2018 Schedule

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

This tentative schedule is for planning purposes only. A downloadable schedule will be made available when the schedule is finalized. A printed schedule will be included in your registration packet. In the meantime please do not print this schedule.

Sunday, June 17

Six Flags America is open to the public 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hurricane Harbor 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ACE General Store and sales tables open at Residence Inn by Marriott Greenbelt, Maryland

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Check-in, banquet table reservation, ACE photo contest entry, team registration for Midway Olympics, sign-up for behind-the-scenes tours, Rubber Ducky Regatta duck sales, ACE Mid-Atlantic region table, ACE membership table and vendor tables at Residence Inn by Marriott Greenbelt, Maryland

5 to 6 p.m.

Welcome and ACE presentations in the Grand Theater, Six Flags America

6 to 8 p.m.

Wahoo Surfside Patio Pool Party with buffet and drink stations (menu includes mini crab cakes, brisket, fried chicken, green beans, salads, dessert, 2 alcoholic beverages and soft drinks)

6 to 8 p.m.

ERT on Wahoo River, Bonzai Pipeline and Tornado

8 to 9 p.m.

Wonder Woman (Sky Screamer) non-spinning photo opportunity

8 to 10 p.m.

ERT on Superman: Ride of Steel, Joker’s Jinx, Wild One, Batwing Coaster and Riddle Me This

Monday, June 18

Six Flags America is open to the public 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hurricane Harbor 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

TBD

ACE Lounge and photo contest

8 to 8:30 a.m.

Check-in for late arrivals at front of park

8 to 9:15 a.m.

Midway Olympics

8 to 10 a.m.

Wonder Woman (Sky Screamer) non-spinning photo opportunity

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

ERT on Apocalypse: The Last Stand, Ragin Cajun, Mind Eraser, Wild One, Roar, Great Chase and French Quarter Flyers

11 to 11:30 a.m.

Wild One landmark plaque dedication ceremony

Noon to 2 p.m.

Lunch (Mardi Gras themed menu), Park President remarks and silent auction

TBD

VIP seating for afternoon and evening shows

2 to 6 p.m.

Behind-the-scenes tours to include Apocalypse and Roar (multiple slots - sign-up at Sunday check-in)

8 to 11 p.m.

Stop by Central Park Fun-Land on the way to Kings Dominion.  Show your event badge to receive a complimentary ride wristband. Outdoor rides close at 9 p.m. and indoor rides close at 10 p.m. The park is getting a new spinning cars coaster but it may not be open in time for Coaster Con 41. If operational, it will be open until 11 p.m. Complimentary slice of pizza and soft drinks will be offered 9 to 11 p.m

Tuesday, June 19

Kings Dominion is open to the public 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Soak City Noon to 8 p.m.

TBD

ACE Lounge and photo contest

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

ERT on Volcano: The Blast Coaster, Intimidator 305, Flight of Fear, Avalanche and Scrambler

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (menu to include fire braised chicken sandwiches, shredded pork sandwiches, pasta primavera, oven roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, garden salad, peach cobbler, soft drinks) and silent auction

TBD

Behind-the-scenes tours to include Twisted Timbers, 3 Haunt maze walk-throughs, Intimidator 305, Racer 75, Volcano: The Blast Coaster and WinterFest warehouse (sign-up at Sunday check-in)

TBD

VIP show seating

10 to 11:30 p.m.

ERT on Twisted Timbers, Racer 75, Apple Zapple, Grizzly and Americana; light snacks

Wednesday, June 20

Kings Dominion is open to the public 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Soak City Noon to 8 p.m.

TBD.

ACE Lounge and photo contest

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

ERT on Twisted Timbers, Bad Apple, Delirium, Drop Tower and Carousel

10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rubber Ducky Regatta in the Soak City lazy river

1 to 2:30 p.m.

ACE Annual Business Meeting and Election Platform

3 to 4 p.m.

ACE Annual Video Contest

4 to 6 p.m.

ACE presentations

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Dinner (menu to include prime rib, southern fried chicken, vegetable lasagna, steamed broccoli, mashed potatoes with gravy, BBQ beans, cheesecake)

10 to 11:30 p.m.

Light snacks and ERT on Dominator, Woodstock Express, Intimidator 305, Volcano: The Blast Coaster and Avalanche

Thursday, June 21

Busch Gardens Williamsburg open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TBD

ACE Cool-off area (Coke Zone along Jack Hanna Trail - area will be cordoned off to ACE)

8 to 10 a.m.

ERT on Loch Ness Monster, Griffon, Battle for Eire and Le Catapult

10 a.m.to 1 p.m.

Various tours (sign-up at Sunday check-in)

1 to 1:30 p.m.

Special ACE exclusive showing of Celtic Fyre inside Abbey Stone

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet with animal ambassadors with a few animals at Black Forest

2 to 3:30 p.m.

Lunch (Smokehouse-themed menu)

3 to 7 p.m.

Battle for Eire Maintenance Tour (multiple slots - sign-up at Sunday check-in)

3 to 7 p.m.

Loch Ness Monster Maintenance Tour (multiple slots — sign-up at Sunday check-in)

9 to11 p.m.

Light snacks and ERT on Verbolten, Alpengeist, InvadR and Mach Tower

Friday, June 22

Busch Gardens Williamsburg open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

TBD

ACE Cool-off area (Coke Zone along Jack Hanna Trail - area will be cordoned off to ACE)

8 to10 a.m.

ERT on Apollo's Chariot, Tempesto, The Trade Wind and Turkish Delight

10 a.m to 1 p.m.

Various tours (sign-up at Sunday check-in)

2 to 6 p.m.

Griffon Maintenance Tour (multiple slots - sign-up at Sunday check-in)

2 to 6 p.m.

Verbolten Maintenance Tour (multiple slots - sign-up at Sunday check-in)

Friday, June 22

Coaster Con Annual Banquet at Great Wolf Lodge Willimsburg

6 to 7 p.m.

Cocktail reception

7 to 11 p.m.

ACE Annual Banquet. Banquet ticket required; be sure to add the banquet to your registration

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