During the challenge, competitors will attempt to take down verbatim speeds of 370, 380, 390, and even 400 words per minute. The 2021 event will be held on the afternoon of July 29. Space in the Guinness Challenge is limited. To sign up, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign-up will close once all slots are filled.
The current world record speed of 360 words per minute at a 97.23 percent accuracy rate is held by NCRA member Mark T. Kislingbury, FAPR, RDR, CRR, from Houston, Texas, who set it at the 2004 NCRA Conference & Expo. The last Guinness challenge was held at NCRA’s 2013 Convention & Expo.
If it’s a national title you want to capture, then be sure to register for the National Speed and Realtime Contests. Registration for the contests and the NCRA’s 2021 Conference & Expo opens April 15. To see more about what’s on the schedule for this year’s event or to register, click here.
Registration at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the host hotel, is open now with special rates for NCRA Conference & Expo attendees who book by July 2. Rooms are filling fast, so book yours now and save. Click here to learn more or to register. You can also learn more about the hotel’s health and safety protocols here.
As always, NCRA places the safety and health of its guests, presenters, and staff as its top priority and remains committed to its 2021 Conference & Expo.