United Way of Summit County has been recognized for breaking the Guinness World Record for the “largest cornhole tournament.”

The event was held Sept. 12 at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron to help celebrate the kickoff of the annual United Way campaign. A total of 268 people participated in the tournament, surpassing the previous record of 250 participants.

United Way officials said they hope this year’s campaign also will be a record breaker. It’s goal is $11.6 million.

To learn about United Way programs and services, or to volunteer or make donations, call 330-762-7601, visit www.uwsummit.org or go to the offices at 90 N. Prospect St., Akron.