The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is an international trade association dedicated to standards, government relations, credentialing, professional development and advancement of our members.

ACCT is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developer for the global challenge course, aerial adventure park, canopy tour, and zip line industry.



ACCT Mission

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) establishes and promotes the standard of care and measure of excellence that defines professional practice and effective challenge course programs. ACCT develops, refines, and publishes standards for Installing, maintaining, and managing challenge courses; provides forums for education and professional development; and advocates for the challenge course and adventure industry.

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ACCT committees, work groups, panels, task forces, and affinity groups provide guidance, research, and work product to assist the Association in fulfilling its mission.

For information on a specific committee or to contact the committee chair, click on the link below.

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The ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Challenge Courses and Canopy/Zip Line Tours Standards is the current standard for the challenge course industry. It supersedes the ANSI/ACCT 03-2016 Standard.

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ACCT Career Center
Looking for your next job in the industry or have a job to post?

Be sure to visit the ACCT Career Center to see the latest postings!

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