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Event News & Reminders
Coasterstock : Online registration is available. Event starts 5/16/2015.
Fiesta Fest : Online registration is available. Event starts 5/22/2015.
SchlitterCon XII : Online registration is available. Event starts 5/23/2015.
ZDT's Construction Tour : Online registration is available. Event starts 5/25/2015.
Coastermania : Online registration is available. Event starts 6/5/2015.
Rip Roarin' Rampage : Online registration is available. Event starts 6/6/2015.
ACE Dives : Online registration is available. Event starts 6/6/2015.
Coaster Con XXXVIII : Online registration is available. Event starts 6/21/2015.
Coasterstock : Registration deadline is 4/30/2015. Event starts 5/16/2015.
Monstre Showdown : Registration deadline is 5/14/2015. Event starts 5/23/2015.
Fiesta Fest : Registration deadline is 5/17/2015. Event starts 5/22/2015.
SchlitterCon XII : Registration deadline is 5/17/2015. Event starts 5/23/2015.
Coastermania : Registration deadline is 5/21/2015. Event starts 6/5/2015.
ACE Dives : Registration deadline is 5/23/2015. Event starts 6/6/2015.
ACE Day at Berkshire East Mountain Resort : Registration deadline is 5/30/2015. Event starts 5/3/2015.
Rip Roarin' Rampage : Registration deadline is 5/30/2015. Event starts 6/6/2015.
Coaster Con XXXVIII : Registration deadline is 6/6/2015. Event starts 6/21/2015.
ZDT's Construction Tour : Registration deadline is 5/17/2017. Event starts 5/25/2015.
Luna Park Fest V : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/28/2015.
Coaster Con XXXIX : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/19/2016.
BeachCon 2015 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/6/2015.
Summer Under Cover Con III : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/24/2015.
Flying High at Michigan's Adventure : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/11/2015.
ACE Summer Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/14/2015.
ACE Day at Hersheypark : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/19/2015.
Seaside Screams : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/27/2015.
Pre-Con at Clementon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/20/2015.
SchlitterCon XII : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/23/2015.
Fiesta Fest : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/22/2015.
ZDT's Construction Tour : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/25/2015.
Preservation Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/18/2015.
KennyKon XXVI : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/12/2015.
Coasterstock : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/16/2015.
HoliWood Nights : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/29/2015.
Fall Thrillfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/3/2015.
5th Annual Wooden Warrior Day : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/2/2015.
ACE Day at Dorney Park : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/20/2015.
BahnCon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/6/2015.
Storm the Kingdom : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/12/2015.
Beech Bend Bash : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/11/2015.
Rollercoasters, Eh!?! : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/19/2015.
Holiday Havoc : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/3/2015.
Celebrate America : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/4/2015.
Smoky Mountain Coasterfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/21/2015.
ACE Day at Six Flags New England : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/11/2015.
ACE UK! 2015 : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 7/18/2015.
Coaster Campout : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/28/2015.
Coastermania : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/5/2015.
Max Cannon Coaster Classic : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/29/2015.
Phoenix Phall Phunfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/10/2015.
Oceanfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/29/2015.
Rip Roarin' Rampage : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/6/2015.
Jeepers, It's Spring : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 4/18/2015.
Coasting For Kids - California's Great America : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Valleyfair! : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/14/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Canada's Wonderland : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Worlds of Fun : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Michigan's Adventure : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Carowinds : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Cedar Point : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Kings Dominion : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Dorney Park : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Kings Island : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coasting For Kids - Knott's Berry Farm : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/7/2015.
Coastin' Through the Snow : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/5/2015.
Coaster Con XXXVIII : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/21/2015.
The Year of Steel : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 4/25/2015.
ACE Dives : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 6/6/2015.
ACE Day at Story Land : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/13/2015.
Lone Star Coasterthon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/3/2015.
ACE Day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/3/2015.
ACE Day at Berkshire East Mountain Resort : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/3/2015.
ACE Day at The Great Escape : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/12/2015.
Thrills in the Hills : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/22/2015.
Monstre Showdown : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/23/2015.
ACERs, Can You Dig It? : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 5/16/2015.
West Texas Round-up : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/3/2015.
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MERCHANDISE NEWS
New Merchandise Now Available At ACE webstore!!! [details]
Request For ACE Merchandise Designs! [details]
ACE's Online General Store is always open!
Refer to the merchandise flier if you prefer to order the merchandise via mail-order or to pay for the merchandise via check or money order.
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Welcome!

Welcome to the official site of American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), the world's largest club of amusement ride enthusiasts. ACE was founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit, all volunteer club to foster and promote the conservation, appreciation, knowledge and enjoyment of the art of the classic wooden roller coaster and the contemporary steel coaster.

Our club has grown from a handful of members to over 5,000 members representing all 50 states, DC, and 12 countries. We publish a bimonthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine for our members. We also sponsor several events at parks each year. If you love the thrill of the twists, turns, drops, and loops of a roller coaster, this club (and this site) is for you!


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Help ACE support Give Kids the World by joining or pledging donations for ACE's team, ACE for Kids, for the annual Coasting for Kids fundraiser event to be held at all Cedar Fair parks.   Details

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ACE Co-founder Paul Greenwald Passes Away    This article contains photos!

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Busch Gardens Unveils Tempesto    This article contains photos!

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BATMAN: The Ride Backward    This article contains photos!

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HELP ACE SUPPORT GIVE KIDS THE WORLD    This article contains photos!

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Originator of ACE Video Contest Passes Away    This article contains photos!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Makes Way for Its New 2016 Coaster    This article contains photos!

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Knoebels Readies Impulse for Opening Day Debut    This article contains photos!

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Holiday World's Thunderbird Makes Its First Test Launch    This article contains photos!

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FURY 325 TESTING BEGINS AT CAROWINDS    This article contains photos!

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Featured Coaster
Georgia Cyclone at Six Flags Over Georgia

Georgia Cyclone
Six Flags over Georgia

-- by Tim Baldwin

When Six Flags Over Georgia opens for the 2015 season, Georgia Cyclone will be celebrating a 25th birthday. Opened in March of 1990, this rollicking woodie was one of four wooden coasters to debut that year.

Capitalizing on the dynamic layout that has made Cyclone so famous, Georgia Cyclone was erected near the front entrance, making for a dramatic visual as guests made their way into the entrance drive. Awash in blues, the woodie has delighted fans with its sequence of airtime-inducing drops.

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Georgia Cyclone at Six Flags Over Georgia