Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Largest water pistol fight: City of Maricopa breaks world record
MARICOPA, AZ, USA -- Organizers of a massive water gun fight in Arizona said 3,804 people participated - setting the new world record for the largest water-pistol fight,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Thailand set the previous Guinness World Record for the most participants in a water gun fight, with 3471 participants.
The Guinness world record for the Largest pillow fight was set by a pillow fight consisting of 3,706 participants which took place at Minehead Butlins in Somerset, UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest water balloon fight; it consisted of 8,957 participants and was achieved by Christian Student Fellowship at the University of Kentucky (USA) in Lexington, USA.
Maricopa is known for its special events like the 7th Annual Great American BBQ. Officials said people came out in droves for a chance to participate in breaking a world record.
"There are a few opportunities to get in the Book of World Records," said Will Dunn, the director of Action Alliance Network.
"Families will remember this for a lifetime."
Related world records:
Largest Flour Battle: Greek village sets world record (Video)
Largest Orange Fight: Italy's Battle of the Oranges sets world record (Video)
Largest Pie Fight: Shaw Floors sets world record (Video)
Largest marshmallow fight: Taylorsville students set world record (Video)
Largest water balloon fight: University of Kentucky (HD Video)
Largest water pistol fight: Thailand (HD Video)
Largest custard pie fight: Drake University (HD Video)
Largest custard pie fight: Kidz Stuff festival
Largest tomato fight: La Tomatina
Largest Toy Pistol Fight: Washington University
Largest water balloon fight: BYU students
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:05 AM