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World Record Event
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​RECORD ATTEMPT

December 3, 2016 Wolcott, CT and neighboring towns will come together to attempt a NEW Guinness World Record "The Most Door-2-Door Carolers."  

PREVIOUS RECORDS

12-12-12….Westport,CT. attained a Guinness World Record of 502 carolers.

11-26-13….Waukesha, WI attained a  NEW Guinness World Record of 1,822 carolers.

KEY GOALS

1) Break the previous record held by Waukesha Wisconsin... and put Wolcott, CT on the world map.

 

2) Assemble more than 1,822 singers to carol on 12-3-2016.

 

3) Raise our voices and raise funds for local music and arts programs.

 

4) Raise awareness for music education programs and their benefits to our youth.

 

PARKING

Please park ONLY at Wakelee Elementary School or on the upper part of Hempel Drive, Wolcott, CT.

* Carpooling for this event is optimal, as parking is limited.

 

LOCATION START

All pre-registered participants are asked to assemble at Wakelee Elementary School lower sports field located at 12 Hempel Drive Wolcott, Connecticut. 

 

 

 

LOCATION DATE & TIME

Saturday, December 3, 2016

 

Registration Time: 2:00-3:00pm

 

Photo & Press: 3pm

 

Caroling Start Time: 3:30pm

Approximate caroling time 1 hour 

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER: in the case of bad weather on Saturday 12-3-16, the original caroling date, we have planned for our Rain/Snow Date to be Sunday, 12-4-16 with the same itinerary schedule.

ALL PARTCIPANTS

All particiants MUST pre-register for this event. Please see link for registration application, sign up, and payment.​ 

CAROLING OBJECTIVE

We need to have at least 1,823 carol singing participants to break the prior Guinness World's Record number of 1,822. We're required by The Guinness World Record rules to sing at a minimum of 15 houses on a minimum of 6 streets in the same local during an allotted time period. A total of 15 Christmas Carols will be sung over the caroling route, one at each designated stop.

CAROLING ROUTE

All Participants will meet and sign in at Wakelee School and then walk over the following streets approximately 1 mile, stopping at pre-designated stops as directed by group leaders...Hempel Drive, Spindle Hill,, Grandview Drive, Cliff Street, Cliff Street Ext., Williams Court, Nicholas Circle, Disanto Drive then back to Hempel Drive to complete the route.

Recommended Donation

Each caroler is $5pp

A family of 4 is $10 with all additional carolers in family $5 each.

Special Group Rate applies to teams of 25 

 

Acceptable forms of payment: Credit or Debit

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All children 12 & under MUST be accompanied by an adult. All participants must purchase a ticket. All tickets are non-refundable.

DOCUMENTS:

Spread Christmas Cheer-FOOD DONATIONS WELCOME TO HELP WOLCOTT FOOD PANTRY

Guinness Application number: 160325050137mpc

Top School Scholarship

Please sign in with your associated school when registering.

 

The Wolcott School that has the most entries based on school percentage will receive the top scholarship with other secondary scholarships provided. School participation is calculated both on pre-registration and participant completion of the caroling event. Any participant that registers, but does not finish the caroling route on 12-3-16 will not count toward a school's official tally.

 

Winners will be announced 30-60 days after the event or during the verification ceremony upon obtaining the Guinness World Records 2016, Wolcott, CT. 

No Refunds

There are no refunds on donations or registrations due to not attending the event or not attaining the world record.  

Spread some cheer – Bring a non-perishable food item for the Wolcott Food Pantry