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The following was taken from Julian Gothard's LINE & COUNTRY & WESTERN DANCE & MUSIC FAQ and is reprinted exactly as posted. For further information on all forms of country & western dancing, go to http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jgothard/contents.htm
Canada
Largest Scottish Country Dance - 512-some reel by the Toronto Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Toronto, Canada 1991).

New Zealand
Geraldine, New Zealand (January 97): Longest line dance length for this country was set at 910 people.

Australia
Tamworth, Queensland, Australia, January 25, 1997. Grand total of 5502 line dancers.

USA
A total of 2,578 people danced to the "Boot Scootin' Boogie" in Lebanon, TN, USA on 30 Jul 1994. A line dance in Fairfield CA, USA had 5,000 people and a line dance in Laughlin NV, USA reportedly had 8,000+ people.

An estimated 30,000 people took part in a Madison/Electric Slide line dance held during the 1991 Comin' Home African American Holiday Celebration in Columbus, OH, USA on 12 Jul 1991.

United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Saturday 7th December 1996 - National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK. 1,630 people danced continuously for 5 minutes to the Line Dance "The Freeze".

12th April 1997 - RAF Burtonwood, Warrington, UK. 4,500 people danced continuously for 5 minutes to the Line Dance "The Freeze". This record was monitored by, and submitted to, the Guiness organisation. The record will be confirmed in a broadcast of BBC "Record Breakers" scheduled for transmission in September. If successful this will be the "FIRST OFFICIAL" UK and World record to be accepted by the Guiness organisation.