Ice Out Plunge 2019

Come join the fun and do something “cool” while supporting a great cause! The 6th annual “Ice Out Plunge” to benefit Special Olympics Maine will be held Saturday, March 16th – hosted by the Winthrop American Legion & Auxiliary, the Town of Winthrop and the Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Participants are required to raise a MINIMUM of $100.00 to participate and will receive the official premium, performance blend, long-sleeved commemorative “Ice Out Plunge” t-shirt. Additional incentives are available based on additional monies raised. (Please see info enclosed.)
Here are the Specifics for the 2019 Event:
  • What: Annual “Ice Out Plunge” to benefit Special Olympics Maine
  • When: Saturday, March 16th @ 12 Noon sharp to plunge!
  • Where: Winthrop Town Beach at Maranacook Lake
Registration will be held that morning from 9:30 – 11:30 am at the Winthrop American Legion Post 40 Hall, 117 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop
  • Post Plunge Party: Winthrop American Legion Hall – All are invited – FREE buffet and CASH Bar
Here’s How to Participate:
  • Individuals – Raise a MINIMUM of $100. and register properly (additional incentives & prizes apply)
  • Teams – Form a Team! (5 or more plungers – each team member must raise the minimum $100.00). Choose a team name and register under that name. (additional incentives & prizes apply)
 All plungers must be properly registered in order to participate (to register properly, you must raise a MINIMUM of $100.00). Turn in your money raised at registration, along with your signed release form (enclosed in this packet). You will then receive your plunge “bracelet” and your commemorative, premium long-sleeved t-shirt. NOTE: Additional incentives will apply for additional funds raised (see additional info enclosed). GRAND PRIZES will also be awarded for the top individual and top team fundraising totals (certain requirements apply – see additional info enclosed)!
Setup a Personal Fundraising Page:  Dippers will have the capability once again, for fundraising online via FirstGiving
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  3. Start Fundraising!
Registration Packet:
Helpful Tips to Plungers:
  • Plan to arrive early to park and register.
  • “Gang style” changing areas will be available before and after the plunge (gender specific).
  • Bring something to wear on your feet when entering the water (water shoes/old sneakers).
  • Also bring a beach towel, blanket, bathrobe for when you exit the water. – Don’t forget to bring your funds raised and your Firstgiving page (total raised printout) to registration.