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Could you survive overnight in the House of Torment?

Johanna Gretschel
Photo courtesy @houseoftorment on instagram

Yikes—I ain't afraid of no ghost, but the House of Torment's new social media challenge is definitely only for serious scare enthusiasts.

Ten brave souls will be selected to stay overnight at Austin's most terrifying haunted house for Nightwatch, a paranormal investigation in tandem with Austin Paranormal Research

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No lights. No escape. One overnight haunted investigation. Austin--Who’s ready to take their Halloween to the next level? We are partnering with our friends at @AustinParanormalResearch to do our very first Nightwatch Challenge! We will select the 10 Halloween enthusiasts to be a part of an overnight investigation at House of Torment on October 19th. HOW TO ENTER: 1. Post a video of yourself telling us why you want to be part of the Nightwatch activation team 2. Tag #NightwatchChallenge and #HouseofTormentAustin in the caption 3. Post by Monday, Sept 30th at 11:59 pm CT. 4. Make your Instagram profile public so we can see it! . . . This contest is not endorsed or sponsored by Instagram. Good luck!!

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Robert Ansley and Elizabeth Lloyd are the team behind Austin Paranormal Research, and they've made a series of YouTube videos chronicling their investigations around the Texas state capitol. Apparently, Buffalo Billiards on Dirty Sixth Street is extremely haunted.

For the chance to participate in this sure-to-be-spooky adventure, post a video on instagram explaining why you want to be part of the Nightwatch activation team and make sure to tag #NightwatchChallenge and #HouseofTormentAustin in the caption. The deadline is Monday, September 30 at 11:50 p.m. CT. 

If you'd rather not sleep over, you can also just walk through the House of Torment starting this Friday, September 27. Tickets are available online