2021 Awards and prizes

Can you win cool prizes when you participate in the 2021 Virtual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC? You'd better believe it! We gave away more than $5,000 worth of prizes to awesome Plungers!

Congratulations to all our winners!

Awards

Our heartfelt thanks to Prizing Sponsor Safeway!

Team awards

Each top fundraiser receives a Polar Plunge merchandise prize pack and $250 Safeway gift card (also good at Thrifty Foods and other Sobeys stores).

Top fundraising SOBC team: Abbotsford Dynamos

Top fundraising corporate team: Dueck Auto Group

Top fundraising law enforcement team: Vancouver Police Department

Top fundraising other team: Team Wolf Tofino

Highest average raised per Plunger: Cold in the Koots
 

Individual awards

Each top fundraiser receives a Polar Plunge merchandise prize pack and $250 Safeway gift card (also good at Thrifty Foods and other Sobeys stores).

Top fundraising student: 17-way tie between members of the Nanaimo U13 Clippers Hockey Team

Top fundraising SOBC athlete: James Clifford

Top fundraising law enforcement member: Brandon Buliziuk

Top other fundraiser: Michael Campbell
 

Prizes

Competitions  

Best Plunge Video – Dave Kruzeniski

Prize: AEE Lyfe Shadow 4K Action Camera with waterproof housing

Thank you to Video Competition Sponsor The Neal Estate Team at RE/MAX Alliance!
 

Best Outfit or Costume – Brian Woodcock and Darlene Perry

Prize: Autographed Alexander Edler Vancouver Canucks jersey

We are grateful to Costume Competition Sponsor Dueck Auto Group!
 

Prize draws

Xbox One draw winner: Clarence Li

Live show quiz winners: Sandra Schuffert and Cory Duhaime

$50 Fundraising Prize Draw: 

  • February 20 – Lindsay Atkinson, Paul Burkart, and Mike Doughty 
  • February 22 – Len MacCharles, Trent Van Helvoirt, and Sheenagh Morrison
  • February 24 – Andy Wang, James McEachern, and Connor Gunn
  • February 27 – Christian Burton, Sheri Lucas, and Krista Doncaster
  • March 2 – Amy Kelly, Michelle Hill, and Ahmed Bouchiba
  • March 4 – Katie Marchbank, Malcolm Gendall, and Brent Dhandwar
  • March 6 – Steven Henkel, Eric Misener, and Hanna Smith
     

Plunge heroes

  • Mary Boonstra
  • Nicole Braithwaite
  • Brandon Buliziuk
  • Paul Burkart
  • Michael Campbell
  • James Clifford
  • Krista Doncaster
  • Graham Fuller
  • Dan Galano
  • Leah Garrigus
  • Shiraaz Hanif
  • Steven Henkel
  • Michelle Hill
  • Ted Hirst
  • Colten Hollenberg
  • Dan Howe
  • Kerrilee Jones
  • Pam, Greg & Courtney Keith
  • Conor King
  • Vincent Li
  • Clarence Li
  • Sheri Lucas
  • Richard Lucy
  • Len MacCharles
  • Del Manak
  • Bailey McKay
  • Lois McNary
  • Deb Morris
  • Sheenagh Morrison
  • Ellen Paarup
  • Darlene Perry
  • Megan Pollock
  • Carole Rinas
  • Anastasiya Vasylyeva
  • Susan Wang
  • Joanne Wild
  • Grace Wong
  • Colin Yakashiro