Greetings Florida Region,
As most of you are aware, all major Theme Parks in Florida have closed their operations either today or earlier. The closures are directly related to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. I would like to take this moment to provide an event update to everyone who follows the Florida region of ACE.
At this time, we had no plans to host any official or informal ACE Florida Regional Events between now and the end of April. Our next scheduled event is for our White Lightning 10k at Fun Spot, scheduled for May 16th. This event is still scheduled as planned and, at this time, will not be rescheduled or cancelled. I am finishing up the final details about this event and please keep an eye out for registration information in the next few weeks.
Iron Gwazi’s track has been completed and it has officially started testing. I was considering an informal ACE meet-up at the park the first or second week of the opening of Iron Gwazi, but that has now been postponed indefinitely. We will resume event planning with Busch Gardens as appropriate, upon park operations resuming.
I hope that everyone stays safe and please feel free to reach out to me via email if you have any questions or concerns about future ACE events.
Regional Rep – Florida
American Coaster Enthusiasts