Halloween might be the season of scares, but Six Flags St. Louis is taking things to a whole new level--for a very questionable reward.
The theme park will hold what it’s calling the “30-Hour Coffin Challenge” on Oct. 13-14, offering a $300 cash prize (along with two season passes) for one person willing to spend 30 hours in the 2-foot-by-7-foot container.
If there’s a tie, only one person will get the cash.
Oh, the winner also gets to keep their coffin.
Contestants must stay in their coffins at all times, except for a six-minute break each hour, when they’re allowed to step away for a bathroom break. They’re allowed to have a friend there for moral support during park hours, but they’ll be by themselves (and presumably a number of Six Flags employees trying to scare the hell out of them) during the dark, non-operating hours.
It’s unclear whether the coffins will be open or closed.
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