Entry into Country Book of World Records / Country Book of Records (CBR) and attempt of any record are subject to compliance with the Terms and Conditions as well as the specific rules-regulations and guidelines applicable to each type of record attempt. Individuals interested in attempting to set or break a record are requested to study these terms and the specific rules, guidelines applicable to the attempt and sign the Disclaimer Form before the commencement of any attempt in order to be considered for inclusion in the CBR.
Country Book of World Records/Country Book of Records (CBR) reserves the right to modify these terms and any other rules and guidelines established in relation to an attempt. All such modifications will be updated on the website: www.countrybookofrecords.com / www.countrybookofworldrecords.com and anyone attempting to enter their record in CBR must review the terms and the corresponding rules for each attempt regularly, to remain informed of any changes or modifications therein.
ELIGIBILITY :

To be eligible for consideration by the editors of Country Book of World Records / Country Book of Records (CBR) for a successful attempt, the person undertaking an Attempt (“Participant”) must fulfill the following conditions:
• Participant should be a Citizen in any Country.
• The Participant must have read and consented to the Terms, the specific rules and guidelines applicable to the Attempt, and must have signed and submitted the Disclaimer Form before undertaking the Attempt.
• The Participant must fall in one of the three specified age groups, as specified below, and must adhere to the eligibility criteria of that age group and each Attempt must be corroborated by a valid proof of age:
• Age Group A – 0 years to 12 years
• Age Group B – 13 years to 18 years
• Age Group C – Above 18 years

Age Group A (From 0-12 Years) :

• To be eligible for an attempt in this category the Participant undertaking the attempt must be born on or after January 01, 2002 and must be twelve (12) years of age or below at the time of attempt.
• Consent from a Parent or legal Guardian must be submitted, after such parent or legal Guardian has read the terms as provided and has read and signed the Disclaimer Form. The concerned parent or legal Guardian, as the case may be, must have read and explained the specific rules applicable to that category of attempt to the Participant.
• Certain categories of records may not be permitted for Participants from this age group, as may be notified by Country Book of World Records from time to time.
• No endurance related activities will be entertained as attempts under this age group. These include, without limitation, endurance cycling, endurance running, endurance riding and muscular endurance activities. Any attempt that is detrimental to a child’s health, or is potentially dangerous, or is in violation of any law in force, shall not be considered for entry in Country Book of World Records and is strongly discouraged.
Age Group B (from 13-18 Years) :
• A Participant undertaking an attempt under this age group must be born between January 01, 1996 to June 30, 2001, and must be older than thirteen (13) years of age and younger than or eighteen (18) years of age at the time of the attempt.
• Consent from a parent or legal Guardian must be submitted, after such parent or legal Guardian has read the Terms as provided and consented to the same. The parent or legal Guardian is also required to have read and consented to the Disclaimer Form and any other rules specified in relation to the category of attempt, before any undertaking of the attempt.
• Certain categories of records may not be permitted for Participants from this age group, as may be notified by Country Book of World Records from time to time.
• Attempts that are detrimental to the health of such persons, or that are potentially dangerous, or that are in violation of any law in force, will not be accepted for entry in Country Book of World Records.
Age Group C (Above 18 Years) :
• The Participant must be above eighteen (18) years of age.
• All such Participants must have carefully read and consented to the terms, the specific Rules and Guidelines set forth in regards the attempt, and must have signed the Disclaimer Form before engaging in the attempt.
CHAPTERS & CATEGORIES
CBR reserves the right to include or exclude any chapter or category and is under no obligation to publish all or any of the listed chapters or categories in Country Book of World Records or any of its publications. The list provided herein is only for explanatory reasons, and for the clarity of persons seeking to engage in an attempt. Further, the following list only consists of chapters and categories that have been published in the previous editions and is non–exhaustive. Country Book of World Records may, at its sole discretion, include additional chapters or categories, delete a chapter or category, or even merge two or more chapters or categories as the Country Book of World Records Team deems appropriate. Any such addition, deletion or merger of chapters or categories, creates no obligation on the Country Book of World Records Team’s or Country Book of World Records part to inform any person making an attempt of such addition, deletion or merger.
ATTEMPT PROCEDURE
CBR recognises two types of attempts – 1. An attempt to break a previously existing record; and 2. An attempt to set a new record. The following procedure must be followed by any person willing to undertake an attempt to be considered for entry in Country Book of World Records.
