31 Jan 2014, 4:57

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Québec Carnival wants to beat the record for the world’s biggest snowball fight!

The Carnival is asking Québec’s population to participate in the world’s biggest snowball fight! The goal is 6,000 participants!

The activity, meant as a salute to the cult film La Guerre des Tuques, will be held on the first Saturday of the Carnival, in other words on February 1st, from noon to 4 p.m., on the Plains of Abraham.

To truly uphold the 80s theme, participants will be invited to let loose and show up wearing their fluorescent one-piece snowsuits or vintage fur coats and to let their inner child shine through during the construction of two forts and a snowball fight!

Animation and DJs will spice  things up and amplify the festive mood.

“As the world’s largest winter Carnival, we must push limits by organizing larger-than-life activities in our
city that will have an international impact.

What better way to show our love of winter !

The secret to success:  participation!
For the activity to be held, the Carnival must ensure that the population will participate in large numbers.
In this regard, the organization challenged itself to collect at least 1,500 registrations in advance on the La
Ruche website.

Registration costs $15 (price of the Effigy), and each participant registered on the day of the event will receive an Effigy.

The activity, reserved for persons 18 years and over, requires participants
to wear any type of helmet and safety eyewear (for example: safety or ski goggles, bike or construction

“We’re taking a risk today in announcing the Battle of the Dukes, but I’m convinced that we can bring




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