Plunger Incentives

Not only does your participation in the Plunge give you that feel-good feeling for raising money for Special Olympics Illinois, you also get some EXCLUSIVE merchandise to go with it! Here are our 2019 incentive levels:



Plungers also receive one entry into the Statewide Grand Prize drawing for every $500 they raise.

Sweatshirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Anyone who does not receive their sweatshirt on the day of the plunge will have one mailed to them at a later date.

Polar Plunge Incentive Redemption

Beginning April 4th, Plungers who qualify for Incentives will receive a link to redeem their incentives. To begin, enter your contact information, Plunge Location, & Incentive code sent to you by Special Olympics Illinois (Example: Test250ABC). If you did not receive your code please email by April 18th. Step by Step directions on how to redeem can be found here.

Polar Donut Dashers

Donut Dashers who register by the event deadline will receive an exclusive Dash t-shirt. Dashers who register after the deadline will receive their shirt on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Grand Prize

The Polar Plunge Grand Prize Winner will receive a three night trip from Chicago- O’Hare to Cancun, staying at the beautiful RIU Dunamar resort. 

The prize must be validated from the time of issue through December 10, 2019.  Blackout dates apply.

All departure taxes, insurance, fees and fuel surcharges (approximately $375-450 per person, subject to change) will be advised by Apple Promotional Bookings and must be paid by the traveler to Apple Vacations prior to departure. These taxes include:
Airport departure taxes
Fuel surcharges
Airport arrival taxes
Trip Mate Insurance