Coaster101 12th Birthday Giveaway

Can you believe is 12 years old? On June 15, 2005, we began as a small, free-hosted website. Little did I know that 12 years later I would be writing about that same albeit very grown-up website.

To celebrate, we’re giving away THREE Coaster101 Prize Packs with multiple ways to enter! Keep reading to learn more.

Coaster101 Through the Years

While our goal to bring you interesting, insightful and can’t-find-anywhere-else content has remained the same, the website has undergone some cosmetic changes over the years:

Our Top-12 Posts

Here are our top-12 posts ranked by page views (since we started counting in 2013):

  1. Coasters-101: Escape from Gringotts Secrets Revealed
  2. C101ParkMadness: Semi-Finals RESULTS
  3. Walt Disney World’s “Keys To The Kingdom” Tour Review
  4. Six Flags Magic Mountain Colossus Closure Confirmed
  5. 13 Tips to Save Time, Avoid Long Lines, and Experience More Rides at Amusement Parks
  6. Coasters101: Coaster Physics Calculations
  7. Coasters-101: How the Hogwarts Express works
  8. Top Five Must-Dos at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Number 2 is My Favorite
  9. Secrets Behind Shanghai Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean
  10. Coasters-101: Launch Systems
  11. Coasters-101: Wheel Design
  12. Is Spike the Next Great Roller Coaster?

Coaster101 12th Birthday Giveaway

To celebrate our big day, we’re giving away THREE Coaster101 Prize Packs filled with souvenirs, prints, park maps and much more. Below is just a few of the items you may find in one of the prize packs:

  • Park maps from theme parks from across the country
  • Coaster101 sunglasses, stickers, koozies, drawstring bags and more
  • Park apparel
  • Souvenirs
  • Prints and posters
  • Postcards
  • And much more

Enter the Giveaway

Use the widget below to enter — you have multiple ways to enter!

The entry period runs through June 18, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

UPDATE: Congratulations to our giveaway winners: Alex H., Marc R. and Sara Z.! Thank you to everyone who entered!

Earn one entry by leaving us a comment below!

As always, we are incredibly grateful for your support of the website. Without you, all of our work would be for nothing.

Here’s to 12+ more years!


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23 Responses

  1. Adrian Pfannenstiel says:

    12 years already?
    Wow, I didn’t think that you guys existed for so long, as I’ve only recently found your blog… 12 years ago, I wasn’t even 10 years old ^^
    Anyways congrats on reaching that milestone and here’s to 12 more!

  2. Alex says:

    Congrats guys! Here’s to another 12!

  3. Roy Bennett says:


  4. Roy Bennett says:

    Great site!! Here’s to another 12 years !!

  5. Jacob says:

    I love your website! Keep up the awesome work!

  6. Jacob Backall says:

    I love coaster101!!! Great way to keep up with all the latest coaster news! I also met Nick once before at an event! Great Guy! Thanks for posting!

  7. Allison Rosenbaum says:

    Coaster101 rocks! Great job!

  8. Allison Rosenbaum says:

    Coaster101 rocks! Great job!

  9. Dan Mueller says:


  10. John Roach says:

    Happy 12th Birthday! You guys are doing a great job.

  11. Congrats on 10 years, thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  12. Matthew Sullivan says:

    Congrats guys! Here’s to 12 more!

  13. Sean Maurer says:

    Awesome! Happy Birthday!

  14. Anthony says:

    So glad I found this website, just THIS year! Happy 12th!

  15. Luke Otten says:

    Thanks for being one of my favourite theme park sites!

  16. Joseph Edwards says:

    I love this website I even used it for a reference on a college presentation! Got a 98 on it! Thanks for the amazing content!

  17. Glenn Gowitzke says:

    Great source for coaster news

  18. Only a recent arrival to this party, but am enjoying the scope of the coverage on this site.

  19. Kenia P says:

    Congrats!! Glad I found this site!

  20. Lucas Haselman says:


  21. pjhaas says:

    I’ve only been following this site for a year or so, but so in love with the updates on new rides. Keep it coming!

  22. Samantha Martin says:

    Wow 12 is a very long time ! Especially for a business this day and age. I know y’all are here to stay your products are great and your prices are unbeatable I tell everyone I know about u

  23. Julian Day says:

    Congrats on 12 years!

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