• An application by the person attempting the record should be e-mailed to countrybookofrecords@gamil.com .Such application should contain details regarding the unique achievement, or proposal to set a record, for the consideration of Country Book of World Records team, along with the complete address and contact number of the person attempting the same, at least 45 days (One month fifteen days) before the attempt in order to avoid disqualification on technicalities. For specific requirements in the procedure for attempt please refer to Terms-Conditions & Guidelines.
• The person undertaking the attempt must approach the Country Book of World Records Team regarding the proper procedure and information or documents required for consideration of a successful attempt.
• On completion of an attempt, the Participant must provide the Country Book of World Records Team a detailed and accurate documentation, as required by the Country Book of World Records Team, and these shall be scrutinized by the Country Book of World Records Team.
• All entries to an edition are confirmed only after the deadline, i.e., the last date for submission of entries. Any entry made after such a date may be considered for a subsequent edition of Country Book of World Records.
• On confirmation of an entry, a certificate shall be mailed to the person who carried out the successful attempt. Such certificates shall be sent after the particular edition for which the attempt has been considered is printed or released.
• For all Attempts to be undertaken, the person undertaking such an attempt must sign and submit the Disclaimer Form provided by the Country Book of World Records Team, prior to the attempt. The acceptance of any application for entry in Country Book of World Records shall be conditional on the signing and adherence to the Disclaimer Form, the Terms and any other specific Rules and Guidelines established by Country Book of World Records in relation to a particular category of attempt.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
• All applications must be sent to the following Email Address: countrybookofrecords@gmail.com
• The primary application shall consist of the following:
• Name of the Participant;
• Complete postal address of the Participant;
• Contact details of the Participant;
• Description of the record the Participant wishes to apply for; and
• Event plan.
• These applications shall be perused by the concerned person in Country Book of World Records Team, as per the sections assigned, and further correspondence shall take place between the Participant and the Country Book of World Records Team member.
• On acceptance of the initial application, the general guidelines and record specific guidelines shall be emailed or couriered to the Participant along with the procedure and documentation required.
• On receipt of the correspondence from a member of the Country Book of World Records Team, the Participant shall send the following documents (in hard copy) to the postal address of CBR.
• A covering letter stating the attempt details;
• A signed copy of the Disclaimer Form sent to the Participant;
• A self-attested copy of the Participant’s Government approved identity proof (such as Aadhar, Passport, Voter ID card, PAN card etc.);
• A self-attested copy of the Participant’s Government approved age proof (such as Aadhar,Passport,Birth Certificate, Ration card etc.)
(together the “Required Documents”).
• On authentication and verification of the required Documents, the Participant shall obtain a confirmation from the Country Book of World Records Team to proceed with the attempt.
• Details of the supposed record, duly authenticated by Gazetted Officers, or relevant public authorities, or relevant authorities in charge or other competent authorities. Such authentication must be on the basis of personal verification of every detail of the claim.
• Material evidence of the event, consisting of all the evidence collected by the Participant during the attempt. (All CDs sent to the Country Book of World Records Team, as part of the application process, should have the Participant’s name and the record category written legibly on it.)
• A Claim which is successfully submitted shall be considered for entry in the Country Book of World Records.
• The application procedure should be completed within the last date of submission. Entries submitted after deadline can however be considered for the subsequent edition.
• In addition to the aforementioned rules, specific requirements provided under the relevant categories must be fulfilled.
EVIDENCE
• The onus of proving a record is on the Participant. The Claim, signed by the Participant, should be backed by adequate and satisfactory documentation without which it will not be accepted.
• The Participant must, as part of the verification process, submit all supporting documents including at least two authentication letters (originals) on Judicial Stamp Paper, Photographs (or CD containing Still Photos), personal details of the Participant, including Residential Address and contact details, along with a covering letter, without which the Claim will not be considered for entry.
• The moral rights, Copyright and any other intellectual property rights in and to any such material evidence shall, to be extent permitted by law, be waived unconditionally by the Participant.
• The evidence must only be sent after the required documents have been verified and the primary application has been confirmed.
• Only the Claim may be supplemented by evidence of the record.
• In addition to the documents mentioned in our info. which are necessary, other corollary evidences of the attempt for the purpose of the claim includes:
• Press clippings of Local, National or International Newspapers, or Press cuttings, or the News report in an Electronic form, furnishing direct evidence of the record; or Audio tapes of the Radio, Tape Recorded Cassettes or any such fact of record which could be heard, furnishing direct evidence of the record; or,
• Video tapes of the record attempt on DVD, or CD Rom, or any such fact of record which could on DVD, or CD Rom Video, furnishing direct evidence of the record; or,
• CDs of any such fact of record which may be in audio, visual or audio-visual format, furnishing direct evidence of the record; or
• Photographs of any such fact of record documented by Photographs furnishing direct evidence of the record.
