This past Saturday, Michigan Tech built a couple of thousand snowmen in an hour! And unofficially, they've broken the world record for doing so.

The previous record was 2,036 held by Japan. Michigan Tech beat that record with a total of 2,228. Snowmen were required to be at least 3-feet tall, and also have eyes, nose, and arms.

The event, "Snowman Left Behind" was hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government and the Memorial Union Board. Hundreds of students and community members showed up to help make this record possible.

Michigan Tech unofficially breaks record for most snowmen built within an hour

Michigan Technological University has unofficially broken the world record for the most snowmen built within an hour. The previous record was 2,036 held by Japan. Michigan Tech beat that record with a total of 2,228.



Michigan Tech appears to have set a snowman world record

HOUGHTON, MI - It appears that Michigan Tech has built their way into the record books. According to WLUC-TV 6, students at the Upper Peninsula school, as well as members of the public, rallied to build 2,228 snowmen in an hour to unofficially break a Guinness World Record.