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ACE Advantage

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The ACE Advantage


Coaster Con, national conferences, international trips, and dozens of regional events


Full-color, high-quality quarterly printed magazine and an online, weekly newsletter focusing on roller coasters and amusement parks around the world


Strong voice for roller coaster and amusement park preservation, founder of National Roller Coaster Museum & Archives and creator of landmark coaster series


Exclusive park discounts, invites to new coaster openings and access to member only content

ACE Celebrates 40 Years of Having Fun

Founded in 1978 and still going strong, American Coaster Enthusiasts, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is the largest and longest-running enthusiast organization in the world with more than 6,500 members worldwide.

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More Events

Access to more than 75 national and regional coaster events across North America every year, including the world-famous Coaster Con and international trips. That's almost more events than all the other coaster groups combined.

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More Benefits

ACE offers dozens of exclusive discounts and benefits for parks all over North America and overseas, the most discounts of any coaster group out there. You will love Exclusive Ride Time (ERT). It pays to be a member.

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Award-winning Publications

Members of ACE receive RollerCoaster! magazine and member-only online content. Whether it's the in-depth features of RollerCoaster! or staying up to date on the latest coaster news with ACE News and ACE News Now, we've got you covered.

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Regional Reps at your Service

ACE representatives are located throughout the country and are available to help you. ACE's extensive network of geographic regional groups allows for enhanced local participation and sets it apart from other groups. You're never too far from a fellow ACEer.

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Advocate for Preservation

Dedicated to the preservation, promotion, appreciation and safe enjoyment of roller coasters, ACE has had its hand in saving coasters like Lakemont Park's Leap-the-Dips, Belmont Park's Giant Dipper and Conneaut Lake Park's Blue Streak as well as the formation of the National Roller Coaster Museum and Archives.

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Fun and Friends since 1978!

You come for the coasters; you stay for the friends. ACEers have built life-long relationships with their fellow enthusiast members and park and amusement industry fellows. Now ACE makes it easier than ever to engage and stay in touch through social media, forums and groups.

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Pricing Overview

  • Individual

  • 1 Year Membership $50
  • 2 Year Membership $90
  • 3 Year Membership $130
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  • Couple

  • 1 Year Membership $70
  • 2 Year Membership $125
  • 3 Year Membership $180
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  • Family

  • 1 Year Membership $75
  • 2 Year Membership $135
  • 3 Year Membership $195
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Associate and Corporate memberships are also available.

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