Spikes to Attempt Six World Records

PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes and their fans will be looking to etch their names into planet Earth’s most recognized record book on Thursday night, with six world-record attempts on tap during the course of Guinness World Records Night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

During the Spikes’ 7:05 p.m. game against the Jamestown Jammers (Florida Marlins), fans will have the opportunity to participate in setting the following Guinness World Records:

-World’s Largest Limbo Contest

Fans will limbo at the gates to break the current record of 1,151 people in a limbo contest

-Most Self-Inflicted Pies to the Face in 30 Seconds

The fan who can throw the most pies into his or her own face will set a new world record, as this record has never before been attempted

-World’s Largest Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Fans in their seats can play the game also known as Roshambo with their neighbors and break the current record of 1,161 people in a single game of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

-World’s Largest Backwards Mascot Race

The stable of competitors in Thursday night’s Chick-Fil-A Mascot Race will set a new world record when all of them run backwards in the race.

-Most Dizzy Bat Spins While Wearing a Sumo Suit

Two participants will spin themselves silly while carrying the weight of a sumo suit to set a new world record.

-Most Backflips By a Ballpark Creature in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Spikes fans’ two favorite mascots, Ike the Spike and the Nittany Bank Nookie Monster, have been working on their backflips, and one of them will set the new record.

All record attempts will be recorded and sent to Guinness World Records headquarters to be verified as true world records, with the Spikes and their fans recognized as part of the historic occasion.

Tickets for each of the six games remaining on the Spikes’ 2011 home slate are currently on sale through the Spikes Box Office by calling (814) 272-1711 or by visiting in person. Fans can also buy and print single-game tickets by visiting StateCollegeSpikes.com.

Fans also have the opportunity for free tickets to each of the remaining home games on the 2011 Spikes home slate by purchasing their 2012 Season Ticket packages now. Spikes Season Ticket packages come with membership into the exclusive Extra Innings Club, as well as provide a wide variety of additional benefits through a personal front office ticket representative. To purchase 2012 Season Tickets, contact a Spikes ticket representative at (814) 272-1711.

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