Friday, April 24, 2009

Ride Warriors Coaster Weekend May 9-10 at Kings Island

The inaugural two-day roller coaster enthusiast event includes a combined 14.5 hours of exclusive ride time; unlimited drink wristbands; behind-the-scenes tours of The Beast (Saturday) and The Racer and Son of Beast (Sunday); all-you-can-eat meal deals; Kings Island photo contest; special guest presenters including Tom Rebbie of the Philadelphia Toboggan Company and other fun-filled activities.

ERT Saturday, May 9
The Beast: 7:00am – 9:00am
Vortex: 8:00am – 10:00am
Backlot Stunt Coaster: 8:00am – 10:00am
Diamondback: 10:30pm – 1:00am

ERT Sunday, May 10
The Racer: 8:00am – 10:00am
Firehawk: 8:00am – 10:00am
Flight of Fear: 8:00am – 10:00am
Last rides of the night on Diamondback

Tickets for the two-day coaster-riding extravaganza are $47.99 Adult and $31.99 Junior/Senior. Admission to the event is FREE for 2009 Kings Island Gold and Cedar Fair Platinum passholders.

You must be a registered member of a Kings Island-approved roller coaster club or amusement/theme park enthusiast organization to attend Ride Warriors Coaster Weekend! Following are the approved, official roller coaster clubs and enthusiast organizations:

American Coaster Enthusiasts
Great Ohio Coaster Club
Mid-Atlantic Coaster Club
Florida Coaster Club
Western New York Coaster Club
CoasterBuzz (Club Members Only)
Coaster Community (must have been a registered member by Feb 1, 2009) (must have been a registered member by Feb 1, 2009) (must have been a registered member by Feb 1, 2009)
Dark Ride and Funhouse Enthusiasts
Coaster Zombies

To register for the event log onto

Note: Members of roller coaster clubs and enthusiast organizations may bring one (1) guest that is a non-member. Tickets for a guest, however, must be purchased at the time of registration.