Imperial Toy Sponsors World Record Breaking Water Balloon Fight at Brigham Young University Campus!

August 19, 2010

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ — 120,021 Imperial Toy Water Splashers water balloons flew over the BYU campus on July 23rd 2010! 3,927 students competed in a 6 minute battle to win the official title of largest water balloon fight from 2009 record holder University of Kentucky. Student volunteers started filling all 120,021 Imperial Toy Water Splashers at 8 AM Wednesday morning and worked until the event concluded on Friday.

“Imperial Toy is proud to co-sponsor an event promoting having fun while being active outdoors,” said Imperial Toy president Peter Tiger.

“Imperial is thrilled 120,021 Imperial Water Splashers and 3,927 BYU students were able to make world record history,” said president Art Hirsch, “especially using team work and good natured competitive spirit.”

“The Cougar Cool Down water balloon fight has exceeded our expectations!” said Lori Gardiner, event coordinator, BYU Student Academic and Advisement Services.

About Brigham Young University:

Brigham Young University seeks to develop students of faith, intellect and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. Established in 1875, the university provides an outstanding education in an atmosphere consistent with the ideals and principles of its sponsor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Known for its academically minded and internationally experienced student body, its world-class teaching and its beautiful mountain location, BYU is also recognized for its extensive language programs, talented performing arts ensembles, outstanding sports programs and devotion to combining solid scholarship with the principles of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

About Imperial Toy:

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in North Hills, CA, Imperial Toy® is a privately held toy manufacturer with a catalogue of some of America’s best-selling toys, including the leading manufacturer of bubbles and bubble toys in the world, outdoor and waterplay, girl’s cosmetics, life likes, and novelty items. The company also produces toys for leading children’s entertainment companies including Little Tikes®, Nickelodeon ®, Hit®, Sanrio®, Marvel®, and Hasbro® and distributed in over 50 countries worldwide to leading retailers such as Walmart and Target. Additional facilities are in Memphis, San Diego, Hong Kong, Italy and Mexico. For further information, call 818 536 6500 or visit www.imperialtoy.com

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