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Event News & Reminders
No Coaster Con : Online registration is available. Event starts 1/7/2017.
ACE WGLR CyberSport : Online registration is available. Event starts 1/8/2017.
Winterfest : Online registration is available. Event starts 1/21/2017.
Switchback Soiree : Online registration is available. Event starts 1/22/2017.
Eastcoaster : Online registration is available. Event starts 2/4/2017.
No Coaster Con : Registration deadline is 12/28/2016. Event starts 1/7/2017.
Winterfest : Registration deadline is 12/29/2016. Event starts 1/21/2017.
ACE WGLR CyberSport : Registration deadline is 12/30/2016. Event starts 1/8/2017.
Switchback Soiree : Registration deadline is 1/13/2017. Event starts 1/22/2017.
Eastcoaster : Registration deadline is 1/17/2017. Event starts 2/4/2017.
Coaster Con XL : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/18/2017.
Coaster Con XLI : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/17/2018.
KennyKon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/22/2017.
ACE South of the Border : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 4/19/2017.
Wooden Warrior Day : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/6/2017.
ACE Preservation Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/19/2017.
Oc~Boulder~Fest : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/26/2017.
No Coaster Con : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 1/7/2017.
Winterfest : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 1/21/2017.
CoasterBash! XXVIII : New event added since last visit. Event starts 3/4/2017.
Switchback Soiree : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 1/22/2017.
Schlittercon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/27/2017.
CoasterCon add on day at Schlitterbahn : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/17/2017.
CoasterCon add on day at Schlitterbahn Galveston : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/24/2017.
BeachCon : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/3/2017.
Summer Under Cover Con : New event added since last visit. Event starts 11/11/2017.
Bahn Con 2017 : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/5/2017.
ACE Summer Conference : New event added since last visit. Event starts 8/19/2017.
Eastcoaster : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 2/4/2017.
ACE Presents: A Christmas Storybook Land : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 12/10/2016.
Winter Adventure 2016 : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 12/11/2016.
Holiday in Lights at Six Flags America : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 12/10/2016.
ACE WGLR CyberSport : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 1/8/2017.
Feliz Fiesta : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 12/10/2016.
ACE Day at Santa's Village and Story Land : New event added since last visit. Event starts 7/8/2017.
HoliWood Nights : New event added since last visit. Event starts 6/2/2017.
Monstre Showdown : New event added since last visit. Event starts 5/27/2017.
Riding of the Bull : New event added since last visit. Event starts 9/9/2017.
No Coasters, Eh?!? : Event details/flier added since last visit. Event starts 1/28/2017.
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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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Fun Spot America Is Adding a New Wooden Roller Coaster In 2017    This article contains photos!

Posted 12/9/2016

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New Train for Thunder Run    This article contains photos!

Posted 11/30/2016

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Casino Pier Announces New Coaster for 2017    This article contains photos!

Posted 11/24/2016

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New Roller Coaster Coming To Alabama    This article contains photos!

Posted 11/4/2016

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Suspended Family Coaster Coming to Dutch Wonderland    This article contains photos!

Posted 11/3/2016

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ACE News (August and October) Color Version Now Online    This article contains photos!

Posted 11/2/2016

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Launched Coaster Heading to the Netherlands    This article contains photos!

Posted 10/13/2016

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SeaWorld San Antonio Adding $18 million Roller Coaster in 2017    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/27/2016

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Golden Ticket Awards - Top Coasters    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/11/2016

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Six Flags Announces New Coasters and Other Attractions For 2017    This article contains photos!

Posted 9/1/2016


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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