30 hours in a coffin? Theme park offers chance to try
Could you stay in a coffin for 30 hours straight?Six Flags St. Louis is offering folks the chance to find out — and to win $300, other prizes and oh, the coffin.Six people will be chosen to spend 30 hours in a "slightly used" 2-foot-by-7-foot coffin, from 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. More: Record-breaking Wonder Woman ride announced for Six Flags Great AdventureParticipants will be allowed one, six-minute bathroom break per hour. Meals, snacks and drinks will be provided, as will phone charging stations — all in the coffin. Fright Fest freaks will pop by throughout the night.Anyone who gets out of their coffin for any reason other than a bathroom break will be eliminated from the contest.
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The winner will receive $300, two 2019 Gold season passes, a Fright Fest prize package and the coffin will be theirs to keep.If more than one person remains after 30 hours, there will be a random drawing to determine who wins the $300, while all remaining contestants will receive season passes and Fright Fest prize packages.More: Six Flags Great Adventure: Relive the amusement park's thrilling legacyParticipants must be 18 years or older, with photo ID, cannot have any medical conditions that preclude them from staying in a coffin for 30 hours, must sign a waiver and have to provide their own pillow and blankets.Coffin dwelling hopefuls must complete a registration form at sixflags.com/content/take-fright-fest-30-hour-coffin-challenge.
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