


Cool Schools






SOMD Corp Plunge Main Event Dashboard

Plunge into the Data

Special Olympics is partnering with SC&H Group to power a full plunge into the data for the Corporate Plunge as businesses across Maryland come together to support the 8,033+ athletes participating in Special Olympics Maryland athletics throughout the year. We’re leveraging the power of Tableau to provide live analytics for all of the Corporate Plunge teams to showcase the top donors/organizations, the industries driving the most contributions, weekly success spotlights, and live tracking of the quest to raise $400,000 for Special Olympics Maryland.

Maryland State Police

F E A T U R E D   T E A M

The Maryland State Police (MSP) is one of the founders of the Polar Bear Plunge and has been a tremendous supporter of the event and partner of Special Olympics Maryland all year long for years. Click the link below to learn more about their 2020 Plunge team!

Super Plunge

F E A T U R E D   T E A M

The Super Plunge is a thrilling Plunge spin-off in which brave participants not only raise $10,000 in support of Special Olympics Maryland, but they also plunge into the Chesapeake Bay 24 times in 24 hours.

2020 Super Plunge

Sponsorship Opportunities


Be on the back of the Plunge Sweatshirt that over 10,000 Plungers wear year-round with great pride all across the state.


Make impressions and tell your story through our media partners: WBAL TV 11, 98 Rock and 1090 AM leading up to the event.


Reach new audiences and get your brand’s mission, values, and purpose in front of over 32,576 social media followers. 


The Plunge is the ideal opportunity for your organization to drive business, make B2B connections, and build company culture.

Plunge Tips & Tricks

Fundraising 101

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