ST. CLOUD - Registration is now open for the annual "St. Cloud Polar Bear Plunge".

The event will be held on February 15th at the 400 Supper Club.

This is the 17th consecutive year for the event.

The money raised will help more than 7,700 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes.

Each plunger is required to raise a minimum of $75, but he average participant raised more than $200 last year.  The St. Cloud Polar Plunge raised about $113,000 last year.

St. Cloud is one of 16 locations around the state.