• 4th Annual Pelican Plunge

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    Name: 4th Annual Pelican Plunge
    Date: January 1, 2020
    Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
    Event Description:

    Celebrate 2020 with a plunge into the Gulf at The Boardwalk's 4th Annual Pelican Plunge! Take a leap on New Year’s Day (in honor of leap year!) and be freezin’ for a reason as 100% of proceeds directly support the children of The Emerald Coast Foundation.

    January 1, 2020 – Meet at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island, first floor, common area under The Crab Trap
         10:30: Check-in / Pre-Plunge Party DJ • Hot Cocoa & Coffee • Raffle Tickets • Costume Contest Costume contest award categories: • Best Kid • Best Female • Best Male • Best Group (5+) 11:30: Beach Line-up / Official “Plunge” Countdown Post-Plunge Party: • Free Warm Gumbo • DJ • Hundreds in Raffle Prizes • $2 Mimosas • $3 Bloody Mary’s • New Year's Day fun!

    Pre-register for only a $20 participation fee to the all-inclusive Pelican Plunge and Party fun. But hurry! The first 100 registrants will receive an exclusive 2020 Pelican Plunge long-sleeved shirt sponsored by The Island Ft. Walton Destin by Hotel RL. Online registration will remain open until New Year's Eve.

    If the holidays got you distracted, don’t fret, you can still take the plunge and register the day-of. Best of all, 100% of the proceeds raised go to support the children of the ECF! The Emerald Coast Foundation is a charitable organization committed to investing in the children of Northwest Florida through 4 local charities: Children in Crisis, Inc. Florida, Eleanor J Johnson Youth Center, The Arc of the Emerald Coast , and All Sports Association.

    NEW FOR 2020... THE PLUNGE -or- PAY CHALLENGE! Have you been dealing with that “certain” family member that has had you on holiday edge? Need to call out that friend or co-worker who challenged you all of 2019? Maybe your “crew” needs to level up the fun for 2020? No worries, we got you this year! Nominate them in the "PLUNGE OR PAY CHALLENGE!"

    HOW IT WORKS: Challenge them to either "Plunge" with you at the 2020 Pelican Plunge event -OR- if they're a soft-shell sell out, they can opt to "Crab Out" of the event with an easy donation to the children's charity. As a bonus, they can also attend the Pelican Plunge on the sideline with warm gumbo, raffle prizes, and all plunge-party festivities.

    TO NOMINATE: Copy the link below in a Facebook post: http://4thannualpelicanplunge2020.justsharedthis.info/zD6VyV

    Tag your friend and note they've been nominated for the "PLUNGE OR PAY CHALLENGE" and use the hashtags: #plungeorpay #itsforthekids Tag the whole family if you're feeling frisky. Trash-talk is encouraged! It's all in the name of fun, and most of all, to raise money for the children of the Emerald Coast Foundation.
    Event Sponsors:
    • The Boardwalk
    The Boardwalk
    1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE,
    Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, January 1, 2020
    10:30 AM – 1 PM
    Contact Information:
    Erin Thatcher or Misty Rae o: 850-650-4725
    Plunge - $20 (First 100 get free shirt) Plunge-or-Pay Challenge: Plunge: $20 / Crab-Out: Donation
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