Thank you for being a below-zero hero!

Thanks to your generosity, 170 Springfield plungers raised $36,000+ and counting for Special Olympics athletes!


Fundraising Awards 

Individual –

1st Place – Jamie Faulconer, $3,870    
2nd Place – Connor Priebe, $1,450    
3rd Place – Michael Lawton, $930

Team – Springfield P.D. Kids, $2,055

School – Pleasant Hope, $1,338

LETR – Springfield P.D., $3,335


Golden Plunger Awards  

Gold – Jacob Conklin, “Bee Batman”

Gold – Team Emmalin and Shelby, “Minions”
Silver – Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D, “Super Troopers”
Bronze - Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop G, “Justice League”

Cool prizes!
If you met an incentive level ($300, $500, $1,000, or more than $2,000) you will receive an email with your incentive code within two weeks. Incentives must be redeemed 60 days after the event date.


Click here to see our official Flickr album, where you can download full-sized images from the event. 

I have more donations to turn in.

Great! You can still encourage your supporters to make donations to your personal fundraising page - log in here. If you have offline donations, please mail them to: Special Olympics Springfield Polar Plunge, 2914 E 32nd Street, Suite 304, Joplin, MO 64804. Be sure to include a note with your name so you receive credit. 

I still want to donate.

Online donations will be open for several weeks after the event. You can search for a participant and make a donation here.

Enjoy this  experience? 

Mark your calendar for next February for the annual Springfield Polar Plunge in 2017!

You can have that same thrill by volunteering at at upcoming event. Visit the Southwest Area page on the SOMO website to check out more upcoming events. Visit our area calendar and choose an event near you.




Feel the need for more adventure - go OVER THE EDGE.  Learn more here.

The life of the party:

Thanks to our generous sponsors:







Thanks also to the party starters – our hosting agencies who organize our party as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run:  Springfield PD and Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D.