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Coaster Con at Home: A Huge Success in Connecting ACEers While Apart

Coaster Con at Home offered ACE members the opportunity to gather, socialize and celebrate roller coasters from the safety of their homes. Since Coaster Con 43 had to be delayed because of the current pandemic, it was important to ACE to offer something to its members, because this time has been so hard on everyone mentally. (Posted 7/3/20) [MORE]

Adventureland Announces Dragon Slayer

On June 24, Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa, officially announced its new-for-2021 coaster — Dragon Slayer! This new coaster will be an S&S 4D Free Spin coaster and will be positioned next to Tornado right by the lake that runs through the park. The cleverly named Dragon Slayer will replace The Dragon, a Hopkins steel coaster that was built in 1990. The Dragon was the first looping roller coaster in Iowa. (Posted 7/3/20) [MORE]

The Industry Reopens: What Can Guests Expect?

A significant number of amusement parks and theme parks have reopened following the global coronavirus pandemic. Changes were expected and were often communicated by the parks themselves via websites and required reservations. ACE President Robert Ulrich’s visit to Dollywood in Pigeon, Forge, Tennessee, serves as a common look at what can be expected when visiting a park during these times. (Posted 7/3/20) [MORE]

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Editor:   Tim Baldwin

Photo Editor:   Tim Baldwin

Layout:   John W. C. Robinson

Online Content Coordinator:   Jerry Willard

Editorial Staff:   Lee Ann Draud, Randy Geisler, Rus Ozana

Online Content Facilitators:   Jay Jacobs and Mac Rush

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