On September 15th the Seahawks and CenturyLink Field broke the Guinness World Record for “loudest crowd road at a sports stadium” when the 12th Man was registered at 136.6 decibels during our win over the San Francisco 49ers.
The record stood for 28 days.
On Monday night the 12th Man will attempt to reclaim what is rightfully theirs. “Volume 12,” the group responsible for organizing the Guinness World Record attempt announced Tuesday night via their Facebook that Guinness will be in attendance once again for the Seahawks Monday Night Football game against the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks will attempt to break the record set by the Kansas City Chiefs on October 13th when Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium registered at 137.5 decibels.
Since Guinness’s last visit the rules of the record attempt have eased up. Officials from Guinness will record the duration of the game and will register the highest decibel reading throughout the game. The 12th Man will also be at a disadvantage once again because the Seahawks have declined to get officially involved with this attempt, thus there will be no formal announcement to cheer and scream during the game. This is a big key to why I believe the Chiefs were able to break our record. I believe with help from the Seahawks we would shatter Kansas City’s record but without knowing what our goal is it is possible that we will come up short.
All it takes is one big play for a sudden burst of noise to break the record. Kansas City surpassed our mark when an interception was returned for a touchdown mere moments before the end of the game. If you are attending Monday night’s game please be as loud as you can throughout the entire game so we can reclaim our reputation as the loudest stadium and the loudest fans in the world!