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Date: Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Schedule for the day:

9:30am - 11:30am    Registration/Sign-in
10:00am    Opening Ceremonies
10:45am    Costume Parade/Contest
11:15am    Chicken Dance
11:30am    Golden Plunger Awards
11:45am    Plungers assemble in waves

Noon        PLUNGE BEGINS!

Location: DONSCO Incorporated
                124 North Front Street
                Wrightsville, PA
                John Wright Building

Pre-Registration Day:
                John Wright Building
                124 Front Street in Wrightsville

If you have pre-registered online feel free to come turn in your donations and pick up your items. This will help you avoid possible long lines on the day of the event! If you haven't pre-registered online, we can complete registration for you this day too. Thank you for your support!

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Too chicken to plunge? Support Special Olympics with pledges from family and friends, earn a chicken hat and do the chicken dance!

View photo gallery of 2015 event (via Facebook)

View photo gallery of 2014 event (via Facebook)

View photo gallery of 2013 event

Watch video of 2012 event

Register Online

"Chicken" Registration Online


Check Team Fundraising Progress

Thank you to our sponsors!

Chris Wagman
W. Craig Adams Inc.
Turkey Hill Minit Markets
Walters Services Inc.
Brown’s Orchards & Farm Market
Wrightsville Fire Police
Giant Food Stores

Thank you to our Special Olympics Pennsylvania sponsors!

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Phone: 717-846-1881 or Toll-Free 866-377-7692

Address: Special Olympics York County
               Attn: Krista Gardner
               P.O. Box 333
               Dover, PA 17315

Special Olympics York County (SOYC) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. York County currently has more than 350 athletes who participate in one or more of the 17 sports offered. The program is run entirely by volunteers, who bring their time and talents to coaching, event organizing, management and fundraisiing.

SOYC is affiliated with Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) and Special Olympics International (SOI).