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Ready, Set...PLUNGE! 

Take the 16th Annual Penguin Plunge.

Sunday, February 1, 2015 at noon - Hampton Beach, NH - Rain, Snow or Shine


What is the Plunge? 

The Plunge is a fundraising event that benefits Special Olympics New Hampshire. Participants (Plungers) raise funds to run (Plunge) into the icecold Atlantic Ocean at Hampton Beach. On February 1st, why not join the fun and Plunge? You only need to raise $350 (including your $50 non-refundable registration fee) to experience THE PLUNGE!
Click here for printable information about the plunge!
The theme for the 2015 Penguin Plunge is SUPERHEROES!


  • Click here for a paper registration form.
  • All Plungers must raise a minimum of $350 (including a $50 non-refundable registration fee)
  • Get four or more of your friends, family or coworkers to Plunge with you and form a FLOCK!
  • You must be 15 years or older to Plunge.
  • Want to participate, but don't want to Plunge? Register as a PAMPERED PENGUIN, sponsored by Drinkable Arts, and receive the same benefits & incentives as a Plunger without getting wet! 

Raising Money 

For the required $350 minimum, Plungers receive the BASIC PLUNGE PACKAGE which includes:
  • Two wristbands to the Post Plunge Lunch & Celebration
  • Penguin Plunge apparel item 

Plungers who raise more than the minimum amount will receive a GIFT CARD of their choice to Applebee's, CircleK, Five Guys or Dick's Sporting Goods.
$500 raised = $50 card
$750 raised = $75 card $1,000 raised = $100 card $1,500 raised = $150 card
$2,000 raised = $200 card $2,500 raised = $250 card $3,000 raised = $300 card $4,000 raised = $400 card
$5,000 raised = $500 card $6,000 raised = $600 card $7,000 raised = $700 card $8,000 raised = $800 card

BONUS: Raise $1,000 or more and become a ROYAL PENGUIN!
As a Royal Penguin you will receive a bonus item with the Penguin Plunge logo and be one of the highest fundraisers (top 10%)!


All Plungers must check-in prior to the Plunge.  At check in you will:
  • Hand in all of the funds that you raised.
  • Complete the CASH DONOR RECORD FORM so that we can thank your cash donors
  • Hand in a signed WAIVER.
  • Pick up your wristbands for access to the event (Plunge and Post Plunge Lunch & Celebration)
  • Collect your incentives.
Check-in Sites
Avoid long lines on Plunge day by attending one of our pre-plunge check in sites.
 Wednesday, January 28th 4-7 PM Holiday Inn 
172 N Main Street
Concord, NH
  1:30-6:30 PM Keene Parks & Recreation
312 Washington Street
Keene, NH
Thursday, January 29th 4-7 PM Applebee's
232 Indian Brook Drive
Dover, NH
   5-8 PM  Nashua Police Department
 0 Panther Drive
Nashua, NH  
Friday, January 30th 4-7 PM  Ashworth By The Sea
295 Hampton Blvd
Hampton Beach, NH
Saturday, January 31st 7-9 PM Ashworth By The Sea 295 Hampton Blvd
Hampton Beach, NH
Sunday, February 1st 9-11 AM Ashworth By The Sea 295 Hampton Blvd
Hampton Beach, NH

Plunge Day 

  9-11 AM Check-In
  11:30 AM Costume Parade
  12:00 PM Plunge!
  12:30 PM Post-Plunge Lunch & Celebration
  1:30 PM Awards


Click here to donate to Plungers online.


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