2019 Polar Plunge Gonzales

Polar Plunge Gonzales is February 16, 2019 at Cabela's in Gonzales. Registration begins at 8:30 AM.

Please note there is a $25 registration fee that goes towards the $50 fundraising minimum to plunge. All participants must meet the $50 requirement to plunge.

What is it?   
The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers all year! With the help of our Law Enforcement Torch Run comrades this event is attracting hundreds of people to an otherwise deserted waterhole in the winter season. Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 and bear it all for thousands of Special Olympics Louisiana athletes! So sign up today to get a thrill from the chill and join us for our largest plunge yet!

So, who can participate? 
Individuals and teams from businesses and organizations, alongside our athletes and thousands of community members, experience heartwarming and bone chilling extremes as they take the plunge into the icy cold water! (Plungers under the age 14 must have a parent/guardian with them.)

Too chicken to plunge? 
Come watch! If taking an icy dip isn’t for you, then come be a fan of fun! You can donate to a plunger or team or just be a part of the fun as you watch folks run, plunge and freeze for a great cause! The Polar Plunge is open to the public and also features musical entertainment, food, costumes, vendor displays, a silent auction and more. There is no fee to view the event.

2019 Polar Plunge Gonzales

Polar Plunge Gonzales will be held on February 26, 2019 at Cabela's in Gonzales. Registration starts at 8:30 AM.

Please note there is a $25 registration fee that goes towards the $50 fundraising minimum to plunge. All participants must meet the $50 requirement to plunge.

What is it?   
The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers all year! With the help of our Law Enforcement Torch Run comrades this event is attracting hundreds of people to an otherwise deserted waterhole in the winter season. Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 and bear it all for thousands of Special Olympics Louisiana athletes! So sign up today to get a thrill from the chill and join us for our largest plunge yet!

So, who can participate? 
Individuals and teams from businesses and organizations, alongside our athletes and thousands of community members, experience heartwarming and bone chilling extremes as they take the plunge into the icy cold water! (Plungers under the age 14 must have a parent/guardian with them.)

Too chicken to plunge? 
Come watch! If taking an icy dip isn’t for you, then come be a fan of fun! You can donate to a plunger or team or just be a part of the fun as you watch folks run, plunge and freeze for a great cause! The Polar Plunge is open to the public and also features musical entertainment, food, costumes, vendor displays, a silent auction and more. There is no fee to view the event.

2019 Polar Plunge Shreveport

Polar Plunge Shreveport will be held on February 2nd, 2019 at the East Ridge Country Club. Registration begins at 8:30 AM.

Please note there is a $25 registration fee that goes towards the $50 fundraising minimum to plunge. All participants must meet the $50 requirement to plunge.

What is it?   
The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers all year! With the help of our Law Enforcement Torch Run comrades this event is attracting hundreds of people to an otherwise deserted waterhole in the winter season. Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 and bear it all for thousands of Special Olympics Louisiana athletes! So sign up today to get a thrill from the chill and join us for our largest plunge yet!

So, who can participate? 
Individuals and teams from businesses and organizations, alongside our athletes and thousands of community members, experience heartwarming and bone chilling extremes as they take the plunge into the icy cold water! (Plungers under the age 14 must have a parent/guardian with them.)

Too chicken to plunge? 
Come watch! If taking an icy dip isn’t for you, then come be a fan of fun! You can donate to a plunger or team or just be a part of the fun as you watch folks run, plunge and freeze for a great cause! The Polar Plunge is open to the public and also features musical entertainment, food, costumes, vendor displays, a silent auction and more. (There is no fee to view the event.)

Cops on Donut Shops

Join us on June 1, 2018 which is National Donut Day at your local Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant for Cops on Donut Shops. Our Law Enforcement Torch Run partners will be out at Dunkin’ Donuts locations across Louisiana from 5:00 am – 11:00 am collecting donations to benefit Special Olympics Louisiana. Celebrate National Donut Day while giving back to SOLA!

