Press Release:

Dressed in creative costumes, individuals and teams of the bravest souls will jump into freezing cold water to raise funds for Wyoming Special Olympics athletes.

Participants raise a minimum of $100 per individual and $50 per team member, those funds go towards providing equipment, training, and competition opportunities for more than 1,800 Special Olympics athletes around the state.

The SHERIDAN Jackalope Jump will be held MARCH 16TH at the Goose Valley Fire Department. Registration will begin at 11:00 pm with the Jump starting at 12:00 pm.

Those who wish to support Special Olympics Wyoming athletes, but cannot, or will not, jump into to the ice cold waters can purchase a “Too Chicken to Jump” t-shirt for $25.

Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  Special Olympics Wyoming changes lives by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.

For detailed information about the Sheridan Jackalope Jump or to register please visit

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