Welcome to the Florida Region of the American Coaster Enthusiasts


Welcome to the web site of the Florida Region of the American Coaster Enthusiasts.Here you will find information about us, upcoming events, as well as other items of interest.

Region 15 encompasses the entire state of Florida. Of the over 5000 members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts, more than 200 members reside in our region, including former ACE President Mark Cole. The major theme parks in our region are: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and Legoland Florida. There are also many Family Entertainment Centers like Fun Spot America Theme Parks. For detailed information on roller coasters in our state (past & present) click here.

Florida is home to 47 roller coasters (49 if you count dual track coasters as 2 - Space Mountain & Dragon Challenge). In 2010 we gained Air Grover at Busch Gardens Tampa. In 2011 we added Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens Tampa & Legoland Florida opened. In 2012, we welcomed a new kiddie coaster at Fun Spot America Theme Parks Kissimmee. In 2013, we enjoyed the arrival of White Lightning and Freedom Flyer at Fun Spot America Theme Parks Orlando. In 2014, Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts at Universal Orlando Resort and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Walt Disney World arrived. In 2015, Andretti Thrill Park added the Andretti Family Coaster. Up next: Mako at SeaWorld and Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens!

Upcoming Events

Travel Channel Taping
  Sunday Oct 18, 2015
  Tampa, FL
    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens is in need of riders to assist with an upcoming Travel Channel Taping on two rides. Here are the details:


IAAPA Week Discount to Fun Spot America Theme Parks
  Friday Nov 13, 2015
  Orlando & Kissimmee
    Fun Spot America Theme Parks

IAAPA Week Fun Spot America Theme Parks Specials:


IAAPA Meet & Greet Dinner
  Wednesday Nov 18, 2015
  Brick House Tavern

Annual IAAPA Meet & Greet Dinner:


Visit the ACE Events Calendar for the latest listing of national and regional events.

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