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Visit RCReride for more photos, content and extras. RC Reride issue 139 features Coaster Con XXXIX.
 

Event News & Reminders
Summer Under Cover Con : Online registration is available. Event starts 11/3/2018.
Coaster Christmas : Online registration is available. Event starts 11/10/2018.
Smoky Mountain Coasterfest : Online registration is available. Event starts 11/10/2018.
Coastin' Through the Snow : Online registration is available. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Summer Under Cover Con : Registration deadline is 10/27/2018. Event starts 11/3/2018.
Coaster Christmas : Registration deadline is 11/3/2018. Event starts 11/10/2018.
Smoky Mountain Coasterfest : Registration deadline is 11/3/2018. Event starts 11/10/2018.
ACE Day at Fun Spot Orlando : Registration deadline is 11/9/2018. Event starts 11/17/2018.
Coastin' Through the Snow : Registration deadline is 11/15/2018. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Coaster Con 42 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/16/2019.
Coaster Con 43 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/21/2020.
A Christmas Storybook Land : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/8/2018.
Feliz Fiesta : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/8/2018.
ACE Ohio Holiday Party : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Coaster Con 44 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/20/2021.
ACE Night at Lakeside : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/16/2019.
No Coaster Con 2019 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 1/19/2019.
Whirly-Ball : New event added since last visit. Event starts 1/20/2019.
Bunnies, Bobsleds, and Bears... Oh My! : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/6/2019.
ACE Preservation Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/10/2019.
ACE Summer Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/26/2019.
ACE Western Canada Roundup Calgary : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/25/2019.
No Coasters ‘Eh : New event added since last visit. Event starts 1/19/2019.
Roller Coasters ‘Eh : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/14/2019.
ACE Holiday Magic : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/25/2018.
ACE Day at Fun Spot Orlando : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 11/17/2018.
Annual ACE/IAAPA Meet & Greet : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 11/14/2018.
Eastcoaster : New event added since last visit. Event starts 2/2/2019.
Winter Warm Up : New event added since last visit. Event starts 2/23/2019.
ACE Behind The Scare : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 10/20/2018.
Mountainfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 3/3/2019.
Coastin' Through the Snow : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Jeeper's Its Winter : New event added since last visit. Event starts 1/5/2019.
Coaster Christmas : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 11/10/2018.
ACE Day at Lake Compounce : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/10/2019.
Summer Under Cover Con : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 11/3/2018.
Smoky Mountain Coasterfest : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 11/10/2018.
ACE Day at Go-Karts Plus : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/31/2019.
ACE Dives : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/1/2019.
Celebrate America : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/24/2019.
Wild West Fun Day : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/25/2019.
Fall Thrillfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/12/2019.
ACE Day at Funland : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/13/2019.
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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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ACE announces 2019 Preservation Conference    This article contains photos!

Posted 10/2/2018

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Launched Coaster Next for SeaWorld Orlando?    This article contains photos!

Posted 10/2/2018

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At Last, a Look at the Future of Lakemont Park    This article contains photos!

Posted 10/2/2018

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Final Fadeout for Firehawk    This article contains photos!

Posted 10/2/2018

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Europa-Park Opens Eurosat Coastiality    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/13/2018

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Announces Tigris    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/13/2018

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Morey's Piers' Flitzer Is Closing    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/12/2018

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Discovery Kingdom to Unveil Batman: The Ride    This article contains photos!

Can you see the Bat Signal?

Posted 8/31/2018

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Firebird to Replace Apocalypse at Six Flags America    This article contains photos!

Posted 8/31/2018

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Carowinds Presents Copperhead Strike    This article contains photos!

Posted 8/31/2018


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Featured Coaster
Screamin Eagle at Six Flags St. Louis

Screamin' Eagle
Six Flags St. Louis

-- by Tim Baldwin

One of the most recent recipients of ACE Roller Coaster Landmark status was a highlight of Coaster Con XXXIX. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this season, Screamin' Eagle still remains the signature ride in Six Flags St. Louis' collection. The park was known as Six Flags Over Mid-America when the ride made its debut.

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Screamin Eagle at Six Flags St. Louis