eAST tENNESSEE

pOLAR pLUNGE

Plunge into the New Year!

Take the plunge January 1, 2020 at Tellico Lake in Vonore, TN and help us keep East Tennessee Beautiful!

 

The Monroe County Tourism Department and Visit Loudon County will be hosting the annual East Tennessee Polar Plunge on January 1, 2020 at Tellico Lake in Vonore, TN.

 

Proceeds from the event will go to Keep Monroe County Beautiful to help in their efforts to perform waterway clean-ups and litter education. 

Keep Monroe County Beautiful is a non-profit focused on education and litter cleanups that hope to inspire individuals living or visiting Monroe County to take action to keep the environment clean.  The organization is an affiliate with Keep Tennessee Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful.  

Come take part in the annual East Tennessee Polar Plunge at Tellico Lake in Vonore, TN!

Join hundreds of courageous folks and jump into the chilly waters at 12:00 noon on New Year's Day, January 1, 2020. Not only will it be for a good cause, but its great way for the entire family to start off 2020!

When you register you will receive a souvenir 2020 East TN Polar Plunge long-sleeve T-shirt!
 

Register in advance and receive $5 off the registration price!

Early Registration ends December 31, 2019

$25 adults
$15 kids 17 and under

Day of Registration starting at 10 a.m. at Tellico Lake

$30 Adults
$20 kids 17 and under

Adult Registration (18+)

I do hereby release, hold harmless, and discharge the Middle East Tennessee Tourism Council, Loudon County Chamber of Commerce, Visit Loudon County, Monroe County Tourism Department, Monroe County Government, and Keep Monroe County Beautiful, TRDA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Town of Vonore, and all other sponsoring agencies, their officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for injury to my person, damage to my property, or death, whether or not such liability is based upon allegations of negligence while participating in the East Tennessee Polar Plunge on January 1, 2020. I acknowledge the fact that entering the waters of Tellico Lake can be a potentially dangerous activity, and that I accept the risks associated with this event.

Child Registration

I grant permission for my minor child to participate in the East Tennessee Polar Plunge. I do hereby release, hold harmless, and discharge the Middle East Tennessee Tourism Council, Loudon County Chamber of Commerce, Visit Loudon County, Monroe County Tourism Department, Monroe County Government, and Keep Monroe County Beautiful, TRDA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Town of Vonore, and all other sponsoring agencies, their officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for injury to my person, damage to my property, or death, whether or not such liability is based upon allegations of negligence while participating in the East Tennessee Polar Plunge on January 1, 2020. I acknowledge the fact that entering the waters of Tellico Lake can be a potentially dangerous activity, and that I accept the risks associated with this event.

Ruler of the Ice

Register for the plunge and be automatically entered into our Ruler of the Ice Costume Contest. Don your zaniest, funniest and most creative costumes for our costume parade.  First place will take home an awesome prize and will be crowned as the annual Ice King or Queen of the East TN Polar Plunge!

 

The costume contest will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m., and the winners will be announced right before the Polar Plunge!

 

Things You Should Know

  • Life jackets and vests are required for children 12 years of age and younger.  You will not be able to participate in the plunge if you do not have the proper safety flotation device.

  • We recommend that you wear water shoes or sandals.  The plunge area is rocky in some places. Having a good pair of water shoes will help keep your paws from being injured.

  • Make sure to bring warm blankets, towels, and a change of clothes.  There will be areas available for changing!

Sponsorship

Help us in our efforts to keep East Tennessee’s rivers and lakes beautiful by becoming a sponsor today!

Sponsorship Levels

 
Freezing – $1,000

4 Complimentary T-Shirts, Large Logo/Name on all Digital and Print Advertising, Large Logo on Social Media Posts, Large Logo on all Posters, 4 Complimentary Entry Tickets, 1 Complimentary Vendor Booth, 2 Complimentary VIP Parking Spaces, Listed as Platinum Sponsor in Press Releases

 
Icy – $500

3 Complimentary T-Shirts, Small Logo/Name on all Digital and Print Advertising, Small Logo on Social Media Posts, Small Logo on all Posters, 3 Complimentary Entry Tickets, Listed as Gold Sponsor in Press Releases

 
Chilly – $250

2 Complimentary T-Shirts, Name Listed on all Digital and Print Advertising, Small Logo on Social Media Posts, Small Logo on all Posters, 2 Complimentary Entry Tickets, Listed as Gold Sponsor in Press Releases

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

 

Title Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freezing Platinum Sponsors

Icy Gold Sponsors

Chilly Silver Sponsors

Sponsorship & Donation Form

For sponsorship or donations larger than $250.00, please email Blaina Tallent Best at blaina.best@monroetn.com

Questions?

Contact Us!

For more information, please contact the Monroe County Tourism Department at (423) 253-8010.