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

Event News & Reminders
OklaCoaster! : Online registration is available. Event starts 8/25/2018.
BeachCon III : Online registration is available. Event starts 9/2/2018.
Riding of the Bull : Online registration is available. Event starts 9/8/2018.
Carolina Coaster Classic : Online registration is available. Event starts 9/8/2018.
ACE Gets Scared at Valleyfair : Online registration is available. Event starts 10/13/2018.
OklaCoaster! : Registration deadline is 8/22/2018. Event starts 8/25/2018.
BeachCon III : Registration deadline is 8/24/2018. Event starts 9/2/2018.
Riding of the Bull : Registration deadline is 8/31/2018. Event starts 9/8/2018.
Carolina Coaster Classic : Registration deadline is 9/1/2018. Event starts 9/8/2018.
ACE Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain : Registration deadline is 9/3/2018. Event starts 9/8/2018.
Lone Star Coasterthon : Registration deadline is 9/4/2018. Event starts 9/15/2018.
ACE Gets Scared at Valleyfair : Registration deadline is 10/1/2018. Event starts 10/13/2018.
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.
Coaster Christmas : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/10/2018.
A Christmas Storybook Land : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/8/2018.
Rollercoasters, Eh?!? : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/15/2018.
Fall Thrillfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/13/2018.
Celebrate America : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/14/2018.
Coastin' Through the Snow : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Fright Bash : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/13/2018.
Feliz Fiesta : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/8/2018.
Summer Under Cover Con : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/3/2018.
Phoenix Phall Phunfest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/5/2018.
ACE Ohio Holiday Party : New event added since last visit. Event starts 12/1/2018.
Mystic Mayhem : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/29/2018.
East Meets ACE : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/22/2018.
Quoth the Raven, Ride Some More : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/6/2018.
Daredevil Daze : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/6/2018.
ACE Night at Lakeside : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 8/24/2018.
Coaster Con 44 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/20/2021.
Annual ACE/IAAPA Meet & Greet : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/14/2018.
ACE Day at Fun Spot Orlando : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/17/2018.
ACE Behind The Scare : New event added since last visit. Event starts 10/20/2018.
ACE Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/8/2018.
Riding of the Bull : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/8/2018.
BeachCon III : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/2/2018.
Carolina Coaster Classic : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/8/2018.
Lone Star Coasterthon : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/15/2018.
Flying High with a Blue Streak : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 8/25/2018.
ACE Gets Scared at Valleyfair : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 10/13/2018.
OklaCoaster! : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 8/25/2018.
ACE Night at Knott's Scary Farm : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 10/7/2018.
Seaside Hangover : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 9/9/2018.
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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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Yukon Striker Dives Into Canada's Wonderland    This article contains photos!

Posted 8/15/2018

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay to Offer Behind-the-Scenes Roller Coaster Tours    This article contains photos!

Posted 8/7/2018

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2018 ACE Election Results    This article contains photos!

Posted 8/2/2018

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Steel Curtain to Break Records in 2019 at Kennywood    This article contains photos!

Posted 7/20/2018

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Cedar Point Limits Steel Vengeance Availability for Early Morning Riders    This article contains photos!

Posted 6/27/2018

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Waterville USA Removing Cannonball Run    This article contains photos!

Posted 6/27/2018

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RailBlazer Debuts at California's Great America    This article contains photos!

Posted 6/12/2018

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Incredicoaster to Open June 23    This article contains photos!

Posted 5/27/2018

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Twisted Cyclone Update    This article contains photos!

Posted 5/2/2018

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Sneak Peek of Slinky Dog Dash    This article contains photos!

Posted 5/2/2018


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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