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Exciting Update: ACCT Standards Recognized in Singapore's Outdoor Adventure Education Draft Standard
Exciting Update: ACCT Standards Recognized in Singapore's Outdoor Adventure Education Draft Standard

We are thrilled to announce that the ACCT Standards have been referenced as one of the two standards for Challenge Course Activities within the draft Singapore Standards (SS) for Outdoor Adventure Education (OAE). The other referenced standard is EN 15567. Currently, the OAE Standards are in the... Continue Reading

Date posted07/10/2024


ACCT and ISO
ACCT and ISO

If you have ever been interested in photography, you may have wondered why shutter speeds are called “ISO levels”. Well, that’s because prior to the digital camera age, you had to buy different types of film for different lighting conditions (ISO400 or ISO800 and so on) and the... Continue Reading

Postedby Korey Hampton
Date posted06/27/2024


Virtual AP TF update
Virtual AP TF update

You are invited to attend an update on the Accredited Procedures (AP) from the AP Task Force on April 29, 2024 from 3:30-5:30pm MST.The group will share their process and where they are at with the draft (redline) AP document. The group is hopeful that by the time this meeting occurs they will... Continue Reading

Date posted04/17/2024


Draft Standards Update: BSR/ACCT 03-202X (revision of ANSI/ACCT 03-2019)
Draft Standards Update: BSR/ACCT 03-202X (revision of ANSI/ACCT 03-2019)

The following is an update regarding the draft standards submitted for public review in November of 2022, for which the comment period closed on January 9th, 2023.The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) wants to thank the many volunteers and commenters that participated in the... Continue Reading

Date posted08/25/2023


What’s up with the ACCT Draft Standards?
What’s up with the ACCT Draft Standards?

The public comment period on the draft standards closed on January 24th, 2023, and during that period 1,729 comments were received from 79 different individuals. In the intervening time the ACCT Board, who represents the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Accredited Standards Developer... Continue Reading

Postedby Korey Hampton
Date posted05/25/2023


Consensus Group Open Seats - Do YOU fit into the General Interest Category?
Consensus Group Open Seats - Do YOU fit into the General Interest Category?

The ACCT Consensus Group now has two openings in the General Interest Category. If you have an interest in Standards and are wondering if you fit into this category, please read the following definitions of the current categories that make up this group: General Interest: This category... Continue Reading

Date posted05/4/2023


Open Seat in General Interest Category of ACCT Consensus Group
Open Seat in General Interest Category of ACCT Consensus Group

The ACCT Consensus Group is seeking applications for new members for this important team in the standards development process. There is a vacant seat in the General Interest category. Those interested in applying should complete the application found below. Please address questions about the... Continue Reading

Postedby John Voegtlin
Date posted04/5/2023


Public Comment Period on latest revision of ACCT Standards
Public Comment Period on latest revision of ACCT Standards

Update on ACCT's latest actions as an ANSI Accredited Standard Developer: Public Comment Period on latest revision of ACCT Standards opens today, November 25, 2022, and ends on January 9, 2023 ACCT (Association for Challenge Course Technology)Revision: BSR/ACCT 03-202X, Challenge Course and... Continue Reading

Date posted11/25/2022


Project Initiation Notification System (PINS)
Project Initiation Notification System (PINS)

ANSI Procedures require notification of ANSI by ANSI-accredited standards developers (ASD) of the initiation and scope of activities expected to result in new or revised American National Standards (ANS). Early notification of activity intended to reaffirm or withdraw an ANS and in some instances... Continue Reading

Date posted08/20/2021


ACCT Soliciting Members for The ACCT Consensus Group
ACCT Soliciting Members for The ACCT Consensus Group

The Association for Challenge Course Technology is seeking applications for the ACCT Consensus Group. All materially affected persons are encouraged to complete and submit the application. The application period will be open until January 29, 2020. Applications must be forwarded via email to... Continue Reading

Date posted12/9/2019


ACCT ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF ANSI/ACCT 03-2019
ACCT ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF ANSI/ACCT 03-2019

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is proud to announce the publication of a revision to the ACCT Standards: ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Challenge Course and Canopy/Zip Line Tours Standards (revision of ANSI/ACCT 03-2016). The new book is now available for purchase in digital and... Continue Reading

Date posted09/13/2019


ACCT Announcing Approval of ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Challenge Course and Canopy/Zip Line Tours Standards
ACCT Announcing Approval of ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Challenge Course and Canopy/Zip Line Tours Standards

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is proud to announce the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval of a revision of the ACCT Standards: ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Challenge Course and Canopy/Zip Line Tours Standards (revision of ANSI/ACCT 03-2016). The new book will be... Continue Reading

Date posted07/19/2019