K-WINGS ACHIEVE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE

Kalamazoo officially recognized for largest lightsaber battle in history, set November 2 at Wings Event Center during Star Wars Night.

 

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Tuesday that the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS officially recognized the organization as the Title Holder for the largest lightsaber battle in history.

The record attempt was held during the first intermission of the K-Wings’ Star Wars Night game November 2 at Wings Event Center. Fans received a lightsaber upon entry to the game and were encouraged to remain in their seats at the end of the first period. The lightsaber battle lasted three minutes and 45 seconds and featured 3,889 participants, achieving the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title.

View the official record page HERE.

Those interested in obtaining an official Certificate of Participation from GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS specific to the largest lightsaber battle record attempt may purchase one HERE.

Please direct all media inquiries, including interview requests, as well as requests for pictures or video from Star Wars Night to Wings Director of Public Relations, John Peterson, at jpeterson@kwings.com.

The Kalamazoo Wings face the Cincinnati Cyclones at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wings Event Center in the team’s first-ever Lavender Ice game. The K-Wings are partnering with the National Hockey League and Hockey Fights Cancer, and a portion of the proceeds from the team’s Hockey Fights Cancer 4-Packs, as well as mystery pucks sold on the concourse will benefit Cancer Families United.

K-Wings 3-Packs are on sale online NOW! Reserve your tickets for the three biggest remaining games in the best seats with the best eats. Visit KWings.com for details.

Single game tickets for all 27 remaining home games at Wings Event Center are on sale and available for purchase HERE.

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