Video: A record-breaking event in Columbia

02/09/2014 6:17 PM

02/09/2014 6:17 PM

They did it.

Officials at the Guiness Book of World Records certified Sunday that 823 people simultaneously tied a bow tie in Columbia, SC.

This breaks the world record for most bow ties tied in five minutes in an event by more than double. The event was Sunday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St.

All proceeds will benefit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. Watch the video here.

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