Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.
Participants chosen for the ghoulish contest will bide their time in 2-by-7-foot coffins from 1 p.m. Oct. 13 to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the park. Interested people have until October 3, 2018 to register for the event. The six finalists will then be selected from that group.
Coffin dwellers will be allowed to bring a friend along during Fright Fest operating hours, but they must brave the non-operating hours alone
The contest celebrates the 30th year of Fright Fest. Contestants get a brief hourly bathroom break, but otherwise remain coffin-bound. All who complete the challenge get two 2019 Gold Season passes and other park prizes. If more than one makes it to 30 hours, a drawing will determine who gets the $300.
One more perk: Successful coffin dwellers get to keep the "handcrafted" coffin.