AACA Awards and Recognitions

 

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We're compiling a list of Louisiana's Award Winners.  If you have an award not listed, please contact the webmaster.

This list starts with the earliest awards, but some members have multiple cars, so it might not be strictly chronological.  Pictures of the individuals and/or cars are posted when available.

1956 Thunderbird Froehlich.jpg (68847 bytes)1956 Ford Thunderbird

First Junior, 1981, Pensacola, FL

First Senior, 1981, San Antonio, TX

First Preservation, 1985, Jekyll Island, GA; Repeat Preservation, 1989, Grand Forks, ND; Repeat Preservation, 1992, Montgomery, AL, Repeat Preservation, 2003, Greenville, SC; Repeat Preservation, 2003, Paris, TX

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

1955 Thunderbird Froehlich.jpg (77498 bytes)1955 Ford Thunderbird

Second Junior, 1995, Panama City, FL

First Junior, 1999, Paris, TX

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

1957 Ford Fairlane Froelich.jpg (63577 bytes)1957 Ford Fairlane

2002, Benny Bootle Memorial Award (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

1952 Ford Froehlich.jpg (84610 bytes)1952 Ford Victoria

2006, Benny Bootle Memorial Award (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

1964 Ford Fairlane Froehlich.jpg (83587 bytes)1964 Ford Fairlane

2006, Historic Preservation of Original Features (HPOF), Mobile, AL

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

1957 Thunderbird Froehlich.jpg (69890 bytes)1957 Ford Thunderbird

2010, Driver Participation Class (DPC), Louisville, KY

Owners: Charlie & Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

Charlie Froehlich

The Division Tour Award (in recognition of outstanding contributions in hosting a Divisional Tour)

- 2001, Southeast Divisional Tour, Deep South Region, Mobile, AL

- 2005, Central Divisional Tour, Louisiana Region, Houma, LA

Charlie is also an AACA Senior Master Judge.

National Tour Chairman The Sentimental Tour 2018, Louisiana Region, centered in Natchez, MS

1981 delorean duplechin.jpg (133884 bytes) 1981 DeLorean DMC-12

First Junior, Winter Meet, Melbourne, FL,  March 2008

First Senior, Southeastern Fall Meet, Cleveland, TN, September 2008

AACA 75th Anniversary "Time Line" Car, July 2010

First Preservation, AACA 75th Anniversary Meet, Louisville, KY, July 2010; Repeat Preservation, Southeastern Fall Meet, Cleveland, TN, September 2013; Repeat Preservation, Central Fall Meet, Houma, LA November 2015

National Award Nominee, October 2013 

Owners: Fred and Debbie Duplechin, Lagniappe Chapter

 

1931 Ford Victoria Leatherback.jpg (78690 bytes) 1931 Ford Victoria "Leatherback"

First Junior, Southeastern Special Spring Meet, Lebanon, TN, June 2009

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Topeka, KS, September 2009

Repeat Preservations

Owners: Greg and Brenda Dobney, Lagniappe Chapter

 

1930 Packard.jpg (119759 bytes) 1930 Packard 733 7-Passenger Phaeton    

First Junior, AACA 75th Anniversary Meet, Louisville, KY, July 2010

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Moline, IL, August 2010

First Preservation, Western Fall Meet, Cheyenne, Wyoming, September 2010

Owners: Marty and Dale Roth, Lagniappe Chapter

 

fred.JPG (49583 bytes) Fred Duplechin    p2276418.jpg (3490685 bytes)   

Master Editor, Awarded at AACA Annual Meeting - Philadelphia, PA, February 2010

National Meet Chairman (in recognition of outstanding contributions in hosting a National Meet)

- Central Fall Meet 2015

 

1934 BUICK Roth.jpg (177717 bytes) 1934 Buick          roth 34 buick GN1 2012-06-15.jpg (43773 bytes)  Marty is also an AACA Master Judge.

First Junior, Eastern Spring Meet, Stowe, VT, May 21, 2011

First Senior, Bristol, TN, August 13, 2011

First Grand National, Shelbyville, TN, June 15, 2012, Preservation

Owners: Marty and Dale Roth, St. Bernard Chapter

 

wpe1.jpg (13119 bytes) John Copes

AACA National Judges Honor Society, 2012

 

wpe1.jpg (13119 bytes) 1988 Avanti Sport Convertible

First Junior, 2015 Central Fall Meet, Houma, LA

First Senior, 2016 Winter Meet, Naples, FL

First Preservation, 2016 Central Fall Meet, Galveston, TX

Repeat Preservations

Owners: Fred and Debbie Duplechin, Lagniappe Chapter

 

wpe1.jpg (13119 bytes) 1930 Studebaker President

First Junior, 

First Senior, Central Fall Meet, Houma, Louisiana, November 2015

First Preservation, 

Owners: Ken and Linda Smart, Lagniappe Chapter

 

1937 Ford 1/2 Ton Pickup

Benny Bootle Award Winner for 2017, (outstanding V8 Ford Automobile which completed an AACA National Tour)

Awarded at the Annual Meeting, February 2018, Philadelphia

Owners, Charlie and Ardie Froehlich, Slidell Chapter

 

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