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Duquesne Freshmen Attempting to Break Largest Dodgeball Game Record

Members of Duquesne University’s new freshman class will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of dodgeball.

The game, which will include 150 dodgeballs, will be officiated by Orientation chairs and team leaders.

The current record is 712 participants, organized by Samsung Mobile at New York City’s 69th Regiment Armory.

The event is being held in conjunction with Duquesne’s award-winning, student-run Orientation program.

When: Friday, Aug. 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Rooney Field, Bluff Street, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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