WU attempts to break world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

by University Communications,

The Willamette community will meet on the Quad Friday, Aug. 30 to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest game of Red Light/Green Light.

The current record is 755 participants; Willamette is aiming for 1,000 or more. President Steve Thorsett will call the game, and other special guests will serve as witnesses.

How to participate

Be at the Quad Friday, Aug. 30 by 4:30 p.m. to register. Please arrive on time to be a part of the record-breaking event, because everyone must be registered and counted to qualify for the record book. The game begins at 5:30 p.m.

If capacity is reached early, everyone is welcome to watch with friends and to enjoy complimentary treats.

After the game, Guinness officials will verify the results and make an official announcement regarding the success of the record attempt.

For more information, contact Bryan Schmidt, director of campus recreation, at 503-370-6812 or by e-mail at bschmidt@willamette.edu.