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2024 OBX Polar Plunge

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The OBX Polar Plunge for SONC is a unique fundraising opportunity for people of all ages, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the ocean at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. Online registration is available now for the event set to take place on Saturday, March 9, 2024.

Individuals can register for $50 or groups of five can register as a Polar Plunge team. Groups of 20 or more students, faculty and staff can register as a Cool Schools Team. To receive the 2024 Polar Plunge T-shirt, all participants must fundraise a minimum of $50. Too chicken to plunge? Donate to an individual fundraiser or team in support of SONC.

Fundraising incentives will be mailed to participants, dependent on the amount of funds raised. All funds raised will help to provide year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities and health services to Special Olympics athletes in North Carolina.

Friends and fans also are encouraged to come out and watch the Polar Plunge festivities. Walk-up registrations on the day of the event are welcome:

  • 10 – 11 a.m.: Registration
  • 11 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
  • 11:15 a.m.: Contests and Awards
  • 11:30 a.m.: Polar Plunge

The OBX Polar Plunge is supported by the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics North Carolina.


March 9
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Jennette’s Pier
7223 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC 27959 United States
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