This year's Polar Bear Plunge will be tinted with purple, thanks to the participation of the Baltimore Ravens caravan, which includes official Ravens cheerleaders and band members, according to a press release.
The Maryland State Police-hosted fundraiser is showing its true color is purple with the involvement of Baltimore Ravens staff at this Saturday's 17th annual Plungefest.
"To celebrate the amazing Baltimore Ravens, a founding sports partner of the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge, this Saturday’s 17th annual Plunge is being turned into the world’s largest and most unique Purple Passion Pep-Party," the release read.
Plungefest planners have arranged for a visit from the Ravens caravan at the Plunge, who will be giving away prizes and purple pom-poms.
There will be a purple Ravens tent on the beach serving as the pep rally's headquarters. Inside, fans can to enter to win a 60-inch color television, and tickets to the Ravens first home game next season, according to the release.
The 17th-annual Plungefest kicks off Saturday afternoon at Sandy Point State Park in Broadneck. Anne Arundel County students are set to plunge the following Friday, Feb. 1.
Money raised from the plunge goes to support Special Olympics Maryland.