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UW plans to take back swing dance world record


April 14, 2017

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming Cowboy Country Swing Club (CCSC) is planning an event -- to take back the Guinness world record for swing dance participants previously held by UW -- Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

Check-in for the event will begin at 6:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but a $5 donation to United Way is suggested.

In 2015, UW broke the Guinness world record for largest swing dance group with 1,184 participants. Grand Rapids Original Swing Society, of Grand Rapids, Mich., regained that record in July 2016 with 1,276 people. For...

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