2016 Schedule of Events

February 20: Polarpalooza festival featuring the Polar Plunge, the Nate Rogers Race for the Laces 5K, chili cookoff and live music

April 2: State Spring Games

April 21: Boots & Badges, MGM Park, Biloxi

May 16-20: Law Enforcement Torch Run

May 20 - 21: State Summer Games at Keesler AFB, Biloxi

June 21: Hit a Home Run for Special Olympics, Trustmark Park, Pearl

June 25: State Softball Tournament, Shiloh Park, Brandon

October 21 - 22: State Fall Games at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg

November 7: Unified Soul Bowl, Alcorn State University, Lorman

November 10: Countdown to Victory, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, Jackson

November 14: Unified Egg Bowl, Mississippi State University, Starkville


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Polarpalooza featuring the Polar Plunge brings together Mississippians to make a pledge for Special Olympics Mississippi and take a frosty dip in support of their favorite charity.

But this isn’t just another fundraising event—this is a fun day for the whole family, including a 5K race, chili cookoff teams, live music and much more. 

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