Group World Records

Group world records are where teams of friends, coworkers, family members or even strangers get together to achieve more than they could accomplish alone. Groups have collaborated to dance, play music, pull off ambitious sporting endeavors and tell cancer to take a hike, among a flurry of other feats.

Group Challenges

724 Records Found

00:52 Canada

Most Times For A Group To Say "Na" Sequentially In 30 Seconds

MacDonald House

Members of MacDonald House said “na” 126 times sequentially in 30 seconds.

00:32 United States

Most Times For Three People To Say "Butter" In Sequential Order In 20 Seconds

Bryson Pennock

Bryson Pennock, Spencer Merrifield and Bryan Hoffman said “butter” 74 times in sequential order in 20 seconds.

00:53 United States

Most Times To Pass A Potato Back And Forth While Saying “This Potato Is Cold” In One Minute In A Prius

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

00:31 United States

Most Times For A Group To Snap Their Fingers Sequentially In 30 Seconds

iD Tech Camps Trinity University

Student campers from iD Tech Camps Trinity University snapped their fingers sequentially 48 times in 30 seconds. [#iDTech][]

00:42 United States

Most Times To Pass Tennis Ball Balanced On Bottom Of Plastic Cup In 30 Seconds

iD Tech Camps Trinity University

Four student campers from iD Tech Camps Trinity University passed a tennis ball balanced on the bottom of a plastic cup to each other 29 times in 30 seconds. [#iDTech][]

01:28 Canada

Most Simultaneous Sit-Ups Performed By Three People


Jay Vin and two of his friends performed 39 simultaneous sit-ups.

01:04 United States

Most Times Passing A Magic 8-Ball Around Four People In 30 Seconds

George Thompson

Phoenix Academy students Ayana, Kaitlyn, Jaymee, and Grace passed a Magic 8-Ball around each other 48 times in 30 seconds. They set the record as part of their World Record Day.

02:28 United States

Longest Superman-Style Carry Into A Bar

Sean Borjes

David Ross, David Ramirez, and Sean McDowell carried their friend, Sean Borjes, a distance of 39.58 feet into Snafu bar in New York City using a Superman-style carry.

00:13 Australia

Longest PlayStation Network Party Chat

Liam Pile

Liam and his friends had a PlayStation network party chat that lasted 8,709 hours, 11 minutes, 14.00 seconds.

00:21 United States

Longest Time To Keep Exercise Ball Aloft Using A Parachute Toss

Peter Vigeant

Four members of the ESI Design Team threw an exercise ball in the air using a parachute and kept it aloft for 2.75 seconds. The record was set during the Ball-Popevent at the 2010 Come Out and Play Festival[] in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. URDB official Rob Birdsong was on hand as a witness. [#COAP01][]

01:25 United States

Fastest Average Time Per Person In An Over/Under Exercise Ball Chain

ESI Design Team Members

32 people completed a successful over/under chain in 1 minute, 2 seconds using an exercise ball 4’ in diameter. The average time per person (TPP) was 1.9375 seconds. The record was set during the Ball-Popevent at the 2010 Come Out and Play Festival[] in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. URDB official Rob Birdsong was on hand as a witness. [#COAP01][]

02:17 United States

Fastest Figure 8 Whaleboat Row By A Crew Wearing Wigs, Mustaches, And Eye Patches

Whores With Oars

Nine women from The Embarcadero Rowing Club dressed in wigs, mustaches, and pirate patches and rowed a figure 8 in their whaleboat in one minute, 44.97 seconds, a new world record. The record was set on June 22, 2009 in San Francisco, Californa. Coach Oliver DiCicco was present as a witness.

03:02 United States

Fastest Time For Four People To Each Read The First Four Limericks In "The Hopeful Trout And Other Limericks"

Sam Klarich

Sam Klarich, Abby, Brittani, and Emily each read the first four limericks of John Ciardi’s The Hopeful Trout And Other Limericks[] in a combined two minutes, 18.92 seconds. The four limericks they read were The Elephant Boy, Goodbye Please, The Thingamajig and Keeping Busy Is Better Than Nothing.

03:07 United States

Longest Live Streaming Crowd Surf

Leo Laporte

Leo Laporte crowd surfed for one minute, 2.75 seconds while live streaming the entire feat on, a world record. The feat was achieved during the The Bigg Digg Shindigg held as part of the South By Southwest Interactivefestival in Austin, Texas.Universal Record Database president Dan Rollman was present to witness the record. #ATXDiggnation01

00:18 United States

Fastest Recitation Of Act 1, Scene 1 From Macbeth By Three People

Samuel Taylor

Cody Storm, Samuel Taylor, and Jason Epp recited Act 1, Scene 1of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in 10.08 seconds.

01:12 United States

Longest Time Planking In Front Of An Audience


A total of 23 students planked in front of an audience of more than 100 people for 41.01 seconds.

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