Plunge into the New Year!
Take the plunge January 1, 2023 at Tellico Lake in Loudon, TN and help us keep
East Tennessee Beautiful!
Proceeds from the event will go to the Watershed Association of the Tellico Reservoir 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 the Poplar Springs Boat Ramp in Loudon, TN!
Join other courageous folks and jump into the chilly waters at 12:00 noon on New Year's Day, January 1, 2023. Not only will it be for a good cause, but it's a great way for the entire family to start off 2023!
When you register, you will receive a souvenir 2023 East TN Polar Plunge long-sleeve T-shirt!
Register in advance and receive $5 off the registration price!
Early Registration ends December 31, 2020
$20 kids 17 and under
Day of Registration starting at 10:30 a.m. at Tellico Lake
$25 kids 17 and under
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 11:30 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.
Help us in our efforts to keep East Tennessee’s rivers and lakes beautiful by becoming a sponsor today!
Freezing – $1,000
4 Complimentary T-Shirts, Large Logo on Back of Shirt, Featured as a Freezing Sponsor on Social Media, Large Logo on Website, 4 Complimentary Plunge Tickets, and 1 Complimentary Vendor Booth
Icy – $500
2 Complimentary T-Shirts, Small Logo on Back of Shirt, Featured as an Icy Sponsor on Social Media, Small Logo on Website, and 2 Complimentary Plunge Tickets
Chilly – $250
1 Complimentary T-Shirt, Name Listed on Back of Shirt, Featured as a Chilly Sponsor on Social Media, Name Listed on Website, and 1 Complimentary Plunge Ticket
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
For more information, please contact Visit Loudon County at