• If any of the above mentioned evidence is in a Local Language, it must be sent along with an attested copy of an English translation of the said document.
• The evidence must be clear, distinct and unambiguous.
• CBR reserves the right to refuse the entry if, evidence sufficient to prove the record act beyond reasonable doubt, is not furnished.
• For categories where specific evidence is required, kindly refer to the respective category, mentioned in this document, for the requirements.
• The material evidence provided by the Participant shall not be returned.
• Wherever possible, a person from the Country Book of World Records Team may also visit for verification. In such cases also, the evidence shall be sent along with the claim.
• In case of records where giant structures are put in place or super-size objects are involved, the measurements shall be taken in the presence of one the members of the Country Book of World Records Team or Country Book of World Records approved observers.
ACCEPTANCE
• Each attempt must be categorised within one of the chapters or categories listed in our website. However Country Book of World Records reserves the right, to be exercised at its sole and absolute discretion, to accept entries related to (i) Landmark achievements by Individuals, Organisations, Government bodies etc.; (ii) Outstanding stories of courage and patriotism; (iii) Informative stories reflecting both the greatness of Country and the progress she makes; (iv) Inspiring acts/personalities; (v) Interesting trivia about the way of life of Country; and (vi) Entries that are of general interest to the public in the opinion of the Country Book of World Records Team.
• Records must be absolute and not technical offshoots and they must be quantifiable, comparable and measurable. For instance, in a typing record, it is assumed that typing refers to its generally accepted meaning. However one-finger or two-finger typing will not be registered as separate records.
• No entry shall be considered valid unless the entry is sent, along with the required evidence, in the manner prescribed in section above.
• Country Book of World Records reserves the right to publish or delete any chapter, section, category or record in the present or any future edition of Country Book of World Records, without any notice to the Participants. CBR is under no obligation to inform record holders when a record may be dropped. Such decisions shall be the sole prerogative of the Country Book of World Records Team in the larger continuing interest of the book.
• Records shall be considered for publishing only on the grounds of its interest value and General Public acceptance.
• Country Book of World Records will not consider potentially dangerous record attempts by Participants, particularly those belonging to age group A (0-12 Years).
• Further, no entries in violation of any Law, Rule, Regulation, Guideline or any other statutory instrument shall be accepted.
• Entries for the new edition of Country Book of World Records will be confirmed only after the annual deadline, which is usually 30th September.
• In all matters pertaining to the ‘Country Book of Records’, Its Teams decision shall be final and binding.
STATUTORY
It is mandatory for Participants to abide by all Local, State, National and International Laws, Rules and Regulations applicable in relation to the attempt. Country Book of World Records expressly prohibits any attempt that involves violation of any Local, State, National or International Laws, Rules or Regulations. Participants are under an obligation to ensure that all activities related to the attempt, are neither unlawful, nor against Public decency and morality. Participants must note that Country Book of World Records strongly discourages attempts that are likely to cause harm to the Public or Animals, or cause any damage to the environment and are requested to refrain from such attempts. Participants shall bear sole responsibility for any consequences arising out of any non-compliance with any applicable Laws, Rules or Regulations insofar as they relate to the attempt. Country Book of World Records shall not be liable for any harm caused to the Public or the environment in the course of the attempt, and CBR shall not be responsible for any non-compliance with any applicable Local, State, National or International Laws, Rules and Regulations insofar as they relate to the attempt.
SAFETY
The Participant is requested to take all reasonable safety precautions prior to the attempt including, but not limited to, the testing of all equipment used for the attempt, the utilisation of prescribed safety equipment in relation to the attempt, the presence of requisite medical personnel and treatment facilities, and any applicable safety permits required under Local, State, National and International Laws, Rules and Regulations. The Participant understands that the attempt may be dangerous to him, other Participants and spectators, and that they must identify such risks, with the help of Professional advice, such as the risk of accident, illness, paralysis, injury, loss, or death which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, or other agencies, known and unknown. The Participant knowingly and freely assumes all such risks, both known and unknown, and assumes full personal responsibility for the attempt and its consequences.
The Participant shall bear sole responsibility for taking all such safety precautions and acknowledge that Country Book of World Records, its Team and their respective management, Officers, appointed Representatives or Agents shall not, in any manner whatsoever, be responsible for making any safety arrangements for the attempt.
