Largest washer toss tournament: world record set in East Hants
East Hants, N.S., Canada -- A total of 628 people came out for the washer toss tournament at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, N.S., thus setting the new world record for Largest washer toss tournament, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: There were 628 people gathered at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, N.S., to try and break the Guinness World Record for largest washer toss tournament. (enlarge photo)
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There were 628 people gathered at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz, N.S., to try and break the Guinness World Record for largest washer toss tournament.
The event was put together as part of Tide Fest, a first-year festival to support the local area, The CBC News reports.
The current Guinness world record took place in Wise County, TX with 486 participants.