What to Do at the Plane Pull Challenge

Bubble Soccer

For the first time ever, Bubble Soccer comes to the Plane Pull Challenge! This crazy sport combines Bubble Wrap and Soccer. Games are played from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You must be 4 feet six inches tall to play. Each team plays one game and the winner takes all!

Join the fun and play for prizes! Teams of up to 5 people compete. Registration is $250 per team and due at the time of registration. Limited spots available and competition time slots are on a first come, first serve basis.  Pre-registration is required, and must be done by August 22.

Click here to register for Bubble Soccer.

Questions? Contact Kelly Ries or call 317-328-2000.

Car Show

Bring out your car or motorcycle for the Second Annual Plane Pull for Special Olympics Indiana Car Show! Registration is from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., awards at 12:00 p.m. Trophies will be awarded. Registration is $25 per car or motorcycle. Due to the nature of the event, pre-registration is required, and must be done by August 22.

Click here to register for the Car Show.

Contact Stephanie Manner or call 317-328-2000 for more information. All proceeds go to supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Indiana.

Kid’s Pull

Calling all kids! Join the fun and come play tug-of-war with a big FedEx Boeing aircraft. As long as your parent or guardian is a Plane Pull participant, there is no cost to participate. Why? Because kids pull for free!

Registration will take place during the carnival at the Torch Run tent beginning 9:00 a.m. Get there early, spots are limited!

Schedule of Events

7:30 a.m. On-site registration opens
8:15 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9:00 a.m. Plane Pull competition begins
9:00 a.m. Family Fun Festival opens
9:00 a.m. Bubble Soccer Competition begins
11:00 a.m. Half-time Ceremonies
11:20 a.m. Kid’s Exhibition Pull
11:30 a.m. Competition resumes

The divisions will compete in the following order: Corporate, Special Olympics, Women’s, Public Safety, Open, High School

Family Fun Festival

Enjoy a variety of activities at the Family Fun Festival. A festive atmosphere will include music, games, prizes, contests and more.

Food Vendors

Various food vendors will be on site offering food and drinks available for purchase. A portion of their proceeds will be donated to Special Olympics Indiana.

Pacers Sports & Entertainment

A big partner and an even bigger friend, our very own Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever have collaborated with us, adding to the festivities of the Plane Pull Challenge® in a major way! Their presence is felt almost immediately, as you enter onto the more than 300 feet of open space at the Postal Hub at the Indianapolis International Airport.

From their van fan experience and High Octane Drumline, to hellos from Boomer and Freddy Fever, with even special guest surprises –you never know what the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever have in store for us! Make sure to come hang out with us at our annual Plane Pull Challenge® event! As the Pacers say, “This is Indiana Basketball! BoomBaby!”


Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Plane Pull Challenge, by visiting the souvenir tent in the Carnival area. Stock up on the latest Special Olympics Indiana branded items. Don’t miss this opportunity to shop for the latest swag. The souvenir tent will open at 9:00 a.m.