MASON, Ohio (WDTN) - You could be among the first people to ride Kings Island's newest roller coaster if you can scream loud enough.
The Scream Like a Banshee contest takes place every Friday night at Kings Island during its Halloween Haunt.
Participants can sign up and compete to see who has the loudest shriek.
A decibel reader will determine the winners.
Prizes include 2014 preview passes to be among the first to ride the Banshee when it opens in April.
Finals will be held October 26.
The grand prize winner will win a trip for two to Los Angeles to visit Knott's Berry Farm and a $1,000 cash prize.
Registration opens at 6:00 pm. It is a first-come first served competition. You must be at least 18 years old to enter.
Visit Kings Island on line for more.
Snowfall reports vary across the Miami Valley as the storm continues to produce heavy snow, making it hard for drivers to see in some cases.
The National Weather Service canceled the Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory just after 9:30 pm.
Sinclair Community College is closing all campus locations for the day due to the inclement weather.
A listing of events and activities that are closed, canceled or postponed due to the effects of today's Wintry Blast.