Mississippi Fans Go For World Record Friday

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Sea Wolves will try to get into the Guinness Book of World Records on Friday when the team attempts to set the record for the most people to simultaneously pop a balloon.

The record-breaking attempt will take place during the first intermission of the team’s 7:35 p.m. game against Florida.

The current record of 1,603 was set January 22, 2004 at a Fort Hays State University men’s basketball game at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays, Kansas.

Team Press Release