PUBLICITY
The Participants undertake and irrevocably and unconditionally permit Country Book of World Records to cover any attempt through various media including News Papers, Radio, Television including News and other Channels, Internet, etc., and shall not raise any objection, protest or demur whatsoever to such coverage or in this regard.
Whilst Country Book of World Records shall make all reasonable efforts, there is no obligation on the part of Country Book of World Records to Air or otherwise engage in publicizing any attempt. The Participants must, at the request of Country Book of World Records, participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and Photography) in relation to a successful attempt, free of charge, and they consent to Country Book of World Records using their name and image in all promotional materials.
LICENSE TO USE
Participants hereby grant in perpetuity to Country Book of World Records, its authorised Agents, successors and assigns, the Worldwide license to use the Name, Image, likeness, Pictures, Video recording, Audio recordings, etc., of the Participants in relation to any attempts undertaken by the Participants (the “Licensed Property”).Participants agree and grant to Country Book of World Records the right to use any element of the licensed Property for any purpose in connection with Country Book of World Records, including but not limited to, the publication and distribution of Country Book of World Records, the promotion of Country Book of World Records and any of its Divisions or Products, and the filing of Copyright, Trademark and other similar registrations in relation to Country Book of World Records that involve the Licensed Property.
All material submitted in connection with a potential entry in Country Book of World Records (whether written, Audio, Electronic or Visual form, or a combination of those) or any Photographs, Video and/or Film footage and/or Audio recording taken of Participants are assigned to Country Book of World Records upon submission and become the property of Country Book of World Records exclusively. Country Book of World Records may use the material in any medium in any reasonable manner it sees fit. Copyright in any such material remains the sole property of Country Book of World Records.
IPR (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS)
The name ‘Country Records’ logo are Registered concerned Departments of Governments and should not be used for any publicity in relation to an attempt, or after a claim has been accepted, without the express permission of Country Book of World Records.
All rights, title and interest, including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights, in Country Book of World Records and in any and all entries received shall vest solely and exclusively with Country Book of World Records at all times. Country Book of World Records or any person or entity permitted by Country Book of World Records in this regard shall be entitled to use any information in connection with the entry in any media for future promotional, marketing, publicity and any other purpose, without any permission and or payment to the Participant.
RESPONSIBILITY (ALL ASSOCIATED COSTS AND INSURANCE)
The Participant understands and acknowledges that all expenses incurred in relation to the attempt shall be borne solely by the Participant. Country Book of World Records and/or Country Book of World Records Team shall in no manner be responsible for reimbursing any expenses incurred in the course of the attempt, or even in the event that the Participant is successful at the attempt. Country Book of World Records shall not be responsible for providing any kind of insurance in relation to any attempt, and shall not be responsible for any emergency Medical expenses or any subsequent Medical expenses in the event of any incident/accident, illness or incapacity, arising out of the attempt.
WAIVER OF CLAIMS & INDEMNITY
Participants acknowledge and consent on behalf of themselves, their heirs, successors, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, to WAIVE ALL CLAIMS AND RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Country Book of World Records Team, its Management, Officers, Employees and Representatives, and its Partners, Affiliates, Subsidiaries, Advertising Agencies, Agents (the “Released Parties”),WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, PARALYSIS, DEATH, or loss or damage to person, property or reputations, arising out of the attempt, to the fullest extent permitted by the Law.
The Participants agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from all losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees and other litigation costs and expenses) incurred by any of the Released Parties as a result of any claims or suits that the Participant (or anyone claiming by, under or through the Participant) may bring against any of the Released Parties to recover any losses, liabilities, costs, damages, or expenses which arise during or result from the Attempt.
SEVERABILITY
Each of the provisions contained in these Terms is considered to be reasonable by Country Book of World Records and the Participants and each clause, sub-clause paragraph and sub-paragraph shall be construed as independent of any other provision. If any provision of these Terms proves to be invalid, void or illegal it shall not in any way affect, impair or invalidate any other provision and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
DISPUTE
The courts of competent jurisdiction at Hyderabad shall have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any and all disputes arising out of, or in connection with, any Attempt undertaken or entry made for the purpose of Country Book of World Records.
Further all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms, or the rights and obligations of the Participants and/or Country Book of World Records and/or partners of Country Book of World Records, shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India.

The record holders are not entitled to any prize money, gift/s or free copies of Country Book of World Records.
In all matters pertaining to Country Book of World Records, the Editor’s decision is final.