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We like to say “You join ACE for the roller coasters; you stay for the friendships.” Let us show you what we call "The ACE Advantage" and what makes ACE special and unlike any other group out there.

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Remembering Robert Cartmell

September 11, 2018

ACE has lost one of its giants. Long before guide books or the internet made searching for the latest and greatest roller coaster a possibility, Robert Cartmell led the way in roller coaster research. With his 1974 New York Times article, “The Quest for the Ultimate Roller Coaster,” Cartmell began bringing together like-minded coaster enthusiasts for the first time.

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2019 ACE Preservation Conference

May 10, 2019

It’s not too soon to begin making plans for next year. The 2019 ACE Preservation Conference will take place May 10 – 12, 2019. A distinction in this particular event is a mix of coasters that have been preserved as well as a park that has been saved. ACE’s hosts will be Kentucky Kingdom (Louisville, Kentucky) and Camden Park (Huntington, West Virginia).

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West Coast Racers coming soon

August 30, 2018

Six Flags Magic Mountain is doing something amazing. Not only is the park opening a new coaster. It will be Magic Mountain’s 20th. West Coast Racers combines some characteristics of coasters from all over, as well as from the past, but does so in a completely original package that has never been done.

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Roller Coaster Museum debuts model

September 7, 2018

One of ACE’s longest running goals is the establishment of a museum and support of the National Roller Coaster Museum and Archives. At the recent Golden Ticket Awards held in Branson, Missouri, industry professionals got a more detailed look at the progress made by the NRCMA.

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