ST. LOUIS, Mo. - If you sleep like the dead, might as welltry and earn some extra cash while you're dead asleep. An amusement parkis upping its creep game by giving away $300 to people who can sleep inside aclosed coffin for 30 hours.
Six Flags St. Louis is holding the contest as part of its annual FrightFest. According to contest rules, coffin dwellers will be laid to rest in theirnew beds from 1 p.m. on October 13 until 7 p.m. the next day.
Entrants can bring a friend to Fright Fest, but once the event ends, thefriends hit the road and the sleeping dead must fend for themselves.
Other than for regularly-scheduled bathroom breaks, any contestant wholeaves their coffin for any reason will be killed from the contest.
Six coffin dwellers will be chosen andthe one that lasts the longest will win the money, season passes to the parkand many other dreadfully wonderful prizes, including the coffin.