USA Games Camp (***INVITATION ONLY***)

The Sports Camp will be conducted for all camp-selected athletes and Unified Partners. You may attend this camp only if you recieved a letter or confirmation from the state office that you were selected. This camp is used to determine who will represent Team Louisiana in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The athletes, Unified Partners, and coaches will be put through a simulation of what it takes to make it through a USA Games.   Please click on the following links for more information on the camp:

Camp Fact Sheet

Camp Checklist

All camp attendees much complete the following forms and have them turned in to the state office as soon as possible:

USA Games Medical Form

USA Games Athlete Registration Form

USA Games Consent Form

USA Games Coach/Unified Partner Registration Form

USA Games Camp (***INVITATION ONLY***)

The Sports Camp will be conducted for all camp-selected athletes and Unified Partners. You may attend this camp only if you recieved a letter or confirmation from the state office that you were selected. This camp is used to determine who will represent Team Louisiana in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The athletes, Unified Partners, and coaches will be put through a simulation of what it takes to make it through a USA Games.   Please click on the following links for more information on the camp:

Camp Fact Sheet

Camp Checklist

All camp attendees much complete the following forms and have them turned in to the state office as soon as possible:

USA Games Medical Form

USA Games Athlete Registration Form

USA Games Consent Form

USA Games Coach/Unified Partner Registration Form

USA Games Camp (***INVITATION ONLY***)

The Sports Camp will be conducted for all camp-selected athletes and Unified Partners. You may attend this camp only if you recieved a letter or confirmation from the state office that you were selected. This camp is used to determine who will represent Team Louisiana in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The athletes, Unified Partners, and coaches will be put through a simulation of what it takes to make it through a USA Games.   Please click on the following links for more information on the camp:

Camp Fact Sheet

Camp Checklist

All camp attendees much complete the following forms and have them turned in to the state office as soon as possible:

USA Games Medical Form

USA Games Athlete Registration Form

USA Games Consent Form

USA Games Coach/Unified Partner Registration Form

USA Games Camp (***INVITATION ONLY***)

The Sports Camp will be conducted for all camp-selected athletes and Unified Partners. You may attend this camp only if you recieved a letter or confirmation from the state office that you were selected. This camp is used to determine who will represent Team Louisiana in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The athletes, Unified Partners, and coaches will be put through a simulation of what it takes to make it through a USA Games.   Please click on the following links for more information on the camp:

Camp Fact Sheet

Camp Checklist

All camp attendees much complete the following forms and have them turned in to the state office as soon as possible:

USA Games Medical Form

USA Games Athlete Registration Form

USA Games Consent Form

USA Games Coach/Unified Partner Registration Form

USA Games Camp (***INVITATION ONLY***)

The Sports Camp will be conducted for all camp-selected athletes and Unified Partners. You may attend this camp only if you recieved a letter or confirmation from the state office that you were selected. This camp is used to determine who will represent Team Louisiana in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The athletes, Unified Partners, and coaches will be put through a simulation of what it takes to make it through a USA Games.   Please click on the following links for more information on the camp:

Camp Fact Sheet

Camp Checklist

All camp attendees much complete the following forms and have them turned in to the state office as soon as possible:

USA Games Medical Form

USA Games Athlete Registration Form

USA Games Consent Form

USA Games Coach/Unified Partner Registration Form

Tulane-Special Olympics Field Day

This is an Orleans Area event that is open for any athlete, coach, or Unified Partner from across the state. The Inaugural Tulane-Special Olympics New Orleans field day will consist of football, soccer, water balloons, and other fun games and entertainment for everyone! The Field Day will be Friday September 15th, 2017 from 4 pm- 5:30 pm at Brown Field on Tulane's Uptown Campus. Snacks & Refreshments will be provided, and we will have free parking in Diboll Garage next to Brown Field. All ages are welcomed. If you have any questions or require additional information please email specialolympicsnola@gmail.com

Please RSVP using the link below:

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EKS Day

On July 20, 2017, the seventh global Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day will be celebrated around the world, bringing together people with and without intellectual disabilities in various activities to honor the inspiration, impact and indomitable spirit of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Click here for more information.

NBA All Star Basketball Clinic and Unified Game

This is a basketball clinic that is put on by the NBA Cares Foundation. It is a part of All Star weekend and will feature a clinic to athletes from across the state and a Unified game that two select Louisiana athletes will feature in. For more information please contact your area team leader.

A Big Thanks To Our Partners!

How to Become a Partner
  • 1000 East Morris Avenue
  • Hammond, LA 70403
  • Phone: (985) 345-6644
  • Toll Free: (800) 345-6644 (in Louisiana)
  • Fax: (985) 345-6649
  • Email: laso@laso.org