Plungers are asked to come in costume and to form teams.
Team members’ individual fundraising totals will be merged to form a combined team total, states a Special Olympics Illinois news release.
The teams are then placed into statewide divisions based on their size and can receive prizes for raising the most money.
Each participant gets an official Polar Plunge sweatshirt.
Also, Plungers who raise $500 will be entered into the statewide competition to possibly win a grand prize.
One of the grand prizes this year is a four-night trip to Cancun, Mexico.
To register for the Plunge, visit www.plungeillinois.com or call Knight at 383-4400. Plungers can also register the morning of the event.