Guinness says Carowinds sets egg-dyeing record

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) - Carowinds has set a world record for the most people dyeing eggs.

Guinness World Records said in a news release on its website that 317 people dipped and dyed eggs Saturday at the amusement park that straddles the North Carolina-South Carolina state line near Charlotte.

Guinness says the category is a new one, but it had set guidelines that required each participant to have at least one hard-boiled egg, a spoon and enough dye to submerge the egg. Guinness also had set a minimum of 250 people to consider the park's Easter Egg-stravaganza for the record.

All eggs were colored and shown to a Guinness official for approval.

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